Punta Tombo with Rawson (Delfin watching patagonico)

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We leave the city of Puerto Madryn Southbound taking Route National No. 3 to reach the city of Rawson. a few kilometers from Rawson (Capital of the province of Chubut), at the point where the waters of the Chubut river meet the sea, the Port of Rawson rises and with it the seaside Villa Playa Union is emplaced, which it is in open sea and part of the Engaño Bay. Here we have the option to embark on the unforgettable experience of sailing these waters to effect Toninas watching. Navigation is in semi-rigid and powerful is to go to the meeting tonina overa, Dolphin variety of coastal habits and like riding ocean waves and coastal and follow boats. Usually they are seen in groups 2 a 10 animals.

at the end of the whale going towards Punta Tombo Nature Reserve, most important penguin colony in the Americas. The penguins arrive every year to this place to nest, aparearse, mutating have their young and then make the journey back to the northeast of South America and cyclically return the following year. Punta Tombo is a rocky strip 3.5 km long by 600 m wide extending seaward. It has beaches that have a gentle slope that leverage the penguins to rebuild and build their nests.
Arriving credit the income to the reserve and will enter the interpretive center where we can see all the fauna and learn what is necessary to enter the reserve and understand the actions of the penguins. At the exit of the interpretation center a minibus will take us to the beginning of the trails where our trek began about 1,5 a 2 km around. Walking the perfectly marked trails, we can surprise watching the feverish activity dominates the colony. According to the time you can watch some penguins digging caves, fighting for territory, moving in search of their nests, mating or feeding their young. While the continuous rumor of braying -vocalización adult penguins used to ward off strangers and attract a mate-dominates the atmosphere. Penguins live with other sea birds have chosen this site for nesting gulls as gray or austral, skuas, two species of cormorants -the actual and black-necked or roquero-, steam duck, Antarctic pigeons, and several species of terns and giant petrels. Given the extent of the area we can also get to observe guanacos, piches, maras, choiques, foxes, cook there martinetas.


Punta Tombo
-7308hs hours to pick up at hotels
-We start from Puerto Madryn to Rawson.
-Embarked Toninas (optional)
-Punta Tombo, We enter the reserve of Magellanic penguins largest South America.
-Lunch reservation (dining options)
-back to Puerto Madryn. End of tour.
Details tour
Season: From mid-September to mid-April)
Departures: Regulars
Duration: Full Day (Complete day)
Departure times: 07:30/08hs
Arrival times: 18 hs approximately
Minimum passenger: 3 people

not included:

    • Enter the reserve or Museums
    • foods
    • optional
    • Personal expenses.

It includes:

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


  • see related services
  • Embarked Toninas

Observations: from 01/09 until the 20/09 not including penguins sighting is ensured by meeting subject to arrival of pampering.
-This excursion can be provided with Pick up Trelew Airport or dropp off at airport or city trelew, It does not imply that takes place luggage, consult in that case as perform transfer of the same.

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