PUNTA TOMBO - MAGELLANIC PENGUINS
Punta Tombo – Magellanic Penguins
This great tour to the land of the penguins has an estimated duration of 8 hours and is operated September through April. In the morning we depart towards the Wildlife Reserve Punta Tombo, the world’s largest Magellanic penguin colony (Spheniscus Magellanicus). Following a 2 1/2 hour drive (180 km/112 miles we arrive at the reserve.
The visit will last approximately 3 hours and includes the trails of this amazing penguin colony, as well as the Punta Tombo Visitor Center. The Visitor Centre premises comprise a Café-Restaurant, Public Toilets and a walkway for the interpretation of the Patagonian winds.
Lunch is not included in the tour.
Important: An eventual stop at Trelew Airport is contemplated on the way to / from Punta Tombo, in order to pick up / leave passengers.
Season: Operable from mid-September to mid-April.
Main Attractives: Provincial Reserve of penguins, terrestrial fauna.
Estimated Time: 8 hs.
Departure Schedule: Between 07:30 and 09:00 hs.
Route: 400 km approximately (350 km by asphalt and 50 km by gravel).