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Exclusive Punta Tombo, Penguin Rookery

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Starting from $269 USD / Adult
Journey to Punta Tombo, a nature reserve boasting South America's largest colony of Magellanic penguins. Board your coach for a scenic ride through the Patagonian countryside. Your 2.5-hour drive will take you through the arid steppe of Patagonia to Punta Tombo. This nature reserve is world-renowned as one of the best locations to view Magellanic penguins in the wild. The reserve is home to the largest nesting colony in South America. From September to March, this rookery is home to over 1 million Magellanic penguins. From November onward, you can observe the penguins reproducing, the eggs hatching, the chicks feeding, and the babies molting. Learn about penguin behavior as you stroll through the colony. After viewing the penguins, enjoy a delicious three-course meal at the reserve before boarding your coach for your ride back to the pier.
  • Enjoy a scenic drive from Puerto Madryn to Punta Tombo, admiring the wild Patagonian landscape along the way.
  • Walk among the nests of South America's largest Magellanic penguin colony, learning about penguin behaviors, feeding, and reproduction.
  • Savor a delicious three-course lunch inside the reserve.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to walk long distances at the rookery, over gravel and boulders, and negotiate approximately 20 steps.
  • Not all roads are paved. Gravel roads can be bumpy and dusty.
  • Air conditioning is not guaranteed in Patagonia due to dusty roads.
  • Guests must be able to enter and exit the coach independently.
  • Guests with dietary restrictions should inform tour operator at least 24 hours before tour date.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Though penguins are not fearful of humans, guests should not approach or touch the penguins.
Location Puerto Madryn, Argentina Puerto Madryn, Argentina
Tour Code PM6L PM6L
Duration8.00 Hours 8.00 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
#A meal is served on this excursion.
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