Neuquén is known for the sport hunting of deer and wild boar. This activity is generally practised in ranches near the towns of Junín de los Andes, San Martín de los Andes, Aluminé, and Zapala. There are big game hunting sites in the area of Lanín and Nahuel Huapi National Parks, supervised by professional guides.
This small and picturesque village was founded in the centre west area of the province of Neuquén, surrounded by a majestic mountain range. It is situated on the northern bank of Aluminé Lake, among pehuen covered mountains, prehistoric trees that give their name to the town. It lies 991 miles away from Buenos Aires, and 192 miles from Neuquén Capital City, in Aluminé department, within the tourist area called Patagonia of Lakes.