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Salto El Leon

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Nice place to visit

You can visit together 3 saltos: Palguin, Leon, La china which are very close to each other. Great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Large Misty Waterfall, Lovely Drive to Get There

The drive off the main road to the waterfall is very pretty with several other waterfalls you can... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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“Nice place to visit”
5 days ago
“Large Misty Waterfall, Lovely Drive to Get There”
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Ruta S-941 | Palguín Alto, Pucon, Chile
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Reviewed yesterday

You can visit together 3 saltos: Palguin, Leon, La china which are very close to each other. Great place to take pictures and easy to get to.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The drive off the main road to the waterfall is very pretty with several other waterfalls you can stop at along the way. It is a gravel road like a lot of the roads in this area. There was good parking at the site and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The road there isn’t bad good signs for direction . You’ll have to pay 2500 peso which isn’t bad. Take a very relaxing, easy walk to the base of Salto El Leon. Once at the base you experience the intense power of this large waterfall....More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank kmcc0ll
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

You can’t mis this place. It is just the best waterfall, one of the most powerful. You can get really near and feel all that water pouring down. And yes. It will seem to be raining even on a sunny day. It’s quite a lot...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Ricardo C
Reviewed 12 April 2017

There are a lot of waterfalls worth visiting in this area and I'm so glad we left this one til' last! We arrived at Salto El Leon by 4x4 that we had rented from Pucon airport as the roads in this area were dirt roads...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank JBs_Adventures
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This waterfall is amazing, it is definetly worth the drive on dirt road. Not very crowded and good for some nice pictures.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Nice waterfalls. There s a kind of restaurant when you arrive, that organizes giant zip line above the forest and waterfalls, cost 18 000 pesos chilenos. But they also organize a rappelling of the waterfalls! Seemed to be very exciting and secure! Unfortunately we couldn...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

For this Leon waterfalls you need to pay a small entry fee for the construction and maintenance of the walkways. At this location there is a full size restaurant next to the parking. The water fall has a distinctive step and is the largers in...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank huys25
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Many of the waterfalls in this area are mobbed with people, but the three on this road were virtually deserted on a weekday morning. Very much worth the drive and walk to see these beauties!

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank svGypsySoul
Reviewed 31 December 2015

A beautiful waterfall on the way from Pucon to Villarrica national park. Costs 2 thousand pesos. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: December 2015
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