We can organize sailing trips to different destinations at the Nahuel Huapi lake.
Our itineraries are adapted according with your experience, preference and the weather conditions.
Sailing experience is not required, the Captain (Skipper) will take care of all sailing operation. Otherwise, we have specially designed introduction sailing trips.
It will be a relaxing and fun time
Photo: LA MANSA port (departure pier)
A high quality experience, with personal service, at a reasonable price!
a) GROUP TRIPS We organise groups with different people who like to sail and to visit the Arrayanes forest.
Arrayanes Forest - Daily departure 11.30 am.
Up to 7 sailors / passengers - Sailing distance: 30 km the round sailing trip - Duration: 4.30 hours
We go sailing to the Arrayanes forest and come back using the outboard.
You will stay 1 hour visiting the Arrayanes forest. Pasengers will have the opportunity to walk it 300 meters trial basically alones (without the invading of big catamarans mass tourism).
It will be a relaxing sail trip, watching amazing harbors, coasts, forest and natural beauty.
If passenger prefer, during the trip we can talk about sailing, winds, geolocial origin of rocks within the lake coast, history of the region, etc. Usually passengers bring their food for lunck (some sandwichs and no alcohol drinks).
Passengers should buy their ticket entry to the Arrayanes National Park before aboard the sailboat,. They can easily buy them at the Tourism Office located beside our departure pier (bahia Mansa pier ).
b) CUSTOM SHORT TRIPS:
ONLY YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS WILL BE ABOARD !!!. The captain manages all our itineraries
Sailing experience is not required. Up to 5 Sailors aboard.
According with the number of hours you chose to book, we will sail and visit different places:
Sailing distance: 10 km.
Departure hour: 4:00 pm.
It is a relaxing sailing. We go sailing (beating) to these bays, and come back using the outboard.
From the sailboat, we will watch the evergreen forest mixed with private houses, mansions and a spectacular golf club call Cumelen.
(During the 2017 the Royal Danish Family and Argentinean Presidente, chose Cumelen Country Club to spends Christmas there).
1 HOUR SAILING TRIP
Sailing distance: 17 km.
Departure hour: 4:00 pm.
We will enjoy sailing the beatifull Cumelen and las Balsas bays. We will sail beating and dead run (wind coming from ahead and from astern).
Optional: During the 3 or 4 hours sailing trip we can anchor 1/2 hour in an amazing place at the middle of the lake to have a snack (smoked salmon, trout, deer, wild pig and cheese) watching the sunset. Mineral water is always included. (If you prefer, you can bring wine for the snack).
2-3-4 HOURS SAILING TRIP
Sailing distance: 35 km. - Departure hour: 4.00 pm.
We will enjoy sailing the beatifull Cumelen, las Balsas, Mansano and Lynch bays, catching winds and trimming sails within an spectacular natural environment. We will sail beating and dead run (wind coming from ahead and from astern).
Optional: We can anchor 1/2 hour at Lynch bay to have a snack (smoked salmon, trout, deer, wild pig and cheese). Mineral water is always included. If you prefer, you can bring wine for the snack. (It is our most popular itinerary).
5 HOURS SAILING TRIP
Sailing distance: 42 km. Departure hour: 10.30 am.
Similar to a 5 hours trip but we also visit the Arrayanes forest in private:
We will sail beating, reaching and dead run within Cumelen, las Balsas, Mansano and Lynch bays. You will stay 45 minutes visiting in silence the Arrayanes forest (without the invading of big catamarans mass tourism).
Optional: We can anchor 1/2 hour at Lynch bay to have a snack (smoked salmon, trout, deer, wild pig and cheese) as lunch. If you prefer, you can bring wine for the snack.
6 HOURS SAILING TRIP - Private visit to the Arrayanes Forest
THE ARRAYANES NATIONAL PARK: conserves an almost pure forest. The amount and age of these ORANGE TREES make it unique in the world !!!.
This amazing forest is located in the extreme south of the Quetrihué Peninsula, We always try to visit it when there are no catamarans in the area. So we avoid massive tourism, so you can enjoy visiting it almost alone (and in silence !).
MANZANO BAY: located at the NE. coast of the Nahuel Huapi Lake coast it is famous for it boutique hotels, green waters and it exuberant woods.
During the trip, some passenger like to try swim on the freezing lake water. We definetely dont recomend to you to try. However if you want to try it anyway, during summer season, on hot sunny days and "under your responsability", we can take you to a shallow beach and lend you life jackets.
c) EXCLUSIVE TRIPS:
Victoria Island - Piedras Blancas bay
Duration: all day - 10 hs. (70 km round trip).
Sailing experience is not required. Up to 4/5 passengers.
We will sail toward the SE; through the QUETRIHUE PENINSULA (along the beautifully Bustillo, Kraft and Manzano bays). After crossing La Guardias islands we will continues our navigation towards the most beautiful and inhospitable places of the lake "Piedras Blancas" bay (White Stone bay), on the east cost (wild) of Victoria Island.
Our adventure will continues saling to "Puerto Gross" and "Puerto Anchorena" bays. We will visit native tree species like Arrayanes, Coihues, Araucarias (some of them are almost extinct) mixed with Sequoias, Aromos and Pines (species brought from Europe and US.). We can also visit walls with ancient paintings.
Later we will enjoy sailing back to La Angostura beating (the wind will comes from ahead so we have to focus in caughting good winds and triming the sails !
PIEDRAS BLANCAS: is a natural bay at Victoria Island east coast. It installations include a pier, a camping área and toilets. We will have lunch there (an Argentinean traditional barbecue).