Perito Moreno Glacier with Nautical Safari Boat Ride

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What To Expect

Witness one of the most spectacular glacial formations in the world and enjoy a nautical safari boat ride that takes you closer to the glacial wall.


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daily at 8:00 AM
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Departing from El Calafate, we will arrive at the entrance of Los Glaciares National Park and start our visit of the famous Perito Moreno Glacier. Here you can appreciate the imposing glacier and the height of its massive walls. You will embark on a boat that will take you closer to the impressive Perito Moreno south Wall and will be able to admire the glacier for 45 minutes from the water.

After this nautical safari, you will be given the chance to visit the footbridge in front of the glacier. At the Mirador (or footbridge) enjoy a magnificent view of the glacier, an unforgettable moment. The glacier advances on the waters of the lake, until reaching the opposite shore. The rupture of the glacier is a spectacular process that begins as the glacier advances to the front of the peninsula of Magallanes until forming a natural dike of ice. This formation obstructs the drainage of the water from the Rico Arm to the Channel of the Tempanos.

As the waters of the Rio Arm exert pressure on the wall of the glacier a tube of ice is formed that allows for water flow between the basins and lakes again. Finally this tunnel collapses. 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.


  • Roundtrip hotel transfers in El Calafate

  • 45 minute Safari Boat Ride

  • Visit at the footbridges in front of Perito Moreno glacier


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Meals and drinks

  • Optional activity costs

  • National Park Admission (USD 26.00)

Please note

  • Pick up time is between 08:00 to 09:00 depending on hotel location.

  • Please wear comfortable shoes. Sunglasses and sunblock are recommended for this tour.

  • Please inquire for child rates upon booking.

  • Children 3-11 years old are given a 50% discount on the bus transfers. Please inquire.

  • Children 4-15 years old are given a 20% discount during the safari boat ride.

  • To obtain the child fare, participants must scan and send the child's ID or passport upon booking. Failure to send the child's identification will result to the child being charged with the adult rate.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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