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  • Location:El Calafate, Argentina
  • Duration:9 hours (approx.)

Full Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier

Be seduced by the fascinating landscape of Argentinia's Perito Moreno glacier on a full day tour from El Calafate. Explore glacier streams, small lagoons, gullies, crevasses and plenty of ice formations on this one of a kind South American experience. Enjoy a 1-hour boat ride and learn about the different flora, fauna and general glaciology of the region as well as a particular phenomenon that happens in the Perito Moreno Glacier.


  • Full day guided trip to Perito Moreno Glacier from El Calafate
  • Explore the paths and lookout points of Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Visit the famous glaciers in the Parque Nacional los Glaciares
  • Complimentary pickup and drop off from most El Calafate hotels
  • Enjoy a 1-hour boat ride

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What You Can Expect

Full Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier

Full Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier

Perito Moreno Glacier is an impressive natural wonder and due to its extension and height, it has become world famous for its easy access, continuous advance and the loud loosening of huge icebergs. The Parque Nacional Los Glaciares (Glaciers National Park) area is home to other important glaciers such as Upsalla, Onelli and Spegazzini.

Once inside Los Glaciares National Park, you'll follow the route around Lago Argentino where 50 miles (80km) from El Calafate, Perito Moreno Glacier lies imposing with its 200 foot (60 meter) high ice walls. Follow the paths that lead you to face the glacier and get different impressive views, all while continuous detachments and constant ice breaking noises echoes in your surrounds!

Then, sail between floating ice and marvel at ice walls and unforgettable sights. Enjoy this great Argentinian getaway and discover first hand the absolute beauty and granduer of the Perito Moren Glacier. This tour is ideal for the entire family and is a nature experience not to be missed by anyone!

Customer Reviews

Sally F
South Africa

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was an excellent tour. We were fetched on time from our hotel, and had a very good guide. On our way we went for a boat trip which took us to the base of the glacier and gave us plenty of time to look and to take photos. It was stunning. We continued to the visitor Centre which has a very expensive cafeteria, so take your own picnic with you, but then we had 3 hours to walk around the excellent walkways to view the Perito Moreno Glacier from all different viewpoints. The walkway is very well designed, being a circular route on all different levels, which enables you to see the glacier from all different aspects. There are plenty of benches along the route and there is a glass lift for people with wheelchairs. The glacier is more than spectacular and it is hard to describe it in words. 3 hours was only just long enough to absorb this incredible piece of Nature. It is also very exciting listening to all the noises as the glacier cracks and groans and sometimes sounds like a thunder storm. It was a very well worthwhile tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was a lot of fun- just enough time on the glacier to feel like we made the most of our day. The guide was incredibly nice and shared interesting information. The toast at the end was a really special touch. And the glacier itself is magnificent. A short boat ride is a must.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Tour guide was phenomenal! Sights were amazing! A must do while in Patagonia.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Amazing tour and a must see for anyone visiting Calafate.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Going to the Perito Moreno Glacier is a wonderful experience. You can't get enough of the beautiful sights and walking through the park is a peaceful, incredible experience. The tour's guide are incredibly nice people and they'll give you plenty of information not only about the glacier but through the entire roadtrip to the park. They made of the tour something even more special.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

It is a good experience for the people interested in such attractions, for me the sound of the ice pushing is worth the trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Incredible ! The guide was amazing, talented and witty in both Spanish and English, I can't do it justice telling you about the trip, you NEED to experience this tour :

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Fantastic tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

I really highly recommend this trip. You will get great photos.

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