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Address: Arturo Prat 337 | Estancia Laguna Sofia, Puerto Natales, Chile
Phone Number: +56 9 6236 0371
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Pingo Salvaje is a horse lovers hostel, 26 kilometers away from Puerto...

Pingo Salvaje is a horse lovers hostel, 26 kilometers away from Puerto Natales we have our guest house, lodge and camping perfect places to stay, while you discover the area of Laguna Sofia riding our great horses and visiting amazing views.

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Amazing - Again!

This is the second time this year I've been there for the full day ride, the asado and staying the night in the cabana. I would recommend doing all three of these things to get... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
La Serena, Chile
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La Serena, Chile
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the second time this year I've been there for the full day ride, the asado and staying the night in the cabana. I would recommend doing all three of these things to get the full "salvaje" experience. The Pingo Salvaje team is amazing, accommodating, friendly and very professional and they cater to people of all experience. I am... More 

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Paula T, Gerente at Pingo Salvaje, responded to this review
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Andrew muchísimas gracias por compartir tu opinión y principalmente por la felicidad que reflejaron y entregaron ustedes hacia nosotros, tu... More 

Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pingo Salvaje is absolutely amazing. It is a short drive from puerto natales and the landscape, the refugio, camping area ranch was all beautiful. Then the customer service was amazing. It was a little bit of a wait to hear back via email, but totally worth it, Paula, Javiera, Claudio, Kai, Lito, and many others were all amazing. Whatever we... More 

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Equipo Pingo agradece enormemente que hubieses compartido tu opinión , no te imaginas como nos fortalece y nos hace aún... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I did a half-day ride with the folks at Pingo Salvaje during our honeymoon in October, and we were so glad we were able to do this! A few weeks before we arrived in Chile, we communicated via email with Paula – who was very responsive – about our time constraints, ride options, and costs. We reserved... More 

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Paula T, Gerente at Pingo Salvaje, responded to this review
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Nos llena aún más el corazón !!!!!!! muchas muchas!! gracias por sus comentarios no imagina lo feliz!!!!! que nos hace... More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I'll start by mentioning that I'm a very experienced rider. I took their 6 hour ride to the top of one of the local mountains with a gaucho, ranch hand and 1 other rider, who happened to be a beginner. (He had no trouble and got some great instruction.) I worked at a stable and recognize this is an excellent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Not something I'd planned on doing but the other half fancied giving it a try, having never sat on a horse before. I had when I was much younger, but not in a long time. It's a nice set-up, the owner and the riders are all very nice & patient and the horses are all quite docile and good-natured. Perhaps... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is a cool niche traditional lodge to do horse riding at where you can also stay overnight and have bbq dinner. Totally enjoyed this experience, but I think a more optimized plan would be to do horseback riding in Torres del Paine (and save part of your W trek), which I think would've been a better choice because 1)... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Our family (2 adults & 3 children - 13, 11, 9) spent a glorious afternoon in Patagonia riding with Pingo Salvaje. We called one evening and were so excited that they had availability for the following afternoon for a 3 hour ride beginning at 3:00pm. All of our family has very limited riding experience. This was not a problem at... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We took our teens who are the gauges lately for fun. We all enjoyed it tremendously. Kids enjoyed every minute of the 3 hours. If I had a $1 for each time they said "this is amazing" I would have paid for this trip! Customer service during online was superb, which isn't common in Chile. We got a 10 minute... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

I have done some riding in my days and have had some good and some really bad experiences. This one outperforms them all. Combine the sheer beauty of the area with a knowledgeable and personable guide, excellent customer service from first contact, incredible pricing, and the company's willingness to find a solution so our three year old son could participate... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

We arrived to Estancia Pingo Salvaje (Wild horse), after a short drive from Puerto Natales (approx. 30 km.), looking for a place to enjoy Nature, horses ridding, picnic facilities and good people. We received all of it and much more. Our grand daughters (4 & 5) enjoyed one hour ridding with the help of two guides. The lunch close to... More 

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