Tour operators in Las Grutas have jumped on the bandwagon by offering outings year-round, whether to the reputed Knights Templar fortress or out to sea.
Desert Tracks is run by a former war correspondent who fires up military vehicles for expeditions to Fuerte Argentino ($43 per person), Salinas de Gualicho ($43 per person), and on nature safaris ($23-43 per person). Adventures also include boat and snorkeling tours of Golfo San MatÃas (adults $23, children $17) and kayaking. Most excursions include asados or picnics. (Viedma 1145, Tel.: 54-2934-497-843, Cel: 2920-1541-4263, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com, URL: www.deserttracks.com.ar)
TritÃ³n Turismo also goes to local attractions, as well as to Puerto Madryn and PenÃnsula ValdÃ©s, and rents cars (Viedma and Jacobacci, GalerÃa Casablanca, Tel: 54-2934-497-736, Cel: 2920-1560-8615, E-mail: <u>firstname.lastname@example.org</u>).
OcasiÃ³n Turismo designs interactive educational, birdwarching, trekking rappelling, mountain biking, kayaking and boating tours to local sights (Colectora 710, Cel: 2920-1560-9851, E-mail: email@example.com, URL: www.ocasionturismo.com.ar).
Cota Cero Buceo teaches scuba diving and arranges excursions. It also plans fishing and boat tours of the bay (Tercera Bajada, Tel: 54-2934-497-278, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, URL: www.cotacerobuceo.com.ar).
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