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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Practical information


- By plane: three flights a week to Puerto Madryn from Buenos Aires with the companies LAN and LADE ANDES. Aerolineas Argentinas serves for its Trelew, 50 km further south.

- By bus: 18 hours from Buenos Aires, prices vary depending on comfort. Starting from 1 h Trelew. Andesmar, or Don Otto,
- Car rental in Puerto Madryn: Wild Skies, and wire Rent a Car,

Peninsula Valdés is a protected area. Remember that camping is regulated in this region. Thank you for thinking about the environment.

In Puerto Madryn

- Two campgrounds are located just outside the city towards the Ecocentro, comfortable but a bit eccentric, and Luz y Fuerza camping Camping ACA (in season only). Internet: - El Gualicho Hostel: dormitories around 7 €, doubles around € 30, breakfast included. Garden and kitchen, good atmosphere around the asados. Also offers tours. Internet:

- Chepatagonia Hostel: dormitories for 4 and 6 beds around 7 €, doubles around 28 € with breakfast.
New hostel and welcoming. Internet: - Residencial Manolo's: some rooms, but especially interesting for its small apartments for 4 people, clean and well equipped. E-mail:

In Puerto Piramides

- Camping with access to the municipal beach, but the toilets are rather rudimentary. Leaves to make a cross on comfort, all make a night camping in Punta Pardela ... unforgettable! - Hotel ACA: about 35 € the double room, no frills, but with a sea view restaurant does not defend bad either ... E-mail:

- The Ecocentro Puerto Madryn: 3 km from the center of Puerto Madryn, you can go by bus and walk back along the beach. A magnificent building, all wood, overlooking the sea After following information panels (in Spanish, but very educational) and listened to the sounds of whales, the focus is willing to enjoy the view from the library or the terrace . Internet:

- Agencies of Puerto Madryn, for a complete tour of the Peninsula: Cuyuni Co (Internet:, Tito Bottazzi (Internet: Huinca Travel (Internet:

- Agencies of Puerto Piramides, for whale watching: Internet: Prices vary somewhat depending on the size of the boats as agencies, other than Moby Dick, which offers higher-end services, such as leaving at dusk.

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