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Estancia San Lorenzo, Pinguins Land

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Punta Norte, Puerto Madryn, Argentina
+54 280 445-5888
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Amazing Penguin Sunset on the beach / Recommended for photographers !

Be there at least a couple of hours before sunset, it is dusty and with lots of penguin droppings... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Oslo, Norway
You Will Forget the Drive - Penguins in a Sea - as Far As you Can See.

This was an extraordinary experience. Easily the highlight of many days on a Cruise. The penguins... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Toronto, Canada
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Punta Norte, Puerto Madryn, Argentina
+54 280 445-5888

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Be there at least a couple of hours before sunset, it is dusty and with lots of penguin droppings so if you want the best pictures ba able to lie down with old rain or windbreaking jacket/trousers. Bring both long and short lenses ( "and...More

Thank Leftjohn
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This was an extraordinary experience. Easily the highlight of many days on a Cruise. The penguins were all over the roads, beaches and hiding (sort of) in their burrows. I found it interesting that the burrows were originally off the path but now as time...More

1  Thank ADragonFlyTravels
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Located near the Punta Norde including the Penguins Reserve and Sea Lions ReserveEnds with an Excelent BBQ Lunch

Thank airport2015
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Though it is a long drive from Puerto Madryn to arrive at the Estancia, it is a visit that is so unique and a vision that is truly memorable. Where else can you walk among hundreds of penguins and see them close up in a...More

2  Thank aliceann1
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Visited when (Megallinic) legions were nesting (incubating egg(s)) so most were pretty still in their burrows/holes in the dunes with very few moving around. Having said that, this was still fascinating especially if you haven't seen pensions in natural setting before. There is a marked...More

1  Thank JG_LGC
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This was one of the very few shore excursions we opted to do through the cruise line. And it was a winner! The worst part was the bus ride to and from the ship. But our driver was absolutely fantastic at finding wildlife along the...More

9  Thank PhyllisAndTim
Reviewed 5 February 2016

The Estancia San Lorenzo is a 2 hour drive from Pueorto Madryn...but so worth the drive. In the Punta Norte area, Estanica San Lorenzo is home to a fantastic colony of Magellanic Penguins. You walk among the Penguin families and see them feeding their young...More

3  Thank LPLoveToTravel
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I went here for lunch as part of a shore excursion organised by Princess Cruises. I was very happy with the experience. After visiting the penguins we were taken to this place for a very well cooked buffet lunch with drinks supplied as well. The...More

3  Thank Brisbane41
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Estancia San Lorenzo is one of the most amazing places to visit. You can have lunch at the restaurant and then visit the penguins colony. Try the "cordero patagónico". Delicious! There are hundreds of penguins with their puppies, in their natural habitat and living in...More

2  Thank Umnome
Reviewed 6 July 2015

I love penguins. I think everyone loves penguins because what's there not to love!? If you truly want to see penguins up close then you have to pay this Estancia a visit. You'll be walking amongst the little feathered creatures and they'll be all around...More

3  Thank Ali A
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