Comodoro Rivadavia

Petrified Woods  3 Days/2 Nights


Departures: Daily from September 16th through April 20th.

Meals: Half board.


Located on the sea coast of Chubut province is the place where the wonderful spectacle of the magellanic penguin's organized life can be observed. This circuit includes a full day visit to Bahia Camarones and Cabo Dos Bahias, two of the biggest rookeries in the country, together with the possibility to meet the spectacular Patagonic plateau and its Petrified woods.


Day 1 - Comodoro Rivadavia

Reception at Comodoro Rivadavia local airport. Transfer to Austral Hotel. Accommodation and departure on an excursion to "Jose Ormachea" petrified woods, in the center of the patagonic plateau. This petrified wood discovered in 1927 gathers a group of 65 million years old huge fossilized trunks. On our way, we will pass through "Valle lunar" (Moon Valley) and Colorado hill. Luncheon (roasted lamb) in the woods. Return to the hotel.


Day 2 - Comodoro Rivadavia

Breakfast. Early departure to Camarones village, located 290 Kms. north from Comodoro Rivadavia on the homonymous bay. It is situated by the Atlantic Ocean shore which gives it a particular landscape. On our way, we can watch the local fauna which includes, guanacos, ñandues, patagonic hare, european hare, martinetas, etc. Arrival at Cabo Dos Bahias, settlement for Penguins' colony, which gathers more than a million of them, together with the two hair sea lions rookery (the only one on the coast). Luncheon. Visit to a small village where seaweeds are collected and processed. The sea landscape accompanies us as we return to the hotel bordering the sea shore.


Day 3 - Comodoro Rivadavia

Breakfast. Transfer to local airport or departure for optional tour to Puerto Deseado.


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Puerto Deseado


Day 1 - Comodoro Rivadavia

Reception at Comodoro Rivadavia airport. Departure to Puerto Deseado, one of the most important sea reserves. Accommodation at Acantilados or Isla Chaffers Hotel. Dinner.


Day 2 - Puerto Deseado

Breakfast. Sail along the estuary to watch the Cormorants, penguins and great variety of sea birds. Dinner.


Day 3 - Puerto Deseado / Comodoro Rivadavia

(This day replace the day 1 of the main program). Breakfast. Visit to the Natural Reserve of "Cabo Blanco", a magnificent rock formation that constitutes the main rookery of sea lions. Return to Comodoro Rivadavia. Accommodation at Austral Hotel. Dinner.

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