• German Footprint in Patagonia

    (Post World War II presence & Huemul Island secrets)

  • DURATION

    7  hours

  • VALIDITY

    All year around

  • LOCATION

    Nahuel Huapi Lake

  • DEPARTURE TIME

    Upon request

  • TOUR DAYS

    Upon request

  • FARE

    From usd 284 per person
    (Private excursion based in 6 persons travelling together)

1949 – Huemul Island Secret Project – Nuclear Fusion

We drive west from Bariloche through Bustillo panoramic road into the Llao-llao Municipal reserve forest. Walk 5 minutes to the enigmatic Tacul ruins some authors call “the Bunker”. We drive to Bahia Lopez port and take a private boat to navigate Nahuel Huapi lake passing by the strategically located Bustillo Tower and then walking through the Huemul Island where the Huemul secret  project ruins are located. Optional food & drinks served during navigation and  lunch on bord could be added on demand. Drive back to hotel

DESCRIPTIONFARE
This specific cultural excursion, needs to hire a private boat & minivan.
The cost is for maximum 6 persons travelling together. Price between 1 or 6 guests it will be the same.
2 persons usd 853 each
4 persons usd 426 each
6 persons usd 284 each

(Total amount to be payed in any case u$s 1707)

Lunch on board is optional, and price is per personusd 50 per person
Excursion expertise by Hans Schulz Hans Schulz. Bariloche born from German descent. Anthropologist. Columnist for the digital newspaper “Bariloche2000”. Published two books: “A German Community in Patagonia” & “Paternal Mandate”, both related to the local German community. Participated in the documentary “Pact of Silence” (C.Echeverria, 2006). Collaborated in German Embassy edited book “Argentina-Germany a journey through 150 years of bilateral relations”. organized in Bariloche seminars about the Shoá (2007&2008) in collaboration with the German Embassy & the Holocaust Museum from Washington DC. Teaches XX Century World History in Woodville School IB Programme and occasionally offers seminars about Post War German presence in Argentina
Excursion guided by Diego BonardiDiego Bonardi. Buenos Aires born, but Patagonian by adoption for the past 15 years. Experienced marketer & researcher in the Latin America region. Tour guide for 10+ years in Bariloche & Nahuel Huapi area. Entrepreneur and ultra marathon runner. In 2016 jump started “Bariloche Stories Walking tours” a series of thematic walks in the historic district. In 2017 joined forces with Hans Schulz to showcase the best of the stories that are out there to help understand, deduct, and pull apart myths from reality about German & Post War presence in Patagonia.

Isla Huemul was some time ago a touristic circuit, no is not more, and last time changes could happen, if authorities of National Park or Bariloche asks to.