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El Calafate: Perito Moreno Glacier, Boat Cruise & Glaciarium

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Activity provider: Patagonia Dreams

El Calafate: Perito Moreno Glacier, Boat Cruise & Glaciarium

Activity provider: Patagonia Dreams

From US$ 85 per person

Witness the Perito Moreno Glacier in the Los Glaciares National Park from all angles as you navigate a network of boardwalks. Get up close to this impressive river of ice on a boat tour.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Authorized hotels in El Calafate
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 1 participants


  • Be dazzled by the immensity of the Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Sail for 1 hour in front of the glacier and get up to 300 m close
  • Stroll along circuits of footbridges and walkways
  • Explore the incredible Glaciarium Museum
Full description
Enjoy a trip to the Perito Moreno Glacier located within Los Glaciares National Park. Begin the tour with a pickup at 8:45 AM from your hotel in El Calafate. This early departure allows you to spend more time visiting this amazing place. It travels 80 km until it reaches the western end of the Magellan Peninsula. When you arrive at the park, walk along a 4 km network of walkways spread over different levels that will allow you to contemplate the glacier from different angles and points of view. Spend 2 hours walking the slopes and marveling at the incredible river of ice. During this free time, feel free to grab a packed lunch or stop at the restaurant. During the visit, the guide will coordinate with you the time for a 1-hour boat ride to the north wall of the glacier. After the boat cruise, return to El Calafate by the same route you took, arriving around 06:00-07:00 PM. Both activities are not carried out on the same day. The next day, you can visit the Glaciarium Museum. Departures are every 1 hour from 1:00 p.m. with the last departure at 5:00 p.m. From the playon ACA. Approximate travel time of the sample: 2 hours Open every day. Hours: High season (Nov/Mar): 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. – Low season (Apr/Oct): 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Last admission: one hour before closing. Facilities for the disabled to visit the exhibition and bathrooms
  • Transfer from your hotel
  • Access to the walkways
  • Tour guide
  • Navigation ticket
  • Admission ticket to the Glaciarium Museum
  • Lunch
  • Entrance to the national park (general AR$4000; Argentine residents AR$1200 per person)
  • Return from Tourism Bureau of the Province of Santa Cruz to your hotel

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The transfer to the Museum is free from Hosteria ACA, every hour on the hour between 11 AM and 5 PM
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Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 8 reviews

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Very good, but with a single nonconformity

November 29, 2019

Good guide during our tour to Perito Moreno

November 14, 2019

Eye!! They put the price in Argentine pesos but they end up charging you in dollars!!

October 4, 2019

Product ID: 235657