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Parque Cuevas Volcánicas

  • Camino al Volcán Km 14.5 Map It
  • Pucón
  • Cave

Published 01/20/2011

Fodor's Review

Halfway up Volcán Villarrica, you find this cave right next to a very basic visitor center. It first opened up in 1968 for spelunkers to explore, but eventually tourism proved more lucrative. A short tour takes you deep into the electrically illuminated cave via wooden walkways that bring you close to the crystallized basalt formations. Your tour guide may make occasional hokey references to witches and pumas hiding in the rocks, but it's definitely worth a visit—especially if uncooperative weather prevents you from partaking of the region's other attractions and activities.

Sight Information

Address:

Volcán Villarrica National Park, Camino al Volcán Km 14.5, Pucón, Araucanía, Chile

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Phone:

45-244–2002

Sight Details:

  • 18000 pesos

Published 01/20/2011

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