Reserva Provincial Punta Loma
Close enough to Madryn for a mountain-bike excursion,
Near the sea lion colony, there’s a visitors center and an overlook that permits good views of the animals.
Hours are 8 a.m.–8 p.m. daily; admission costs US$7 for foreigners, US$2 for Argentine residents, and US$0.75 for Chubut residents. There’s no scheduled transportation, but Madryn operators will arrange excursions, or a small group can go cheaply by remise.
© Wayne Bernhardson from Moon Argentina, 3rd edition