Torres del Paine: Touching the Ice

Torres del Paine: Touching the Ice

From $92 per person

Hike into the mountains of Torres del Paine National Park, visit Nunatak Island, and take in the unparalleled views of Grey Glacier.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
Starting time 11:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish


  • See one of the world’s most famous glaciers up close
  • Visit the beautiful island of Nunatak
  • Enjoy spectacular views of surrounding rivers, lagoons, and tunnels
Full description
Make your way to the meeting point inside Torres del Paine National Park. You’ll start the tour with a 20-minute ride on a Zodiac boat from Grey Base to Nunatak Island. From there, hike for approximately 1 hour over the island’s rocks to reach a lookout point. Take in the spectacular views of Grey Glacier. Recuperate your energy and take pictures of the incredible surroundings. Listen as your expert guide provides fascinating information about the glacier and the area. Hike back down and take the Zodiac boat back to Grey Base to finish the tour.
  • Boat ride to the glacier
  • Spanish and English-speaking professional guide
  • Hiking poles
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Torres del Paine Entrance Ticket
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People over 65 years
  • People with low level of fitness

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Meeting point

This activity starts from the Bigfoot Base Camp, located at the northwest coast of the Grey Lake. You can get to this meeting point only by walking (that is to say, making the W or O Circuit of the Torres del Paine) or taking the Grey III Navigation. To arrive at the meeting point by boat you have to take the first Grey III Navigation (one way ticket from the Hotel Lago Grey to the Refugio Grey) and go back with the third Grey III Navigation (one way ticket from the Refugio Grey to the Hotel Lago Grey).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Snacks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Gloves
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Waterproof shoes

Know before you go

  • This excursion has medium difficulty, as it consists of a hike uphill on rocky terrain. It is not recommended for people unused to this type of physical activity.
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