6/12/17

The whales began to arrive at Valdés Peninsula and this is all you have to know if you plan to come

Whale tail in Valdes peninsula The whale watching begins in Valdes Peninsula. Here I tell you prices, even when they are, they do. Where to sleep, eat, offers, promotions, and other tips to have one of the closest experiences possible with these huge cetaceans, which reach to measure 16 meters long and weigh 40 tons.
 If you like photography and think about going, read this other article I wrote about marine photography.
Avistaje de ballenas Peninsula Valdes The 17 of June of 2017 officially begin the whale watching embarked from Puerto Pirámides, unique port enabled for this excursion in Valdes Peninsula. A tourist village with Hotels, Inns, Rental Houses, and Hostels. Only 500 inhabitants in the heart of one of the most important Natural Reserves in South America. Recognized as Heritage of Humidity by UNESCO since 1999.

 Puerto Madryn, located outside the protected area, has a remarkable hotel infrastructure and the comfort that a city of 85,000 inhabitants can offer. Hotels of all categories, cabins, hostels, apartments. The gastronomy of the place is very varied and attractive, so much so that annually organize a week-long event called Madryn al Plato (Madryn on the Plate), where renowned chefs from all over Argentina meet.
Whale Jump in Valdes Peninsula
At the launch, on June 17, the entrance to the Península Valdes Reserve will be free of charge and the company Peke Sosa will make a 50% discount on its outings for the residents of the region Virch Valdés, which are the towns of Puerto Madryn, Trelew, Rawson, Dolavon and Gaiman who will be present, exhibiting the products and services of the region in different stands, specially prepared for the day of the event. Also at the headquarters of the Association of Whale Guides, there will be photographic samples and talks on the subject. To warm up in Puerto Madryn will inaugurate the first bike of 6km and as of June 15, will be held the provincial meeting of tourist informants that will end on Saturday with the opening of the sighting season.
Whale Tail Black and White sunset Whale watching is highlighted by specialized documentaries such as National Geographics or Discovery Channel that ponder Valdes Peninsula, as the best place in the world to carry out this adventure, the season arrives until mid-December, when the last whales,  but the maximum peak is between the middle of August and the end of October. The regular departures to see whales embarked, depend on each company, it is convenient to be at least 30 minutes before.Avistajes de ballenas Peninsula Valdes
  •  Standard hours are 10, 12, 13:30, 14 and 16 hours. The values vary by the age of the passenger and if the season is low or high: 
  • Until August 31 $ 1,150 and $ 575 children under the age of 12. Children under 4 years free of charge. 
  • September 1, $ 1,400 adults and $ 700 children under 12, under 4 years old free of charge.
  •  The Sunset is my favorite and consists of special trips to see whales with the sunset in the sea, have a duration of 2 hours, but depart from September and the price will be $ 1,800 and $ 900 older than 12 years Under 4 years free of charge. 
Coastal Sightings El Doradillo BeachCoastal sightings can be done all over the coast of Peninsula Valdes, but at El Doradillo beach 15 km from Puerto Madryn, the approach is too treacherous, does not bother them or anything, but the contact is so close that it does not I can think of another term. A few meters from the coast, it is possible to see dozens of whales swimming quietly. Mothers with their offspring born this year, teach her how to behave at sea. Thanks to the calm waters of this sector of the Golfo Nuevo, the whales learn to breathe and swim and to play as well. It is important to note that there are no buses to reach this beach, you can only access with your own vehicle or excursions.

App Guide for Valdes Peninsula
And well, Valdes Peninsula is a place that trapped me for its fauna. For 25 years I realized images and I knew many corners and others places that I used to visit. In this APP Free Guide of Valdes Peninsula that we developed with programmers for Android and IOS. This application will become your constant traveling companion. A business guide accompanies this APP to assist while in Puerto Madryn and Puerto Piramides, with your location in Google Street View, web and telephone for rapid access. Some of the businesses represented offer discounts for users of the Valdes Peninsula APP.
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