Puerto Piramides - Patagonia Argentina
Travel guide to Puerto Piramides, Patagonia Argentina
Piramides: gateway to the whales, penguins. Tourism information
of Puerto Piramides in Peninsula Valdes, known for Orca - Killer
Whale, Right Whale watching & scuba diving.
PIRAMIDES it is a village with a stable population of
less than 200 inhabitants. It is the only one in the Valdés
Peninsula Valdéz wich has an extension of 3.600 square
peninsula is joined to the continent by the isthmus Carlos Ameghino
that divides the sea in two gulves: San José to the north
and Nuevo to the south. Puerto Pirámides is on the Nuevo
gulf, has a beach protected by cliffs with pyramid shape (then
its name) and one of the biggest attractiveness in the Patagonia:
the Southern Right Whale comes every year in groups to give birth
to her calves in these crystalline and protected waters.
Puerto Pirámides you can take the embarked trips to observe
the whales. You can see them from the coast but when making it
embarked a such approach is achieved that transforms it in a startling
the 400 kilometers of coast of the Valdés peninsula it
is possible to find exemplary of all the marine animals of the
Patagonia. Besides the Southern Right Whale, dolphins are come,
marine elephants (the biggest in the planet), wolves and marine
separated paragraph deserves the mention of the orcas (killer
whale), a mammal of the order of the cetaceans, black color with
white stomach that can reach 10 meters of longitude.
appears between the months of February and May in Punta Norte
of the peninsula Valdés and to see them hunting a careless
marine wolf on the coast is an impressive show. Among the birds
that inhabit the peninsula there are penguins, gulls, seabird,
cormorans and antarctic doves.
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