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Wildlife in Puerto Madryn


Puerto Madryn and Peninsula de Valdés is a reserve of the Patagonian nature, on the coast of Argentina. It is known for marine animals that inhabit the sea and surrounding beaches, such as whales, sea lions and sea elephants. A wildlife sanctuary to marvel during your trip through Argentina and South America.

– A wildlife sanctuary to marvel you during your trip in Puerto Madryn 

– Appreciate the beauty of the Atlantic coastline and the geological formation know as Caleta Valdes, a stunning ocean inlet

– From September to December admire the whale´s dance out from the sea 

– Walk with a colony of magellanic penguins from September to March in Punta Tombo 

Day 1 – Trelew Airport – Puerto Madryn

We welcome you at Trelew Airport. Then transfer to the hotel located in the city center of the city. The rest of the day is at leisure to visit the city on your own.

Accommodation in Puerto Madryn – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: None
From September to March we can visit Penguin Colony, Punta Tombo (Not Included)

Day 2 – Full Day Peninsula de Valdez

We leave early in the morning to the Peninsula Valdés Protected Natural Area. After an hour of travel we arrive at the Carlos Ameghino Isthmus, where we will visit the interpretation center. Then we will move to Puerto Piramides to observe, from land, the colony of sea lions. During the months of April, May and until June 15, there will be no sailing in Puerto Piramides. Then we head towards Punta Cantor to observe the outer coast of the peninsula and we arrive until the beginning of the Valdés Cove. We interpret the geological formations of the coast and from there we depart towards Punta Norte. On the way we have a good chance of observing terrestrial wildlife, such as guanacos, choiques, foxes, maras, piches and skunks. In the late afternoon we go back to the hotel. Then

Accommodation in Puerto Madryn – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast
From June to December we can do an Optional excursion: Whale Watching (Not Included)

Day 3 – Chubut River Valley 

We set out early in the morning for Rawson, the capital city of Chubut, to take the incredible Commerson’s Dolphin watching boat tour at the Rawson Port (optional & subject to weather conditions). After the boat tour we head for Trelew, where you can opt to visit the Egidio Feruglio Paleontology Museum, The MEF stands among the most important in Latin America and offers a journey through the geological eras, from the first human being on Earth back to the Bing Bang. Around 30 dinosaurs and 2000 fossils are on display. The tour continues to Gaiman, a small town situated 15km west of Trelew on the Chubut River northern bank. This charming town exhibits traces of the Welsh settlement in the area. The characteristic architecture, the Welsh tea experience (optional) with an amazing assortment of cakes, and the beauty of the valley. Before we return to Puerto Madryn, we take a drive through the valley area where several farms dedicate to rural tourism and produce different local products.

Accommodation in Puerto Madryn – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 – Puerto Madryn –Trelew Airport

After breakfast we transfer to Trelew Airport where our services end.

Included Meals: Breakfast


– Transfers from / to Trelew Airport
– 3 Nights in Puerto Madryn Double / Single Base
– Full Day Peninsula Valdés     
– Chubut River Valley 
– 3 Breakfast,  


– Entrances to National Parks
– Tips
– Flights
– Meals non Included in the itinerary
– Optional Excursions