Attractions

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, southern right whales, guanacos, armadillos a…
Wildlife Reserve in Reserva Faunística Península Valdés

Punta Norte

At the far end of Península Valdés, solitary Punta Norte boasts an enormous mixed colony of sea lions and elephant seals. Its remote location means it is rarely visited by tour groups. But the real thrill here is th…
Cultural Center in Reserva Faunística Península Valdés

Centro de Visitantes Istmo Carlos Ameghino

This cultural center, 22km beyond the entrance of Reserva Faunística Península Valdés, focuses on natural history, displays a full right-whale skeleton and has material on the peninsula’s colonization, from the area…
Wildlife Reserve in Reserva Faunística Península Valdés

Punta Delgada

In Península Valdés' southeast corner, 76km southeast of Puerto Pirámides, sea lions and, in spring, a huge colony of elephant seals are visible from the cliffs of Punta Delgada. Visitors must pay a fee as viewing i…
Bird Sanctuary in Reserva Faunística Península Valdés

Isla de los Pájaros

In Golfo San José, 800m north of the isthmus, this bird sanctuary is off-limits to humans but visible through a powerful telescope. It contains a replica of a chapel built at Fuerte San José. It is best known for be…