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.