Beautiful Victoria

Classical and beautiful, Victoria Island is one of the main attractions in the Nahuel Huapi National Park and Bariloche.

The tour begins at Puerto Pañuelo, on the shores of the picturesque Llao Llao Peninsula. Catamarans leave from this pier towards Victoria Island. The blue waters of the Nahuel Huapi, the greenness of the trees growing on the coast and the snow-capped peaks of the mountain range that surrounds the scenery are our companions during our voyage. After 30 minutes of a quiet lake ride that crosses 11 kilometers, Puerto Anchorena is reached on the island. Its beautiful natural scenery spreads across 3,710 hectares and encloses various attractions. Victoria Island is divided into three areas: access to the public in general is not allowed in two of them, whereas the central area that may be visited by tourists. In a remote past, it would be dwelled by Indian communities that left their marks in the form of cave paintings in some areas of the island.

  • Modesta Victoria

    Modesta Victoria

  • Inserted in the Nahuel Huapi National Park

    Inserted in the Nahuel Huapi National Park

  • Collective lake excursions

    Collective lake excursions

  • Myrtle Forest

    Myrtle Forest

  • Native species

    Native species

  • Puerto Anchorena

    Puerto Anchorena

  • An emblematic boat

    An emblematic boat

The leafy trails that cross Victoria lead the visitors to the giant sequoias, thujas, eucalyptus, pines, oaks as well as cypresses, coihues and ñires, which are the habitat for various species, such as the pudú (the smallest deer in the world), wild boar, red deer, pheasants and countless species of birds. Some imperial shags may also be spoted in the tree tops. The del Toro, Puerto Gross, Radal and Piedras Blancas beaches are some of the most interesting nooks in Victoria Island. After touring around the island, it is possible to sail to Puerto Quetrihue, located in the South of the peninsula bearing the same name, in order to visit the Arrayanes National Park. This reserve protects a myrtle forest unique in the world, with specimens of 15 meters of height, which are between 500 and 650 years old.

Autor Karina Jozami Fotografo Gentileza Turisur

Contact of the excursion or tour


Mitre 219, San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina

Phone Phone: +54 294-4426109

Tour KindTour Kind: contemplative
DurationDuration: all day
TimetablesTimetables: Everyday, in the morning and in the afternoon
How to get hereHow to get here: If by car, drive through the city along Av. Ezequiel Bustillo; if by bus, take the line that leads to the island in half an hour; or you can also buy the excursion from some of the operating travel agencies.
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