Centro De Visitantes Istmo Ameghino, Puerto Madryn

Discover the human and natural history of the Valdes Peninsula at Centro De Visitantes Istmo Ameghino, a visitors center and gateway to the area. A range of exhibits introduces you to the history of indigenous peoples, Spanish settlers, and agriculture in the area, as well as the plant and animal you can expect to find in the peninsula's terrestrial and marine environments. Head up to the observation tower for extensive views of surrounding area, or stop by the onsite shop to browse a range of maps, brochures, and historical guides. See Centro De Visitantes Istmo Ameghino and all Puerto Madryn has to offer by arranging your trip with our Puerto Madryn attractions planner.
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  • Very good place, where find everything you need to advise you on excursions and roads. Forced stop
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  • the place is the first stop before entar spiked pyramids, the guis that this explains all the behavior of the whales, the viewpoint that has seen sides of the Gulf
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  • If the visitor center is interesting to, but they do not despair to see many things, there is a fossil and two or three stuffed animals, a cafeteria, and sale of souvenirs.
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The vast majority of accommodations in Puerto Madryn hug the curved coast. Budget hostels represent the most popular option in the city, as budget travelers discover Puerto Madryn's potential for onward travel to Peninsula Valdes. Reserve your place in advance if visiting during whale-watching season, between June and December.
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