Day trip

El Calafate: Perito Moreno Glacier & Optional Boat Cruise

Activity provider: Patagonia Dreams

El Calafate: Perito Moreno Glacier & Optional Boat Cruise

Activity provider: Patagonia Dreams
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Discover Perito Moreno, the most important glacier in the Los Glacieres National Park. Stroll along boardwalks and be dazzled by the breathtaking ice floes from different angles. Take an optional boat adventure to experience the iconic glacier up close.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Your downtown hotel in El Calafate (no private homes).
Wheelchair accessible


  • Be dazzled by the landslides of ice at the Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Admire this impressive natural attraction from different perspectives
  • Set aside time to explore the park and admire its other wonders
  • Enjoy an optional boat safari to get even closer to the glacier
Full description
Depart from your hotel in El Calafate at around 10:30 AM and set off for the Perito Moreno Glacier located inside the Los Glaciares National Park. Travel for 80 kilometers (50 miles) until you arrive at the west end of the Magallanes Peninsula. Then, enjoy plenty of time to explore this natural ice formation due to your early start.  Begin your tour of the national park by strolling along a 4-kilometer (2.5-mile) network of boardwalks. Admire the glacier from multiple perspectives as you climb up to different levels and balconies. Spend 2 hours exploring the runways and use this time to eat a packed lunch or make a stop in one of the restaurants.  Next, take an optional 1-hour boat ride in front of the northern wall of the glacier. After the tour, return to El Calafate via the same route, arriving at approximately 6:30/7:00 PM.
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • English and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Boat ride (if option chosen)
  • Food and drinks
  • National park entry (ARS $4,000 per person or ARS $1,200 for Argentine residents)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 191 reviews

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Escursione ben organizzata, ci sono venuti a prendere all'hotel e con il bus siamo giunti al Parque nacional los glaciares. Quel giorno pioveva, ma al chiosco si potevano acquistare delle mantelline. The passerelle di metallo portano i visitatori a vari «mirador» dove si ammira il ghiacciaio da vari punti di vista. In ultimo ci siamo avvicinati al Perito Mireno con un battello.

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February 3, 2020

Our guide was lovely, made an explanation of flora fauna and very pleasant weather. for me the most spectacular is in the views of the red path. It gives you just time to visit the hostels if you also do the boat trip (I would not buy it until it was there and if it does not rain, go ahead but it is not worth it). despite the weather a great experience !!

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January 25, 2020

We were picked up at the hotel at the scheduled time, the driver then picked up additional passengers. Before leaving Calafate, we had to transfer to a larger bus, this took up alot of time. Once we finally arrived at the Glacier site, we felt a bit rushed. Overall nice experience, amazing nature!!

January 20, 2020

Product ID: 231537