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Colonia Suiza and Los Duendes Waterfall Trip
Activities in Bariloche

Colonia Suiza and Los Duendes Waterfall Trip

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1 review | 1 traveller
All perfect! Gerardo was very attentive, helpful and friendly. He indicated interesting places to see during the tour, gave very good explanations regarding the local history, fauna and flora, and offered different recommendations about local food as well. If I return to Patagonia, I would definitely contact him again!
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Discover the legacy of the first Swiss to settle in Patagonia when you take this fantastic trip to Colonia Suiza. Along the way, you will also discover the extraordinary Los Duendes Waterfall.

Colonia Suiza and Los Duendes Waterfall Trip

At 9 am, we will pick you up from your hotel in Bariloche and then set off on our fantastic trip to Colonia Suiza. Along the way, we will pass through the Nahuel Huapi National Park and the beautiful Lake Gutierrez.

Once there, we will take a brief hike along one of the tracks to discover the dense vegetation and lush Patagonian forest. You will gradually hear the sound of gushing water getting louder until eventually, you find yourself in front of Los Duendes Waterfall. You will hear all the fascinating myths and legends which surround this idyllic location.

Then we will go to the grotto of the Virgen of the Snow. There, we climb a staircase and enter the cave where a shrine devoted to this sacred figure has been located since 1945.

From here, we then head to the picturesque little village of Colonia Suiza, which was founded at the end of the 19th-century by immigrants from the Canton of Valais in Switzerland. Here, in what was the first swiss settlement in Patagonia, you will have your free time to explore the fantastic handicraft fair.

We will also have the opportunity to go to Goblin Village, to the Magic Forest, or to see a demonstration of Curanto food.

Our brilliant adventure finishes back at your hotel in Bariloche at 2 pm.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
  • Alcoholic drinks are not available.
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This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Up to 4 people
Private tour in English
US$ 92.60

Private tour in English

  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 92.60

* The price increases on the 30 June

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5 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport in minibus.

English speaking guide.

Private, exclusive tour just for you and your companions.

Not included


Entry to Goblin Village (200 ARS (US$ 2.20)).

When to book?

You can book up until 4 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.


No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.



Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Per group from
US$ 92.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.