Orcas season: Basic data, for beginners
If you plan to come to see orcas and you want to arrive at the right time, you have to read this article, to understand general aspects of the 2 killer whale seasons that occur throughout Peninsula Valdes. One is between March and April when the offspring of sea lions begin to move away fromRead More
Photographers in season of Whales and Orcas
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, or in the new innovative semi-submersible Yellow Submarine, providing underwaterRead More
When to see orcas in Punta Norte?
Orcas are the most difficult tourist attraction that Peninsula Valdes has to propose to visitors, but it is probably the most brutally intense. The highest probability of seeing orcas ( killer whales ) during the high season is only 10 or 15 days. The attack time of orcas to sea lion pups occurs only 2Read More
How to get to Punta Norte?
After a road of 180 km from Puerto Madryn of which 75 km, are gravel or just 80 km from Puerto Piramides, you reach the Punta Norte Reserve, within the protected area. It opens its doors from 8 AM, until sunset. There are no buses that cross the gravel roads of Peninsula Valdes, if youRead More
The orca’s viewpoint of Punta Norte
The Viewpoint ( El Mirador ) is the meeting point for all tourists and visitors. Every year there are more interested people who come to know the orcas in their interaction with sea lions and The Punta Norte Viewpoint is the point of convergence. The hour is the one established by nature. Two hours beforeRead More
The attack channel of Punta Norte
If Punta Norte is an obligatory destination for lovers of wildlife, the attack channel, in Peninsula Valdes – Argentine Patagonia is the official box of natural attraction. Access to this area is restricted to documentary photographers who can pay the perm to photograph the attacks of Orcas to sea lions, from a point of view almostRead More
Park Rangers dedicated to orcas
The Park rangers crew was created by the province of Chubut, on September 29, 1967, it works in the more than 400,000 hectares that make up the 11 Natural Protected Areas of the province of Chubut. Some of these men and women left and continue to make their mark in the Punta Norte Reserve. ToRead More
Where to sleep in Puerto Piramides?
* To be exempt from this 21% VAT... Per national law, a 21% room tax must be paid by Argentinean citizens. To be exempt from this 21% VAT (IVA), a non-Argentinean guest, must present a valid, original passport sealed at the port of entry and must pay with a foreign credit card. Any questions contactRead More
When to see orcas in Caleta Valdes?
The killer whale season in Caleta Valdés is also unpredictable, between October and December the orcas visit the elephant seal colonies, searching for the offspring of elephant seals that are distributed along the coast. Spring, from the southern hemisphere, has the Peninsula Valdes flourishing infauna. The high season of penguins, whales, birds, elephants seals andRead More