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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  • We passed on the way to the Valdes Peninsula on the Playa El Doradillo on our rental car tour. The long coastal and beach area offers numerous parking places and scenic spots. Unfortunately, there were no whales close to shore beginning November 2016, therefore we were not all too long on the individual stops. During our Wahlewatching tour in Puerto Pirámides, it was told that it had significantly fewer whales than in previous years this year and this in turn would be further off the coast.
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  • Both the beaches of them surroundings as it of the AOC (quarries and others) allow make a watching of whales spectacular and enjoy of it wonderful of these giants of the sea.
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  • It is not to be missed. Experience unique place of total magnificence that is seen from the edge of the cliffs of golden color, blue, crystalline water hypnotizes and not allow you to go.
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