Dark dolphin watching in Puerto Madryn

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General Details
Travel: Departure from Muelle Luis Piedrabuena in Puerto Madryn on the schedule agreed.

Sighted the Piedrabuena dock, We cross the central coast area of ​​Puerto Madryn resorts. Skirted Punta Cuevas (site of the first settlement of Welsh settlers in our region); there we see the Monument to the Indian Tehuelche and Ecocentro Museum from sea. Observing the Patagonian coast sailed to the sunken ship, the Folias, Playa Paraná. Then we go to the Punta Loma (First Protected Area Chubut), one fauna reserve of sea lions and breeding area for seabirds (gaviotines. cormorants, pardelas, gaviotas, etc.). We continue with the search of dusky dolphins in the New Gulf; watching them and returned to Puerto Madryn.

Dusky dolphins

It is the star of our walks through the stunts and jumps. These mammals are approaching vessels allowing our passengers the enjoyment of one of the most beautiful and unforgettable natural spectacles in our area.


The folias was an Argentina flag factory trawler company Perez Companc, Built in 1967 in Vigo Spain. Its dimensions are 71.81 in Length (long) and 11.94m sleeve (width) Y 7.60 timely (height). The ship caught fire at sea the 23 from December to 1980 and it was towed to Puerto Madryn. Prefecture forbidden access to the Storni pier for safety reasons, so the boat went adrift the wind soon run aground on the beach do Paraná. After a heavy storm and ended careened folias sinking less than two hundred meters from the coast. In the shipwreck fortunately there were no victims to mourn. Currently the folias looks pretty run down but maintains its charm despite the time has changed its shape and colors have been changed to rust out taking place, Now is not the coast is conceived without the image that gives us the beach folias in Paraná.

Details tour
Season: from the 15 from December to 2019 until Easter 2020.

Departure: Boat ride

Duration: 2 a 3 hs approx.

Closing hour: coordinate as weather and tide.

Minimum passenger: 10

Maximum passenger:45

not included:

  • Transfers to the place of shipment

You can bring food. Beverage, Mate.

IMPORTANT: The dolphin watching is not guaranteed. Is a possibility not see dolphins, due to the characteristics of the species and they are not in a specific place. Likewise, We offer the possibility to repeat the tour if they do not see dolphins.

  • Starting from the Piedra Buena pier, we go every morning in the waters of the New Gulf to meet nice and friendly this cetacean, the dusky dolphin.
  • Then, We visited the colony of sea lions in Punta Loma, also rookeries and bird sighting the sunken ship folias.
  • To give us time to enjoy each place our tour lasts 2 a 2.30 hs. Y, as the order does not alter the product, taking into account the weather conditions can make this journey in reverse if necessary.
  • bilingual guides, specialized in the interpretation of the marine ecosystem.
  • Snack on board service.


  • Coat and hat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Camera.
  • Water and / or matte.