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Ecocentro, Puerto Madryn
(4/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Gain a greater understanding of the sea and the creatures that live within it when you visit Ecocentro. Walk into the cool building and begin the tour by entering a whale's mouth (or a simulation of one, anyway). The center engages both adults and children with its interactive exhibits, such as whale songs where you actually feel the vibrations. Many displays include signage with informative facts translated into English. The center also has educational games for children and videos of marine life. Make Ecocentro a part of your Puerto Madryn vacation plans using our Puerto Madryn vacation route planner.
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  • excellent place to visit very educational to understand the flora and fauna of the place, excellent building views and samples
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  • The Ecocenter is located in Madryn, away about 4 km from the city centre. A beautiful building, with incredible views, hosts a show dedicated to the sea and its fauna which is very interesting. The experience of being inside a whale, a pond full of underwater fauna, videos and books. A beautiful place to spend a leisurely afternoon. It has an interesting gift shop and a nice candy. Prices could be cheaper.
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  • I thought it was a purely commercial place, the entrance has a cost of $140, and in 15 minutes we went everything, it is small and found nothing special. I recommend you to visit the Provincial Museum of natural sciences, which while it is small is much more complete.
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  • The sea Vatican... excellent cultural place that reflects through art and education all over the sea, spacious, much to read, a good coffee with an extraordinary view of the Gulf! If you didn't understand stay with the heat in the rambla eating churros.
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  • Interpretation center of the sea. It is like a Museum, but more interactive. The samples are changing seasonally, so it is good to always return to the ecocenter.-coffee with better view and attention of the world (large coca!).
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  • I find it a scam. The entrance is expensive and does not warn that it is primarily a photographic exhibition. Everything boils down to an "experience", an Aquarium of molluscs and crustaceans and a sample picture. That Yes, all in a very nice building with spectacular views... but in a place that has thousands of kilometres of spectacular views. You enter and get you a girl who you guidance on how to start the circuit. We are entering one room all dark, about 20 meters long with screens distanced from each other where you can see a whale swimming slowly. Cute, it's like a vision from a submarine without disturbing the animal... clear that the image is not filmed at it height it and today I have more resolution on the screen of my phone than in what he saw there... pa whale passes and returns in a few minute cycles (3.4...?) Then you go through a corridor where to hang a few soguitas to make you feel that you atravezas the beards of the whale. Interesting. Raisins to a black and empty room where you can hear the song of whales. OK. Become a Hall of soguitas-out and you're out. And now... you can see a little aquarium or the sample photo. Or sit to see shorts in a CRT tele to show kids are kids were like the TVs before... Below there is a space for kids... desolate, old books... not invited. top a lookout very hemroso with good view and some comfortable chairs. Resumo: you agrarro a day of storm in puerto Madryn and not know what to do? Load the fear and grab a good book (you can go through the boutique of the book which is fine) and you're going to take a few mates to the viewpoint. If not there is no reason to go here. That if get you a cute skeleton of whale on a red beam... nice photo.
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  • Very good sample.
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  • Crap pay for nothing 👎
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