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Puerto de Mar del Plata

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Mar del Plata, Argentina
+54 223 535-5079
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Busy Port with Plenty to See, Eat and Shop

A working port with mainly orange fishing trawlers. Lovely picture. There are some sea lions... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Dundalk, Ireland
A must sea at mar del plata

You need to stop here to see the Christ statue, the sea lions and the amazing Mar del Plata sky... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Sydney, Australia
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“fishing boats” (10 reviews)
“sea lions” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
Mar del Plata, Argentina
Mar del Plata, Argentina
+54 223 535-5079
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

A working port with mainly orange fishing trawlers. Lovely picture. There are some sea lions around trying to get food from the boats and some sunbathing on the pier. Plenty of shops and places to eat.

Thank SilviaArgentina1701
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

You need to stop here to see the Christ statue, the sea lions and the amazing Mar del Plata sky line. The smell is really strong!!!

Thank FB1320
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

A quiet walked with family around this traditional Mar del Plata's zone. You can eat some fish and seafood while you see the traditional yellow ships and sea lions... There are a lot of line buses which goes to the Port and from the Port...More

Thank Gaston G
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The harbor is as it looks in the pictures, orange ships coming back from the fishing expedition plus a nice central road with nice stores. And you can eat fantastic food in very informal places by the harbor! worth an half day trip (2 hours...More

Thank annapavia
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The end of the port area is where the sea wolves hang out on the cement and are joined by the local dogs. It is also the dock for fishing boats. On boat cam in with a good load of fish and a 1.5 meter...More

Thank Annex43
Reviewed 12 November 2016

if you like to see old fishing boats.. and lion seals laying taking the sun or waiting for a meal from visitors.... you got the right place...

Thank daniel p
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This wasn't worth the cab ride from downtown Mar del Plata. The boats and sea lions are what you would expect, smell and all. It's a working port so expect for a few run down souvenir stands, it's not really set up for tourists. You...More

Thank Erik M
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We were there with nice to see the "lobos marinos" and the fishing ships is a nice picture. There is not a lot to do there but half an hour tour is nice.

Thank פבלו ה
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Very nice place to visit and watch the local fishermen bring in their daily catch. However, the smell was very very strong and it was difficult to stay for any length of time. Even from the main road the smell was too strong to stay...More

Thank Giuseppi C
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Nice for a visit in a cloudy day and also if you stay in Mar del Plata in a place with kitchen, so you can buy seafood.

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