Tour Peninsula Valdés – Unesco World Heritage Site – Northern Circuit. Main Attractives: Whale watching (until mid December) or nautical tour (mid December to March), lamb on the grill, visit to the Magellan penguin reserve, elephants and sea lions, terrestrial fauna.
Why choose this excursion?
This tour runs from September through April and has an approximate duration of 12 hours. We depart early in the morning towards the Wildlife Reserve Peninsula Valdes, UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999.
After a one-hour drive we arrive in Puerto Piramides where we join a boat tour (optional) to see Southern Right Whales (Eubalaena australis) between June and December, and Southern Sea lions (Otaria flavescens) and cormorants between January and March. No boat tours operate in Puerto Piramides April and May.
Next we continue our journey to Estancia San Lorenzo, a traditional sheep farm, where we can taste a spectacular lamb barbecue for lunch (optional). After lunch we visit a stunning Magellanic penguin colony with about 500.000 penguins located 7 km/4,35 miles from the main house.
Our next stop is the Wildlife Reserve Punta Norte, where depending on the time of year, we can see Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina), Southern sea lions (Otaria flavescens), and eventually orca. Finally, we leave for Punta Cantor to observe Caleta Valdes, a large inlet that stretches along the peninsula’s Atlantic coastline. On the way back, we make a stop at the Visitor Centre situated on the Isthmus Carlos Ameghino.
Along the way, we may run into wild rheas, tinamous, guanacos, foxes, cavies and armadillos.
This tour does not operate on these days.
No. All people can participate in this activity.
Ask before booking with us.
This tour is 100% refundable if you cancel 72hs before the date of your tour.
After booking and finalizing payment, you will receive a confirmation for your purchase. Then, in less than 24 hours, you will receive the voucher that you can use to take the excursions.
If the reservation is for the next day, we will be attentive and we will send you the voucher before your excursion begins.
400 km approximately (200 km by asphalt and 200 km by gravel).
Both things will be at your hotel in Puerto Madryn or Trelew.
Mid-September to the end of March.
72hs Cancellation Policy