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“the river”(9 reviews)
“grand canyon”(4 reviews)
Ruta Provincial 173, San Rafael, Argentina
+54 260 443-9060
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too bad it’s soo far form Mendoza and it’s a full long day away but it’s quite impressive to see the works of Mother Nature. I won’t recommend taking the catamaran around the lake and instead do the rafting. Be ready to take photos. It’s...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pingebretsen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, if you are in town and need to choose one thing to do: This is your best option. I strongly recommend to start the trip up in El Nihuil down to Valle Grande as the vast majority of the traffic flow go in this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

As you drive from Valle Grande up to the Canyon, the views are breathtaking! It all reaches the peak when you reach the Canyon. I took so many pictures that I felt like I experienced most of it through the lens! There are some small...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sipriceisright
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Just a few minutes drive out of San Rafael, one enters the surrounding desert, then slowly begins the climb to Valle Grande, following the path of the Rio Atuel as it tumbles from the heights to the desert floor. Glimpses show white water rafters passing,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Rancho D
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

The canyon was part of the day outing from San Rafael. Some very special views of early geological rock formations. The road through the Canyon is a tad bumping and dusty. Hairpin turns as you descend down to the river. Lots of great scenery as...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Nice views and easy enough hike. You can catch a local bus there and back. Bring water though because there aren't many shops nearby

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank EleonoraI135
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Make sure you visit this natural wonder, a memorable experience with a local Friend who showed me all the special spots along the canyon. Definitely worthwhile and one of my highlight days in Argentina.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Caroline P
Reviewed July 26, 2017

We made a rafting tour downriver, a rappel adventure and a boat tour around Dique Valle Grande, all very well organized.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank sebaslozano
Reviewed March 5, 2017

I am originally from Mendoza and I have been to Atuel Canyon several times but this year took my partner and I enjoyed this scenery from a different perspective. When you grow on a place sometimes you miss the beautiful surroundings, but the canyon is...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank 117LauG
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Very nice place plenty of colorfull old rock formations. Went there by car and practice rafting and cool river.

Date of experience: February 2017
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