For motor sports fans or for those who enjoy a walk outdoors, the quads are an irresistible temptation. In the Patagonia, in resort village Las Grutas are a classic when it comes to recreation.
There are many circuits to go around, whether you want to go on a guided tour and in particular form.
To start with the most popular places you can rent a fourtrax in the second or third down and start taking the trip east on the street Intendente Bresciano. Just 2 kilometers away, down a path of typical mountain vegetation, with chañares, jarillas, coirones, alpatacos, matacebos and prickly pear, you enter the Cañadon de la Paloma. A narrow and steep terrain allow you reach an extraordinary beach, as is common in this part of the Atlantic coast of the Patagonia.
Continuing the tour, if you want it on the beach or by the dunes and between jarillas to give more excitement, three kilometers away are the Piedras Coloradas. This is an ideal natural environment to enjoy the privacy and tranquility, where rock formations outcrop of Precambrian (500 million years). The color that derives its name due to the presence of feldspar in its composition (feldspar, quartz and mica). Also the place quot many fishermen in all the seasons.
A 3 kilometers from Las Coloradas and 8 from the exit of Las Grutas, El Buque is located, another beautiful beach where many birds gather on their way to the North Pole.
The tour continues to El Sótano, 12 kilometers from Las Grutas, a cliff area with good fishing spots. 2 kilometers from there, always on the beach, you enter the Cañadon de las Ostras, an oyster fossil deposit crystallized of the Tertiary period (Miocene) with 12 million years old. Literally this is a step in the origins of life on earth, where you can see the mysteries of nature, their fossils and their living.
These other excursions are only for doing with experienced guides, as you must know very well the ground for riding them.
The total route is 16 kilometers and takes approximately 1:15 hrs. This tour can be summed up in three words: frenzy, speed, adventure. It is for the braves, for those who like to take life by a drink, for those who want to feel the sensation of frenzy and speed by cross-country tracks used by Safari Patagonian competitions. It is only for advanced or with management notions drivers.
This may be a day or night excursion. For daytime the duration is 5 hours and the route is 85 kilometers. 48 km are made in the Patagonia nature through the "Route of the store owners." The tour is heading south to the salt lake in front of the "Fuerte" and then walking up to their vantage point.
Fuerte Argentino Plateau: night tour
A different night by the sea under the stars. Special for romantics, for those who love to share a campfire with friends, a barbecue and then a good rest camping by the sea. At dawn, you have breakfast and walk back to Las Grutas through rock formations and beautiful beaches. This trip can be done from April to December and you can hire all the services.