Immersive Patagonia wildlife expedition tour
- Round trip
- 14 nights
- per person
- price based on: 2 adults
A unique expedition across Patagonia's wildlife habitats guided by dedicated naturalists, including whale watching, treks, private kayaking and more.
Prepare for 12 days that'll make you pinch yourself in disbelief, on this nature lovers' dream expedition across Argentina. Guided throughout by scientists working in the field, you'll have a rare perspective across Patagonia's diverse regions. Starting with the Tango-soundtracked vibrance of Buenos Aires, followed by a journey across the natural habitats of Patagonia, you'll explore deserts and oceans, meeting penguins, seals and whales, admire the breathtaking coastal vistas and gaze at enchanting night skies.
As you spend time with leading scientists and naturalists, dedicated to conserving Patagonia's diverse habitats and wildlife, you'll have the chance to observe their work, ask questions, and enjoy close-up moments with the many majestic species here.
Along the way, you'll spend time with three leading wildlife researchers:
- Popi Borboroglu: Founder and President of the Global Penguin Society
- Kike Crespo: Senior Investigator of CONICET, focusing on whales and other marine animals
- Mirtha Lewis: Senior Investigator of CONICET, focusing on elephant seals
- Dinner at a Patagonian Estancia as part of the Rewilding Argentina project, dedicated to regenerating the local environment to create a coastal and marine sanctuary.
3 nights in Buenos Aires
3 nights in El Pedral
3 nights in Puerto Piramides
3 nights in Camarones
Full board (includes soft drinks and half-bottle of wine at dinner per person, per night)
Two whale watching navigation experiences
Private kayaking around the Patagonian sea
Traditional scallops fishing experience with local fishermen & sea navigation in Camarones
Visit to Doz Pozos
Dinner in Estancia El Sauce with the Rewilding Argentina project
Return flight from Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester to Buenos Aires
All transfers included
Day 1-2: Buenos Aires
Welcome to Buenos Aires - the Argentinian city brimming with glamour, eclectic architecture, charm and the captivating, passionate spirit of Tango. Before you head out to explore Patagonia's wildlife, you'll be immersed in Buenos Aires' rich cultural scene. A guide will take you for a scenic stroll…
Day 3-5: Trelew - El Pedral - Dos Pozos
A morning flight takes you to Trelew, before driving to the Patagonian Steppe, where you'll be staying in El Pedral. An expansive semi-arid region that spans 800,000 sq. km, the Steppe is an important area of biodiversity, home to diverse animal and plant species, many of which are at risk. You'll …
Day 6-8: Puerto Piramides
Your next destination is Puerto Piramides, for a spellbinding chance to meet the many species of whales. Visiting at sunset, expect an enchanting encounter, as the unique Patagonian sky and landscape shifts through a spectrum of colours while you observe the whales. On the following morning, a priv…
Day 9-11: Camarones
Onwards to Camarones - a small, tranquil coastal town that boasts incredible natural views. Framed by the deep blue ocean and the dramatic mountain ranges, this small town features a diversity of fauna at the Cabo Dos Bahías Protected Natural Area, as well as some fascinating cultural history with …
Day 12: Buenes Aires
On your final day, it's time to head back to Buenos Aires and enjoy the city's unique and vibrant atmosphere once more - enjoy a farewell dinner with your hosts and crew before you head back home the next day.
- Tourist tax: USD 0.50 - USD 1.50 (per unit/night) at Buenos Aires, to be paid at the check-in desk in the hotel.
If you book this deal before 35 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Limited for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
Due to COVID-19, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination which may change at short notice, including the need to show proof of having tested negative for, or having had a certified vaccination against, COVID-19. It is your responsibility to ensure you can satisfy these requirements before booking so please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before booking via your government's foreign advice service at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
|Passport, visa and health requirements||
The passport, visa and health requirements (including those related to COVID-19) at the time of booking can be viewed on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website. It is your responsibility to ensure that you and all members of your party are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents, and in compliance with any other immigration requirements, before you travel.
Maximum 2 people
|Visa and passport requirements||
A visa is not required for UK citizens. On presentation of a valid British Passport you will normally be given an entry stamp permitting you to stay in the country for a period of up to 90 days, and your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay.
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.
|Extra flight nights||
Please note that there may be an extra night on the plane or in transit