Search
Hotel Deals
date_range
date_range
map
Map &
Directions
mode_edit
Write a Tip
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Punta Tombo Penguin Colony and Union Beach from Puerto Madryn with optional Toninas Watching
"The first stop is in the Rawson's Port at Playa Unión where you'll embark to observe the Overas Toninas (optional). The Overa Toninas are recognized for their similarity to the dolphins. They are no longer than a meter and a half. Puerto Rawson is one of playing and showing their skills to the visitors who have the possibility to watch the spectacle. The navigation lasts approximately an hour and a half.Once you've returned to land you'll have free time to buy your lunch (optional at your own expense) or you are able to take your own box lunch. As there are 150km between Playa Union and Punta Tombo lunch will be on board.Later you'll go to Punta Tombo a geographical accident that Magellan's penguin uses as habitat (entrance fee not included). At this stop
From $140.00
 
Day Trip to Punta Tombo
"We'll start the day with a visit to Punta Tombo penguin rookery at Rawson Port. At this stop we will have the chance to watch penguins in their own habitat as they scurry and play on the rocks. What's more we'll be able to watch toninas overas - a special type of dolphin typical to the area. You will have the option of boarding a boat here for the dolphin watching if you like. As we continue south on the tour we will make a stop in the city of Trel we'll stop for a break. Trelew is home to an impressive Paleontological Museum which we will have the opportunity to visit on the break.After the visit to the museum we'll get ready for more traveling! We will continue our trek south towards ""Punta Tombo is one of the most famous and visited coasts along the eastern coast of Argentinean Patagonian. You'll surely be amazed by one of the most fascinating shows in nature: the Magellan penguin continental colony. Get ready for a day of fun and advtitle=Highlights&1=See+the+remarkable+natural+beauty+of+Punta+Tombo&2=Visit+a+Magellanic+penguin+colony+and+see+the+native+toninas+overas%2C+or+Commerson%27s+dolphin&3=Explore+the+towns+of+Trelew+and+Gaiman&4=Round-trip+transportation+from+Puerto+Madryn""
From $97.00
 
Day Trip to Punta Tombo
"We'll start the day with a visit to Punta Tombo penguin rookery at Rawson Port. At this stop we will have the chance to watch penguins in their own habitat as they scurry and play on the rocks. What's more we'll be able to watch toninas overas - a special type of dolphin typical to the area. You will have the option of boarding a boat here for the dolphin watching if you like. As we continue south on the tour we will make a stop in the city of Trel we'll stop for a break. Trelew is home to an impressive Paleontological Museum which we will have the opportunity to visit on the break.After the visit to the museum we'll get ready for more traveling! We will continue our trek south towards ""Punta Tombo is one of the most famous and visited coasts along the eastern coast of Argentinean Patagonian. You'll surely be amazed by one of the most fascinating shows in nature: the Magellan penguin continental colony. Get ready for a day of fun and advtitle=Highlights&1=See+the+remarkable+natural+beauty+of+Punta+Tombo&2=Visit+a+Magellanic+penguin+colony+and+see+the+native+toninas+overas%2C+or+Commerson%27s+dolphin&3=Explore+the+towns+of+Trelew+and+Gaiman&4=Round-trip+transportation+from+Puerto+Madryn""
From $97.00

More Things to Do in Gaimán

Welsh Tea Houses

The biggest draw in Gaiman is having traditional afternoon tea at one of the historic homes in the downtown area. You are served hot tea and half dozen types of sweet breads and biscuits. They charged...
TexasDave's Profile Photo
TexasDave
Mar 27, 2008

Tourist Information

As you enter the town from Highway 25 you are on Sarmiento Street. One block over to the right is Belgrano St. Right next to the old Railroad Tunnel is the Visitor's Center where you can get a map of...
TexasDave's Profile Photo
TexasDave
Mar 27, 2008

More on the Parque

If the idea of having even more sweets than you have during the typical Argentine breakfast, it's recommended that you avoid taking tea in this town.Also, if you skip tea time, and come here, you...
ellielou's Profile Photo
ellielou
Dec 04, 2005

Canal

The main square is so big that it not only has monuments, plants and benches; the town hall building is inside the square, and an artificial canal runs through it.La plaza principal es tan grande que...
andal13's Profile Photo
andal13
Sep 21, 2003

Camwy

Camwy is a bilingual high school; the students learn Spanish and Welsh. The front door sign says: "Nid byd, byd heb wybodaeth", that as everybody well knows, means "Education is bread to the...
andal13's Profile Photo
andal13
Sep 20, 2003

Catholic Church

There is only one Catholic church in Giaman: Nuestra Señora de Luján. There are many Protestant chapels all over the region; there were 36 in the past, not further than 10 Km one to the other; they...
andal13's Profile Photo
andal13
Sep 20, 2003
 
 
Sponsored Listings

The first house

The first house of Gaiman was built in 1874; it was made of stone, and the roof made of straw and mud (nowadays it has a different roof). It is situated at a protected place (to avoid the eternal...
andal13's Profile Photo
andal13
Sep 20, 2003

Local kids

These kids, like every kid in the whole word, were curious: facing a tourist with a camera, they pose for the picture! Estos niños, como todos los niños del mundo, fueron curiosos: ante una turista...
andal13's Profile Photo
andal13
Sep 20, 2003

Big Wheel

An ancient big wheel can be seen at the main square canal; among the blue lilies and the willows, it composes a very attractive picture.Una antigua noria se encuentra en el canal que atraviesa la...
andal13's Profile Photo
andal13
Sep 20, 2003

Main Square

Julio A. Roca Square is the main square of Gaiman, and it has a curious monument: a pyramid that commemorates the fourth centenary of the discovery of America. It was built in 1892 (obviusly!) and...
andal13's Profile Photo
andal13
Sep 20, 2003

Post Office

This picture shows the ancient post office; notice the typical style of the building: one floor, ridge roof, small windows.La foto muestra el antiguo correo; observen el estilo típico del edificio:...
andal13's Profile Photo
andal13
Sep 20, 2003

The first high school

Camwy is the name of the first high school of Patagonia. It was founded in 1906, and Gaiman teenagers still study there.Camwy es el nombre de la primera escuela secundaria de la Patagonia. Fue fundada...
andal13's Profile Photo
andal13
Sep 20, 2003

Made for me

The first house is quite small; it was built in a depression, so to come in people have to come down some rungs. Between you and me, I am very short, so I felt as a giant close to this house!La...
andal13's Profile Photo
andal13
Sep 20, 2003

Welsh stuff

The museum situated inside the first house of Gaiman was closed that day; it exhibes typical Welsh stuff, brought by the immigrants. As I could not visit it, I took pictures from outside, like this...
andal13's Profile Photo
andal13
Sep 20, 2003
andal13's Profile Photo

andal13

"A piece of Wales in Patagonia"
View Member
ellielou's Profile Photo

ellielou

""Outsider Art" comes to Patagonia"
View Member
TexasDave's Profile Photo

TexasDave

"Center of Welsh Culture"
View Member
SabrinaSummerville's Profile Photo

SabrinaSummerville

"The Valleys of Wales - in Argentina!"
View Member
leok's Profile Photo

leok

"Welsh Patagonia"
View Member