Laguna Azul, Rio Gallegos

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Admire the striking color of the water at Laguna Azul, a lake located within a dormant volcanic formation in Patagonia. Don't forget to bring a camera along, so you can take pictures of the contrast between the intense azure lake and the steep slopes of the volcano’s crater that surround it. Keep an eye out for various rare birds, including bandurrias and South American ibis, in the area. Arrange to visit Laguna Azul and other attractions in Rio Gallegos using our Rio Gallegos trip itinerary maker site .
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  • I can not understand why this company's penguin tour is over 100 USD. I saw 12 penguins today. It is too expensive and there is no penguin.  more »
  • Beautiful natural place that surprises by its magnitude and mysticism, nestled in the Patagonian steppe. Multiple theories placed its origin
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  • Once crosses the Strait of Magellan coming from Ushuaia and 60 km before arriving in Rio Gallegos, they are just 4 km from detour with good gravel, until you reach the geological reserve Provincial Blue Lagoon. The view is fantastic. The lagoon is located in the ancient caldera of a volcano. Worth deviate slightly from the road and get to visit.
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  • There's a little detail on the road so there is a chance big miss by this place amazing. In the middle of a desert of nothing, we find this beautiful place, water has an amazing color and stays in the crater of a dormant volcano
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  • Mysterious place...
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  • It is a beautiful place that nature offers you to discover the mouth of a dormant volcano. A few meters from national route 3 to bring beautiful images of the area...
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  • It is a very rare place and I like. The birds come to eat from your hand, you may spot ducks, swans, etc. Or explore the caves formed. There are many caulkers and fruits can be eaten in January or February. It is not recommended to make fire, because almost all the soil is organic matter and in some places until it is fluffy and appears to float. You must be careful when descending and the emerging demand much effort.
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  • Beautiful place
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