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Valdes Peninsula

Tours to Valdes Peninsula

Valdes Peninsula:  Whales in the Patagonia Valdes Peninsula: Whales in the Patagonia
Puerto Madryn, Puerto Pirámide and the Valdés Peninsula.
Program from 4 days /3 nights US$ 466
   
Puerto Madryn and Valdes Peninsula in Winter Puerto Madryn and Valdes Peninsula in Winter
Whale, seal, and orca watching in their natural habitat.
Program from 3 days /2 nights US$ 231
   

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Valdes Peninsula

Valdes Peninsula

This unusual distant geographical area is only one hour from the city of Puerto Madryn, it's in the province of Chubut and is also the principal center of diversity. It has an abundance of marine fauna of Argentina.

Puerto Madryn has a surface area of 3.625 km2 it is united with the continent by a stretch fringe of land an isthmus denominated as Carlos Ameghino. Respectively speaking the San José and Nuevo gulfs are found north and south of the isthmus.

Although the peninsula is not yet declared a national park there are provincial reserves that exist in Punta Norte, Punta Delgada, Punta Pirámide, Valdés Cove and the island of Los Pájaros whose objective is protecting one of the worlds most important populated marine life. The sea animals have chosen this place to mate and feed there young. Under the protected species you can find: the franca austral whale, Orcas, sea lions, elephant seals, penguins and a grand variety of marine fowl.

The peninsula zone of Valdés and its surroundings is adequate for practicing nautical activities, especially for scuba diving. It has kilometers of beaches and transparent waters. Its important banks and steep rocks offer the tourist an artistic landscape of great beauty.

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