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Perito Moreno Glacier and Nautical Safari Boat Ride

Perito Moreno Glacier and Nautical Safari Boat Ride

 

Enjoy a nautical safari boat ride that takes you closer to the Perito Moreno Glacier

7 hours
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted

Highlights

  • Navigate the Rico Arm and pass in front of the wall of Perito Moreno Glacier
  • View the Perito Moreno Glacier from the Pasarelas
  • Watch and listen to the falling ice from the glacier into the water
  • View and enjoy the surrounding environment

Includes

  • Round-trip hotel transfers in El Calafate
  • 30-40 minute Safari Boat Ride just in front of Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Visit of Perito Moreno Glacier national park

  • National park admission (aprox. USD $28.00 per person)
  • Lunch
  • Optional gratuities

Please Note

  • The start time is an approximate departure time from your hotel. Your exact pick-up time will be sent to you once you confirm your reservation
  • Comfortable shoes, sunglasses, and sunblock are recommended for this tour
  • You MUST provide passport information for each passenger (name, passport number, nationality, and date of birth) at booking. If you do not the tour will be canceled

From US$88

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Our adventure starts once we depart El Calafate and arrive at the entrance of Los Glaciares National Park. The moment we arrive at the park, there is no denying the massive beauty of the Perito Moreno Glacier. We will then travel by boat so that we can be closer to the impressive south wall of Perito Moreno. You’ll be glad you brought your camera as we will have plenty of time to take in its beauty and grandeur.

After this nautical safari, we will have the unique opportunity to walk along the Mirador (footbridge) in front of the glacier. This view of the glacier provides a humbling and unforgettable moment that you are sure to remember for years to come.

The continuously growing Perito Moreno Glacier advances on the waters of the lake, until reaching the opposite shore. It is because it’s still growing that the rupture takes place. This is a spectacular process that begins as the glacier advances to the front of the peninsula of Magallanes until forming a natural dam. This formation obstructs the drainage of the water from the Rico Arm to the Channel of the Témpanos.

As a result the waters of the Rico Arm exert pressure on the wall of the glacier and a tube of ice is formed that allows for water flow between the basins and lakes again.

Eventually this tunnel collapses releasing the trapped water. This event can last from 1 to 2 days and offers a spectacular show of singular beauty. Once it is complete, two basins obstruct the channel and the whole process begins again. Regardless of which part of this magnificent process you get to see, Perito Moreno Glacier will take your breath away.
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a Gray Line customer
Jan 08 2020
Fantastic tour. Spectacular, mesmerising, a real natural wonder that everyone should see
a Gray Line customer
Dec 31 2018
Tour was great and this national park was spectacular.
Mr Adrian Cator
Feb 16 2018
Fabulous experience. A must do in El Calafate!
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