Playa El Doradillo, Puerto Madryn

4.6
#1 of 119 in Beaches in Argentina
Catch a glimpse of majestic southern right whales in the wild at Playa El Doradillo. Due to its particular geography, the otherwise unspectacular beach represents one of the few places in South America where you can regularly see these huge whales from land. In fact, the creatures often come within a few meters of the shore, presenting an excellent opportunity to take some memorable photographs. You'll need a bit of luck, though--if conditions aren't right, the whales might not make an appearance. Take a look at our Puerto Madryn online travel route planner to schedule your visit to Playa El Doradillo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Seeing the whales so close, from the very shore of the beach is an unforgettable experience. The best thing that's ever happened to me.
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  • In all nature. There are clean public baths and not much more, but I can assure you it is beautiful. Nice to see the whales a few meters away, they're going to teach the young to swim. Nice to spend the day and wear the matte and the viand. Entry is paid.
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  • Great place for whale watching, you will need a car ride, but its worth... in whale season you will see whales from the beach
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