Wildlife Calendar


Peninsula Valdés Norte excursion

Full-day excursion. 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, the only village in Peninsula Valdés, where you can go on a boat trip to watch sea lions and different species of birds. Afterwards, visit Caleta Valdés where you can walk along the beach with the possibility to see southern elephant seals moulting. Afterwards, we go on our drive towards Punta Norte to stop by at a colony of sea lions in their reproductive season. Lunch is provided in Puerto Pirámides, Caleta Valdés or Punta Norte as arranged. Your day trip then concludes with the drive back to Puerto Madryn.

From December 15th to March 15th.


Departure from Puerto Madryn at 8.00 a.m. Return at 5.30 p.m. approx.

What to visit?
Interpretation centre. Puerto Piramides. Caleta Valdes. Punta Norte.

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

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