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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""
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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
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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""
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Whale watching

We heard the place before that is an ideal spot to watch whale. During our walk on the pier, we haven't expected to see whales. The pier is a favourite place for everyone to stroll. While walking, we...
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Walk along the seaside

After settling down to our hotel, we drop our stuff and walk to the seaside. If you have a car you can easily drove here, and park somewhere nearby. You can either walk to the pier, it is a nice place...
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Whale Watching - Peninsula Valdés

There is a small community on the Peninsula Valdés called Puerto Pirámides.From here you can join a boat to go whale watching. Southern Right Whales make the protected bay around Puerto Pirámides...
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Marine Fauna - Peninsula Valdés

South American Fur Seal - found from Peru to Cape Horn on the west coast to southern Brazil on the east coast. These seals are a different species to the Antarctic Fur Seal which is almost restricted...
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Land Fauna - Peninsula Valdés

Guanaco - this is the native ancestor of the domesticated LLama. It is to the arid, mountainous regions of South America being more numerous in the Patagonian regions of Argentina and Chile. The...
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Peninsula Valdés

Península Valdés is located on the Atlantic coast of Argentina about halfway between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia. It is an important nature reserve around 3,625 km2 in size and was listed as a World...
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Elephant Seals from On High

We were proteced from ourselves at Punta Loma, the viewing area for elephant seals who return here annually to mate. We were safely high above them on a bluff which looked down on their protected...
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See Sheep Shearing Safely

Patagonia is not all lush grasslands, some of it is scrub desert. It takes a lot of scrub to raise one sheep, and this effects the economics of sheep raising. A sheep is sheared once a year and a...
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Cruisers first view of town from the ship

There are big cities and small towns, and then there are the places like Puerto Madryn that are in between. For those of us who access these town/cities from a ship, this tip is meant to give you an...
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Punta Tombo

To the south of Trelew about 100km is the Punta Tombo nature reserve (Reserva Natural Punta Tombo). It is home to the largest colony of Magellanic Penguins in the world. Guanacos are also seen...
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Sea Elephants at Peninsula Valdez National Park

Puerto Madryn is a small, but modern town of 65000 in Argentinas Provincia Chubut, by the "Golfo Nuevo" on the eastcoast, about halfway between Maghellan-Strait and Rio de la Plata, 75 kms south of...
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Whale watching on Peninsula Valdes

Many people use Puerto Madryn as a base for exploring the surrounding and one of the biggest attractions in the area is whale watching on Peninsula Valdes. Between June and December the southern right...
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Caves at Punta Cuevas

The Welsh were the first to build permanent settlements in Patagonia, following their landing at Punta Cuevas in 1865. For the first few months, however, life here was difficult and not quite the...
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El Indio

Near the site of the first Welsh landing in Patagonia, about 3km from Puerto Madryn, is El Indio statue, given by the Welsh to honour the natives whom helped them settle in Patagonia after the first...
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