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The Southern Right Whale: giants in the southern seas See map

Like every year, the Southern Right Whale is approaching the coast of Puerto Pirámides (Chubut) to mate and raise their calves. From June to December you can enjoy this unique spectacle through the traditional activities of watching and diving. 

Ballenas, Puerto PirámidesThe whale watching tours allow close contact with these mammals.

Access to Puerto Pirámides is made by the intersection of National Route 3 and the Provincial 2, which leads directly to the resort town.

There, visitors will find an attractive option to approach the whales by boat leaving from the coast and travel along the bordering coast to Puerto Pirámides. So you can meet the whales, plus a wide sea fauna consists of orcas, bottlenose dolphins, dusky dolphins, common or southern plain, sea lions and sea elephant.


For the more adventurous, there is the possibility of diving in the clear waters of Argentinian south. The underwater world hides the beauty of the flora and fauna that can be discovered by immersion. Diving practices are performed in the Nuevo Gulf, located southwest of the Peninsula Valdés.

Although sightings occur during the southern winter, temperatures are not extreme, with minimum of zero degrees and maximun of 14 degrees centigrade.

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