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Punta Tombo: Tours & Tickets

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Ruta Provincial 1 | approx 100 km from the cities of Rawson & Trelew, Dos Pozos, Argentina
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Reviewed 29 April 2019

We chose the Punta Tombo excursion as a non NCL excursion from Puerto Madryn when on a cruise. We were late leaving, waiting for a booked family to find the minibus parked at the town end of the wharf. It is a long drive to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ochlophobic
Reviewed 27 April 2019

This si the reason to go to Trelew, and the Paleontology museum as well. You walk on boardwalks amongst the penguins and they are very cute!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 27 April 2019

A group of us had booked with Fernando from "Top Private Tours" Unfortunately the vehicle that we were given needed to be refuelled which took about 45 min to find in the town about an hour from where we were picked up. Things got worse...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Aussietravelgirls
Reviewed 17 April 2019

This is a must see! You are with the Penguins. Bring camer and comfortable shoes. The Penguins are protected to be respectful of thier space. Make sure you have the needed time this area deserves. I would walk to the last viewing area and work...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Frank S
Reviewed 23 March 2019

Though you can find other birds and animals at times, the Magellanic penguins here are the stars of the experience and well worth the drive. There are thousands it seems and they are all over the area. They surround the two kilometer boardwalk on all...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank AdventurePhiles
Reviewed 15 March 2019

Well so much has been written about this special place that it is difficult to say something new. The road from Trelew is in good condition and then you hit the turnoff to the reserve and the gravel road starts. the road is in relative...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank melverus
Reviewed 27 February 2019

We visited Punta Tombo penguin reserve in Dos Pozos with Shore Excursion group from Emerald Princess cruise ship in mid-March 2018. At the reserve entrance, we got off our bus, and started walking along a long winding path built with wood planks. In the beginning,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Jae L
Reviewed 22 February 2019

Great area to visit with millions of Magellanic Penguins. You can walk along a long pathway and get up close with thousands of your penguin friends. Lots of adults and youngsters populate the entire area. Penguins are very peaceful and friendly. There is a point...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Kolasa03148
Reviewed 7 February 2019

It is worth the 2 hours driving time to go to this penguin sanctuary. There are lots, I mean lots and lots, of naturally inhabited penguins protected here. You can see their nests just a few feet, some are just inches, from the path lined...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank paulatToronto
Reviewed 23 January 2019

The only downside of this exceptional place is its location relative to Puerto Madryn. Two hour drive through desert like countryside. The national park is fantastic, if you are looking for a penguin experience this is the place to visit. Thousands of penguins up close...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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MichelleB9256
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Response from Frank S | Reviewed this property |
Throgh our hotel desk we made arrangements for a small group tour and left early. Enjoy!
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Response from AdventurePhiles | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about the tours, but there are from Puerto Madryn during the season. However, there will not be any penguins there at this time of year. They return in September. Search punta tombo and penguins to find the... More
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777melindas
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Response from AdventurePhiles | Reviewed this property |
I believe not. I tried to paste a link here but it would not let me. So just search for punta tombo penguins and it will give you the cycle.
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