Punta Tombo NPA (Natural Protected Area)

Punta Tombo is one of the largest continental reserve of Magellanic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus).

Walking among penguins makes Punta Tombo the most chosen excursion by nature lovers.

  

Natural Protected Area

Punta Tombo is one of the largest continental reserve of Magellanic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus).  

The reserve has a 3 km long pathway (into and out), an Interpretation Centre that helps you understand better about penguins’ life and find out fauna that share the place with them.

Penguin watching season spans from September to March.

Walking among penguins

The reserve has a 3 km long pathway (into and out), an Interpretation Centre that helps you understand better about penguins life and find out fauna that share the place with them.

Penguin watching season spans from September to March.

Tips for visiting this place

Chose access roads with signposts
Take your litter out with you
Prevent fires. Light fires only in allowed sites.
During whales’ season, it is not allowed to practise nautical activities.
Do not hunt.
Do not travel along the beach with your vehicle.
Do not extract sediments.
It is allowed to fish from the shore.
Care for area signs.
When in doubt, ask rangers.
Remember pets are not allowed.
Please, do not feed wild fauna.
It is prohibited to light fires.
Care for the vegetation.
Accessible viewpoint.
In order to enjoy tours in these protected areas, hire qualified touristic services since they meet current regulations, have specific knowledge of the area, employ specialized guides, and also provide the opportunity of having a safe memorable experience. See agencies

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Walking among penguins is one of the most chosen excursions by nature lovers.

Continental colonies of Magalleanic penguins in Península Valdes and Punta Tombo are the biggest in the whole world.

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