Your Must See Wildlife Checklist When Visiting PatagoniaAt Quasar Expeditions, we have a highly knowledgeable destination specialists to help craft your perfect Patagonia itinerary, and world-class university-qualified guides that will accompany you on your safari so you know you will be in safe hands and provided with plenty of opportunities to spot Patagonian wildlife.
Track Patagonian Pumas
A much sought-after experience and one of our most popular safari activities is to track wild Patagonian Pumas. With help from our professional tracking team, travellers can revel in viewing the world’s largest mountain lion with the naked eye. What a breathtaking moment!
Native Patagonian Wildlife
In addition to these beautiful creatures, travellers have the opportunity to spot other mammals including the Patagonian Culpeo fox, Huemul deer, guanaco, Patagonian mara, hairy armadillos, Patagonian skunks and more! There are over 60 species of mammal residing within the remote region, how many will you be able to spot?
Incredible Bird Watching Opportunities
With over 400 species of birds present in Patagonia, there are endless opportunities to watch these animals in action. From predatory birds such as the famous Andean Condor, vultures, the Caracara, eagles and falcons to water birds such as geese, ducks and penguins and everything in between, when visiting Patagonia, bird lovers are truly spoilt for choice.
The marine life around the Patagonian coastline is also thriving and travellers often see seals, sea lions and whales - to name a few - swimming amongst the waves. The rivers are also populated with species of fish such as trout and salmon.
It is clear to see that the list is endless and that there are opportunities to see wildlife roam at every turn. As with any region, some species are a common spot and others are more rare. If there is a specific animal that you are hoping to see, speak with our team and we can tailor a personalised itinerary to maximise the chances of spotting it on your trip.
Quasar Expedition Provides Unforgettable Patagonia Wildlife Experiences
When booking Patagonia tours with Quasar Expeditions, travellers can expect a high-quality trip. We focus on providing in-depth connections with the region and go above and beyond to ensure we deliver unforgettable experiences. With a Quasar safari, we provide:
- Small groups to ensure a more intimate and personal trip
- No crowds: we take you off the beaten path and away from the tourist hot spots
- Highly knowledgeable, university qualified naturalist guides
- Five-star treatment; luxury accommodation, mouth-watering cuisine and quality experiences
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