8/03/2013

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias.

Expedicion de Kayak de 3 dias en el Golfo San Jose, Peninsula Valdes. Algunos recuerdos de los viajes en Kayak en la Primavera del 2012. Los Esperamos en la Primavera 2013 !!!.


Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Llegando a ver los Lobos Marinos

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Navegante Feliz

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Las costas y sus formas, con marea bajando

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Descanso en la playa, almuerzo y relax

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Almorzando y disfrutando el sol de Primavera

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Cielos Patagonicos desde el Kayak

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Hacia las Nubes

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Sabores y placeres de las comidas en los viajes

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Disfrutando de la vista, las charlas y el calor del sol

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Paisajes de nuestras costas en el Golfo San Jsoe

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Las ballenas, siempre deleitandonos con su grandeza

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Ellas pasan muy cerca, la mejor opcion sigue siendo verlas desde la costa.

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Lobos Marinos, siempre curiosos los mas jovenes

Expedicion en Kayak de Mar. Peninsula Valdes. Costa Sur del Golfo San Jose 3 dias
Siempre cuesta despedirse, luego de disfrutarlos un rato
Nuevamente esta Primavera 2013 esperamos vivir junto a quienes nos eligen algunos de estos grandes momentos, en este caso en un viaje de 3 dias intensos de Kayak, navegando y recorriendo un sector del Golfo San Jose.
Los Esperamos. www.patagoniaexplorers.com

Kayak de Mar en Patagonia. Vida Marina, entre Ballenas, Lobos Marinos y Pinguinos

Magicos momentos retratan las imagenes del viaje en Kayak de Mar. Vida Marina, entre Ballenas, Lobos Marinos y Pinguinos que realizamos en la Primavera del 2012. Preparandonos para la Primavera 2013!!!.
Los Esperamos
Expedicon en Kayak de Mar en Patagonia. Vida Marina, entre Ballenas, Lobos Marinos y Pinguinos
El Arco
Expedicon en Kayak de Mar en Patagonia. Vida Marina, entre Ballenas, Lobos Marinos y Pinguinos
Campamento a Orillas del Mar, marea baja
Expedicon en Kayak de Mar en Patagonia. Vida Marina, entre Ballenas, Lobos Marinos y Pinguinos
Parada de almuerzo y descanso
Expedicon en Kayak de Mar en Patagonia. Vida Marina, entre Ballenas, Lobos Marinos y Pinguinos
Campamento con Marea Alta,  Ballenas desde la costa
Expedicon en Kayak de Mar en Patagonia. Vida Marina, entre Ballenas, Lobos Marinos y Pinguinos
Vista desde el kayak, fotografiando
Expedicon en Kayak de Mar en Patagonia. Vida Marina, entre Ballenas, Lobos Marinos y Pinguinos
Lobos Marinos, curiosos, agiles y simpaticos
Expedicon en Kayak de Mar en Patagonia. Vida Marina, entre Ballenas, Lobos Marinos y Pinguinos
Observando Ballenas desde la costa en el campamento

Este es un viaje de 5 dias de Expedicion en Kayak, 7 dias en total, recorriendo las aguas del Golfo San Jose. Disfrutando de los campamentos, las horas de navegacion y la posibilidad de conocer en profundidad la Vida Marina, Las costas de la Patagonia, sus restingas, su geologia, la historia, restos de los antiguos habitantes, y la estepa y su variada flora y fauna. Finalizamos visitando a una Colonia de Pinguinos y la ultima noche en un calido Hotel.
Para mas informacion http://www.patagoniaexplorers.com/kayak-de-mar/expediciones-Marinas-nuevo_viaje.html

6/13/2012

Expediciones en Kayak en Patagonia de Los Andes al Atlantico

Sea Kayak in Patagonia Crossing from the Andes to the Atlantic

Te invitamos a recorrer la Geografia de la Patagonia, atravesando la Provincia del Chubut, desde nuestros silenciosos Kayaks.
Sea Kayak Expedition in Patagonia Crossing from the Andes to the Atlantic, along the geography of the Province of Chubut.

Esta imagenes son de nuestro Expedicion en Kayak del 2011, inmersos en esenarios fasciantes y descubriendo una diversidad de ambientes que dejan una fuerte impresion en quienes lo realizan.
This are some moments of our last Expedition in 2011, immerse in a fascinating landscapes. Discovering a variety of environments,  leaving strong memories for those who join this trip.



Los esperamos en esta y otras Expediciones de nuestra temporada 2012-13.
We invite you to this and others Sea Kayak Expeditions in our 2012-13 Season.
www.patagoniaexplorers.com

3/09/2012

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia. Peninsula Valdes. Marine Life: Whales Sea Lions and Penguins.

Our new Sea Kayak Trip in Peninsula Valdes, Patagonia, Argentina.
We share some of the best moments from our 2011 Sea Kayak Trips.



Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions






In this Expeditions you will have the opportunity to know in deep the Wildlife in Patagonia.
From our silents kayak we will learn and appreciate the Nature and Wildlife of this Protected Area declared as a World Heritage site.


A wilderness adventure for recreational sea kayakers: The itinerary features days on pristine waters and nights under the Southern Cross. As we paddle, huge mammals rise out in the Gulf of San Jose and playful seals bark and slide into the water to join us. Whether focusing the day on bird watching, visiting archeological sites along the coast, enjoying spectacular sunsets or listening to the sounds of the Southern Right Whale, kayaking at Península Valdés is all about fun and adventure.


Trip Overview:
Location:
Península Valdés, Chubut, Patagonia, Argentina
Trip length:
7 days, beginning and finishing in Trelew or Puerto Madryn
Activity:
Sea kayaking / Wilderness camping / Hiking / Wildlife viewing / Whale watching.
Other Activities:
Road tour around the Peninsula Valdes / Classical whale watching trip from Puerto Piramides / Visit to San Lorenzo Magellanic Penguin Colony
Accommodation:
Wilderness camp / Hosteria
Physical challenge
: Moderate
Minimum group size:

2012 Dates: Aug. 22 to Aug. 28 / Sept. 03 to Sept. 09 / Sept. 17 to Sept. 23 / Oct. 10 to Oct. 16/ Oct. 24 to Oct. 30 / Nov. 07 to Nov. 13 / Nov. 21 to Nov. 27 (whales season)
2013 Dates: Aug. 16 to Aug. 21 / Sept. 18 to Sept. 23 / Oct.16 to Oct. 21 / Nov. 13 to Nov. 18 (whales season)
Price: U$S 1720.- Per person.  (regular departures)   
Trip Features:
- 5 day’s kayaking / 4 night’s camping along the coast of Gulf of San Jose
- Daily hikes along the coast and in the steppe

- History and archeology

- Imposing cliffs and impressive landscape

- Marine fossils literally millions of years old

- Starry nights with the sounds of whales

- Marine and land bird watching

- Daily marine wildlife viewing especially Southern Right whales and sea lions
- Magellan penguins and Southern Elephant Seals

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

We share some of the great moments that we Live in 2011 in our Sea Kayak Trips in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes, this program is design to get to know he wildlife of Peninsula Valdes in depth, from our kayaks and our campsites we could observe and learn about the Southern Right Whales, Sea Lions and Magellanic Penguins.

Those are some of the pictures from our 2011 Sea Kayak Trips in the waters of San Jose Gulf in Peninsula Valdes, Patagonia, Argentina




Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Lions are in different colonies, and some of them are very curious, specially the young ones.
Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

In our paddling we can observe Southern Right Whales,  close to the shore and learn about their behavior, and enjoy all their magnificent.

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions
  
The campsites are normally in places were we can observe the Right whales from the shore and contemplate specially the mothers with the calf.

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions



Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions
It' s amazing how close to the shore with high tide they can be, and how many in one bay at the same time. Is hard to focus in only one because always is happening another movement our sound in other direction.
Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions


Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

In our last day we visit a Penguin Colony to see this unique bird nesting and breeding under the bushes or underground. Also in our visit around the external coast of Peninsula Valdes give us a view of the open Patagonian Seas and see more Sea Lions and Elephants Seals Colonies and Land wildlife like Guanacos Rheas, Maras, Tinamous, Foxes and Armadilos. 



Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Crossing from the Andes to the Atlantic.

Crossing from the Andes to the Atlantic Sea / Sea Kayaking and Exploring

Those are some of the highlights from our Crossing from the Andes to the Atlantic Sea Expedition in Nov 2011.
We had wonderful moments, with a great company. In our days Kayaking we enjoyed beautiful landscapes, imposing views. We really could fell the Best of Patagonia, calm lakes and Rivers,  and great moments with the Wildlife in Peninsula Valdes.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
 
Rivadavia Lake, after paddling down the Carriluefu River we get into the Rivadavia Lake and the Northern entrances of the Alerces National Park.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
One of the Doubles Kayaks in a very calm and sunny day.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Lake Verde
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
 First Night nice meal and great company by the fire





kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

The night at Bahia Solis Camp site


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Cascade in the Alerces ancient tree area, that we visit to appreciate the Valdivian Rain forest


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Back Rufus Negrito

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
The Arrayanes River the entrances from Lake Verde

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

The end of our days in the lake district.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Upland Goose with chicks



kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

Trekking at the Buitrera canyon in the Valley of Chubut River in Piedra Parada area.





kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic








kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Our campsite with a great view of Piedra Parada and the Chubut River.
Having Dinner  at night with "asado" and Breakfast in the morning.
 


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
The team ready to get in into the water of the Chubut River


 kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

Kayaking the Waters of the River give us the opportunity to observe upland gosse, black faced Ibis and little frogs

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
The view of one of our trekking during or second night by the Chubut River.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

 From our kayaks viewing Black neck Swan, Flamingos and Borrowing Parrots

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Spectacle tyrant.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Another great campsite by the river surrounded with big walls

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
The beginning of our kayaking in San Jose Gulf Peninsula Valdes in the Atlantic.
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Kayaking and viewing the Southern Right Whales is one of the best experiences. They have a coastal behavior that makes possible to observe them close to the shore form our kayak and at our campsites.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
The Sea Lions Colonies are in different areas and normally the young ones are very curious.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


Campsite with a cliff were nesting the Black Chested Buzzard Eagle

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

The Buzzard Eagle flying and with the chicks.
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Turkey Vulture








kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
From our campsite the Whales were giving always a show, lob tailing, flapping, breaching and breeding the calf.
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

Trekking is also possible to see Lizards, caves and meadowlarks

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
In our last day Kayaking we saw some Southern Giant Petrels feeding on a dead whale by the shore
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
And from our camp the Southern Right Whales were giving us a new show, and the cameras were ready to shot the best pictures with the sunset.

Elephants Seal in Caleta Valdes
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Magellanic Penguin in a Colonie in Caleta valdes

 kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic



In our last days after a good resting night at the Hosteria Del Nomade in Puerto Piramides we did a land tour to see the open water of the external coast of Peninsula Valdes and all his land and Marine wildlife.



This Program is designed to get to know and to appreciate by kayaking, the three main habitats of Patagonia. The temperate forests in the Andes Mountain Range – the highlight being the ancient Alerce tree, paddling in the lakes that compose Los Alerces National Park and crossing Lakes and Rivers of transparent waters.
We leave the Andes, taken by the waters of the River Chubut crossing the steppe, with it’s magnificent geology represented by big walls that form the homonymous valley. We will dazzle ourselves with imposing landscapes and the continuous turns that the rivers gives along the journey. We will observe several species of birds and characteristic habitats of the patagonian steppe.
To conclude we will arrive to the ocean where we will navigate the waters of the San José gulf. We will enjoy beautiful bays, cliffs loaded with traces of marine life of the past and mainly the marine fauna that is along this costs, such as: sea lions colonies,  elephant seal colonies, colonies of marine birds and the presence of the Southern Right Whale, this being an important reproduction area of this species.
This way we will have carried out a journey along the Geography of the Province of Chubut, fully enjoying vast landscapes in a unique journey in contact with the nature, learning and getting to know in depth.


Trip Overview:
Location: Los Alerces National Park, the Chubut River and Península Valdés, Patagonia, Argentina
Trip length: 15 days, beginning in Esquel, finishing in Trelew or Puerto Madryn
Activity: Sea kayaking / Wilderness camping / Hiking / Wildlife viewing / Cultural experience
Accommodation: Hosteria / Wilderness camp / Eco Lodge
Physical challenge: Low to moderate
Minimum group size: 2
2011 Dates: Nov 7 to Nov 21 2012
2013 Dates: Nov 11 to Nov 25 2013
Price: U$S 3000.- per person.

Trip Features:

- Kayaking in the Los Alerces National Park (lakes and rivers)
- Andes forest and flora sightings
- Patagonian Steppe daily exploration hikes
- Kayaking in the Chubut River
- Kayaking in Nature Reserve at the Golf of San Jose, Peninsula Valdes
- Peninsula Valdes marine wildlife viewing in the Atlantic sea
- Marine and land birdwatching
- The most important population of Southern Right Whales in the Southern Hemisphere
- Imposing landscape and magical Patagonian sunsets




 What’s included?

- Qualified expedition guides
- Entrance fees to the Los Alerces National Park and Peninsula Valdes Nature Reserve
- Accommodation in Villa Rivadavia on Day 1; Eco Lodge in Puerto Piramides on Days 10 and 14
- All group camping and cooking gear.  All group equipment, kayaks, paddles, etc.
- Ground transportation as mentioned in itinerary
- Airport transfers Puerto Madryn / Trelew
- All meals while on the kayak expedition