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Peninsula Valdés Special excursion

2 days / 1 night

This is a unique experience for those who wish to live the península in more intense way. Set off early in the morning to visit the interpretation centre which helps get a better understanding of what you will see during the excursion. Next, continue your way towards Puerto Pirámides, where we board to go whale watching and see the Southern Right Whale. This crossing, which lasts 1.30 hs, will enable you to watch these huge cetaceans in their natural habitat. Afterwards, visit Punta Pirámides and Salina Chica, which is a salt pan in the peninsula. Then, head for Punta Delgada where lunch is provided and stop by at a colony of southern elephant seals. The first night you will stay at Faro Punta Delgada Hotel, a place which used to be the facilities of the light house in that area.
The next day, early in the morning, you can visit another southern elephant seal colony and continue your way to Caleta Valdés (a cove in the peninsula) where you will enjoy the sight of a unique landscape. Afterwards, head for Punta Norte. Your two-day trip then concludes with the drive back to Puerto Madryn.


From September 15th to December 15th.


2 days / 1 night.

Departure from Puerto Madryn at 8 a.m.. Return at 7 p.m. (approx.) of the next day.


What to visit?
Interpretation centre. Puerto Pirámides. Punta Pirámides. Salina Chica. Punta Delgada. Caleta Valdés. Punta Norte.


What to watch?
Southern Right whale. Southern Elephant seals.Sea lions. Land fauna (guanacos, lesser rheas, patagonian cavies, crested elegant tinamous, etc.). Birds.


Distances to go
440 km approx. from Puerto Madryn (200 km of paved road and 240 km of gravel road).

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