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  2. O'Higgins, Chile
  3. Puerto Natales
  4. Day Trips

Patagonia: Cruise through Balmaceda & Serrano Glaciers

Product ID: 153060
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Sail through the beautiful landscape of Patagonian fjords, Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers. Enjoy a drink with millenary ice and appreciate the native flora and fauna.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pick-up service

Pick-up is only from hotels in Puerto Natales in the urban zone. No pick-ups from rural zone.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the beautiful mountains, falls, farms and Patagonian bird life
  • Walk through a forest of native coigüe trees
  • Enjoy a typical lunch of the area of Magellanic lamb
Full description
Depart from your hotel in Puerto Natales to travel the Señoret Channel and reach the Balmaceda and Serrano mountain glaciers, part of the Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. On this route, you will be able to appreciate the cattle ranches, colony of cormorants, sea lions and condors in fabulous flight over you.

The first view will be of 'El velo de la Virgen' (The Veil of the Virgin), a beautiful waterfall between the large rock walls and cliffs that adorn the landscape. Then, you will stop to appreciate the mountain glacier Balmaceda on a mountain of the same name which is 2,035 meters high and part of the Andes Mountain Range.

You will then continue your navigation to disembark at Puerto Toro pier, where you will make a soft and attractive hike among a coigues and ñirres forest to reach the foot of Serrano glacier. Enjoy its beauty and the occasional detachment of large pieces of ice at the waters of a lagoon formed by the thaws. Return to the boat to delight in a cocktail with ice from the glacier and then move to Estancia Perales, a Patagonian estancia, where a typical regional lunch will be waiting for you.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off from Puerto Natales hotels
  • Coffee or tea on-board
  • Bernardo O'Higgins National Park entrance fee
  • Cocktail with ice from the glacier
  • Hike in Laguna Serrano
  • Barbecue of Magellanic lamb or vegetarian alternative
  • Guided tour

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Navigation subject to weather conditions
• Comfortable shoes and clothing, windbreaker and sunscreen recommended
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.0 / 5
based on 4 reviews
Review summary
Service
3.0/5
Organization
3.7/5
Value for money
3.3/5
Safety
3.7/5

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PLANET ANDINA

Product ID: 153060