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Península Valdés

Safety in Peninsula Valdes Routes

Driving on gravel involves not going more than 37 mph (60 km / h ) and not touching the brake when cornering. Inside Peninsula Valdes, there is no internet sign, except near Puerto Piramides, When there is no cell phone signal, communications are possible thanks to 4 emergency telephones placed strategically along the different roads toRead More

Photographers in season of Whales and Orcas

God breeds them ...and Puerto Piramides brings them together! Whale Watching season creates intense seasonal activity y Puerto Piramides and Peninsula Valdes. Waiting during the offseason for the whales to arrive and the possibility of navigating Golfo Nuevo in their presence wakes the adventurous appetite in all of us. Either by large Catamaran, small boat, orRead More

Peninsula Valdes – General characteristics

Península Valdes was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, in 1999. Its great beauty and majesty, its prehistoric soil full of marine fossils, its infinite landscapes, the pure and abundant air that is breathed here, contain in a splendid frame the arrival of whales, penguins, dolphins, sea lions and elephants seals. Characteristics that makeRead More

How to get to Birds Island from Puerto Madryn?

How to get to Birds Island from Puerto Madryn? The Bird Island Reserve is located on Route 2 after entering the Valdes Peninsula. A 7 km from the booths where you paid the entrance, there is a roundabout. The first access is to the Visitor Center. A museum can take a screenshot of the regionRead More

How much does the Entrance to the Peninsula Valdes Reserve cost?

The price of the entrance to the Peninsula Valdés Reserve that we publish is updated by the price inflation in Argentine pesos, so click on the link to confirm the current price, at the time of your trip. In the Guardian Booths of the entrance, they will also give you brochures about the fauna andRead More

How much does it cost to watch whales in Puerto Madryn? Season 2019

This is a very common question, but incorrect. Whale watching embarked only from Puerto Piramides, a small town of 500 people within Peninsula Valdes, 100 km from Puerto Madryn. Puerto Madryn is a city of almost 90,000 inhabitants and concentrates the largest number of hotels and travel agencies that sell the destination as if whaleRead More

What is the advantage of staying in Puerto Piramides?

Specifically, you would save at least 124 mi (200 km) of your life, every day. The distances in Peninsula Valdes are endless. Choosing to stay in Puerto Piramides will save you a lot of time, money and life. You decide the hotel, hostel, guest house according to your budget. But this is my advice. OfRead More

What activities can I do from Puerto Piramides?

The activities that are carried out are all linked to nature, and mainly to water: trekking, diving, snorkeling, kayaking, whale watching, boat trips, photography and activity that few know how to value: relaxation and abstraction of the material world.Read More

What fauna is possible to find in Península Valdes?

The fauna that can be seen in Peninsula Valdes is varied and numerous, each animal species has its moment in the fauna calendar. Since it began to protect this genetic reservoir, after having done incalculable killings of everything that moved, to bring to the brink of extinction several species of animals. This fauna sanctuary, everyRead More

Maps to travel Peninsula Valdes without Internet

Driving on gravel involves not going more than 37 mph (60 km / h ) and not touching the brake when cornering. Inside Peninsula Valdes, there is no internet sign, except near Puerto Piramides, that's why we dedicate this article for you to use in this adventure. You must have the cell phone battery charged! RoadRead More

Wildlife Calendar in Peninsula Valdes

Marine WildlifeRight Whale More than 2,000 southern right whales visit Peninsula Valdes. Between April and June, they begin to arrive and leave by the end of December. Peninsula Valdes is considered the largest maternity in the world for this species and other marine mammals. Magallanic Penguin More than 500,000 Magellan penguins arrive every year inRead More

How many days are recommended for maximum use of the destination?

The suggested time to enjoy the place and development of activities is 4 days / 3 nights. Many times the unfavorable climatic conditions cause, that the port is closed and the nautical summer trips or the whale watching in winter/spring are not enabled. Normally you have to wait 1 or 2 days for the town toRead More

Where to sleep in Whale Season in Peninsula Valdes?

Where to sleep in Whale Season?Puerto Madryn or Puerto Piramides? The capital of whale watching in Argentina is Puerto Pirámides, only village within the reserve Valdes Peninsula. a town of 500 inhabitants. The only port enabled to perform this nautical tour. Ideal to sleep and be near the whales all the time. If you live inRead More

Where to sleep in Peninsula Valdes?

The best option is in Puerto Piramides Del Nomade Eco-Friendly Hotel 21% tax refund Just with us! * Add discount with coupons and save money in your accommodation. Discount coupons We will gladly answer your question +54-9-280-463-5649  info@ecohosteria.com.ar Del Nomade Eco Hotel is located in Puerto Piramides, opens its doors at the best time ofRead More

Among the 10 best places in the world to see whales

According to National Geographic, one of the best places in the world for whale watching is Peninsula Valdes. It is good to be told by someone from the outside because it maintains objectivity that we who live here have already lost. Precisely because every day we are surprised by the number of whales we seeRead More

Basic Geology of Peninsula Valdes

Characteristic to the geography of the Valdes Peninsula are high cliffs and extensive rock reefs that harbor cobblestone, gravel, and sandy beaches. Numerous small bays and islands help to complete the picture of this coastline. Formed from sedimentary rock, over the slow geological process that took millions of years, accumulating and consolidating stratus layers into

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Isthmus Ameguino Museum of Peninsula Valdes

A desolate road occupied by wild animals, unique to the landscape of these latitudes, serves as an introduction to the Valdes Peninsula. 4.3 mi ( 7km ) after passing the control booths and entrance to the Peninsula, a large round-about offers access to the Visitors Center. Here a small and well-maintained museum exhibits a general viewRead More

Peninsula Valdes Tides

Tides of the Valdes Peninsula are constantly coming and going. As is normal with the tidal flux almost everywhere, there will be two high tides and two low tides in the 24 hours that make up a day. The times and levels of the tides vary greatly throughout the peninsula.  The flow of the incoming

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The cause of the tides

The movement of ocean tides is generated by the gravitational attraction between the earth, the sun, and the moon. Due to the rotation of the Earth, water tends to escape its gravitational pull by the centrifugal force and its own inertia. This is what happen in Peninsula Valdes. On the other hand, the gravitational attraction

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The climate in Peninsula Valdes

Due to the maritime characteristics of the Peninsula Valdes, annual temperature variations are minimal, with the highs and lows in summer and winter respectively, rarely reaching extremes. Over the entire year, the average monthly temperatures vary only 50*F ( 10*C ), with a mean summer average of  64*F /46*F ( 18*C/8*C  ) in winter. In general, the

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