• Argentina

    4 Top Spots to See Wildlife in Argentina

    Are you an animal lover? Or are you someone who wants a break from the concrete jungle? Either way, you must visit Argentina. The country is dotted with areas that have vast open spaces for friendly fauna to wander around freely. Additionally, the Argentineans have also created many wildlife sanctuaries to protect the beautiful natives of their land. From flamingos, armadillos, jaguars to whales, penguins and ancient sea turtles, Read more
  • Patagonia

    Puerto Madryn Top Tips

    Famous for its arctic wildlife, Puerto Madryn is Argentina’s prime location for  whale watching. Located on the Golfo Nuevo, which is formed by the Valdes Peninsula and Punta Ninfas,  Puerto Madryn offers numerous excursions for tourists looking to explore the natural wonders of the region and the creatures that inhabit it. [caption id="attachment_7851" align="alignnone" width="625"] Puerto Madryn, Argentina: Whale at Playa el Read more
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    The Big 5 Animals In Patagonia

    Patagonia is a fascinating region, widely diverse in its landscape and wildlife. Animal lovers are particularly intrigued by the region due to the huge variety of flora and fauna that call Patagonia home. It’s especially exciting to see the several species of animals here that live almost exclusively in South America. Although there are lots of different animals in Patagonia, five species in particular are “must-sees” for anyone Read more
  • Patagonia

    Optional Tours in Puerto Madryn

    Looking for something a little more structured to do in Puerto Madryn besides wandering around? Don’t get me wrong---wandering is great fun, but sometimes you want a plan that takes you directly to see the best parts of the area. After all, when you only have a couple days to experience a place, you want to see as much as you can. Tours are great opportunities to see the most beautiful and exciting parts of Patagonia while also learning a bit Read more
  • Argentina

    Argentina Wildlife: North vs. South

    A country with a surface area of almost three million square kilometers is the perfect crib for an infinite variety of climate, habitants, flora and fauna. Around the 3,000 kilometers that separate the north from the south of Argentina, you can discover unique nature and wildlife, composed of both native species and those that arrived during the prehistoric age and decided to stay in this chaotic but amazing land. What if you don’t have Read more
  • Peninsula Madryn Tour Patagonia

    Peninsula Valdes Tour in Puerto Madryn

    Most visitors to Argentina do not realize how diverse and vast the Patagonia region is. It encompasses snowy glaciers, staggering mountains, and rugged coastline. Along this coastline lies Puerto Madryn and the small area of Peninsula Valdes, known for its magnificent wildlife viewing. [caption id="attachment_719" align="aligncenter" width="412"] Sunset off the shore[/caption] If you plan a trip to Puerto Madryn, you definitely have to Read more
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    Argentina Whale Watching in Valdes Peninsula

    The Valdes Peninsula to the north of Puerto Madryn was declared a Natural World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1999 and is one of the worlds best places for whale watching. Depending on the time of year the southern right whale and the spectacular black and white orca or killer whale can be seen cruising in these waters, as well as elephant seals, penguins and several varieties of dolphin. [caption id="attachment_4949" align="aligncenter" Read more
  • Culture

    Puerto Madryn Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Welsh in Patagonia

    You may have heard about Argentina’s heavy waves of Italian and Spanish immigration, but did you know that there were other European immigrants who made the journey across the Atlantic, too? Though many different countries are represented in the Argentine immigration makeup, one of the most interesting cases is that of the Welsh settlers who arrived to Patagonia 150 years ago this month. [caption id="attachment_6108" align="aligncenter" Read more
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    The Best Beaches in Argentina

    With almost 5,000 km of coastline to offer, the beaches of Argentina have long been a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike. While beaches receive most of their visitors in the summer months of January and February, the Argentine coast is a great option for a quick getaway all year long. From the glamorous northern beaches in the Buenos Aires province to the untouched sand on the shores of Patagonia, there is always a perfect Read more
  • Patagonia

    Whale Watching in Puerto Madryn

    If a Patagonia trip in Argentina is not taking place within the breathtaking Andes mountain range, it is certainly by the sea. The Patagonian coast teems with life and is relatively devoid of human exploitation, making it a wild and enjoyable trip. Visits to the Patagonian coast focus on Puerto Madryn and the Valdes Peninsula, a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site in large part because the wild life congregates here to mate, Read more