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Valle California
The Patagonia Sur Nature Reserve Membership Club’s Valle California property, named “La Estrella,” is a stunning Patagonian valley that embodies the essence of Patagonia.

La Estrella is framed by snow-capped mountains and encompasses more than ten miles of the El Tigre River -- a pristine tributary of the Palena River -- crystalline mountain lakes, and neighbors the 118,000-acre Lago Palena National Reserve. Located near the Argentine border, Valle California enjoys a micro-climate with lovely, warm weather during the southern hemisphere’s summer months of December to March.

Valle California offers a never-ending array of outdoor activities. Adventure opportunities include extensive horseback riding trails with unforgettable views, a rich network of hiking trails with varying levels of duration and difficulty, river kayaking and float trips, mountain biking, and limitless bird watching and fishing.

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Lago Espolón/Futaleufú
Lago Espolón is a water lover's paradise. The Patagonia Sur Nature Reserve Membership Club's property encompasses one mile of lake frontage —including the lake's most spectacular and prominent peninsula — two miles along the Ceniza River, waterfalls, abundant rainbow trout fishing, and proximity to world-class whitewater rafting on the Futaleufú River. In the indigenous Mapudungun language, Futaleufú means "Big River" and its Class IV and V whitewater rapids live up to its name.

A wide variety of scenic outdoor activities calls to you here, from sailing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, motor boating and fishing, to horseback riding and hiking.

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Palena
Palena welcomes visitors with its amazing landscapes, untouched evergreen forests, pristine waters of the Palena River, and friendly town residents. Located just outside of Palena, close to the town’s main access road via the Carretera Austral, our property contains an organic orchard and sits adjacent to the Palena River, which boasts fantastic salmon and trout fishing, rafting, and kayaking.

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Melimoyu
Melimoyu is unique in the world: it lies at the nexus of the southern edge of the Valdivian temperate rain forest and the northern edge of the sub-Antarctic rainforest. This one-of-a-kind ecosystem is home to a combination of species not found anywhere else on earth. Equally unparalleled is the marine life: blue whales congregate just off the coast to deliver their young, and plentiful dolphins, penguins, seals and sea lions complete Melimoyu's extraordinary marine offerings.

Abundant wildlife includes pumas, pudú (an endangered miniature deer native to Chile), and an incredible array of birds. Fishing enthusiasts will delight at the property’s copious and diverse fresh and saltwater species, including excellent trout and salmon fishing.

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Jeinimeni
The Patagonia Sur Nature Reserve Membership Club’s property in Jeinimeni (pronounced "hey knee main knee") is located at the confluence of two rivers, including the pristine, turquoise blue Jeinimeni River. The property’s terrain is characterized by wide open pampas punctuated by pockets of gorgeous native forest and stunning rock formations — all of which lend themselves to remarkable and memorable hikes.

The Membership Club's property also abuts the Jeinimeni National Reserve. One of the reserve's many highlights is the archeologically important “Cueva de las Manos” (Cave of the Hands), an 8,000+ year-old artistic legacy of the Tehuelche Indians.

Known for its excellent weather conditions —Jeinimeni receives less than 350 mm of rainfall annually — this fauna rich area is home to guanacos, flamingos, ñandues (small South American ostrich), black-necked swans, hares and Andean condors.

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Tortel
Located 18 miles north of Caleta Tortel — the charming UNESCO-protected roadless village of stilt homes connected by wooden walkways — the Patagonia Sur Nature Reserve Membership Club's Tortel property is a hiker's paradise situated on a stunning fjord at the foot of the Steffens Glacier.

Because of its proximity to both the Pacific Ocean and the Northern and Southern Ice Fields, Tortel is a wonderful synthesis of seemingly incompatible geological features: white sand river banks and towering glaciers.

The area's flora is marked by dense evergreen forest, richly populated with Coigüe (Southern Beech), Cipres (Cypress), Mañio and Ciruelillo trees.

The Membership Club's property overlooks the San Rafael National Park and also includes a vast section of the Huemules River, a crystalline, glacier-fed river.

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Los Leones
In Los Leones, the Membership Club’s frontage along the secluded Leones River allows members the ability to kayak directly into Lago General Carrera. The entire valley is home to stands of Lenga trees, whose foliage changes seasonally and allows for spectacular landscapes.

Throughout the Membership Club's property, excellent opportunities for fly fishing, hiking, glacier trekking and horseback riding abound.

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