Kayak

Seize all the nature Puerto Madryn offers!

SEASON All year long
DIFFICULTY Low/Medium
DURATION 3-4 hours. About 5-7km by kayak

Half day kayak with sea lions

Places allowed to go kayaking with sea lions:

  • Provincial Reserve Punta Loma, just 15 km away from the Puerto Madryn city.
  • Provincial Reserve Península Valdés, driving from the touristic town Puerto Pirámides, 98km away from Puerto Madryn city.

Services:

  • Transfer by 4WD vehicles
  • Full equipment for kayaking
  • Specialized guides
  • Snack

 

Attractions:

  • Kayak
  • Sea lions watching
  • Sea birds watching: penguins, petrels, cormorants, migratory birds.
  • Fauna, flora, geology and geography interpretation.

SEASON All year long. Whales season (July to December)
DIFFICULTY Low/Medium
DURATION About 6 to 8 hours. About 10-15 km by kayak.

Full day kayak with whales and sea lions

Places allowed to visit during the full day kayak tour:

  • Provincial Reserve Península Valdés, San José Gulf south shore (Villarino beach – Encantada Bay)
  • Provincial Reserve Península Valdés, Nuevo Gulf north shore (Puerto Pirámides, Pardelas Beach)
  • Nuevo Gulf south shore (Paraná Beach, Provincial Reserve Punta Loma, Punta Conscriptos).

 

Services

  • Transfer by 4WD vehicles
  • Full equipment for going kayak
  • Specialized guides
  • Snack, beverages and lunch.

 

Attractions:

  • Kayak
  • Sea lions watching
  • Whales watching
  • Sea birds watching: penguins, petrels, cormorants, migratory birds.
  • Fauna, flora, geology and geography interpretation

SEASON All year long. Whales season (July to December)
DIFFICULTY Low/Medium
DURATION 3 days and 2 nights. About 45 km

3 days Kayak Tour. Península Valdés

Places allowed to visit during the 3 days kayak tour are:

  • Provincial Reserve Península Valdés, San José Gulf south shore (Villarino beach, Encantada Bay, Fracaso Beach, whales campsite)
  • Provincial Reserve Península Valdés. North shore (Bengoa Beach, Punta Conos, whales campsite)
  • Puerto Madryn to Puerto Pirámides (Provincial Reserve Península Valdés).

 

Services:

  • Specialized guide on sea kayak
  • Meals during the tour
  • Full equipment during the tour
  • Equipment during the camping
  • 3 days going kayak; 2 night camping

 

Attractions:

  • Kayak
  • Largest Southern Right Whales population in South America watching.
  • Geological formation; marine fossils.
  • Sea birds, cormorants, artic terns, giant petrels, magellanic penguins.
  • Sea lions colony.
  • Starry southern nights; whales’ sounds.

SEASON All year long. Whales season (July to December)
DIFFICULTY Medium
DURATION 7 days and 6 nights. About 65 km

7 days kayak tour. Península Valdés

Places allowed to visit during the 7 days kayak tour are:

Provincial Reserve Península Valdés, San José Gulf south shore (Villarino beach, Encantada Bay, Fracaso Beach, whales campsite, Punta Conos, Bengoa Beach, San Román, Punta Bs As)

Services:

  • Specialized guide on sea kayak certified by A.C.A. and WFR
  • Transfer
  • 5 days going kayak; 4 nights camping in the wild shores of San José Gulf.
  • Meals during the tour
  • Full kayak equipment during the tour
  • Full camping and cooking equipment during the tour
  • Safety and logistics equipment.

 

Attractions:

  • Kayak excursion
  • Largest Southern Right Whales population in South America watching.
  • Geological formation; marine fossils.
  • Sea birds, cormorants, artic terns, giant petrels, Magellanic penguins.
  • Sea lions and elephant seals colonies.
  • Starry southern nights; whales’ sounds.
  • Penguins’ colony.

SEASON All year long – In whales season, you’ll be accompanied by personnel in charge
DIFFICULTY Low. It is not necessary to have previous experience

Kayak rental

It is an adventure activity to familiarize with the sea

Type of kayaks: single, double, in group

The excursion includes neoprene suit and safety tools

Confined area

Subjected to weather conditions

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