Geographic location

Chubut extends between parallels 42º and 46º of South Latitude. The surface of the Province of Chubut is 224,686 Km2, being the third largest in the Argentine Republic.

Puerto Madryn is a modern tourist, commercial and industrial city with more than 90,000 inhabitants. Located on the western coast of the Nuevo Gulf, in the Province of Chubut, 50 km north of its capital Rawson, 450 km north of Comodoro Rivadavia and 1,350 km south of the city of Buenos Aires, it offers a excellent tourist offer to the visitor where it combines activities linked to nature, fauna observation and possibilities for active tourism.

It is the closest city to the Península Valdés Protected Natural Area. This unique geographical feature (an island linked to the mainland by a narrow isthmus) was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999.

City and Environment

The City in its ejido, and fundamentally in its 60 km. of coast they offer the suitable scope to be able to enjoy beaches and natural coastal landscapes; fauna; diving; submarine baptism; paleontological safaris; fishing; windsurfing; kayak; sailing and motor navigation; nautical and air rides; trekking; horseback riding; mountain biking; Photography; 4×4; Golf; paragliding; camping and endless other activities.


It has a very complete commercial area where there are banks and ATMs that operate with all international payment networks and credit cards, varied accommodation, international and local cuisine, handicrafts, tourism agencies and the warmth of its people makes this destination special. for which it is visited by thousands of tourists annually.

Travel Agencies

The city has 36 authorized travel agencies that offer excursion services to the different regional attractions with bilingual guides, as well as reception and information functions for tourists. Most of the agencies carry out the conventional excursions: Península Valdés, Punta Tombo, Valle Inferior del Río Chubut, Dique Florentino Ameghino, etc.

Some of them are incorporating 4×4 excursions and visits to tourism establishments in rural areas. They have modern transport units and equipment according to the needs of organized tourism.


Accommodation and Gastronomy

Puerto Madryn has a wide range of accommodation: hotels from 1 to 5 stars (2,319 beds), Apart-Hotels (666 beds), Inns and Residences (326 beds), Temporary Rental Complexes (855 beds), Hostels (531 beds ) and Camping, as well as stays near the city and Península Valdés.

The city of Puerto Madryn offers 32 restaurants with
a total of 2,570 cutlery, international cuisine and typical regional dishes that will delight you.

Other services

Car rental agencies, Banks, Houses
exchange, Taxis and remis, land and air transport terminals, shopping and craft centers, museums, fauna and flora interpretation centers, Casinos, etc.

Air connections and terrestrial

Puerto Madryn is connected by land through National Route No. 3 that connects Buenos Aires with Ushuaia along the Argentine East Coast.
Bus Terminal of Puerto Madryn Hipólito Irigoyen, between G. Maíz and San Martín
The Region has 2 airports, one 6 km away and the other 60 km away (Trelew), in which national cabotage lines, international flights and charters operate.

El Tehuelche Airport – PMY (Puerto Madryn)
6 km. from the city of Puerto Madryn
ICAO Reference Category: 4C
Health Category: 2
Track: 05/23 2500 m x 45 m. Asphalt
Ballooning: 900 m2

Almirante Zar Airport – REL (Trelew)
60 km. from the city of Puerto Madryn

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