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Estancia Huechahue in Huechahue / All Regions
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Estancia Huechahue is a working cattle ranch in Argentine Patagonia. 4 generations of the Wood family have worked on the 15.000 acres.

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Huechahue is in northern Patagonia in Argentina. It is in the foothills of the Andes mountains close to the Argentina / Chile border. 1,600 km south west of Buenos Aires.

We are 200 kms north east of Bariloche, 70 kms east of San Martin de los Andes, and 30 kms east of Junin de los Andes - where parallel 40 crosses the Collun Cura River.
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Additional information about the area

Excursions: Take a trip to San Martin or to Lanin National Park or one of the Indian reservations. We are ideally located for the 'Seven Lakes Route', a natural wonder of the world.
Traveling by plane:
We can arrange transfers from Bariloche to Huechahue please contact us for costs (about 2 hours). There are also 2 buses a day between Huechahue and Bariloche - again please contact us for more information.
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Lake/river for swimming, Fishing, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

Golf course
Ride through barren rolling hills...
Ride through barren rolling hills...
...and the rocky gorges of the Andean streams
...and the rocky gorges of the Andean streams
Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Working Ranch, Cattle Ranch
from: 1. October
to: 1. May
Minimum age for guests:
no limitation

General description:

Estancia Huechahue is a working cattle ranch in Argentine Patagonia. 4 generations of the Wood family have worked on the 15.000 acres.

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding area / bridle-path

Details of the Riding area

You can ride through barren rolling hills and along the narrow rocky gorges of the Andean streams; to the tops of the hills where the mighty Andes rise up behind you

More details of the property

On Huechahue we have great horses, masses of space and lots to do on horseback! Argentina is famous for its tremendous equine culture and arguably the best way to explore Patagonia is on horseback.
What we have to offer
  • Horses for guests available
  • Fishing
  • Barbecues

Other offers and explanations

Hiking, rafting, soak in the hot-tub
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all >20 Horses are available.
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
Our riding horses are criollo crosses, part anglo-normando, of about 15.5 hh. They are bred and trained on the Estancia and are sure- footed and generally well behaved.
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • Pack Trips / Horse Trekking
  • Short Week 3-5 days
  • Cattle Drive
  • Gaucho Riding
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
No restriction
Riding experience:
No restriction
Demand on rider:
little demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
No restriction
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
You are required to have at least one day's riding on the estancia before leaving on a trek to ensure that you are happy with your horse and that the planned trek.

Guest lodgings

Three guest lodges just a stroll across the lawn from the main farmhouse

8 Single / double room(s) :
All rooms with bathroom en-suite and there are communal sitting room areas in each cabin.
Kind of Catering:
  • Full-board on request obligatory
More information of the Catering:
Whilst staying at Huechahue, meals are usually served in the dinning room of the main house and guests gather for drinks in front of the fire in the living room.

First name:
Last name:
+ 54 2972 491 303
Phone 2:
+ 54 2944 15 562 625
+ 54 2972 491 303

You can contact us with the following languages:
English, Spanish

E-Mail address: Inquiry

Company: Huechahue
Zip/Postal Code: 8385
Street: Patagonien
Country: Argentina -- All Regions -- Huechahue
Phone: + 54 2972 491 303
Phone 2: + 54 2944 15 562 625