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Address: Calle Mitre 139 pb | Panuelo Port, San Carlos de Bariloche R8402BPC, Argentina
Phone Number:
+54 294 443-1372
09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Sailing in the blue waters of Nahuel Huapi Lake, on the modern and...

Sailing in the blue waters of Nahuel Huapi Lake, on the modern and comfortable Cau Cau Catamaran, we offer an attractive product, where curiosity, discovery of the landscape and outdoor activities are stimulated.

The visit to mythical Victoria Island offers different alternatives for everybody. Complete this trip with the visit to the amazing and magical Arrayanes forest, where the shape and colour of such trees display, together with the daylight, their utmost combination.

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Peace and magnificent scenery

Maybe we were lucky but the lake was like a mill pond for our 4 hour trip, the boat was very comfortable and the freshly made refreshments really good, better than normal on a... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2015
Brigitte H
London, United Kingdom

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Perth, Australia
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136 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Cau cau means seagull.. The catamaran is modern and has an open air top deck at the back. There were photographers plying their trade getting passengers to hold up a biscuit for the gulls to swoop down and take from their fingers. Not environmentally sound at all, but a huge hit with the other passengers.

Thank Kath F
London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Maybe we were lucky but the lake was like a mill pond for our 4 hour trip, the boat was very comfortable and the freshly made refreshments really good, better than normal on a boat. The crew were helpful and informative.

Thank Brigitte H
Breckenridge, Colorado
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

A great experience and definitely worth the cost, but in hindsight I would have done 3 things differently: 1) pack a lunch! We visited in the winter, which I think meant that most food options were closed. So once we arrived to Isla Victoria, there was one food stand offering lunch (options: hamburger and a "Milanese"- fried shoe leather on... More 

Thank Morgan B
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I dis the circuit with Cau Cau company, on the Vip package. There was two problems: You pay more, but share you outside deck with the one's who pay less. I mean you are in the middle of the crowd anyway. Meals are not ok. Doesn't worth the additional price. In addition, the day was cloudy, so the landscapes could... More 

1 Thank Ta6ore
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67 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Very nice boat with bathrooms and snack bar and photographer available. The tour leaders give information in Spanish but Sebastion looked after us and explained things in English.

1 Thank viajara821
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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472 reviews
323 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

the trip to see the island and first is about 6 hours total with the forest as a decent stop and Victoria island as an amazing location to see. Relatively inexpensive depending on the agency you us but expect to pay no more than $50. Great trip

Thank JA Experiences N
Linwood, New Jersey
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45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Went to both national forests. Isle of Victoria and the the Orange bark tree forest. The ride was pleasant on the catamaran, 1 1/2 to the furthest point and back. This area of the country really is scenic and worth the visit. Blue waters like you can't believe and if you are into the outdoors....fly fishing, hiking, boating, parasailing etc.... More 

1 Thank Erosion
Santo Andre, SP
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Confusing peaces of information in the place. Departures on time are rare. Very strange tax politics. Need improovements.

1 Thank HSMartinho
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26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

Its the best way to travel arround to some of the National Parks of the area of Bariloche. The tour that I took was aprox. from 2:00pm to 6:30pm. The catamaran started from Puerto Pañuelo to Bosque de Arrayanes, later on to Isla Victoria and then back to the port where we started. The boat ride is beutifull as tou... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyed it but make sure you take a book as there is plenty of down time, on the boat or when you get to the island as we had to wait for the next boat to come since we needed the English tour guide. Note: 12:15 was Spanish speaking and the 1:15 was English - I'm not sure if... More 

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