In Bariloche, you can do a lot of very nice activities on your own. You have several buses that leaves you closer to the touristic spots of Brc and its surroundings. Here are some tips
PLAYA BONITA. Just 4 blocks from the Hostel you will find the largest and most beatiful beach (as the name implies) located on this side of Lake Nahuel Huapi. In summer you can swim and do water sports like kayaking and scuba diving.
CERRO CAMPANARIO Located at 17.5 km Av Bustillo this hill stands one of the most beautiful view of the world (according to National Geographic and several of us). To reach the top you have the option of the chairlift and in summer you can also walk up (about 40 minutes). To get there you should take the 10, 20 or 22 at the closest bus stop to Hostel in Bustillo Av
CIRCUITO CHICO. They are 50 kms that start at the center of Bariloche, so we are already there. The most picturesque, beginning at Cerro Campanario, continues to the Hotel Llao Llao (km 25), where the City Park starts and turns through Lago Escondido, Bahia Lopez and Panoramic Point. You can reach by bus 20 and walk part of it until you find the bus 10 or 11 (summer only) or even better and more fun, rent a bike and do it all on your own (that part is about 23 kms)
CERRO CATEDRAL You can reach the base of the mountain getting the bus marked “Catedral” two or three blocks from the Hostel (on Pioneros or Bustillo). On winter you can enjoy the largest ski center in South America and on summer you can admire the view and do certain activities that also offers these ski center, such as trekking or mountain bike down the tracks.
LAGO GUTIERREZ AND WATERFALLS LOS DUENDES On Pioneros Av. you have to get 50 bus and 15 minutes later you will be at Lake Gutierrez coast. You will find beautiful beaches, lookouts, a delightful forest with a cascade. It's a nice activity to do at any time of year.
CERRO OTTO. This famous mountain is located just 2 kms from the hostel. You can easily walk by Pioneros or getting bus 50. The cable car operates all year and leaves you at the top of the hill, where is a rotating cafeteria. In summer you have the option of walking to the top.
Also you have many options for excursions like:
TREKKING CERRO TRONADOR
VICTORIA ISLAND AND ARRAYANES FOREST
AND OBVIOUSLY DURING WINTER: SKI, SNOWBOARD AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN THE SNOW
Do not hesitate to ask for advice, we are always ready to guide you to make your stay in our Hostel and Bariloche unforgettable