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Address: San Carlos de Bariloche 5600, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 294 442-6508
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If learning about the culture and history of your travel destination is...

If learning about the culture and history of your travel destination is important to you, then partaking in a guided horseback trip with Carol Jones is going to be an unforgettable experience. A person that exudes a warm and caring persona right off the bat, Carol has the makings for an excellent guide. First, her knowledge of the area is in her blood. She is the granddaughter of United States Patagonian founding father, Jarred Jones. A character that ran with the likes of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Grandpa Jones was the beginning of generations of familial bonding with the Patagonian Steppe. Second, the woman knows the area like the back of her hand. She is able to take her guests on amazing adventures into areas that are only seen by her and those she has invited. Her intimacy is immediately apparent in how she flows with the changing topography and chooses a place to rest. Third, as a part of the trip, she and her ranch hands provide a truly authentic “gaucho experience”. You are able to tour her family’s farm, interact with the animals and get involved with the Argentine asado (BBQ), if you like. Carol takes clients on multi-, full- and half-day trips. She is very adept at reading your abilities and level of comfort upon the horse and directs the day to fit the vibe accordingly. Experiencing Patagonia on horseback with Carol is an amazing adventure of animal interaction, historical stories and authentic culture.

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An incredible experience horseback riding in Patagonia!

Our late November beginners horseback riding experience with Carol could not have been better. The ride was easy and relaxing with beautiful views of snow-peaked mountains... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our late November beginners horseback riding experience with Carol could not have been better. The ride was easy and relaxing with beautiful views of snow-peaked mountains, rolling prairie-like hills, and the occasional deer, cow and bull seen wandering around. Carol clearly knows what she's doing. The ranch was beautiful and the lunch was the most authentic Argentinian asado we had... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

First time horseback riding and no better way than in Patagonia with Carol Jones! She gave us the rules of what to do and not to off the bat, and made us feel very comfortable. She is very friendly and very welcoming! Her english is amazing as well which helped us a lot. I'm glad my first time was with... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We did a half day ride with Carol on her private working ranch. What an enjoyable day! We were lucky to have sunny skies providing perfect riding weather. Carol's horses are lovely - very calm and nice for a beginner like me. The views are simply spectacular, we couldn't get over how beautiful it was. Riding horseback is the perfect... More 

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Hanau, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We had the most beautiful day of our trip at the Estancia of Carol. Lucas made a delicious asado for us and was the best guide you can wish for- both responsible and knowledgeable. The horses are really well- behaved and very sensitiv too. Believe me- I know what I was talking about and this all to often remains the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

We enjoyed a half day ride and despite the drizzle on that day had a fantastic experience both riding and enjoying the awesome sights along the way The whole experience was very personal including snacks and mate provided by Carol after the ride and the wonderful time getting to know about Carol's family history and life in Barioloche. One of... More 

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We went for a full day ride and if you have a day this is definitely worth your time! A really special way to see the area, a brilliant lunch and super chilled! You don't need any riding experience you just need to be physically fit to enjoy the day. The horses are so well behaved and looked after it's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

The day was extremely special - from learning about her unusual family history from Carol herself- to the 4 hours of riding in very diverse terrain - to the most amazing outdoor lunch cooked on a campfire. A full day adventure well worth doing. The hospitality of Carol, her assistant and daughter was very much appreciated. We were 4 friends... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

We weren't even sure if we want ti go at first but we are glad we did. The full day horse riding was amazing. The landscape is spectacular, the horses are beautiful an in good shape, the asado was delicious. Carol really is an excellent host and together with Luca they did a fantastic job. Great for beginners or experienced... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

We went with our two kids - teenagers, and had the most incredible Patagonia experience one could wish for. The guides are so wonderful with speaking both English and Spanish and truly care about their guests. A must do for anyone - even for the day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

After reading the reviews we opted for a full day riding and we were not disappointed! The scenery was amazing as we rode away from Bariloche up hills and across plains where we encountered wild horses, deer, rabbits, sheep and cows (including the odd bull). We stopped for a fabulous Asado lunch which was cooked to perfection with plenty of... More 

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