Located in Chubut, Argentina, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Valdes Peninsula is a must for wildlife-enthusiasts. It offers a wealth of marine life such as orcas, sea lions, elephant seals, fur seals, penguins and a staggering amount of bird species. Whale watching is the main attraction, and it is best from June to December.
Puerto Madryn is the gateway to the wildlife sanctuary of Peninsula Valdes. Its maritime coastline is one of the richest in the world as you can experience bird watching, mainly penguins, and from June to December, you can watch killer whales in their natural sanctuary.
Upon arrival, transfer to Puerto Madryn. Walk around Puerto Madryn’s coastal walk and enjoy a beautiful sunset in Argentinean Patagonia.
Full day in Valdés Peninsula, declared Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO due to its geography, flora and fauna. Travel to Puerto Pirámides where, from July to November, it is possible to share the unforgettable experience of watching the imposing Southern Right Whale that reaches these shores to mate and give birth. We visit Punta Delgada light-house and later on, arrive at Punta Cantor. A viewpoint from where we see the outer coast of the peninsula and the amazing topography of the Valdés Cove. During the excursion. we have the opportunity to catch a sight of some of the terrestrial fauna: guanacos, piches, maras, rheas, foxes and several types of birds.
Take a tour to Caleta Valdes marine reserve and see all the marine wildlife -sea elephants, penguins, killer whales- and enjoy beautiful landscapes, you will have lots of opportunities to take amazing photographs.
Visit Punta Tombo Fauna Reserve, the largest Magellan penguin colony on the continent (from Mid-April to Mid-September a tour to Valle de Chubut will replace the visit to the Penguin Rookery, and other welsh villages).
You will be transferred to the airport for your ongoing flight.