Current Time

Currency

see + do

View As:
|
|
‹ Previous | Next ›

Editors' Pick
Save For Later

Water Sports in Argentine Patagonia

Argentine Patagonia, Argentina, Central + South America: Kayaking in the Lake District, Argentine Patagonia
Argentina
Concierge.com's insider take:

Despite its frigid waters, Argentine Patagonia offers unlimited opportunities for most water sports, offering both thrilling white-water descents in inflatable rafts and placid sea-kayak paddles across still lakes. If the Atlantic swell is up, breakers can be surfed at the resort of Las Grutas in northern Chubut province, while there are plenty of dive sites and shipwrecks along the Atlantic coast, particularly around Peninsula Valdés, where the rich marine life adds an extra dimension. Dives can also be made in inland waters such as Lake Nahuel Huapi or Lake Traful, near Villa La Angostura, where a submerged forest, 100 feet down, draws both the curious and the expert (contact diving outfit Buceo de los Andes; 54-2972-425522; www.buceodelosandes.com.ar). White-water adrenaline junkies should head for the hills: While Argentina cannot compete with Chile's Río Futaleufú, whose adrenaline-pumping Class V rapids have become the embodiment of Patagonia's extreme outdoor challenges, fast-flowing meltwater rivers such as the Aluminé and Manso that run off Andean peaks come close. Bariloche-based Patagonia Rafting has a good list of options (54-2944-522438; www.patagoniarafting.com). For a more relaxed alternative, consider kayaking or canoeing the lakes and rivers around El Bolsón or Bariloche, the Beagle Channel, or along Patagonia's 1,900 miles of Atlantic coastline.

User Reviews

write a review ›
 

BEEN HERE? TELL US WHAT YOU THINK
Be the first to write a review of Water Sports in Argentine Patagonia and share your tips with the Concierge.com community.

Write a Review
*The Daily Traveler: The day's best travel tips, secrets, and news that won't wait.
Information may have changed since date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.

My Concierge.com

Advertisement

I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its User Agreement, Privacy Policy, and Mobile Terms and Conditions.

 
iPhone App:

Create personalized postcards out of your favorite travel photos!

Learn More ›
Subscribe to our free RSS feeds:

Get the latest destinations picks, hot hotel lists, travel deals and blog posts automatically added to your newsreader or your personalized homepage.

Learn More ›

Advertisement

Special Advertisement

Contests, Sweepstakes & Promotions

SEND TO MY PHONE

Send  to your phone!




Don’t show this box again.
This information will be sent directly to your phone and waiting for you in a text message. Simple click on the url in that message or browse concierge.com/mydestinations on your phone.
Need more help? Our FAQ may contain the answer you need.
Never want to type in your cell phone number again?
Register now with Concierge.com and you'll be able to save your number and enjoy other great features like this.
I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its User Agreement , Privacy Policy, and mobile terms and conditions. Standard text messaging rates apply.
SUBMIT