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El Calafate, Argentina
+54 9 2966 40-1483
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rio de Hielo Express Cruise in the Argentinian Lake is an absolute Must when visiting El Calafate... We were picked up early in the morning to embark a catamaran to start a cruise in Lago Argentino... after about an hour or so we arrived to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank evasilver53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a tour of the lake and glaciers with Rios de hIelo and had a great experience. Their tours are very well organized and carried out. You won't be dissapointed.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

a cruise through the Rios del Hielo (rivers of the ice) allowes you to see the amazing work of nature: glaciers, icebergs, lakeside landscapes...

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Giuseppe S
Reviewed January 21, 2019

Well worth the crowded boat to be so close to glaciers and icebergs. Friendly staff on the boat. Hope for a sunny day as the blue shades are unbelievably spectacular.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dekalbill
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Astounding views, good descriptions and commentary along the way, highly recommended (especially as precursor to mini trekking or similar ON a glacier)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kaplanbr
Reviewed November 7, 2018

A beautiful and comfortable ride, although whenever the catamaran stops to view a glacier or a particularly impressive iceberg everyone crowds outside to get a better view and its tough to get to the front of the crown. Tip: Ttry to arrive early so that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed October 20, 2018

It's 5 hours long. You get close to the glaciers and sail among icebergs. Nice for taking photos. Do take your own food, it's very expensive if you buy it on the boat and it's not good food. The guides are not very informative.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank VicT275
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A boat take you to several glaciers, stop in two of them and they allow you to take photos. Inside the boat they sell whisky, vine, hot chocolate and cazuela (kind like a soup).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank onlyinamericaUSA
Reviewed July 13, 2018

This a small an 45 min ride in water near south perino moreno glacier , the close feel of glacier ,water and mountains . Worth the Visit .. Trekking will make you walk feel of Iceberg and water is on this ride.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kinner P
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

The boat ride a must if you come to CALAFATE. The view is lovely from the time the boat start sailing.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Hi, I am planning to go to El Calafate for three days. Morning 9am of 7th July I'll be reaching there and shall return on 9th July evening 6pm. I have ceratin queries:- 1. What are the excurssions I must go for? 2. What the excurssions are called in terms of Tourism companies? 3. I just drafted to visit Boat ride and national park on first day (What is the name of this excursion, I dont know. Please help.). On second day, planning to trek for Fitz Roy. On third day, Perito Moreno and walking on the glacier. Is this feasible? 4. Do I need any special shoes for Fitz Roy trekking? If yes, then how to manage for only one day trek? I mean , is it possible to rent? Where? How much? 5. Is it ok, to take any packages from the travel agencies or just use public transport? 6. What are the names of all the excurssions, I have listed for three days? 7. Approx, how much shall be the expenditure for the all three days? As, I am travelling with my one friend and our hotel and flight tickets are booked, is the renting of the car good option? Will it be cheap? Please guide.
June 25, 2018|
Response from sabrib | Reviewed this property |
buen día, tenes la excursion que te lleva hasta el perito moreno y podes contratar con la agencia o cuando estan llegando te consultan si queres hacer la navegacion por el glaciar perito moreno. cada vez que vas al perito... More
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