Penguins & Dolphin Watching at Punta Tombo

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  • duration 1 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 1-99 yrs
  • max group size 5
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-19304
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Puerto Madryn, Argentina
  • Ends Puerto Madryn, Argentina
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  • Discover Punta Tombo amazing wildlife and landscapes
  • Enjoy a close encounter with the world's smallest dolphin
  • Be accompanied by first class bilingual guides
The Penguins & Dolphin Watching at Punta Tombo tour starts and ends in Puerto Madryn. The Penguins & Dolphin Watching at Punta Tombo is a safari tour that takes 1 days taking you through Puerto Madryn, Argentina and other destinations in Argentina.

This day trip to Punta Tombo penguins colony is combined with the magnificent experience of observing dolphins in their natural habitat. Our first stop will be at Puerto Rawson, Union Beach at about 09:00 am, to go on a boat ride to watch the world's smallest dolphin: the Toninas. Then we will go to Punta Tombo, which serves as the penguin habitat. Approximate return to Puerto Madryn:06:30 pm

Our tour begins around 7:30 am, with the pick up from your hotel, to go see the most important penguin colony in South America.

The first stop will be at Puerto Rawson, Union Beach, around 09:00 am. After touring the area, you'll board a small boat to go Dolphin watching. You'll, be able to get really close the the Toninas, the world's smallest dolphin. We will navigate until we'll see the playful dolphins in their habitat. This tour takes about 1 hour 30 minutes.

Then, continue to Punta Tombo, which serves as the Magellanic penguins natural habitat. We spend 1.5 hours there, and during that time, you'll be able to observe how the different animals, such as Gulls, Skuas, Giant Petrels, Cormorants, Oyster-catchers and duck steams, cohabit on the coast. Given the extent of the area, other native species such as guanacos, rheas, rabbits and foxes can be seen.
Return to Puerto Madryn around 6.30 pm

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and beverages
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Penguins & Dolphin Watching at Punta Tombo tour. You can cancel the tour up to 32 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 31 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 25 May 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 May 2024, a deposit of 50% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 31 days before trip departure.

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Penguins & Dolphin Watching at Punta Tombo tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Penguins & Dolphin Watching at Punta Tombo tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Rooms have to be filled when booking. Thus, if you are 1 person travelling you have to pick Single Room. If you’re 2 people travelling, you can either pick either Single Room, in which case each traveler will receive their own Single Room, or Double Room, etc.
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