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Address: Calle Mitre 139 pb | Panuelo Port, San Carlos de Bariloche R8402BPC, Argentina
Phone Number:
+54 294 443-1372
09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Sailing in the blue waters of Nahuel Huapi Lake, on the modern and...

Sailing in the blue waters of Nahuel Huapi Lake, on the modern and comfortable Cau Cau Catamaran, we offer an attractive product, where curiosity, discovery of the landscape and outdoor activities are stimulated.

The visit to mythical Victoria Island offers different alternatives for everybody. Complete this trip with the visit to the amazing and magical Arrayanes forest, where the shape and colour of such trees display, together with the daylight, their utmost combination.

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Relaxing Day on the Lake

We took the full day trip to Isla Victoria and Parque de los Arrayanes. The boat tour was completely in Spanish, which was fine because we had not been promised an English... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 April 2016
Farmington, Connecticut

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The boat is nice and cozy, and it takes you through two stops very professionally. However, we were 5 English speakers among 30 or so Spanish speakers, so the tour was mostly for the Spanish speaking individuals. They got far more explanations by the tour guide, and the explanations seemed more fun. In between stops the guide took the English... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

We took the full day trip to Isla Victoria and Parque de los Arrayanes. The boat tour was completely in Spanish, which was fine because we had not been promised an English speaking tour. From what we could tell, the majority of the passengers were native Spanish speakers, so it was perfectly understandable that the tour was provided in Spanish.... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

This group makes an effort to accomodate English speaking persons, although the majority of tourists are Spanish speaking. They asked us our language preference when we boarded the bus. They provided a printed sheet with basic information in English. Tour guides sought us out to provide information in English. They also station someone with a bilingual sign listing the time... More 

Thank lizgabay
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446 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We paid a bit extra for VIP tickets (another£15 pp) but it was worth it as we got our own quiet seating area at the top of the boat plus wine, sandwiches, soft drinks, biscuits, croissants etc. You buy your tickets to visit the national park separately. The 2pm trip is the one you want if you need an English-speaking... More 

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TaniaLascano, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cau Cau, responded to this review

Dear Rubybirkenhead: We really appreciate you took a few minutes of your time to leave us your opinion, very important to us. We are so happy to know you enjoy our trip, and notice the profesionality of our guides, our services, and facilities. We hope you have had a lovely time in Bariloche, and hope you come back soon! Best... More 

Winfield, Illinois
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

We took the half day trip to Isla Victoria and the National Park de Los Arrayanes. You must buy your tickets (can use Visa) and then pay a separate cash entrance fee for the national parks. The catamaran is modern with bathrooms and snack bar that sells sandwiches, empanadas, chips, postres and drinks, including a variety of alcoholic beverages. A... More 

1 Thank ratherBtravelling_11
TaniaElina, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cau Cau, responded to this review

ratherBtravelling_11: Thank you very much for your comment , it is very important to us to know you have enjoyed our trip and our beautiful landscapes , forests and lakes much as we do !! We hope to see you back soon !! Cordially. More 

Herndon, Virginia
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44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

We took the 1:30 PM boat trip from Llao Llao up to Isla Victoria and then the Arranyes forest. We did the VIP tour, which is on the upper deck of the boat with comfortable cushion bench seating. You also get food and drinks periodically throughout the trip. Well worth the extra almost 300 pesos (580 vs 840 for VIP).... More 

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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

This trip was ok, nothing special, there was meant to be an english speaking guide on board but all he did was speak to us on arrival, and told us what the trip involved. There was not any other english spoken the whole trip they just constantly spoke in Spanish over a microphone for the whole trip. The trip advertised... More 

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Perth, Australia
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130 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Cau cau means seagull.. The catamaran is modern and has an open air top deck at the back. There were photographers plying their trade getting passengers to hold up a biscuit for the gulls to swoop down and take from their fingers. Not environmentally sound at all, but a huge hit with the other passengers.

Thank Kath F
London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Maybe we were lucky but the lake was like a mill pond for our 4 hour trip, the boat was very comfortable and the freshly made refreshments really good, better than normal on a boat. The crew were helpful and informative.

Thank Brigitte H
Breckenridge, Colorado
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

A great experience and definitely worth the cost, but in hindsight I would have done 3 things differently: 1) pack a lunch! We visited in the winter, which I think meant that most food options were closed. So once we arrived to Isla Victoria, there was one food stand offering lunch (options: hamburger and a "Milanese"- fried shoe leather on... More 

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