9 Things To Do In Puerto Madryn, Argentina

things to do in puerto madryn argentina
Margaret Shipra
Margaret Shipra

Are you looking for a beautiful destination to explore that offers you everything you want?! Well, the city of Puerto Madryn is located on the east coast of Argentina. You can witness the gorgeous marine life which offers you the most exquisite performances given to spectators. This city offers you some of the most amazing diverse wildlife and superb landscapes that will make your vacation perfect. Here are the best things to do in the area!

1. Ecocentro Madryn

Ecocentro Puerto Madryn

Posted by Turismo Caleta Olivia - Sitio Oficial de Turismo on Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Are you in the mood for an exhibition? Well, this place is breathtaking as it is a three-story-maritime museum beside the ocean. Some of the best things featured here are the sensory exhibits and also learn about the wildlife about the gulfs. You can also have a stunning panoramic view of the surrounding landscapes. This museum also features a library, art displays and a small tank for small creatures which is pretty amazing!

Ecocentro Madryn

Address: Julio Verne 3784, Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina

Website: Ecocentro Madryn

2. Estancia Rincon Chico

Gauchos, horses and sheep are also part of the unique landscape. #estanciarinconchico #peninsulavaldes...

Posted by Estancia "Rincón Chico". Península Valdés. Patagonia. on Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Are you looking for some wildlife tours? This place offers you some of the best local livestock and wildlife and this place is ideal for day-time touring. It also offers you horseback riding. At most of these ranches you will enjoy roasted lamb accompanied by a wine list.

Estancia Rincon Chico

Address: Estancia La Pastosa, Chubut Province, Argentina

Website: Estancia Rincon Chico

3. Lobo Larsen

Tem lugares que não dá pra fazer um selfie que já aparece um lobo-marinho querendo aparecer! Lobo Larsen em Puerto...

Posted by Marcos Amend on Thursday, 27 April 2017

Do you want to experience snorkeling with sea-lions? Well, Lobo Larsen is the best place and will offer you all the entertainment. This place is located in Punta Lomba. Once you arrive there you can take a motor boat and arrive at the reserve where you will witness many sea-lions and you can even swim with them in deep waters! This is a once in a lifetime experience that you shouldn’t miss.

Lobo Larsen

Address: Julio Argentino Roca Avenue 885 | Brown Boulevard 860, Puerto Madryn

Website: Lobo Larsen (in Spanish)

4. Natural Science and Oceanographic Museum

natural sciences and oceanographic museum of puerto madryn- the GIANT squid

Posted by Helen Wright on Wednesday, 7 November 2012

This is one of the best museums; definitely worth visiting. Today, this museum offers visitors an exhibition of nature and its relation to human beings. Here, you can learn about various whales, mammals and you also get a tour about the history of the Welsh immigrants in the area. This place is fancy and the giant squid is the icing on the cake.

Natural Science and Oceanographic Museum

Address: Domecq Garcia y Jose Menendez | El Chalet Pujol, Puerto Madryn 9120, Argentina

Facebook page: Natural Science and Oceanographic Museum

5. Estancia San Lorenzo

Pinguinera estancia San Lorenzo

Posted by el ojo que todo lo ve madryn on Monday, 10 October 2016

If you love penguins and are wanting to spend an entire day with them then this place is the best for you. You can spend a beautiful day at the penguin land! You have access to only a limited side of the beach, as the other half is limited to penguins only. You can get up close and personal with them and watch as they are busy carrying food and taking care of their younger ones. Other wildlife included there are elephant seals and Patagonian burrowing owls.

Estancia San Lorenzo

Address: Peninsula Valdes, Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina

Website: Estancia San Lorenzo

6. Museum of Paleontology Egidio Feruglio

Here is cast skeleton of Tyrannotitan at Museum of Paleontology Egidio Feruglio in Chubut Province, Argentina

Posted by Brendan Lee on Sunday, 14 August 2016

If you want to explore some archaeology then this museum is worth the hype! Here, you can discover some of the most spectacular dinosaur fossils. This museum features some of the most amazing exhibitions and has replica fossils from different species of dinosaurs. This place is pretty awesome so make sure you visit here.

Museum of Paleontology Egidio Feruglio

Address: Av. Fontana 140, 9100 Trelew, Chubut, Argentina

Website: Museum of Paleontology Egidio Feruglio

7. Playa Parana

Posted by Playa on Monday, 16 January 2017

Looking for a beautiful place to relax and spend a lazy day?! Well, Playa Parana is one of the most beautiful beaches where you can relax and also do some fishing or snorkeling, or just admire the scenic beauty of the area. If you are in the mood for a picnic then this is ideal for you and your family or friends.

Playa Parana

Address: Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Facebook page: Playa Parana

8. El Doradillo Beach

(EN) El Doradillo Beach. 15 km North from Puerto Madryn. Whales at close range (June-December). (SE) Stranden El...

Posted by Argentina Tour on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Want to see something extraordinary?! El Doradillo Beach is a beautiful place to see the southern right whales. Here you can explore and see some of the most amazing things such as the mother whales teaching her kids to swim and you can also get a close look by walking down to the shoreline. It is additionally a perfect site for different games and recreational exercises, for example, trekking, mountain biking, nature photography and feathered creature viewing.

El Doradillo Beach

Address: Route 42 Km 18 North, Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Website: El Doradillo Beach

9. Monumento Al Indio Tehuelche

Monumento al Indio Tehuelche.Puerto Madryn.Chubut.

Posted by Espiritu de mi pueblo on Friday, 19 April 2013

This is one of the most marvelous monuments where you can witness the history of the cooperation between the Welsh immigrants and the indigenous Tehuelche people at Monumento Al Indio Tehuelche. The statue symbolizes the good relationship between the two groups of people and it depicts a warrior brandishing a spear and gazing out to sea, atop a pile of rocks symbolizing the excavation that took place in the nearby cliffs.

Monumento Al Indio Tehuelche

Address: Bv. Almte Brown, Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina

Explore the beautiful Puetro Madryn!

Puetro Madryn Argentina
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Being one of the top tourist destinations, this place is surely worth spending your vacation at. From exploring the beaches to marine wildlife, this is a lifetime experience that you would always cherish. The places listed above will make your vacation more fun and exciting! So, what are you waiting for?! Venture out to this gorgeous destination and explore the unusual things that you have been dying to witness.

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