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Whale watching in Argentina

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Enjoy the sight of southern right whales arriving in the waters off the Valdes Peninsula.

If your timing is right, a visit to the Valdes Peninsula could bring with it the unforgettable sight of southern right whales arriving from Antarctica to breed in warmer climes.

Between June and December, the 15m giants of the southern seas birth and nurse their calves in these waters. The sight of an enormous tail slapping the surface of the ocean, or a barnacle-encrusted head rising above it, inspires a level of awe and wonder few other wildlife sightings can match.

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Valdes Peninsula and Atlantic Patagonia

Holidays Whale watching in Argentina

From expertly designed Private Journeys to trail-blazing Group Tours, browse our range of carefully crafted holidays.

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Private Journeys

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Argentina Wildlife: Tropical wetlands and Patagonia

12 days from £6,990pp

(based on two people sharing & excluding flights)

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Private Journeys

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Patagonia cruise: Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn

13 days from £5,150pp

(based on two people sharing & excluding flights)

Bariloche

Group - Classic

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Magellanic: Southern Voyage

12 days from £4,730pp

(based on two people sharing & excluding flights)

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