"Península Valdés: Paradise Regained" Top 5 Page for this destination Puerto Pirámides by andal13

Puerto Pirámides Travel Guide: 63 reviews and 144 photos

Península Valdés: el Paraíso Recobrado

Península Valdés is situated Northeast of Provinica del Chubut, at Atlantic Ocean, united to mainland by a narrow isthmus. It is a protected area; there are 54 ranchs (ovine live-stock), and as the land was not expropriated, it si not a National Park, but a reservation.
It is a beautiful area, meeting point of whales, killer whales, seadogs and southern elephant seals.
Puerto Pirámides is the town in Península Valdés; a charming village caught between the cliffs and the sea.


Península Valdés está situada la noreste de la Provinica del Chubut, sobre el Océano Atlántico, unida al continente por un estrecho istmo. Es un área protegida; en ella hay 54 estancias que practican la ganadería ovina en forma extensiva; dado que los terrenos no fueron expropiados, no es un Parque Nacional, sino una reserva. Es un área bellísima, punto de encuentro de ballenas, orcas, lobos y elefantes marinos.
Puerto Pirámides es el pueblo en Península Valdés; un pueblito encantador, atrapado entre los acantilados y el mar.

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  • In a nutshell:A paradise for nature lovers ~ Un paraíso para los amantes de la naturaleza
  • Last visit to Puerto Pirámides: Sep 2003
  • Intro Updated Sep 25, 2003
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  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Oct 28, 2005 at 11:46 AM

    yes, long distances to overcome, but well worth it. fantastic page Andrea. thanx

  • mtncorg's Profile Photo
    Oct 29, 2004 at 8:02 AM

    Argentine nature presented admirably by our Uruguayan teacher - true to her profession;-]

  • manuelEB's Profile Photo
    Feb 24, 2004 at 6:25 PM

    que tuve para ti....

  • kenmerk's Profile Photo
    Jan 6, 2004 at 5:55 PM

    Actually rainy days are best for scuba, Andrea... (the sound of the rain falling underwater is quite interesting...)

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Dec 27, 2003 at 6:27 PM

    Juat one word: FANTASTIC!!!

  • Imbi's Profile Photo
    Dec 15, 2003 at 7:03 PM

    fantastic tips about a wonderful city.

  • gosiaPL's Profile Photo
    Dec 13, 2003 at 3:44 PM

    Wow, what a place! Excellent page, Andrea, it must have felt great to see the whales!

  • cbeaujean's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2003 at 12:44 AM

    tks,andrea, for bringing back to us so good memories,as whales and elephant seals!puerto piramides,la naturaleza en estado puro...

  • pili's Profile Photo
    Oct 25, 2003 at 3:21 PM

    Fantástica!! Un lugar perfecto, mostrado por una "maestra" de lujo.-

  • Guantanamera's Profile Photo
    Oct 7, 2003 at 12:41 AM

    Love what you're doing with these pages! The intro map on this page reminds me of a Miro canvas...!

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