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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  • August 15, 2017
    How tide high and in whale season of can admire them from the beach. It is a very quiet and beautiful place.
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  • August 14, 2017
    It is incredible, huge and beautiful. Recommended time of whales already that the you got very close and eavesdropping
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  • August 12, 2017
    That's great! Incredible, Pebble Beach where many whales are playing at the edge of the beach. Do not believe!
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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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