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Punta Tombo Shore Excursion (Shared tour) provided by Calaio Viajes y Turismo

Punta Tombo Shore Excursion (Shared tour)

Punta Tombo Shore Excursion (Shared tour)
4.5
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
7h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
17
Infant seats available
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    7h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Group size:
    17
  • Infant seats available
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
You will experience unique moments that will never forget in the rest of your life by watching and approaching to these cute animals. ***The tour STARTS 30 MINUTES AFTER THE SHIP ARRIVAL.***
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 85140P9
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
  • All Fees and Taxes
Duration
7h
Departure details
  • Comandante Luis Piedra Buena Pier, 100, Av. Guillermo Rawson 1, U9120 Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina -The guide will be waiting for you at the pier, about 300 feet from the ship with a sign that reads CALA TOUR#1 - Special requirements: Provide your Cabin Number - In case you require a vegetarian menu contact us, please. - The tour starts 30 minutes after ship arrival
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 travellers
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
  • All Fees and Taxes
Departure details
  • Comandante Luis Piedra Buena Pier, 100, Av. Guillermo Rawson 1, U9120 Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina -The guide will be waiting for you at the pier, about 300 feet from the ship with a sign that reads CALA TOUR#1 - Special requirements: Provide your Cabin Number - In case you require a vegetarian menu contact us, please. - The tour starts 30 minutes after ship arrival
Duration
7h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 18 Jan 2021
A note from Punta Tombo Shore Excursion (Shared tour)
We will operate the tour at 70% of vans capacity as precautionary measures due to Covid.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers

4.5
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Aussie-John61
Sippy Downs, Australia46 contributions
Feb 2020
We were driven to Punta Tombo in an air-conditioned bus. The guide was very informative and pointed out lots of interesting things along the way. The penguin rookery is very well managed with clearly defined and in some places elevated walkways. A most interesting tour and highly recommended.
Written 5 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
CALAIO V
Thank you very much for your review. It is very important for us to know about our customers opinion and this help us to improve day by day. Best wishes, Edgar
Written 6 March 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

usflyer
Baltimore, MD950 contributions
Feb 2020
We bought this directly from the organizer on their website (tour guide ushuaia) about 4 months in advance for $130 each (including admission and box lunch), a GREAT savings over the ship price. Edgar was a GREAT tour organizer as he was friendly, helpful, and always super responsive to questions at any time. Our boat arrived around 6:30AM (early) and we were met by our guide Adriana at 6:50AM as the instructions say the tour leaves promptly 30 minutes after ship arrival at 7:25AM. Well......we waited....and waited.....and asked Adriana if we were leaving "yes in just a minute".....waited.....and waited...."we are just waiting on a couple of more people"....and waited. We ended up not leaving until 8:15 - about 90 minutes after arriving and after 95% of all the other tourist vehicles had left as well (including the huge fleet of large official cruise ship tours). SO, we were definitely the last bus to arrive at Tombo which was now packed.

Other than that poor decision, everything was great, including the guide. But, when you are driving 5 hours in order to get about 2 hours of penguins.....wasting a lot of that time in the parking lot is very frustrating.

The bus was a nice smaller size vehicle, our guide was very professional and friendly, and she had a lot of great information to share. This is a shared tour, so a lot of people take bookings and put people on this tour (we had a group of about 6-7 from babel viajes on this tour) - our total was about 10 people, excluding the guides.

The drive is about 5-hours and generally flat and boring. Punta Tombo is a hot dry area which is professionally managed for the penguins benefit (humans are kept to a roped off designated trail at all times). Since we were so late, it was definitely crowded but the site can handle a lot of people pretty well. There is probably about a 1.5 - 2.0 mile distance (roundtrip) of walking to see everything, so be aware. There are a lot of penguins but some of them, in particular the water areas, are a little distance away. We had just taken the Volunteer Point excursion in Falklands prior to this, and that experience was worlds better - mainly because everything is wild and the crowd size is limited. However, this was different and still definitely a lot of penguins.

Anyhow, I definitely recommend Edgar and his company, but the guide definitely screwed over the 10 on-time passengers in the hopes of trying to get 2-4 more people to show up.
Written 5 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
CALAIO V
Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. This is very important for us to know all the details to improve our services in order that all our clients are happy and enjoy every minute of our tours. Best wishes and thank you for choosing our company! Edgar
Written 6 March 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Spuzzum
Vancouver19 contributions
Feb 2020
We were 16 people off of cruise ship. I have to say dealing with Edgars company, Tour guide Ushuaia, was a pleasure. His site is easy to use and making payments for down payment were easy. Edgar was always quick to reply to any questions we had.
We were picked up promptly after we walked off a very long pier. Our tour guide Sergio was excellent and his English was very good. He gave us a running commentary
on our 2 hr drive out to Punta Tombo . Once there we left to walk the paths through the penguins at our own speed. Sergio followed the slowest walker so he could make sure he had all the group ahead of him. That is quite a feat as there are hundreds of tourists coming off of buses and private vans. He was available to answer any questions we had. I found him most informative and he was keen to pick up new English words to add to his vocabulary.
The site was amazing to see, very different then the Falkland Islands volunteer point. There were 1/2 a million penguins over a vast area. As far as the eye could see. You walk on a boardwalk or designated paths but you can see the penguins up very close. These penguins burrow and the young ones were standing by the burrows calling to be fed and sound Ike donkeys braying. It was well worth the long drive out and back.
Written 23 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
CALAIO V
Thank you very much for such a nice review! It is very important for us to know about your experience that help us to go on improving our service. Best wishes Edgar
Written 26 February 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

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Amazing trip - a must do
We had an amazing trip through the beautiful city of Ushuaia and the National Park. Emanual was an excellent guide
Carlo K
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Excellent visit to Tierra del Fuego park, also thanks to the skillfull guide;
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beedee1975
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Incredible experience!!!
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syracuselax
syracuselax
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Enjoyed our tour
We booked this tour With a group of fellow cruisers for our day in port. Tour was as advertised although the order
Aussie-John61
Aussie-John61
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Great Tour with informative guide
The group was met at the end of the pier and escorted to a waiting airconditioned bus. We travelled to the Tierra
usflyer
usflyer
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Top Notch Organizer (Edgar) and Tour
We booked directed on their website (tourguideushuaia) about 4 months in advance for this tour at $115 each for sha
Ginger M
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A Great Day in the National Park
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lennif2016
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Great day at the end of the world
What a splendid experience. Our guide Claudia made the most of our day tour, we had two little walks, some pictures
Harley K
Harley K
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End of the World
Met at port with no problem. Bus ride out of city to National Park. Stops included train station , hike along shore
471kp
471kp
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Great trip
We booked this tour while in Ushuaia by cruise ship. The whole trip was well organized and interesting from start t
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987879870
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Excellent Tour
Thoroughly enjoyable tour through beautiful countryside with a very good guide. Views are stunning, most of the wal
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Great experience, The guide was very knowledgeable and a good communicator. We learned so much about the areas that
paulhF2549TT
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Great place to be out and about and at one with nature
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azbirdmom
azbirdmom
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Great tour, even greater tour operator!
I booked this tour for my husband and I through Tour Guide Ushuaia. I put the details on our Cruise Critic roll ca
Avatordon
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Top Tour Guide at the End of the World!
On a previous cruise I had booked an independent guide and my experience was mixed, so when I came back to Ushuaia
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