Bahia Ballenas BackPackers Hostel

Address: Av. Ballenas s/n, Puerto Pira, Puerto Piramides, Province of Chubut, Patagonia, ., Argentina | Hostel
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This hostel is located on Av. Ballenas s/n, Puerto Pira, Puerto Piramides.
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        Travel Blogs from Puerto Piramides

        Whales and Wales

        A travel blog entry by gerty581 on Oct 16, 2015

        5 comments, 24 photos

        ... but this didn’t pan out as the town was heaving with people (we discovered it was a bank holiday weekend) and lots of smart looking Fiat 600’s (some club event). Hotels were fully booked and the campsite full of Fiat owners, so after visiting the supermarket we headed back out of town to, yes you have guessed the YPF petrol station. Next morning we headed to the Peninsula.

        Around 3,625 km2 (896,000 acres or 1,400 sq. mi) in ...

        Penguins, Seals, Orcas

        A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Mar 12, 2015

        41 photos

        ... We quickly stopped the truck and ran out to watch them. There were three orcas that swam into a channel, likely looking for food. We were told that at this time of the year, orcas will come up on the beach and grab the seal pups. The seals were higher on the shore here so we didn't get to see this naturally occurring event. We then continued down the road to another lookout and spotted the orcas we had seen earlier as ...

        Roadtrip 3- End of the World and 10 Penguin Facts

        A travel blog entry by claireanddave on Dec 16, 2014

        10 photos

        ... some friends that we met on the 'W'. We could have caught a ferry from here to Tierra del Fuego but there is a cheaper crossing at Punta Delgada which was only a 400km detour, and these days 400km is like nipping to the spar for a pint of milk. It was also nice because as we crossed the small channel dolphins swam beside the ferry jumping in and out of the waves.

        If you ever played Sonic the Hedgehog on the mega drive you might remember that one of the levels was ...

        Elephant seals galore

        A travel blog entry by wendy.batey on Nov 17, 2014

        1 comment, 49 photos

        ... park we visited the information centre which had a southern Right Whale skeleton set up. we were all amazed at the "fingers" and remnant leg bones. At Puerto Pyramides we boarded a bot to go Whale Watching. We boarded it while it was on a trailer on the beach. A tractor then drove it out into the sea.

        After about 20min, we saw our fist whale. The boat ...

        Route 3

        A travel blog entry by the5wynns on Apr 20, 2014

        11 photos

        ... 3 until the turnoff to route 32, heading to the coast. We drove for a good hour along this 60 kilometer stretch dirt road with a couple of concerning, however navigable spots, until we arrived to a clearly impassable section which had been thoroughly flooded. Our van would have NO WAY made it through this virtual river. After an hour of driving on on this road, only twenty kilometers from the coast, so close to the largest penguin colony in South America, yet so far, we ...