Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Trelew

Museo Paleontológico Egidio Feruglio

Showcasing the most important fossil finds in Patagonia, this natural-history museum offers outstanding life-sized dinosaur exhibits and more than 1700 fossil remains of plant and marine life. Nature sounds and a vi…
Top Choice Museum in Puerto Madryn

EcoCentro

Celebrating the area’s unique marine ecosystem, this masterpiece brings an artistic sensitivity to extensive scientific research. There are exhibits on the breeding habits of right whales, dolphin sounds and souther…
Top Choice Museum in El Calafate

Glaciarium

Unique and exciting, this gorgeous museum illuminates the world of ice. Displays and bilingual films show how glaciers form, along with documentaries on continental ice expeditions and stark meditations on climate c…
Park in Coastal Patagonia

Monumento Natural Bosques Petrificados

During Jurassic times, 150 million years ago, this area enjoyed a humid, temperate climate with flourishing forests, but intense volcanic activity buried them in ash. Erosion later exposed the mineralized Proaraucar…
Museum in Comodoro Rivadavia

Museo Nacional del Petróleo

Museo Nacional del Petróleo gives an insider look at the social and historical aspects of petroleum development. Don’t expect balanced treatment of oil issues – the museum was built by the former state oil agency YP…
Wildlife Reserve in Reserva Faunística Península Valdés

Reserva Faunística Península Valdés

Lying on Argentina's barren eastern Patagonian coast, this oddly shaped peninsula is home to some of the country's richest wildlife. Elephant seals, Magellanic penguins, right whales, guanacos, armadillos and foxes …
Park in Inland Patagonia

Parque Nacional Perito Moreno

Wild and windblown, Parque Nacional Perito Moreno is an adventurer’s dream. Approaching from the steppe, the massive snowcapped peaks of the Sierra Colorada rise like sentinels. Guanacos graze the tufted grasses, co…
Park in Inland Patagonia

Bosque Petrificado Sarmiento

Fallen giants are scattered in a pale sandstone landscape at this petrified forest, 30km southeast of Sarmiento. From the visitor center, a trail leads through ethereal grounds with the appearance of a lumberyard go…
Wildlife Reserve in Coastal Patagonia

Cabo Dos Bahías

Thirty rough kilometers southeast of Camarones, the isolated Cabo Dos Bahías rookery attracts far fewer visitors than Punta Tombo, making it an excellent alternative. You’ll be rewarded with orcas, a huge colony of …
Museum in Puerto Madryn

Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográfico

Feeling strands of seaweed and ogling a preserved octopus give a hands-on museum experience. The 1917 Chalet Pujol features marine and land mammal exhibits, preserved specimens, plus collections of Welsh wares. Expl…