- Discover Punta Tombo amazing wildlife and landscapes
- Go visit Gaiman
- A traditional Welsh village
- Be accompanied by first class bilingual guides
This day trip to Punta Tombo penguins colony is combined with the magnificent experience of observing dolphins in their natural habitat. Our tour begins between 07:15 - 07:30 am, where we'll start with picking up all the passengers at their hotel/accommodation. Our first stop will be at Puerto Rawson, Union Beach at about 09:00 am.
Then we will go to Punta Tombo, which serves as the penguin habitat. Approximate return to Puerto Madryn: 18:30 pm
In this program, visit the most important penguin colony in Latin America, being able to observe penguins in their natural habitat. Our tour begins at 7:15 / 7:30 am, where we will begin with picking up all the passengers at their hotel/accommodation. Our first stop will be in Puerto Rawson, Union Beach at about 09:00 am
After touring the area, we'll have some free time to have something to eat at the Port of Rawson, famous for its seafood. Then we will go to Punta Tombo, geographically serving as the Magellanic penguins habitat. Estimated time remaining in this reserve: 1 hour 30 minutes
There will be some time to observe how the different animals cohabit on the coast, such as Gulls, Skuas, Giant Petrels, Cormorants, Oyster-catchers and duck steams. Given the extent of the area, characteristic species of the steppe such as guanacos, choiques, rabbits and foxes can be seen. Also, we will visit the town of Gaiman, to admire its culture, some chapels of a very particular architecture and taste the tea.
Approximate return to Puerto Madryn: 18:30 pm.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Penguins at Punta Tombo from Puerto Madryn 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.Payment
For any tour departures within 05 August 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 05 August 2022, a deposit of 50% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 31 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
Penguins at Punta Tombo from Puerto Madryn tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this Penguins at Punta Tombo from Puerto Madryn 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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