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Peninsula Valdes Full Day Tour from Puerto Madryn With optional Whale Watching

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    Pass By: Tangol Puerto Madryn, Plaza San Martin, Puerto Madryn Argentina

    Explore the amazing Peninsula Valdes, a world-heritage site, on this full-day tour from Puerto Madryn. The area is famous for unique animal species since it's a suitable place for them to live and breed. On this day out, you'll be accompanied by both bilingual guides and naturalists.

    Stop At: Centro De Visitantes Istmo Ameghino, Ruta Provincial 2, Puerto Madryn Argentina

    The first stop is the interpretive center Carlos Ameghino Isthmus, where you'll learn about the flora, fauna and geology of the peninsula. Also, you'll enjoy the panoramic lookout point of Golfo Nuevo, San Jose and the Island of Birds. Don't forget to bring your camera for unforgettable photo opportunities!

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Puerto Piramides 9121 Argentina

    This is followed by another stop in the town of Puerto Piramides where, depending on the season, you can take a whale watching tour (optional, at extra cost).

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Caleta Valdes, Puerto Piramides Argentina

    Depending on the season, weather and the tides, you'll be visiting the following places in a different order or combined with other stops: Caleta Valdes, Punta Norte and Punta Cantor to observe elephant seals, penguins and sea lions.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Peninsula Valdes, Puerto Madryn Argentina

    As you venture back, look out for some of the wild Argentinean land animals including guanacos, rheas, foxes, maras (Patagonian hare), armadillos and skunks.At sunset, you'll arrive back at Puerto Madryn and conclude the tour.

    Duration: 3 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Puerto Madryn, Puerto Madryn, Province of Chubut, Patagonia

    Traveler pickup is offered
    If your hotel is not in the list, please, add it at the time of booking.

    If your hotel is outside the pick up area, we will confirm the pick up from a central meeting point.
    Departure Time
    7:15 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Professional guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Whale watching navigation (if option selected)
    • Food and drinks
    • Whale Watching Navigation (if option selected)
    • Cruise Port pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Peninsula Valdes
    • Entry/Admission - Peninsula Valdes
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Cruise Passengers are not allowed to take this tour
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Entrance fees for the Valdes Peninsula are not included (around 650 ARS)
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

    Our bilingual guide Juan was excellent, very knowledgeable. He made our trip an unforgettable experience. We didn’t get to do the whale watching (January is out of whale season), but nevertheless it was so worth it. We got to see sea lions, sea elephants and...More

    1  Thank Victoria Z
    Reviewed 31 December 2018

    This was a full day with interesting and amazing experiences. We went to the bird's Island. Then we went to the Museum to get some Information about the flora and Fauna. We continued to Puerto Piramides. We went on a whale watching tour where we...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank Gabriele M
    Reviewed 28 December 2018

    Our guide, Juan, was excellent and gave us a wonderful tour. There were 4 of us plus Juan and the vehicle used only held 5 people. We were so crowded in the Car that one person got out and did not go. We have never...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Ellen G
    Reviewed 19 August 2018

    I did the full day tour and chose to do the optional whale watching tour. My day was amazing, my bilingual guide was fantastic, and we saw Southern Right Whales on the boat trip. On land we saw many birds, including penguins, and several mammals....More

    Date of experience: September 2017
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    26 March 2019|
    Response from Anne-Marie B |
    We are 3 ladies travelling on Celebrity Eclipse arr 14 Jan 2020. We would like a full day tour to peninsula Valdes. What can you offer?
    30 January 2019|
    Response from Passport60108278893 |
    We will be arriving at the port and wonder if you have pick up.
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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