Punta Tombo National Reserve, Dique Florentino Ameghino

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Wildlife lovers go wild for Punta Tombo National Reserve, a nature reserve sheltering the largest colony of Magellan penguins outside of Antarctica. Penguins come to the area from September to April to nest and look after their young, which are born in November. The rocky strip juts into the Atlantic Ocean, extending for roughly 3 km (1.86 mi). Visitors are free to enter the area and get close to the penguins, but must not touch or bother the creatures in any way. Bird enthusiasts also enjoy sightings of cormorants, oystercatchers, and kelp gulls. Just a couple hours' drive from Puerto Madryn, the park makes a worthwhile day trip. Make Punta Tombo National Reserve a part of your Dique Florentino Ameghino vacation plans using our Dique Florentino Ameghino travel itinerary maker.
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  • Punta Tombo, in Argentine Patagonia is absolutely amazing, To begin with the land and sea are breath taking. Then there are the Magellan Penguins, everywhere. Thousands of penguins all over the place....  more »
  • Excellent place full of both marine and terrestrial species and birds. You can be very close to the animals.
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  • A beautiful place, walk through the pinguimos who spend walking and that should let them pass. The view is beautiful, is a place not to be missed
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