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    Patagonia wildlife expedition photo of Guanaco on Peninsula Valdes

    Guanaco on Peninsula Valdés. Photo credit Giovanna Fasanelli

    Apex Expeditions leader Jonathan Rossouw in the field

    Another day of doing what he loves, this time Jonathan Rossouw is in Punta Delgada, Argentina. Photo credit Shirley Metz

    Patagonia wildlife expedition image showing Apex Expeditions travelers at Punta Norte

    Our intrepid explorers in Punta Norte on Peninsula Valdés, waiting and watching the beach for Orcas. Photo credit Giovanna Fasanelli

    Patagonia tour image shows Punta Norte and sea lions

    Punta Norte’s beaches lined with Sea Lions and now we wait for the Orcas… Photo credit Jonathan Rossouw

    Patagonia tours slide showing sign about Orcas and Apex Expeditions leader Giovanna Fasanelli

    Orca, the ultimate apex predator indeed! Photo credit Shiley Metz

    Patagonia adventure expedition slide showing travellers in Punta Delgada photographing a Mara

    On the Patagonian Mara, watching and photographing the charismatic microfauna. Photo credit Shirley Metz

    Patagonia wildlife adventure image of a Hairy Armadillo in Punta Norte

    Greater Hairy Armadillo in Punta Norte. Photo credit Jonathan Rossouw

    Patagonia wildlife tour slide of an airborne mara

    Action shot! Airborne Patagonian Mara on the Peninsula Valdés. Photo credit Giovanna Fasanelli

    Patagonia wildlife tour photo of Peter Harrison photographing Hairy Armadillo

    Close encounters of the best kind with a Greater Hairy Armadillo. Photo credit Shirley Metz

    Patagonia adventure image shows Apex Expeditions guests and guides

    Celebrating another great day in Argentina! Photo credit Shirley Metz

    Chilean Patagonia tours slide shows travelers boarding boat on Chiloe Island

    A unique way of boarding a vessel without getting our boots wet! A magical day spent on the water off Chiloe Island, Chile, watching Magellanic and the much more scarce Humboldt Penguins. Photo credit Giovanna Fasanelli

    Patagonia wildlife tours photo of Pygmy Blue Whale in Chacao Channel

    Pygmy Blue Whale in the Chacao Channel, Chiloe in Chile. Photo credit Jonathan Rossouw

    Patagonia wildlife expedition photo of Pygmy Blue Whale in Chacao Channel

    Once on Chiloe, we sat on the shore, watching the Blue Whale cruise up and down within 50 yards of us, dramatically framed by the snow-capped Andes. Photo credit Jonathan Rossouw

    Patagonia bird watching image of Spectacled Duck in flight

    Spectacled Duck in flight shows how the speculum changes from green to a coppery purple depending on the angle of the light. Photo credit Meredith Amon

    Patagonia birding slide shows Spectacled Duck in flight

    A Patagonian endemic, the Spectacled Duck in flight. Photo credit Meredith Amon

    Chilean Patagonia tour image of Chacao Channel and Chiloe Island at dawn

    The Chacao Channel at dawn off Chiloe, Chile. Photo credit Jonathan Rossow

    Chilean Patagonia tour slide of Apex Expedition leaders on a plane

    And off we go again for our final chapter of this exciting Patagonian expedtion, Torres del Paine National Park.

    Patagonia adventure expedition slide showing South Patagonia Icefield

    The view out the window en route – this South Patagonian ice field is the third largest in the world after Antarctica and Greenland. Photo credit Giovann Fasanelli

    Patagonia tour photo of Shirley Metz signing an Apex Expeditions sticker on a door

    Apex and our Nine-pointed Star checked-in at a local restaurant en route to Puerto Natales.

    Patagonia 2015: In Images

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    Our 2015 Patagonia expedition is under way with spectacular wildlife sightings along Peninsula Valdes, perfect weather, and Blue Whales in the Chacao Channel off Chiloe Island reported so far. We invite you to enjoy this collection of images received from our expedition leaders and explorers.

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