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travel42 Port Guide: Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn travel42 Port of Call Guide

Puerto Madryn is a quickly growing tourist destination that serves as the gateway to Valdes Peninsula, a nearby wildlife sanctuary. The city maintains beautiful beaches, but the real delight is during June-November when right whales migrate, often coming close enough to be seen from the shore. It is a good base for visitors who balk at the idea of staying in the tiny village of Puerto Piramides out on the peninsula.

A small yet active city, its main industry is fishing everything from prawns t...

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