Our Sea Kayak Trips

Our Sea Kayak Trips
Sea Kayak Trips in Pure contact with Nature

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Sea Kayak Expedition in Patagonia Crossing from the Andes to the Atlantic




Sea Kayak Expedition in Patagonia Crossing from the Andes to the Atlantic, along the geography of the Province of Chubut.


This are some moments of our last Expedition in 2011, immerse in a fascinating landscapes. Discovering a variety of environments,  leaving strong memories for those who join this trip.


 We invite you to this and others Sea Kayak Expeditions in our 2012-13 Season.
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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes, Marine Life: Whales, Penguins and Sea lions.

Our new Sea Kayak Trip in Peninsula Valdes, Patagonia, Argentina.
We share some of the best moments from our 2011 Sea Kayak Trips.

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

In this Expeditions you will have the opportunity to know in deep the Wildlife in Patagonia.
From our silents kayak we will learn and appreciate the Nature and Wildlife of this Protected Area declared as a World Heritage site.


A wilderness adventure for recreational sea kayakers: The itinerary features days on pristine waters and nights under the Southern Cross. As we paddle, huge mammals rise out in the Gulf of San Jose and playful seals bark and slide into the water to join us. Whether focusing the day on bird watching, visiting archeological sites along the coast, enjoying spectacular sunsets or listening to the sounds of the Southern Right Whale, kayaking at Península Valdés is all about fun and adventure.


Trip Overview:
Location:
Península Valdés, Chubut, Patagonia, Argentina
Trip length:
7 days, beginning and finishing in Trelew or Puerto Madryn
Activity:
Sea kayaking / Wilderness camping / Hiking / Wildlife viewing / Whale watching.
Other Activities:
Road tour around the Peninsula Valdes / Classical whale watching trip from Puerto Piramides / Visit to San Lorenzo Magellanic Penguin Colony
Accommodation:
Wilderness camp / Hosteria
Physical challenge
: Moderate
Minimum group size:

2012 Dates: Aug. 22 to Aug. 28 / Sept. 03 to Sept. 09 / Sept. 17 to Sept. 23 / Oct. 10 to Oct. 16/ Oct. 24 to Oct. 30 / Nov. 07 to Nov. 13 / Nov. 21 to Nov. 27 (whales season)
2013 Dates: Aug. 16 to Aug. 21 / Sept. 18 to Sept. 23 / Oct.16 to Oct. 21 / Nov. 13 to Nov. 18 (whales season)
Price: U$S 1720.- Per person.  (regular departures)   
Trip Features:
- 5 day’s kayaking / 4 night’s camping along the coast of Gulf of San Jose
- Daily hikes along the coast and in the steppe

- History and archeology

- Imposing cliffs and impressive landscape

- Marine fossils literally millions of years old

- Starry nights with the sounds of whales

- Marine and land bird watching

- Daily marine wildlife viewing especially Southern Right whales and sea lions
- Magellan penguins and Southern Elephant Seals


This are some of our best moments from the 2011 trips, Kayaking with the amazing Wildlife of Peninsula Valdes.


Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions
The Sea Lions are one of the most curious animals that we can see.

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions
Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

From our camp site we really enjoyed some great moments with Southern Right Whales


Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lionsSea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

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Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions


Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions
 The Magellanic Penguins and Elephant seals are one of the other Marine Life that we see in our last day in Peninsula Valdes.


Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions

Sea Kayaking in Patagonia Peninsula Valdes Marine Life Whales Penguins and Sea lions
Check for the 2012 dates and joins us to experience with this adventure the Marine Life in Peninsula Valdes, Patagonia, Argentina. 


Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Kayaking In Patagonia: Crossing from the Andes to the Atlantic.


Crossing from the Andes to the Atlantic Sea / Sea Kayaking & Exploring

Those are some of the highlights from our Crossing from the Andes to the Atlantic Sea Expedition in Nov 2011.
We had wonderful moments, with a great company. In our days Kayaking we enjoyed beautiful landscapes, imposing views. We really could fell the Best of Patagonia, calm lakes and Rivers,  and great moments with the Wildlife in Peninsula Valdes.


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Rivadavia Lake, after paddling down the Carriluefu River we get into the Rivadavia Lake and the Northern entrances of the Alerces National Park.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

 One of the Doubles Kayaks in a very calm and sunny day.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Lake Verde
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic



kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
 First Night nice meal and great company by the fire

 kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
 The night at Bahia Solis Camp site 


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Lago Verde and the Arrayanes River


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

The entrances of the Arrayanes River, were we paddling in different opportunities.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Arrayanes River

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Kayaking back to our camp site in Lago Verde

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Cascade in the Alerces ancient tree area, that we visit to appreciate the Valdivian Rain forest


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Upland goose with chicks

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
The last days in Futalaufquen lake, going around the point to the end of the experience in the lake district.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
From the lakes we move our kayaks to the Chubut River Valley.



kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
The group going to start kayaking the Chubut River in Piedra Parada Area



kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
The Buitrera cañon, and amaizing formation with big wall.


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic



kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Our camp with the great view of Piedra Parada

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic






kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Another beautiful place were we camp


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


From our kayaks we enjoyed different Birds and animals


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


The Beginning of the Kayaking in Peninsula Valdes


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

Sea Lions in one of the Colonies that we could see
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic





kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
From the kayaks we could observe Southern Right Whales in different opportunities.

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Our camp site.
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Black Chested Buzzard Eagle with the nest and the chicks
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Also from the shore we really enjoyed the whales, breaching, lob tailing and swimming along the shore.
kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic
Guanacos


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


Kayaking In Patagonia Crossing from the Andes to the Atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic

kayaking in patagonia crossing from the andes to the atlantic


This Program is designed to get to know and to appreciate by kayaking, the three main habitats of Patagonia. The temperate forests in the Andes Mountain Range – the highlight being the ancient Alerce tree, paddling in the lakes that compose Los Alerces National Park and crossing Lakes and Rivers of transparent waters.
We leave the Andes, taken by the waters of the River Chubut crossing the steppe, with it’s magnificent geology represented by big walls that form the homonymous valley. We will dazzle ourselves with imposing landscapes and the continuous turns that the rivers gives along the journey. We will observe several species of birds and characteristic habitats of the patagonian steppe.
To conclude we will arrive to the ocean where we will navigate the waters of the San José gulf. We will enjoy beautiful bays, cliffs loaded with traces of marine life of the past and mainly the marine fauna that is along this costs, such as: sea lions colonies,  elephant seal colonies, colonies of marine birds and the presence of the Southern Right Whale, this being an important reproduction area of this species.
This way we will have carried out a journey along the Geography of the Province of Chubut, fully enjoying vast landscapes in a unique journey in contact with the nature, learning and getting to know in depth.


Trip Overview:
Location: Los Alerces National Park, the Chubut River and Península Valdés, Patagonia, Argentina
Trip length: 15 days, beginning in Esquel, finishing in Trelew or Puerto Madryn
Activity: Sea kayaking / Wilderness camping / Hiking / Wildlife viewing / Cultural experience
Accommodation: Hosteria / Wilderness camp / Eco Lodge
Physical challenge: Low to moderate
Minimum group size: 2
2011 Dates: Nov 7 to Nov 21 2012
2013 Dates: Nov 11 to Nov 25 2013
Price: U$S 3000.- per person.

Trip Features:

- Kayaking in the Los Alerces National Park (lakes and rivers)
- Andes forest and flora sightings
- Patagonian Steppe daily exploration hikes
- Kayaking in the Chubut River
- Kayaking in Nature Reserve at the Golf of San Jose, Peninsula Valdes
- Peninsula Valdes marine wildlife viewing in the Atlantic sea
- Marine and land birdwatching
- The most important population of Southern Right Whales in the Southern Hemisphere
- Imposing landscape and magical Patagonian sunsets




 What’s included?

- Qualified expedition guides
- Entrance fees to the Los Alerces National Park and Peninsula Valdes Nature Reserve
- Accommodation in Villa Rivadavia on Day 1; Eco Lodge in Puerto Piramides on Days 10 and 14
- All group camping and cooking gear.  All group equipment, kayaks, paddles, etc.
- Ground transportation as mentioned in itinerary
- Airport transfers Puerto Madryn / Trelew
- All meals while on the kayak expedition