The incredible wildlife of the South
Meet the Magellan penguins and the southern right whales in the most beautiful natural reserve of Patagonia. Wade with these amazing creatures and visit the Punta Tombo Interpretation Center.
[post_type] => trip
[posts_per_page] => 20
[paged] => 1
[orderby] => menu_order
[order] => ASC
[tax_query] => Array
 => Array
[taxonomy] => highlight
[field] => slug
[terms] => Array
 => penguins-whales-patagonia
SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS wp_posts.ID FROM wp_posts LEFT JOIN wp_term_relationships ON (wp_posts.ID = wp_term_relationships.object_id) JOIN wp_icl_translations wpml_translations
ON wp_posts.ID = wpml_translations.element_id
AND wpml_translations.element_type = CONCAT('post_', wp_posts.post_type) WHERE 1=1 AND (
wp_term_relationships.term_taxonomy_id IN (34)
) AND wp_posts.post_type = 'trip' AND (wp_posts.post_status = 'publish' OR wp_posts.post_status = 'acf-disabled') AND ( ( ( wpml_translations.language_code = 'en' OR 0 ) AND wp_posts.post_type IN ('post','page','attachment','custom_css','customize_changeset','oembed_cache','user_request','wp_block','trip','day_tour','our-team','reviews','guide','acf-field-group' ) ) OR wp_posts.post_type NOT IN ('post','page','attachment','custom_css','customize_changeset','oembed_cache','user_request','wp_block','trip','day_tour','our-team','reviews','guide','acf-field-group' ) ) GROUP BY wp_posts.ID ORDER BY wp_posts.menu_order ASC LIMIT 0, 20
Buenos Aires - Patagonia- Iguazú Falls - Torres del Paine
Buenos Aires - Puerto Madryn - Ushuaia - El Calafate - Iguazú
Punta Arenas - Ushuaia
Buenos Aires - Puerto Madryn - Ushuaia - Calafate - Chaltén - Torres del Paine - Iguazú
Penguins can be seen from October to March (when they are in nesting season) in Peninsula Valdes and Ushuaia in Argentina and in Punta Arenas in Chile, sometimes they arrive or leave earlier or later, but in those months you can see them for sure!
The whales usually arrive in June and leave in December, they can arrive or leave earlier or later, but they are usually in those months in Peninsula Valdes.
The area of Puerto Madryn and Peninsula Valdes is considered one of the best places in the world to see whales. The whales that can be observed in the area are known as “Southern Franca Whale”
The largest colony of Magellanic penguins in Patagonia is located in Punta Tombo (you can visit from Puerto Madryn), also it is possible to visit the second-largest penguin colony in the north of Peninsula Valdes, in Estancia San Lorenzo. If you are in Chile, it is possible to see the Magallanics on a tour from Punta Arenas.
Yes, in Bahía Inútil you can visit the Pingüino Rey Park and in Martillo Island you’ll find Papúa penguins.
It might seem hard to believe that one could journey to the farthest southern city in the world for a […]
A chief goal on the itinerary of any Patagonia trip should include seeing penguins in their natural habitat. Witnessing these feathery, flightless bundles of cute wandering […]
If a Patagonia trip in Argentina is not taking place within the breathtaking Andes mountain range, it is certainly by the sea. The Patagonian coast teems with life and […]
Let's keep together & connected through our social media channels: