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Address: Av de los Pioneros Km 5 | Circuito Chico, San Carlos de Bariloche 8400, Argentina
Phone Number: +54-294-444-10-31-444-10-35
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About 2mi from San Carlos is Cerro Otto, a steep hill for hiking. We took the cable car to the top, where you can have a panoramic view of Lake Nahuel Huapi, Lake Moreno and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Carlsbad, California

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Get to the gondola early before the buses and crowds arrive! The view over lake Nahuel Huapi is astounding! We then took the hike to Piedre de Habsburgo which is a beautiful (and dusty) hike to a goegeous viewpoint that overlooks Lago Guiterrez. We saw Andean condors and had the excitement of horses that escaped from their coral run past... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Driving up there for more then 30 minutes we could not parc the car all the way up due to restrictions . The attendant wanted that i return to the lift area but couldn't confirm if my wheelchair passes in the cabin. After insisting he wanted to heave me up the at least 100 Steps which was much too dangerous.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This costs a crazy $260 Pesos and takes you to a shabby, oddly set up, yester-year lookout and restaurant at the top serving the usual dreadful Argentine fair. You get great views, but then we had great views walking up the Llao Llao hill for free. This may be a winter time or ski activity, I don't actually know, but... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the ama c ing 360 degree views from the top. It is eleven minutes up eavh way. There is a revolving restaurant at the top as well as Michaelangelo display at the top. Free wifi allowed social media photos to be posted immediately. All in all 260 pesos well spent

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About 2mi from San Carlos is Cerro Otto, a steep hill for hiking. We took the cable car to the top, where you can have a panoramic view of Lake Nahuel Huapi, Lake Moreno and Islands, Huemel & Victoria. Also visible is Lake Gutierrez and San Carlos. On the clear day you can see for miles & miles ...

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Niskayuna, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We bought tickets at the kiosk near the park and outdoor market and took the complimentary bus from Bariloche to the ski-lift to the ski center of Cerro Otto. There is a revolving restaurant, gift shops, disco, and viewing platforms and some hiking trails at the top. We were disappointed that there weren't more trails (and many seemed under repairs)... More 

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Courbevoie, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

The path to climbing for free is just near the poorest area of the city, and all the people in the city would advise you to never take this road because, a lot of people were robbed in the wood. Take the car or the cable line which is expensive. ps: the view is not worth it

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San Pedro, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Going up Cerro Otto you can take a ski lift up or hike up the hill. From there you can see amazing lakes, mountains, and it's just beautiful. It was sort of raining when I went and it got really cold, so take a wind breaker and possibly a rain jacket if it seems to be a rainy day. There's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

An overpriced and overrated attraction. The view is not exciting and after 10min you will be looking for the way down as there is nothing else there apart from the restaurant. There are far more exciting view points throughout the Lake District or even Argentina. I wouldn't pay 230 pesos to go out if I can choose again.

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66 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Best to buy ticket from the centre of town and use the free bus service to and from the cable car. Great views on the way up and pleasant, if not slightly dated, revolving restaurant at the top to have lunch. Visited just before peak season and felt a bit run down with lots of maintenance work being carried out.... More 

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