Playa El Doradillo, Puerto Madryn
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Catch a glimpse of majestic southern right whales in the wild at Playa El Doradillo. Due to its particular geography, the otherwise unspectacular beach represents one of the few places in South America where you can regularly see these huge whales from land. In fact, the creatures often come within a few meters of the shore, presenting an excellent opportunity to take some memorable photographs. You'll need a bit of luck, though--if conditions aren't right, the whales might not make an appearance. With our online itinerary creator, Puerto Madryn attractions like Playa El Doradillo can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • in the time of whales from that beach is can see a lot of whales, very close, is incredible have them whales so close, is can go in auto or in bike to pass the afternoon taking Matt and looking them whales.
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  • When the tide is high it is the ideal choice for a terrestrial southern right whale-watching, at time of the arrival of the affectionately named "fat" in the Golfo Nuevo, to mate and have their young. Some magnetism will have the beach because they approach the coast and that fact more height gives the feeling that "there just". They play, they renâclent, "they embrace". If it is in the winter, take shelter, matte, photo camera and sit down to enjoy. And if it gets more warmth (until November approximately have their visit), protect the skin and get ready to enjoy.
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  • We arrived in remis to el Doradillo, Beatriz with whom contacted us at the hotel. We travel with young children and the experience is very good since the whales come to meters in front of the beach, SPECTACULAR!
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