Patagonia, Friday, December 19, 2014
All Extreme Sports and Activities in Patagonia

Air Activities

Air ActivitiesAmong the adventure travel outstanding air activities you can find the practice of paragliding, hang gliding and glider flights.
These sports or hobbies are aimed at making the ancient dream of flying come true.
Paragliding and hang gliding are practiced when taking off from a mountain, taking advantage of the wind streams going up the slopes to glide and ascend, managing long duration flights.
When time for landing comes, it is necessary to find a relatively small open space, as a result to the low or medium speed typical of this kind of flights.
In order to go on a gliding ride, you should generally go to an aeroclub and hire the services of some tourist operator that offers this kind of excursions or take the pilot course.
It is important to pay much attention to the indications provided by each activity guides and thus enjoyment will be guaranteed.

  A Very Special Baptism   Argentina  Rawson - Chubut
A Very Special Baptism
We flew over the coast of Rawson. Hovering in the air, we watched the enigmatic geography of Patagonia over the South Atlantic Ocean.
A Very Special Baptism
  Adventure Tourism in Traful Village   Argentina  Villa Traful - Neuquén
Adventure Tourism in Traful Village
Along Nº 65 National Route , by Confluencia Site, you will go through Traful- Lauquen Camping Site which has all the necessary facilities to camp by the lake...
Adventure Tourism in Traful Village
  Flying among Volcanoes   Chile  Puerto Montt - X Región
Flying among Volcanoes
The geography of the Chilean X region turns out to be paradisiacal as far as flying is concerned. Forests and lakes, estuaries and islands, and mainly the volcanoes are some...
Flying among Volcanoes
  Flying with Heliushuaia   Argentina  Ushuaia - Tierra del Fuego
Flying with Heliushuaia
Flying with Heliushuaia is enjoying the end of the world from a non-conventional perspective: the air.
Flying with Heliushuaia
  Over the Pacific   Chile  Ancud - X Región
Over the Pacific
We had already flown over the Chilean volcanoes with Santiago Vidal and an unconditional friendship had begun in the heights. We are both fascinated with flying. This time,...
Over the Pacific
  Parachute Jump in Pucón   Chile  Pucón - IX Región
Parachute Jump in Pucón
We jumped into an amazing free fall. A true gust of adrenaline took hold of us, while we beheld the Villarica Volcano fumaroles from the air of Pucón.
Parachute Jump in Pucón
  Paragliding at Mount Piltriquitrón   Argentina  El Bolsón - Río Negro
Paragliding at Mount Piltriquitrón
As if we were birds, we soared around El Bolsón amongst mountains and breathtaking valleys. We will never forget the feeling of floating through the air...
Paragliding at Mount Piltriquitrón
  Río Gallegos from the Air   Argentina  Río Gallegos - Santa Cruz
Río Gallegos from the Air
An unforgettable experience including a tour over the Patagonian steppe, the volcano area and the Strait of Magellan.
Río Gallegos from the Air
  Skydiving and Accuracy Water Landing   Chile  Valdivia - X Región
Skydiving and Accuracy Water Landing
The National Accuracy Water Landing Championship is a unique event in the world. Whether you jump or watch, pleasure for the sight is fabulous. A must.
Skydiving and Accuracy Water Landing
Casinos

Patagonia has a great deal of casinos distributed all throughout Argentina and Chile, and their modern halls let visitors enjoy games of chance such as roulette, slot machines, Black Jack, baccarat and dice. This section features the various casinos located in Patagonia. Discover each of them in the various regions presented in our website. Luck is waiting!

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Paleontology

Approximately 65 million years ago, a large percentage of vegetables and animals suddenly became extinct. It was in the late Cretaceous period and there are various theories about it. Some scientists attribute this event to a gradual process that finally led to selective extinction. Others assert that a catastrophe, such as an asteroid hitting the Earth, caused these species mass extinction.

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