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Address: | Lago Gutierrez, San Carlos de Bariloche 8400, Argentina
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+54 294 441-4053
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Established in 1998, PURA_VIDAPATAGONIA is the first, most experienced, and...

Established in 1998, PURA_VIDAPATAGONIA is the first, most experienced, and only agency solely devoted to kayaking outings within the Nahuel Huapi national park. Our outings are carefully planned, organized, and designed to guarantee comfort and safety in all their different levels, focusing our attention mainly on those passengers without prior experience.

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Fantástico!!!!

I chose this company based on the Lonely Planet guide and their terrific reviews on TripAdvisor. I did the half day kayak in the afternoon. Diego was our guide and it was a great... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
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78 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I chose this company based on the Lonely Planet guide and their terrific reviews on TripAdvisor. I did the half day kayak in the afternoon. Diego was our guide and it was a great way to spend the afternoon. Diego speaks excellent English as well. He's very personable and professional ensuring everyone is enjoying their excursion and no one is... More 

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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this review

Dear paddler! Thanks for the good comments about your experience kayaking with us! We really appreciate your words to our guides and the company! Hope we can have you kayaking again in Patagonia Pura Vida, More 

Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We did the half day sunset kayak. Probably one of the beautiful ways to see the lakes of Bariloche. We were picked up at our hotel by the staff and the lake (Lago Gutierrez) was about a 20 minute drive from the city. We were outfitted with life jackets and kayaking gear. Our guide Diego spoke excellent English and was... More 

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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this review

Laura, thanks for so many nice words! We really appreciate that you recognised our guide job! Hope we can have you once more in Patagonia! Pura Vida, More 

Stockport, England, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I was recommended these people by my hotel (Altuen Hotel). Arrived at the start point on Lago Gutierrez and was kitted out with my life jacket and skirt ready to paddle with a group of Argentinos. After basic instruction off we went at a leisurely pace along the lake taking in the views, the weather slowly clearing. After an hour... More 

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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this review

Bob thanks for your good comments and for the recommendation! Hopefully we would have you again in Patagonia for a longer trip! Hope you have a nice trip Pura Vida, More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2016

My wife and I had the pleasure of spending a day kayaking on Lago Gutierrez with Danny, our guide. The entire experience was amazing. The scenery and views from the lake are gorgeous. The kayaking was fun (note - we had the luck of having the wind to our backs the entire trip, which made the paddling much easier). The... More 

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Belen Y, Director de Recepción at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this review

Josh, thanks you very much for your recommendation. Thanks for highlighting Danny´s job and our equipment quality! It´s what makes the difference! Hope we can have you back soon! Pura Vida, More 

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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We did a two ours kayaking trip. We had nice weather with great views over the lake and less wind on the way back so it was very relax. The coffee break with cookie (homemade) was also good. We recommend this trip.

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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this review

Mark, thanks for your commnet of your trip! It´s a pleassure to keep working like this! Pura Vida, More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Spent the afternoon kayaking on the lake. Picnic set up on a beach - super homemade alfajores. Good tuition and supervision for beginners. Friendly staff.

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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this review

Hi! thanks for your comments! Hope you will be back in Patagonia for a longer trip! Pura Vida More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We did a 2-day kayaking trip with Diego, and it was fantastic! The lake was great, and the scenery was beautiful. We've never been Kayak camping before, so we learned how to pack the kayaks, as well. Diego was a great guide, and told us much about the area. He also cooked us some delicious food, and shared good beer... More 

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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this review

Thank you really much for this comment! It´s always nice to know that we are doing the right thing! Hope you´ll be back soon for another overnight trip! Pura Vida, More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Kayaking with Diego was really fun. It was a great afternoon with nice weather, relatively calm see and mate cocido :)

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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this review

Hi! thank you so much for your niec words! Keep paddling! Pura vida, More 

Bideford, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed kayaking with Diego who was a superb guide and host. The equipment is good quality, good briefing on technique and safety (in English too which we were not expecting). Gentle paddle in brilliant conditions (sunny and refreshing breeze). Stopped for refreshments on the shore (served on a table with cloth!). Really relaxing afternoon with great views of... More 

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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this review

Hi! thanks for highligting our english, quality and hosting! It´s good to know that we are going in the right direction! Hope you will come back soon Pura Vida, More 

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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It was an awesome trip on the water, even when the weather wasn't so good. Diego is a great guy who is funny and he helps people who are a bit nervous to smile and haven fun!

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Belen Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Pura Vida Patagonia Kayaking, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for the comments! Hopefully we will have you back for another trip! Pura Vida, More 

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