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Causana Viajes. Custom-tour operator Causana Viajes will organize the tour or schedule you want with your own chauffeur and guide. The most requested tours are full-day excursions to Península Valdés with whale-watching, and full-day tours to Punta Tombo for penguins and dolphin-spotting. Paulina Escardo 148, 3rd Floor, Ste. 12, Puerto Madryn, Chubut, 9120. 0280/445–5044. www.causanaviajes.com.ar. From US$300.
Nievemar. As well as full-day tours to Punta Tombo and Península Valdés, Nievemar offers private day tours to the Petrified Forest, half days visiting the tonina dolphins, and whale-spotting visits from Playa el Doradillo. You can book tours from their Puerto Madryn and Trelew offices. Av. Roca 493, Puerto Madryn, Chubut, 9120. 0280/445–5544. www.nievemartours.com.ar. From US$55.
Miras del Mar. Popular tours through this outfitter are the full-day Punta Tombo excursions, which include a stopover for Welsh tea at Gaiman and Trelew's paleontology museum; the full-day Península Valdés excursion with an hour on the water whale-watching; and a full day at the Florentino Ameghino dam combined with Trelew's paleontology museum. All tours include transport from Puerto Madryn. Moreno 38, Puerto Madryn, Chubut, 9120. 0280/447–4316. www.mirasdelmar.com. From US$50.