Punta Tombo

110 km. to the south of Trelew is the most important continental colony of Magellanic Penguins of the world, which reaches one million specimens in full season. The penguins come to breed in Punta Tombo between the months of September and April of each year.

Punta Tombo

Punta Tombo Tour

The most important penguin colony in the American continent, the Magellanic penguins arrive annually to this place to nest, mate, have their offspring and change their plumage, and then start the return trip. It has an Interpretation Center, where information on this species and the importance of caring for the environment is provided. This tour is combinedwith Trelew to visit the Egidio Feruglio paleontological museum.

What does the tour include?:

  • Transportation in vehicles suitable for these roads, professional tourist guide who will provide information and assistance throughout the journey.

what does not include?:

  • Entrance to the Protected Natural Area with obligatory payment. Optional Lunch.


  • September-March

Difficulty Level:

  • All ages

Do not forget:

  • Photo / video camera, Sun glasses, Sunscreen, Hat or cap, Comfortable shoes.

Months Available

  • January


  • Adults: US$ 115 $140.3
    Childrens: US$ 80 $97.6 (from 3 to 11 Years Old)