San Carlos de Bariloche is the ideal place to practice adventure sports. Its majestic and snow-white Andean mountain range as well as its vast woods and sparkling blue rivers, streams and lakes provide the perfect setting for sports.
In this town the traveler does not such a risk of succumbing to the vagaries of weather as he does in Southern Patagonia. On the contrary, he will feel how the seasons change smoothly and how he has the chance of taking full advantage of each of the activities that he has chosen to do.
Bariloche is an easy access point to the high mountains, where the availability of a number of refuges enables tourists to go on excursions lasting several days.
Here the tourist can admire the scenery or walk along the pathways through the woods, a fantastic experience of finding oneself and one's inner emotional balance.
A "must" for those who visit Bariloche at any season of the year is Mt Catedral. In winter it is the best and largest skiing resort in the area, while in summer it is a sports and recreational activity center for all tastes.
Rafting on "gomones", provided with every safety device, the Water Safari on the Limay river is a family excursion ranging from Rincón Chico to Villa Llanquín.
One of the most thrilling ingredients of this amazing "menu" is the chance to admire spectacular rocky formations, such as the natural auditorium ("El Anfiteatro"), at the starting point of the beautiful Valle Encantado.
Moreover, the tourist can enjoy different horse riding activities, lasting one or more days, having the chance of visiting different locations in the vicinity of Bariloche.
For an interesting fishing trip, Bariloche also offers the traveler cruises and full or half-day equipment rental, with sailboats, motor boats, and different size cruisers provided with cabin, cooker and other facilities, plus a crew trained in lake sailing and the chance of being accompanied by expert fishing guides.
Other activities: trekking, skiing, hang-gliding, fishing or just the contemplation of nature.
In conclusion, Bariloche offers a large number of activities in an incredible selection of places, enabling you to fully enjoy your visit to this magnificent Andean mountain town.
If you aim to enjoy yourself and have a wonderful time, Bariloche is the place for you.