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Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking

Route 82 and lake gutierrez | Lago Gutierrez, San Carlos de Bariloche 8400, Argentina
+54 9 294 441-4053
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Established in 1998, PURA_VIDAPATAGONIA is the first, most experienced, and only agency solely devoted to kayaking outings within the Nahuel Huapi national park. Our outings are carefully planned, organized, and designed to guarantee comfort and safety in all their different levels, focusing our attention mainly on those passengers without prior experience.
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“kayaking trip” (14 reviews)
“coffee break” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Route 82 and lake gutierrez | Lago Gutierrez, San Carlos de Bariloche 8400, Argentina
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+54 9 294 441-4053
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome 2 day trip with Diego on the lake “Lago Mascadi”. Everything was taken care of for us from all nesseaary equipment to lunch, afternoon snacks and a delicious evening meal out in the open. We camped at a wonderful camping site...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Diego was a lovely guide and our group had a great experience kayaking across the lake. The scenery was stunning and the whole trip (including delicious homemade snacks!) was so well organised. Thanks so much!

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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Well it was a great adventure to go on the lake with Diego on quite a windy day. We felt very well cared for - he was a considerate and knowledgeable guide, the equipment was excellent and the place superb. My only complaint is that...More

Thank Robyn D
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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Robbi & Jeff thanks for chosing us! It was nice to take you out on a windy day! That´s how you manage to see our safety tips! Thanks again! Pura Vida

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

We traveled a family group of 14, ages 50`s and 20`s plus 2 kids. Belén and Diego were really experts to put everybody at ease and confident, since it was a litlle windy and cold, with us all beginners. Belén patiently answered all my questions...More

Thank Gege N
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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Gege, thanks for coming and enjoying the kayak on a cold day! That´s how Patagonia show up everyday! Hope you can come back for another family fun trip! Pura Vida

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

What an amazing way to spend a day. The full day lake crossing was beautiful, looking at the astonishing scenery as you cross the lake was breathtaking. Julian was a superb guide, friendly and knowledgeable about a wide range of things in the area. I...More

Thank Michael H
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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Michael, thanks for chosing our Lake crossing Trip! Nice to have people for all over the world here in Patagonia. Hopefully we will have you back for another trip! Pura Vida,

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I chose this company based on the Lonely Planet guide and their terrific reviews on TripAdvisor. I did the half day kayak in the afternoon. Diego was our guide and it was a great way to spend the afternoon. Diego speaks excellent English as well....More

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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear paddler! Thanks for the good comments about your experience kayaking with us! We really appreciate your words to our guides and the company! Hope we can have you kayaking again in Patagonia Pura Vida,

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

We did the half day sunset kayak. Probably one of the beautiful ways to see the lakes of Bariloche. We were picked up at our hotel by the staff and the lake (Lago Gutierrez) was about a 20 minute drive from the city. We were...More

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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Laura, thanks for so many nice words! We really appreciate that you recognised our guide job! Hope we can have you once more in Patagonia! Pura Vida,

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I was recommended these people by my hotel (Altuen Hotel). Arrived at the start point on Lago Gutierrez and was kitted out with my life jacket and skirt ready to paddle with a group of Argentinos. After basic instruction off we went at a leisurely...More

Thank Bob A
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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Bob thanks for your good comments and for the recommendation! Hopefully we would have you again in Patagonia for a longer trip! Hope you have a nice trip Pura Vida,

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

My wife and I had the pleasure of spending a day kayaking on Lago Gutierrez with Danny, our guide. The entire experience was amazing. The scenery and views from the lake are gorgeous. The kayaking was fun (note - we had the luck of having...More

Thank Josh L
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Belen Y, Director de Recepción at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Josh, thanks you very much for your recommendation. Thanks for highlighting Danny´s job and our equipment quality! It´s what makes the difference! Hope we can have you back soon! Pura Vida,

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Response from Belen Y | Property representative |
Hi! thanks for contact us! Established in 1998, Pura Vida Patagonia is the first, most experienced, and only agency solely devoted to kayaking outings within the Nahuel Huapi national park. Our outings are carefully... More
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