3-Day Atlantic Patagonia Wild Nature Experience at Bahia Bustamante Lodge

Summary

Sample Itinerary Day 1: Bahia Bustamante Lodge Welcome to Bahia Bustamante. Check in is in the afternoon. You will have time to explore the area on you own. Bahia Bustamante used to be a Seaweed Ranch, where more than 400 people lived. According to the tide table and weather conditions, activities for next day will be coordinated.  Dinner and overnight at Bahia Bustamante Lodge. Day 2: Bahia Bustamante – Navigation to see marine wildlife After breakfast we get on the boat and sail along the seaweed fields where we come across vessels working on the seaweed harvest. Later we sail on the mussel crops and tell you all about the breeding online system we use. Finally we come near the islands that are within the cove, approach the Roca Malaspina to continue sailing down the archipelago made up by the Vernacci Islands. While sailing, we can contemplate Sea Lion colonies (3,500 animals during the breeding season), Penguins (100,000) and colorful Marine Bird colonies. Then we moor the boat and return to the village. Lunch.  Afternoon at leisure. You could either participate in other activities planned by our staff (additional cost) or discover Graviña Peninsula on your own, 70km of sandy beaches, crystal clear water and reddish rocks.  Dinner & overnightin Bahia Bustamante Day 3: Bahia Bustamante - Petrified Forest After breakfast, we visit the Petrified Forest, located inside our property. At the gully, we travel 60 million years back to be able to interpret the different pieces. On foot, we arrive at “the Pyramid” where it is possible to listen to the Patagonian silence. We can return walking all along the edge of the hill till we find ourselves again at the starting point.  Back to the village to have lunch.  End of services.

Tour info

Duration
3 days
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Why take this tour?

Bahia Bustamante is a seaside Lodge surrounded by 360° of wild nature in Patagonia. Only a few places in the world house such an amount and diversity of seabirds and marine mammals, which is why it has been included in the National Park "Patagonia Austral". Remote and exclusive, with the philosophy of sustainability and preserving the natural habitat, it is ideal for nature lovers. Activities include bird (penguins and more) and sea lion watching, visit to the petrified forest, to the seaweed industry, and to a typical Patagonian ranch with more than 20.000 sheep, panoramic treks, horseback riding and mountain bike. Relaxing and enjoying the most exclusive sandy beaches and crystal-clear water, surrounded by huge red rocks is also possible.

What’s included?

  • 2 nights accommodation in 1 Sea View House: Each house has 2 bedrooms, living room, and fully equipped bathroom. Mini bar & ocean front view terrace. The program includes full board (fixed menu - beverages are not included) and 2 half day activities, which are coordinated the night before and are subject to weather conditions & tide tables. Bicycles at disposal.

  • Possible activities: Navigation to see marine wildlife, 4x4 or trekking around Graviña Peninsula, Penguin Island, Petrified Forest, historic tour around the town, Aristizabal Cape visit, trekking around the Canyon. Activities are shared with the rest of our guests and are not done in private. It is not a "menu" of activities, these are coordinated by our staff and scheduled the night before.

  • Local guide

  • Drinks

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • Gratuities

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (available with an extra cost)

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Before you book

  • Duration: 3 days

  • Mobile tickets accepted

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Cancellation Policy

    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

About operator:

Bahia Bustamante is a seaside lodge surrounded by 360° of wild nature, located in Patagonia, in an area characterized by its relevant biological biodiversity. Only a few places in the world house such an amount and diversity of seabirds and marine mammals, which is why it has been included in the National Park "Patagonia Austral". Remote and exclusive, with the philosophy of sustainability and preserving the natural habitat, it is ideal for nature lovers. Activities include bird (penguins and more) and sea lion watching, visit to the petrified forest, to the seaweed industry, and to a typical Patagonian ranch with more than 20.000 sheep (where holistic management is applied, aiming to restore Patagonia grasslands) panoramic trekkings, horseback riding and mountain bike. Relaxing and enjoying the most exclusive sandy beaches and crystal-clear water, surrounded by huge red rocks is also possible. It is important for you to know that in Bahia Bustamante we want to preserve the essence of the place and maintain a balance with nature. The old houses which used to belong to the first inhabitants were renovated to receive guests, always taking into account the austerity and simplicity which characterized lifestyle here from the beginning; thus keeping alive the spirit of those who arrived to these lands over 50 years ago. In Bahia Bustamante luxury is the chance to enjoy the vastness of nature which surrounds us. The aim of the experience is to connect with nature and with the authenticity of the village and its inhabitants.

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