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Viedma Glacier: Tours & Tickets

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Viedma Glacier is located in Los Glaciares National Park in the Province of Santa Cruz and is the largest in Argentina. It flows directly from the Southern Patagonian Ice Field to the lake. Its front is 40mt from the level of the lake. Their risings...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Avenida San Martin | Libertador Avenue 1037 - El Calafate Offices, El Chalten Z9301ABA, Argentina
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

This is a must see experience. Can be visited from both sides, one side on a boat and a guided trip around the glacier. Amazing views and noises of the ice.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adrian B
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

On a State of the Art Cruiser, with all inclusive comodities, a brief hour and a half of cruising to and from the largest glaciar in South America.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LucioM1073
Reviewed December 24, 2018

Just breathtaking. After taking the boat and climbing over the rocks, the glacier coming into view along with some serious winds. Just awe inspiring to sit there and listen to the glacier and watch. It’s like it living. Could have stayed there all day.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Andy A
Reviewed March 4, 2018

A thoroughly nice and knowledgeable young mountain guide was assigned to our bus and boat tour on Feb. 20th, when splendid weather made this excursion through the solitary Patagonian landscape an eye-candy with vistas of Fitz Roy on the way to the boat landing on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Barbara E
ritag1969, Departamento Comercial at Viedma Glacier, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Many thanks Barbara E for your nice comments/review! Kind regards Staff Glaciar Viedma - Patagonia Aventura

Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss the visit to the front of the lake through boat! You’ll navigate Between floating glaciers and will see how the glacier polished the mountains Hope you’re lucky and can watch the glacier front before breaking down The glacier takes his name from Antonio...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Mosteirola
ritag1969, Commercial Department at Viedma Glacier, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Thanks a lot for your nice review! We are glad you've really enjoyed the experience! Kind regards Staff Glaciar Viedma - Patagonia Aventura

Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

You can only get to this glacier with a tourist company. It's an expensive tour but it's worth every penny. The feeling of walking on a glacier the intensity of this place is impossible to describe.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank AnniesWayArgentina
ritag1969, Departamento Comercial at Viedma Glacier, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Thanks a lot for your review! Regards Staff Viedma Glacier - Patagonia Aventura

Reviewed February 1, 2018

Do the hiking tour. It is a great and memorable experience if you like adventure. It is was a great time!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rebecca M
ritag1969, Departamento Comercial at Viedma Glacier, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Thanks a lot Rebecca M for your nice review! I totally agree, the TREKKING is fantactic! Kind regards Staff Viedma Glacier - Patagonia Aventura

Reviewed December 21, 2017

Very attentive guides enabled us to make this 3 hour Trek. Outstanding views everywhere, especially of the glacier. We were able to see a piece of the glacier ice calve. Also saw 2 condors. Went right down to the waters edge and ate 400 year...More

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Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank seabreeze7245
ritag1969, Commercial Department at Viedma Glacier, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2017

Thanks a lot for your nice review! I do totally agree with you - regarding views and the rocky terrain! Great you have enjoyed the activity! Kind regards Staff Glaciar Viedma - Patagonia Aventura

Reviewed November 20, 2017

Great 1 hour boat trip to the glacier, you can disembark and take a guided trek close to the glacier. Trekking on the glacier is no longer allowed.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank plazeski
ritag1969, Commercial Department at Viedma Glacier, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Thanks a lot for your comment! Regards Staff of Patagonia Aventura - Viedma Glacier

Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Despite having enjoyed an amazing sunny day at Perito Moreno I have to say that I found Viedma glacier as impressive and more special than the big brother. Viedma Glacier is far less visited so you can enjoy the views with a very limited number...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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ritag1969, Commercial Department at Viedma Glacier, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Thank you so much for your nice review and for sharing it on TripAdvisor. I completely agree with you!, and personally talking! Kind regards! Staff of Patagonia Aventura - Viedma Glacier

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Response from Lucia S | Property representative |
Hi Julianne! The Viedma Pro is not available any more. I suggest you to contact Fitz Roy Expediciones for a new icetrekking experience on the Cagliero Glacier. Regards, Lucia.
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Hi Jeggles. We strongly request trekking shoes (not necessarily boots) because the crampon need to fit very well on the shoes in order to trek correctly on the glacier. Consider that you can hire the trekking shoes (in case... More
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