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Kayak Tour River

Kayak Tour River "La Leona"

  • We start the pick-up by hotels at 7.30 am to reach the starting area at 9.30am.
    A talk about the equipment used and safety standards is done. Participants are given the technical equipment (wetsuit, neoprene boots, cockpit covers, semi-dry jacket, life jacket, helmet and mittens for cold) and a waterproof bag to store their belongings and lunch boxes . Once we are dressed, we regulate the kayaks (passenger go on double kayaks and guides on simple ones) and show the forward paddle maneuvers, turns and brakes. The safety and rescue maneuvers are practiced.
    A guide helps the participants to get into the kayak and the other guide receives the group in the river.
    Once the whole group is in the water we start paddling.
    The guides are permanently attending participants and checking safety. They will explain about geology, flora, fauna and history of the area.
    The first kayak ride lasts approximately 1 hour.
    In Cerro Los Hornos (La Meseta estancia) we stop for lunch and we make a short hike through the river shore till we get to a viewpoint where you can see bones and petrified trunks. Time for lunch and walk is 1hour and 45minutes.
    After some time off we go up over the kayaks for the last part of the itinerary observing the geological formations and steppe vegetation. We finally get to El Turbio stream where the van is waiting to take us back to Calafate.
    Duration of the second kayak ride is 1hour and 20minutes.
    Time of arrival at Arroyo Turbio 3:00pm.
    Approximate schedule arrival time to El Calafate 5:00pm

  • Frecuencia: Daily, not suspended by rain. There must be a minimum of two passengers for this tour to operate.
    Duration: Full day excursion. 10 hours from 7.30 AM to 5.00PM. 
    Difficulty: Kayak tour: 2.20 hours of rowing. Minimum age required: 18 years old. No previous Kayak experience needed. Fitness level: medium.
    Included: Technical equipment: neoprene suit and boots, semi-dry jacket, cockpit cover, helmet, mittens, life jacket, waterproof bag. Snack (hot drinks, cookies or brownies, nuts). Insurance pack for tourism activities.
    Not included: Box lunch
    What to wear? Comfortable and warm clothes, waterproof jacket or windbreaker, cordoned sports shoes or hiking boots. Not allowed rubber boots, apres ski or high heels. Sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves, hat for sun or warm to cold case. 

  • You can hire ON LINE by making a quote
    For this we have a form in each activity which must complete, entering your email address, the date of the excursion and select the drop-down menu the number of passengers and if necessary to deploy and indicate the number of passengers in the additional Depending on the package to be contracted, then press DRAFT so that the report of the selected value.

    By agreeing to the quote complete the required data and continue pressing the button that says RESERVE NOW, select the payment method to then load the data of your credit card and make the payment that ends the operation. Within the next 48 hours * we will process your reservations and send the corresponding checks with the necessary indications to consider the day of service delivery.

    For the payment through the deposit or the bank transfer from Argentina you must proceed in the same way making the quotation and then in the selection of means of payment select Bank Transfer, made the payment send a scanned copy or the photo of the voucher for the total of the package Indicating name and surname to the following address reservas@calafatexcursiones.com

    * Dentro de las 48 Horas hábiles.

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