uerto Madryn is where the first Welsh settlers disembarked and the gateway to Península Valdés. The Golfo Nuevo provides ideal conditions for maritime excursions. Watching dusky dolphins in their natural habitat is an unforgettable experience. At nightfall, at the nearby Cerro Avanzado, the subtle light sharpens the geological profile of this wonderful landscape. From June to November, off the beaches of El Doradillo, just 15 kms from Puerto Madryn, the right whales swim close to the shore, providing a unique spectacle. At Ecocentro, meanwhile, some of the secrets of the Patagonian Sea are disclosed in a visit that combines scientific information and artistic sensitivity in an almost unique way.