Rafting Manso to the Frontier Class III/IV rapids
afting in the heart of the Andes. Get to the border with Chile running the best rapids through narrow canyons surrounded by lush vegetation. This trip is the most exciting one for those who seek action. Average physical condition and swimming ability are required.
Transfer Professional rafting guides complete rafting equipment, dry-fit neoprene jackets. support kayakers Breakfast. Lunch
If you want some action you will have to start up earlier!!
Starting from Bariloche we will head south for approximately 70 km along Route 40, a paved route where you can enjoy a beautiful landscape filled with lakes and mountains. Crossing the Villegas River, we will deviate along a gravel road for approximately 27.5 km, entering the Manso Valley until we reach our base camp, Camping Tierra Aventura. Here, a delicious breakfast will be waiting for you so that you do not lack the energy to row.
After breakfast, the guides will help you get equipped. This activity includes wetsuits so that you can get wet from head to toe. Once equipped, the van will transport you for a very short distance to the boarding point. There you will receive a safety briefing before getting on the raft to begin the adventure. You will navigate a 12km journey through the Manso Inferior section towards the border with Chile. In this part of the river, the rapids are more powerful and filled with adrenaline.
During the trip you will be able to enjoy the natural beauty of the Manso Canyon and some spectacular rapids:
El Cajón de Terciopelo, Agujero de Ozono, Gritá y doblá a la izquierda, el Tobogancito, Garganta Profunda, Éxtasis, Huevo Revuelto y Colmillo.
The brave ones will also have the chance to swim in the backwaters! The guides will encourage you to play in the water, but it is not mandatory to do so.
Upon reaching the border with Chile the navigation will come to an end. After removing our equipment, drying off and changing, we will return in the van to the campsite where we will have some leisure time to rest and have lunch ( not included)
After lunch, we will return to Bariloche with a new vacation anecdote you can share with your friends and family.
Minimum Age: 14 years old.
Equipment: neoprene suits, waterproof jackets (for rainy days), neoprene boots, life jackets, and helmets.
Optional: transport ($$ 11.500 entre el km. 8,1 hasta el km 14. $17.500 entre el km 14 hasta el
Llao Llao) and photographer.
Does not include Lunch: The campsite offers food service (paid in cash). Another option is to bring your own lunch.
Morning Trip: Pick-up time 8:30 hs – Return to Bariloche 18:00hs
Noon Trip: Pick-up time 13:00 hs – Return to Bariloche 21:00hs
Pick-up points inside the city center:
Service station YPF ACA (12 de Octubre 785)
Plaza Catedral (Vice Almte. O’Connor 500)
Aerolíneas Argentinas Office (Mitre 183)
Intendencia Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi (Av. San Martín 24)
Oficina de Aguas Blancas (Morales 564)
*Please inquire about other pick-up points in the city center.
**Please inquire about pick-up points between Km 8 and the city center.
What should you bring: ID or passport, swimsuit, towel, shoes that you won’t mind getting wet, a change of underwear and sunscreen.
Rate per person:
With transport from Bariloche: $70.000 until 01/01/2024
Without transport: $62.000 until 01/01/2024
*Important: The included transport contemplates the pick up in the city center of Bariloche and in a radius of 8 km to the west (Llao Llao area). People staying outside that 8km radius may also make use of this transport service but an extra fee will be charged based on exceeded distance.