Alpehue Geyser

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DESCUBRE GÉISER DE ALPEHUE

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Discover the Alpehue Geyser´s wild wonders on a leisurely journey that consists of upstream canyoneering in the Alpehue river. Its clear waters won´t fail to meet your expectations! Veer far off the beaten path and discover stunning landscapes of native forests and granite mountains before reaching your goal, the geysers of Queupude which are located close to the summit of the Nevados del Sollipulli volcano. This is where you will be able to see the natural thermal waters from the geyser mixing with water from the Queupude river.

FUNTIONING PERIOD

December to March

OPENING HOURS

Variable opening hours


PAYMENT METHOD

  • Cash

CONTACT

    LOCALIZATION

    DISTANCE FROM HERE

    TRIP DURATION

    ACCESIBILITY

    Trekking

    Vehículo

    ROAD CONDITIONS

    Good

    TYPE OF ROAD

    23 Km from Melipeuco, 5 Km on paved route, 12 Km on gravel route then last 6 km walking

    DISFRUTA DE NUESTROS SERVICIOS

    FACILITIES

    Natural pools

    ACTIVITIES

    Adventure Tourism
    Excursions
    Fauna watching
    Photography
    Trekking

    PICTURES GALLERY

    CARACTERÍSTICAS Y PROMOCIONES

    CERTIFICATIONS

    Check at the tourist office for tourism service providers registered with SERNATUR that offer this experience.

    TEMPERATURES

    Water directly from the geyser reaches 100 ºC, mixed with water from the river so that natural pools can be filled with ideal temperature water

    RECOMMANDATIONS

    In order to make your visit to the hot springs more comfortable, remember to bring a towel, bathing suit and suitable shoes. Furthermore do not forget that:
    • Every bath should not be longer than 30 minutes long and you must alternate a hot bath with a cold one.
    • Every minor must be with an adult.
    • Pregnant women should be careful.
    • In case of people with high blood pressure, it is recommended that the water temperature does not exceed 36ºC.
    • It is recommended to wait 2 hours after eating before taking a bath.
    For your safety and that of other bathers avoid using glass elements in the pool area, as well as the consumption of alcoholic beverages. In case you require it, it is recommended to verify the admission of pets.

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