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Activities in Puerto Madryn

Valdes Peninsula Shore Excursion for Cruise Passengers

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US$ 204.60
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Discover one of Argentina's natural treasures when you take our trip to the Valdes Peninsula. This tour has been specially adapted to suit cruise passengers arriving at the city of Puerto Madryn.

Discover one of Argentina's natural treasures when you take our trip to the Valdes Peninsula. This tour has been specially adapted to suit cruise passengers arriving at the city of Puerto Madryn.

Valdes Peninsula Shore Excursion

We will meet you at the port of Puerto Madryn upon your arrival by cruise ship, before heading to the Valdes Peninsula (entry not included), a spectacular nature reserve located just outside the city.

Our journey there will take us across the isthmus of Carlos Ameghino, which connects the peninsula to the Chabut province on the mainland. This spectacular wilderness area covers a huge area of 1,400 square miles and is home to a high number of animal species. We will arrive at the Interpretation Center at the entrance to the reserve. Inside the building, you will discover the observation point which offers stunning views across the peninsula to both gulfs and the Isla de Los Pájaros (Bird Island), home to gulls, herons, and even penguins.

Our next stop is the bay of Caleta Valdés where you will see wonderful Elephant Seals and Sealions in their natural habitat. To get even closer to these amazing creatures, we then head to Punta Cantor. We then make a pause in our itinerary so you can have something to eat if you want (not included).

Feeling re-energized, we continue with our tour of the peninsula. If we are lucky, we will spot magnificent orcas, considered the largest members of the oceanic dolphin family, hunting in groups.

The last stop on our route is tiny Puerto Pirámides, the only settlement on the peninsula. The beautiful surrounding area was designated a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve due to its highly biodiverse ecosystem. Among the crystal blue waters and the fine white sand, you will discover a spot which is home to a large colony of amazing sea lions.

In the afternoon, we will return to the port of Puerto Madryn so you can climb back on board your cruise ship.

Road conditions

This activity takes place depending on the road conditions. If bad road conditions stop the activity taking place, then you can choose between changing the date of your trip or receiving a refund of the cost.

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Per person
US$ 204.20
  • Per person

    US$ 204.20

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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6 hours - 7 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.


English speaking guide.

Pick up and drop off from the port of Puerto Madryn.


Not included


Entry to the Valdes Peninsula: from 430 ARS (US$ 2.90).

When to book?

You can book up until the previous day (11:59 pm) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Most areas are accessible. Accessible toilets. An accompanying person is required. This must be indicated in the reservation.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity promotes local production.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Not permitted.

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 .


Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 4 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Puerto Madryn

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