Remember to bring your binoculars!
Transfer to the Valdes Peninsula Nature Reserve (1 hour).
Visit the Interpretation Center with its impressive 39-foot whale squeleton (12 metres).
Transfer to Puerto Piramides (1 hour 15 min), an old port from where salt used to be shipped.
Board a group sailing trip around the Valdes Peninsula (approx 2 hours), where you will spot southern right whales.
Declared as Natural World Heritage by UNESCO, the Valdes Peninsula extends over several hundred miles.
Depending on the season you might spot: sea lions, sea elephants, orcas, whales, dolphins and penguins.
Disembark and transfer to Caleta Valdes (1 hour).
After lunch, free time to walk on the marked trails of the reserve to watch elephant seals resting on the beach.
The tour last stops at 'la boca' ('the mouth') of Caleta Valdes, a lagoon enclosed by a strip of land made of boulders, gravel and sand that opens onto the Argentine Sea through a small mouth at its southern end. This unusual landscape is home to elephant seals between August and April.
End of the afternoon, transfer back to Puerto Madryn (2 hours).
Free evening in Puerto Madryn.
Overnight at your hotel in Puerto Madryn.