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Canon del Atuel

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Address: Ruta Provincial 173, San Rafael, Argentina
Phone Number: 02604439060
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Being Argentine and haven´t travelled to many places around the world, I've never imaged that such an amazing place existed not far from my hometown, Buenos Aires. It it is the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being Argentine and haven´t travelled to many places around the world, I've never imaged that such an amazing place existed not far from my hometown, Buenos Aires. It it is the Cañon de Atuel. Be ready to be speechless during your whole visit!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome place, with nice views and a good road, but there was a big stone blocking the way so we had to do a u turn and go back. But I really recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Visiting this spot during the low season was a great experience. The landscapes around the canyon also change so drastically and so quickly, this aspect is absolutely breath taking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I've been to el cañon Del atuel with my kids, they really loved this place. Perfect place to climb up a little and have fun with kids.

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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Amazing to go by car and stop in all the places that attracts your attention. Different colors, perspectives and great mountain views

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Took an extensive day tour from Mendoza (14 hours). Really enjoyed the tour, the guide was really helpful and could answer all our questions. The sites are breathtaking and according to him, the landscape varies according to the moment of the year because of the weather and the dam. You can navigate the artificial lake, which was kind of low... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Amazing place to visit. It's a canyon in San Rafael, there's a river and an electrical station on it. Make sure to protect yourself from the sun and take some good amount of water - the temperature inside the canyon is really high, and there is little wind. Somehow suffocating, but really nice to visit. Make sure to make some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We took a private tour from San Rafael and had a great day discovering Cañon del Atuel. If there are three or more, it'll be good value to take a private tour by 4x4. From end to end there are great views and lots of photo opportunities. The plant life and geography are different from anything I've seen before -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We booked a private day trip along this gorgeous canyon. Can't remember the name of the company we used, which is a shame because we had a great guide, who'd I'd like to recommend. We were lucky because the sun was shining & it was a Sunday, so there weren't too many other people around, as were driven along this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Cañón del Atuel is a mini grand canyon just south of San Rafael. With Atuel though, you get to drive the bottom of the canyon, meandering the river and seeing the inside geography up close and personal. Rio Atuel is the longest river in Mendoza, born in the Andes, at 10,000 foot elevation, from the glacial Atuel Lake. This is... More 

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