The beautiful bay area location of Puerto Madryn leads the way into the interiors of Patagonia. Nestled on the Atlantic coast, the town is rich in flora and fauna, and has a population of Welsh immigrants who have added a unique accent to the local character. While here, you’ll experience some of the most beautiful and majestic sunrises in Argentina.

Interests

  • Landscape
  • Wildlife

Highlights

  • Penguins
  • Whale Watching
  • Scuba Diving
  • Wildlife Encounters

Activities in Puerto Madryn

Half Day Visit to Puerto Pirámide

On this private, half-day excursion you’ll reach the coastal village of Puerto Pirámides and visit the whales’ playground in the adjacent bay by boat.

Visiting the penguins and dolphins in Punta Tombo and Rawson in Private

Spend a day visiting the penguins in Punta Tombo and Rawson, an erstwhile colony of Welsh immigrants. Witness the exuberant Commersons Dolphins splashing about in these wild waters near the Atlantic coast.

Private Visit to Península Valdés

A private full-day drive brings you up close to the beauty of this Patagonian peninsula and its rich fauna. Enjoy touring through the steppe lands and coast, viewing sea elephants, sea lions, penguins and land fauna such as guanacos, choiques, maras, foxes and many birds. Between June and November you can also add a whale watching boat ride to your activities.

Scuba diving with sea lions in Puerto Madryn

Explore the diversities of the Atlantic Ocean during an enjoyable dive with experienced guides. This unique experience brings one and all closer to the natural treasures of Argentina’s coastline.

Half Day Kayak with sea lions in Puerto Madryn

Embark on an adventurous journey by sea kayak into the fauna rich Patagonian coast. Kayak in the brilliant blue waters and experience up-close several colonies of sea lions and seabirds.

Half Day Inshore fishing in Puerto Madryn

In a small group visit the reef tank of the Atlantic by boat and witness the daily lives of the local fishermen. Whilst the Atlantic is not the most successful location for fishing, with supervision and support you will be given the opportunity to throw a line and see what’s biting.

Half Day 4×4 Punta Loma & Cerro Avanzado

During a half-day excursion you’ll journey in a 4×4 vehicle to one of the best-kept-secret areas to observe sea lions in their natural habitat.

Full Day visit to Tombo, Rawson with dolphin watching in group

Spend a day visiting the penguins in Punta Tombo and Rawson, an erstwhile colony of Welsh immigrants. Witness the exuberant Commersons Dolphins splashing about in these wild waters near the Atlantic coast.

Group Visit to Península Valdés

A full-day drive with a small group brings you up close to the beauty of this Patagonian peninsula and its rich fauna. Enjoy touring through the steppe lands and along the coast, viewing sea elephants, sea lions, penguins and guanacos, choiques, maras, foxes and many birds. You will quickly realize why Peninsula Valdes is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (07:30 to 18:30. Group Activity.)

Whale Watching in Puerto Madryn

Sailing from Puerto Pirámides experience the Southern Right Whales, the absolute highlight of Atlantic Patagonia. With a knowledgeable guide, navigate the deep azure waters of the bay and encounter these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. (Duration 2 hours. Group Activity. Maximum 76 people on the boat. Combined with the visit to Peninsula Valdes.)

1,5h Snorkeling and sea wildlife watching at Puerto Madryn

Discover the underwater world of Atlantic Patagonia on this snorkeling tour from Puerto Piramides. Navigate to see Dusky Dolphins and Cormorant colonies, a fossil-rich cave and playful sea lions in their natural habitat. Surely an unforgettable experience!

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