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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. Plan to visit Laguna Azul and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Rio Gallegos attractions using our Rio Gallegos travel itinerary planner.
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  • Crater lake where you can walk around, nice place, we stay in our camper. Different vogelste shooting at the bottom of the crater. Beautiful blue water.
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  • the nearest place to the city to visit with friends and be in contact with nature, enjoy the beauty of Patagonia and forget everything, only its blue waters and wind. There was no place to sit or a picnic area, the visit of limited down to the edge of the lagoon, is a steep descent, and walk along the edges carefully. You can spot birds in the region that have nests on the suitable for trekking footwear Laguna.Usar already that there are many rocks and there is a marked path up or down.
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  • Different from other ponds and lakes we passed, the Blue Lagoon is an inactive volcano that the pond has taken hold, it's worth a lot the landscape tour and by descent.
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