This season you can live a unique experience; watch the whales on their natural habitat, from boats owned by the company, with whaling guides and photographer on board.
The boats for the whale watching depart from Puerto Pirámides (100 km. Away from Puerto Madryn). The captain and the specialized crew will introduce the passengers into the interpretation of the coastal and marine ecosystem, and they will be assisted by bilingual auxiliary staff on board. This navigation is classified as the one with the most naturalistic enjoyment of Peninsula Valdés, during the development of it, we will learn about the biologic cycle of the whales: mating, birth and breeding of the whale calf.
Daily departures from Puerto Pirámides: 10:00, 12:00 y 14:00 hs.
Duration: 1.5 hours approx. Subject to weather conditions and availability
NOTE: This service does not include: transfer from the hotel in Puerto Madryn to Puerto Pirámides and the other way around, entrance to the Península Valdés reserve, food, and any other unspecified service. Ask about transfer options.
Equipment and boats
24 pax. Uncover boat dock. Semi-rigid.
49 pax. Uncovered cabin-height.
70 pax. Covered cabin-height.
The company has three (3) specially designed and equipped boats for whale watching, with comforts for the passenger, ecological engines and ideal instrumental for the watching.
They have 360° vision with no obstacles interfering. The boats and the staff are authorized by Prefectura Naval Argentina and Secretaría de Turismo del Chubut, giving a guarantee of the safety and comfort for the passengers.
Safety: one of the questions some people have about the watching, refers to the safety when sailing with whales. We don't have any data in our area about accidents caused by them. Their extremely pacific nature allows us to perform watchings in total serenity. This experience can be performed by passengers of all ages, from babies in arms to elders. Also, the boats are provided with the elements and safety rules required by Prefectura Naval Argentina for this activity. The constant revision and maintenance of the nautical park make the excursions safe and pleasant. Coverage of insurance policies in authorized companies.
Auxiliary elements: Echo sounder. Radar and GPS. VHF bandwidth. Hydrophone (Whale sounds).