A Village Overlooking the Lake

A Village Overlooking the Lake

A young town on a soil that gives evidence of an ancient past invited us to stroll about its quiet streets and to get to know its daily lifestyle.

Contemplative tourism
All about Dinosaurs at El Chocón’s Museum

All about Dinosaurs at El Chocón’s Museum

This small museum offers excellent information about dinosaur findings in the Neuquén basin and scientifically studies these beings.

Regional museumsPaleontology
Discovering Dinosaur Tracks

Discovering Dinosaur Tracks

Identifying dinosaur tracks oneself is an adventure second to none. Villa El Chocón offers that possibility in the twinkling of an eye.

Paleontology
El Chocón Hydroelectric Power Plant

El Chocón Hydroelectric Power Plant

We were astonished by giant machinery and thousands of kilowatts hovering over our heads. We could not help thinking about all this as we entered the hydroelectric power station.

Contemplative tourism
Hidden canyon: ancient secrets

Hidden canyon: ancient secrets

We sailed across large Lake Ramos Mexía towards red-colored clay cliffs showing their edges and bays, part of the Valley of Dinosaurs.

Canoes and boats
One Day Close to the Dam

One Day Close to the Dam

Ideal to spend a day outdoors, the Arroyito Dam displays a singular picture created by nature and by human intelligence.

Bird watchingContemplative tourism
The Giants in El Chocón by motorboat

The Giants in El Chocón by motorboat

We unveiled the secret of a huge clay massif called Los Gigantes (“The Giants”) after crossing the lake by motorboat. There we found out the power of the wind and the effect of the erosion has created for thousands of years.

Canoes and boatsContemplative tourism
The Limay, for Anglers

The Limay, for Anglers

This is an invitation to see some of the nooks of the Limay, one of the most important rivers in the great valley, where good specimens of brown and rainbow trout may be found.

Contemplative tourismFishing
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