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Kayak Tour in La Leona River from El Calafate

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    What to Expect
    You will be picked up at approximately 7:30am at your hotel, and the transfer to the river takes about one hour . You will receive all the equipment that you need as well as a safety training to prepare you for kayaking adventure. 

    After that we start paddling the first 8 km for approximately one hour, learning about the geology, flora and fauna and enjoying the river. We stop for a hike and lunch at a spot with amazing views.

    Head back onto the river to kayak for another 6 km, hour and 20 minutes learning about the geological formations and the steppe vegetation. At the end of this kayaking session, you will be picked up and returned to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up in all hotels, hostels, airb&b in Calafate and we can drop off at the airport at the end of the trip after 4.15 pm.
    Departure Time
    7:30am
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Note: If you have your departure flight after 5.30 pm, we can drop you off at the airport when we are coming back form the excursion around 4 pm
    Inclusions
    • Snacks
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum age is 12 years
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • You must bring: Box lunch, hiking shoes, long sleeved shirt, light coat and shorts or leggings.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I spent my first day in the Calafate area on Lake Argentino and its fjords, viewing glaciers and icebergs. The next day, I went on the Leona River kayaking and trekking tour. It was interesting, beautiful and a welcome contrast to the previous day. The kayaking leg in the
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    Response from Kayak Santa Cru... I, Public Relations Manager at Kayak Tour in La Leona River from El Calafate
    Responded yesterday
    Hi John! Thank you for the beautifull review, we're glad to know about your experience with us. Have a great day! Best regards Nadia
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    We had a very nice day! Eduardo was very friendly, enthusiastic and helped us with everything. We first kayaked 10 kilometers than we had a hike of 1.5 hours through the petrified forest. He could tell and show us a lot from the surroundings and all the history around the
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    Response from Kayak Santa Cru... I, Public Relations Manager at Kayak Tour in La Leona River from El Calafate
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hi!! We are happy to know that you discovered the Patagonian feeling!! Thank you very much for choosing and kayaking with us Best regards Nadia
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    We had a great experience with this company, doing the 1 day tour from Calafate. It was a small group of about 10 people with 2 guides and a driver. The pickup and transport was well organised. No issues with the equipment or kayaking for the first time and the “rapids” were
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    Response from Kayak Santa Cru... I, Public Relations Manager at Kayak Tour in La Leona River from El Calafate
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hi !!! Thank you for your review. We're glad to know about you and your experience. Best regards
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    OK this may not come across as being cheap but the experience is worth every penny. Of course the weather helped but everything is done professionally and at the same in a cool friendly spirit. And the walk and explanation in the petrified forest is quite something... Really a
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    Response from Kayak Santa Cru... E, Manager at Kayak Tour in La Leona River from El Calafate
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hi!! Thank you to share your experience and join us to discover the hidden patagonia! Regards KSC Team
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    Couldn't recommend this tour enough, shows you a different side to Patagonia that is equally beautiful and wild. The scenary is just sublime, for both the kayak and the walk. Guides are very friendly, knowledgeable and have a great sense of humour. Their love for the area and
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    Response from Kayak Santa Cru... E, Manager at Kayak Tour in La Leona River from El Calafate
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hello T! Thank for your opinion and we are glad to know that you enjoyed the trip! Kind regards Eduardo - KSC Team
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    About the operator
    By: Kayak Santa Cruz
    326 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    John W
    Decatur, Georgia
    60
    A Contrasting Experience
    I spent my first day in the Calafate area on Lake Argentino and its fjords, viewing glaciers and icebergs. The
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    JIkke D
    Zwolle, The Netherlands
    30
    We had a very nice day!
    We had a very nice day! Eduardo was very friendly, enthusiastic and helped us with everything. We first kayaked
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    Jesterinoz
    Mexico City, Mexico
    131189
    A new way to experience Patagonia
    We had a great experience with this company, doing the 1 day tour from Calafate. It was a small group of about 10
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    384rolandl
    Monte-Carlo, Monaco
    4914
    Excellent experience - and with a surprise that you cannot imagine...
    We had a phantastic day out! Yes, the Patagonia waters were cold, the ever-so-blissful and tough wind was there,
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    ktrace
    Kirkland, Washington
    95
    Experienced Guides, Trustworthy Company!
    This tour was very well done. Rubin and Eduardo are competant guides. Both were passionate about the area, taking
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    DanCan7
    80
    There’s a reason these guys get 5 stars
    Ruben, Eduardo and their team are exceptional tour guides. Not only are they safety conscious, mindful of
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    JPL429
    CRESPIERES
    4818
    Truly excellent...
    OK this may not come across as being cheap but the experience is worth every penny. Of course the weather helped
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    Twills21
    95
    Fantastic, unique experience!
    Couldn't recommend this tour enough, shows you a different side to Patagonia that is equally beautiful and wild.
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    VanessaP251
    Saskatoon, Canada
    113
    Great staff and tour
    We did the 1 day excursion to Leona petrified forest via kayak. If you are sick of being on your feet, give these
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    CarloOttonello
    20
    Amazing kayaking!!!
    Fantastic day from start to the end. Staff amazing, they will care about you during the kayaking and give you as
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    Julie R
    Raglan, New Zealand
    41
    Excellent day out!
    We had a fantastic day out and perfect weather for kayaking and hiking. There was only us and another couple for
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    EveR686
    Little Cypress, Texas, United States
    81
    DO IT ANYWAYS!
    Upon booking this trip I was nervous about weather, temperatures, and safety. BUT if your going to patagonia you
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    miskie462
    Ventura, California
    41
    Adventura Kayak Tour
    My wife and I booked this Kayak Tour on the La Leona River and had a blast. Our guides, Eduardo & Ruben were the
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    JuliusH61
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    20
    Cool kayak trip and dinosaur fossils
    The trip takes you to kayak on a river. The guides give you a lot of information about geology, funa, wildlife and
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    Japans P
    102
    Great Adventure with great Team
    We went on the trip without any experiences in kayaking. Ruben and his team were very nice and friendly from the
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