Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip to Peninsula Valdes from Puerto Madryn
Spend 7 hours on a tour of one of the most incredible wildlife reserves in South America, Peninsula Valdes. Accompanied by a private guide, learn about the animals who frequent the area, including American Ostriches and Foxes. See the sea lion colony before heading back to the port at the end of the day.
Start your day with a pickup from the Puerto Madryn pier and travel 30 kilometers north to Peninsula Valdes. Entering through the isthmus Carlos Ameghino, you will stop in the interpretation center. This is the first stop of the tour, where you will learn about the history of this peninsula and of the fauna and sea birds. After 1.5-hours, move on to Caleta Valdes to see the creek, penguins, and the only continental colony of elephant seals.
During the journey, you will see the natural inhabitants of the Peninsula Valdés including American ostriches, guanacos, and maras also known as Patagonian hares. Observe the piches or armadillos, foxes, skunks, eagles, and owls among others.
Finally, head to the Puerto Piramides village and Punta Pramides to pay a visit to the sea lion colony. Once your tour comes to an end, you will head out once more to return to Puerto Madryn.