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Experience the majestic icy expanse of the Perito Moreno Glacier on this full-day tour from El Calafate. Trek among the pristine streams, gullies and peaks of Los Glaciares National Park with a professional guide, and get an up-close perspective on the fantastic formation with a 1-hour boat ride through a glacial lagoon. You might even witness the glacier’s signature movement and cracking sounds from detaching icebergs!


  • 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 has become a favorite Patagonian destination thanks to its impressive expanse, accessibility and continuous movement. Your icy adventure begins with pickup at your El Calafate hotel and a scenic drive to Los Glaciares National Park, so named for the abundance of glaciers found here, including Upsalla, Onelli and Spegazzini. 

Let your guide handle the driving while you soak up the splendor of Lago Argentino framed by majestic peaks and icy islands. Stretch your legs and take an easy hike along park pathways for diverse views of Perito Moreno’s 200-foot-(60-meter)-high, blue-tinged walls. Watch closely to see giant slabs of ice detach from the glacier and slide into the surrounding lagoon. Loud cracking noises are sure to alert you to any movement!

For another perspective, enjoy a 1-hour cruise through the lagoon in front of Perito Moreno. Sail along the massive glacier wall and in between floating icebergs for an awe-inspiring watery perspective on this natural wonder.

After exploring the park, relax on the return drive to El Calafate, where your 9-hour tour concludes in the early evening.

Customer Reviews

Denise M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

An excellent tour of an amazing wonder of the world! Excellent guide, Nadia made the day educational and enjoyable. Highly recommend this to anyone visiting El Calafate.

Matthew G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

Excellent guide and close up views of the glaciers from boat and from walk. Great lunch and crew on boat ride.

George G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Wonderful trip, very scenic, convenient, great guide

Sallyann B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Great tour. It's an amazing part of the world. Loved the boat, minibus and the walking. The timing was perfect and and felt we had enough time to explore. Age guide was amazing - she was friendly, knowledgable, her english was fantastic and she clearly had a passion for the area. We would definitely recommend her and the tour.

Adrian C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Great trip! Includes the boat tour to get close to the glacier. English speaking guide. Great value for the money.

Maria P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

AMAZING tour. Loved the scenery, the most incredible thing I have ever seen. Well run and organized.

Anne H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Knowledgeable guides and small group size helped to make this experience amazing. The glacier itself is mesmerising!

Raul H V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016


Bandit USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

Such a great day! Picked up from our hotel by a lovely guide who spoke to us on the way to Perito Moreno about Patagonia, its people, history and culture. So knowledageable! And our driver was amazing, he kept spotting animals (a skunk, an eagle, guanacos) and slowed down so we could see. The glacier itself is so impressive - a once in a lifetime experience to visit something like that. It was "active" on the day we were there, so loads of crashing ice. The great thing is that you get free time at the glacier to walk around by yourself and explore the various trails. You aren't ushered everywhere, which is great!

Mary S H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Excellent guide, amazing sight. The walkways around the glacier give wonderful views.

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