The Wildlife of Patagonia
Peninsula Valdes, Argentina's greatest wildlife preserve, is located in the area known as Atlantic Patagonia. Stay in a hotel in front of the beach in the city of Puerto Madryn and take excursions to observe penguins, whales, orcas, seals and sea lions like nowhere else in the world.
Take a look at some recommended itineraries that allow you to get the most from your Calafate visit.
3 day Peninsula Valdes Vacation Itinerary
4 day Peninsula Valdes Vacation Itinerary
Peninsula Valdes Highlights:
Peninsula Valdes Tour
Visit a variety of Patagonia's greatest wildlife on this full-day tour. Many locations on Peninsula Valdes provide excellent opportunities to observe sea creatures such as whales, penguins, seals, and orcas. Numerous guanacos and rheas will also be memorable parts of your visit.
Whale Watching Cruise
The whale watching cruise from Puerto Piramides is very special. Whales come right next to your boat and you feel the grandeur of the mammals like nowhere else in the world. Orcas and Right Whales visit the Peninsula in numbers every year and even beautiful dolphins can be seen on this cruise.
Whales can be seen in the area between the months of May and December.
Penguins at Punta Tombo
Visit the Punta Tombo colony that is inhabited by hundreds of thousands of penguins.
Watching such a plethora of penguins in their natural habitat is a very memorable experience. There also other phenomenal sites to view penguins on or near Peninsula Valdes. Penguins can be seen in the area between the months of October and March.
Lodging on The Peninsula Valdes
Stay at the excellent Faro Punta Delgada Hotel located right at one of the main sights of Peninsula Valdes, Punta Delgada. Right below the petit hotel is the beautiful coastline populated by sea lions, elephant seals, and regularly visited by whales and orcas. You are sure to enjoy your morning walk down to meet all these interesting creatures.
To speak with a representative or to make a reservation:
If you are interested in one of our vacations, please contact AR Tourism and Yampu Tours either via Request Information Form
or any of these methods:
Yampu Tours - USA
673 S. Main St, PO Box 249
Stowe VT 05672
Hours of Operation:
9am to 6pm EST
Monday to Friday
New York, USA
Contact: Karolina Guilcapi
(888) 926 7801
0800 011 2424