Valdes Peninsula (north)

Tour Peninsula Valdes

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General Details
We leave the city of Puerto Madryn Northbound, we cross the provincial route No. 2 to reach the checkpoint "Performance" where the income is paid to the area (approximately 40 km from Madryn) and we begin to explore and discover the charms of the Peninsula, its landscape, flora and fauna. approximately 20 km of this entered the Carlos Ameghino Isthmus is a narrow strip of land that connects the peninsula with the mainland. The first stop we make is in the "Interpretation Center Carlos Ameghino", which provides information on the ecosystem of the Peninsula, species of marine fauna concentrated in big along the entire Peninsula, flora and history of the region. You can see the full skeleton of a whale, different species of animals and history of inhabitants of the Peninsula, Indian and Spanish. The center has a viewpoint, which you can be accessed with binoculars to appreciate the narrow isthmus Carlos Ameghino right bathed by the waters of the New Gulf and to the left side by the water sector of the Gulf San Jose. You can also appreciate the Bird Island which is about 5 Km. this place over the Gulf San José. The island is an important colony of birds marine conservation. We continue the tour to Puerto Pirámides, unique tourist village of the Peninsula and allowed only place for the wildlife watching embarked. Its beaches are protected by cliffs (fences) resembling pyramids, hence its name. In the village we make a stop about 2 hours to embark on the unforgettable experience of sailing the waters of Golfo Nuevo, if we choose this option, or just enjoy the charms of the place. Navigations are performed on vessels of various capacities, since 5 until 70 passengers, and last approximately between one and two hours.

• From January to March, time when whales migrate to the southern seas, Nautical Tours are conducted. It sails to Punta Pyramids Lobería: post station of Lobos marinos de un pelo, where we can observe the activity dominates the colony according to the season (formación de los harenes, matings and births). Visit the "Island of cormorants" and the "Canyon of the Birds" (breeding colonies of cormorants and biguá) then drive to a full fossil caves. If the weather helps and good luck is on our side we can also see dusky dolphins.
Puerto Pyramid leave to continue walking tour, depending on the state of the roads and wildlife migration, We visited Punta Norte, colony of elephant seals and sea lions hair. At high tide it is possible to see orcas in the months of February, March and April, time feeding of baby sea lions. It has a guard faunas, bathrooms, interpretation center and a small cafe. Then we return the way back to the city of Puerto Madryn.
They can vary the times and order of the places to go, depending on the season, climate and interests of the group.

  1. Since the Performance (enter the reserve).
  2. Istmo Ameghino
  3. Puerto Pyramids (Optional Whale Watching Fauna Marina or according to the time of year).
  4. Punta Cantor, post station natural of elefantes marinos.
  5. Parador de Estancia La Elvira (Instead of snack or lunch).
  6. Caleta Valdes, Magellanic penguin colony from October to March.
  7. Punta Norte
  8. Internal roads in the reserve copies of terrestrial fauna are seen as guanacos, Choiques, Maras, Grey foxes, zorrinos, etc, and a variety of birds.
Details tour
Season: November to April.
Departures: Regular.
Duration: Full Day (Complete day)
Closing hour: 7:30hs 08:00 hs approx.
Arrival schedule: 18:00 hs approx.
Minimum passenger: 3 people
Maximum passenger: 18 people
Travel: Traditional circuit Peninsula Valdes (north)
not included:

  • Enter the reserve:
  • lunch.
  • optional.
  • Personal expenses.

It includes:

  • transfers:
  • It seeks to / passengers where they are staying.
  • guides: Spanish / English / Portuguese / French. (Ask for other languages ​​in private service)

Optional: (Subject to weather conditions)

  • WHALE WATCHING ON BOARD. (June to December)
  • FAUNA MARINA WHALE. (January to March)

Suggested equipment: Comfortable shoes, warm clothing, photographic equipment, sunscreen and hat.