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Saltos del Petrohue, Puerto Varas

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Marvel at Saltos del Petrohue, a long series of waterfalls that cascade down a volcanic rock chute. Backed by the prominent Osorno Volcano, the falls tumble from pool to pool formed by the region's distinctive black basalt formations, beginning in the Petrohue River and ending in Todos los Santos lake. Explore the lushly forested surroundings, fed by the clear waters of the river. You can even try your hand at kayaking or rafting on certain sections of the falls with a guided tour. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Saltos del Petrohue by using our Puerto Varas itinerary planner.
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  • Heels del Petrohue is one of the major waterfalls found within the National Park Vicente Perez Rosales. From the All Saints Lake to the Park can be seen several Rapids and waterfalls. Some more interesting, though less famous.
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  • When you're on the way to Punta Arenas, you will surely still clearly impressive waterfalls see get. But in the unit with the River, the mountains and the entire environment the Saltos del Petrohué quite worth seeing. We were there, by the way, quite early and saw no crowds!
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  • It is worth to know this place. Clean, good access, well maintained, good parking. The landscape is wonderful and the places to go walking very well signposted. The only thing regular is a café where cleaning clashed with the rest of the premises of sale of souvenirs
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  • The falls weren't very great in my opinion, coming from Pacific Northwest of the USA. Additionally the last bit of trail leading to the falls was closed but this information wasnt mentioned anywhere in the town, before we took a 45 bus to the falls. Since the waterfall isn't too high/tall, we couldn't get a good view of the water fall with the last portion of the trail closed.
  • Just awesome
  • Overcrowded. Underwhelming. Overhiped
  • You must to make a stop here for this wonderful sight
  • Unfortunately only Turin ripoff. So how the Park is nice two different prices for national and international is that can't... 😭😳 Desgraciadamente, sólo Turín. Tan hermoso como el parque también precios diferentes para nacional e inter Nacional no funcionó tiene dos... 😤😠
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