Peninsula Valdes Multi-Activity Adventure

This is the perfect trip for those wanting maximum activity whilst appreciating the spectacular wildlife of the Valdes Peninsula. Journey by kayak, foot, boat and bicycle as you navigate the coast and plains over 5 days, staying in comfortable accommodation along the way.

5 Days


Peninsula Valdes Multi-Activity Adventure - 5 - $2,130

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • Kick start the trip visiting the sea lions in Punta Loma and hiking the badlands
  • Snorkel with sea lions and look out for Southern Right Whales both while sailing and kayaking
  • Trek among some 250,000 pairs of Magellanic Penguins at San Lorenzo
  • Cycle out to Punta Pardelas, another spot on the Valdes that is home to a host of marine life
  • Stay in the only town on the Peninsula Valdes, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Puerto Piramides

Start from Trelew and end at Trelew

Landmarks visited on Peninsula Valdes Multi-Activity Adventure

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Puerto Madryn and Punta Loma sea lion reserve 

On arrival into Trelew (by land or air) you will be greeted at the airport and transferred to your hotel in Puerto Madryn.

Launch straight into the adventure getting up close to sea lions, with an afternoon visit to Punta Loma sea lion reserve. A particularly special way to become familiar with the area and it's wildlife! Later, continue to Cerro Avanzado for a hike along the badlands.  The trip will be guided so you'll learn more about the region, and run in a group, giving you the chance to meet other travellers.

Accommodation: Hotel Dazzler or Hotel Peninsula Valdes, Puerto Madryn

Day 2: Snorkelling and boat trip

Start the day snorkelling with the sea lions, before checking out of the hotel and driving to Puerto Piramides from where you will set out on an afternoon whale watching boat trip.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Hosteria Del Nómade, Puerto Piramides

Day 3: Kayaking and bike tour

Spend the first part of today kayaking to Punta Piramides, alongside sea lions and Southern Right Whales. Afterwards, your biking guide will be waiting for you with a picnic lunch prior to heading out to Punta Pardelas by bike. 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Hosteria Del Nómade, Puerto Piramides

Day 4: San Lorenzo Penguin Colony and Caleta Valdes

Your driver will collect you from your hotel first thing, ready for your excursion to the north of the Valdes Peninsula. First, you'll visit San Lorenzo private ranch where you'll have the opportunity to walk among one of the largest and fastest growing Magellanic Penguin colonies in the world – an estimated 250,000 breeding pairs!

Lunch may be a picnic style or at the ranch. Later, visit Caleta Valdes to see the elephant seals and potentially orcas too. Then, you'll return to Puerto Madryn for the evening. The order of the activities may be switched to experience Caleta Valdes at high tide.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Dazzler or Hotel Peninsula Valdes, Puerto Madryn

Day 5: Departure

Transfer to Trelew airport where you will depart for Buenos Aires.

Meals: Breakfast

Prices, Departures and Inclusions


  • Meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • Accommodation: 2 nights Hotel Dazzler, 2 nights Hosteria Del Nómade 
  • Excursions as indicated in itinerary 
  • Private guide
  • Private transfers as indicated in itinerary
  • Entrance fee to Peninsula Valdes


  • Meals not indicated in itinerary
  • Any extra/optional excursions
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal Equipment (request our recommended kit list for more details) 
  • Gratuities/Tips
  • International and domestic/in country flights

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