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Address: El Bolson, Argentina
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Great walk and very relaxing

We had a great time walking around here was relaxing and very beautiful. When the sun is out its truly amazing to walk around and in, very cold to swim but we loved it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
billy F
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time walking around here was relaxing and very beautiful. When the sun is out its truly amazing to walk around and in, very cold to swim but we loved it!

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Buenos Aires
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51 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

It takes a 30 min hike to climb up the mountain and enjoy the great view. Worth all the while. Bring water with you.

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Thank TuChutin15
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This hicking trail is amazing. I't beautifull to see and there are different mountain shelters to have a meal or even spend the night at. Some are close enought for a day's hicke and others are farther. you just need a sleeping bag.

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Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Vidied Cajon del Azul. Take litre plus of water, your suit and a towel if you like to dip in glacier feed rivers and know you will get dusty if it has not rained. The last 30 minutes back to Wharton is a psin but the views are well worth it. This hike is mostly in the trees so a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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331 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Not a particularly hard walk, some hills, but absolutely gorgeous scenery, particularly the river and canyon, crazy clear blue water. Make sure to get as far as the Refugio Cajon del Azul for a beer and a bite to eat

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Wonderful place, lovely bridges. The walk was a bit hard though for an ocassional trekker (specially if you are going to return on the same day!).

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

The water was so fresh and clean! The atmosphere was great and the stars were beautiful! A must go!!!

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Ottawa
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Rafted and kayaked with Paddle Patagonia over Christmas 2012 - the Rio was running high from the rain, but the sun came out for our great run.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

Take a breath before you facing the final uphill climb

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