Reserva de Lobos Marinos, Mar del Plata

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#10 of 21 in Wildlife in Province of Buenos Aires
Meet South American sea lions at Reserva de Lobos Marinos, dedicated to protecting the species, a symbol of Mar del Plata. Visit the small beach to see the all-male sea lion colony that populates it. The sea lions, known locally as ''sea wolves,'' live in their natural habitat and can be observed sunbathing, swimming, and lazing on the beach throughout the year. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Mar del Plata holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Reserva de Lobos Marinos and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • August 8, 2017
    It is a place typical of mar del plata. It is worth to visit the wolves. The bad thing is the dirt. Parking is a mess, up come the older ladies to charge for the estacioniento public. The municipality should improve this
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  • July 17, 2017
    It is a wildlife reserve of great value especially if one takes into account specialty, the size of the short distance to travel to reach, etc.
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  • July 6, 2017
    touring the southern breakwater can be seen this small reserve. Watch out for the cars that pass by to take photos
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  • March 23, 2017
    I liked. This cute to go with guys. Tour short but good. More posters would miss with info about the animals and that clean more. The poor Lions sleep about the trash
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  • May 1, 2017
    Nice place to bring kids, no more than 10 minutes because there is not much place to stop. Only accessible with car
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  • May 3, 2017
    It is always nice to see sea lions. Pity cared little that is the zone, there is enough trash on the beach.
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  • January 23, 2017
    A way of seeing different sea lions. They are close and you can feel how they are. Non-virtual reality. I imagine that in the future the authorities of Mar del Plata sedated account of the potential that has the reserve and will adapt the place into tourism and visitors. A good posters would come more than good and would provide information necessary for the non-expert eye.
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  • June 14, 2017
    It is very easy to reach! If you are to the bottom to see the waves, careful with the car, because it is filled with salt water
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