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Punta Tombo Trip + Dolphin Spotting
Activities in Puerto Madryn

Punta Tombo Trip + Dolphin Spotting

10 / 10
2 reviews | 19 travellers
Beautiful experience very close to nature, walking next to an infinity of penguins. Convenient and punctual transfer. Good guide, Ale, Spanish and English speaking. The sighting of the dolphins was not possible due to the wind so they took us to walk among the elephant seals.
10 Giuseppe
US$ 127.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before
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Encounter the fascinating Patagonian dolphin and meet lovely penguins and other birds native to the Punta Tombo Nature Reserve, when you take our amazing trip from Puerto Madryn.

Patagonian dolphins
Patagonian dolphins swimming next to the boat
Penguins next to the walkways in Punta Tombo
A sign inside the reserve

Punta Tombo Trip + Dolphin Spotting

Around 8 am, we will collect you from your hotel in Puerto Madryn and head south towards the port of Rawson.

At the port, a boat will be waiting for you to take you out into open seas to discover the fascinating Patagonian dolphins. For approximately an hour and a half, we will drift along the Atlantic ocean and watch these mammals performing their magical acrobatic leaps for us.

We return to dry land and continue our journey south for around 65 miles until we reach the Punta Tombo Natural Reserve. This idyllic location is home to the largest continental colony of Magellanic penguins in the entire world.

Our tour of the reserve begins at the Interpretation Center where you will learn all the fascinating facts about the penguins. In the summer, the colony reaches more than one million in number.

Later, we will spend some time exploring the 2 miles of wonderful wooden walkways that stretch along the coastline. Along the way, you will meet many penguins and other bird species, and you will spot their nests.

After the tour has finished, we will return to the vehicle and take you back to your hotel in Puerto Madryn, returning at 6 pm approx.

Important information

  • Although dolphins are very common to the area, please bear in mind that the animals are unpredictable. We cannot guarantee how many we will see on the day of your trip.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children from 4 to 11 years old Children under 4 years old
US$ 127.80
US$ 83
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 127.80
  • Children from 4 to 11 years old

    US$ 83
  • Children under 4 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

10 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport in airconditioned vehicle.

English speaking guide.

Boat trip and dolphin spotting.

Not included

Entry to the Punta Tombo Natural Reserve: from 280 ARS (US$ 3).

Lunch.

When to book?

You can book up until 8 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Yes, you must attend with a carer.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 127.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 48 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.