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Catedral de Marmol

Lago General Carrera, Puerto Rio Tranquilo, Chile
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Just beautiful.

A stunning sight & so well worth the effort to get there. Sadly the weather was not ideal but the 2... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Amanda H
Perth, Australia
via mobile

Gorgeous place. Don't miss it. The caves are best visited in the morning because of the light... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
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“boat ride” (8 reviews)
“marble caves” (18 reviews)
“small boat” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Lago General Carrera, Puerto Rio Tranquilo, Chile
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

A stunning sight & so well worth the effort to get there. Sadly the weather was not ideal but the 2 trips we did, one by motor boat & one by kayak, were still amazing. If possible, take the kayak trip. You go one the...More

1  Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Gorgeous place. Don't miss it. The caves are best visited in the morning because of the light. There is a number of agencies which will facilitate the trip.

1  Thank VeronicaWashingtonDC
Reviewed 27 March 2017

If you plan to go to Patagonia, it's very likely that you'll end up visiting Torres del Paine, Calafate or Tierra del Fuego - but if you end up going to Aysén region this is a must visit - Lago General Carrera is truly beautiful...More

5  Thank JLudlow22
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The caverns are really amazing. You need to contract a tour, you can go in a boat or kayak. The lake is enormous, it is like a sea, so if you choose the kayak make sure you are able to row quiet a bit. Sometimes...More

2  Thank EdoSal
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We were told not to miss this program and I was overwhelmed at the beauty of the trip. It is a must if you visit the south of Chile. We had a beautiful day and the lake was quiet, we thoroughly enjoyed it.

1  Thank yvonnecorbett_9
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Only 4 stars from me following an afternoon boat trip. In the afternoon, the light comes from behind the cliffs so some of the effects are kind of diminished. Other people went in the morning, when the light shines from the water to the inside...More

3  Thank squiresy
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We avoided the tour operators and instead went with a small family affair about 4km on the left as you drive further south of Puerto Rio Tranquillo. Small boats that could steer into the caves and get really close to the fascinating rock formations

1  Thank JerryNottingham
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were short on time so decided to pay a little extra and hire a glass-bottomed motor-boat. We were 3 people. As the weather was quite cold and windy, we were pleased to be sheltered. The crew were very, very friendly and helpful - but...More

Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

It's a stunning place, you have to visit this place at least one time in your life. Beautiful colors and amazing caves

Thank Fernandotoon
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

A good tour which you cannot miss when you are at Puerto Rio Tranquilo. The colour of the marble looks so good in several ways that you view it. Very nice. There are a lot of agencies at the river bank which offer the tour....More

3  Thank François V
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12 May 2017|
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Response from TravellingNature | Reviewed this property |
Best to stay in the area because of the driving distance
7 March 2017|
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Response from yvonnecorbett_9 | Reviewed this property |
We went to that place but they did not have any more boats for the day. It was 11.00 am. So we want into Rio Tranquilo and took first option don't remember their name but the boat left from a house a bit further down the... More
Julianne H
21 January 2017|
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Response from lavaadvies | Reviewed this property |
Hi Julianne, The road from Balmaceda to Puyuhuapi is under construction. Very bad ripio, the last part and closed parts of working days. So you go both ways! Take care and inform about roadclosures. There are enough gas... More