What To Expect
Departing from El Calafate you will enjoy a scenic 40km ride to Puerto Bandera Pier though gorgeous Patagonian landscapes. Admire the beautiful bluish and turquoise colors of Lake Argentino and the shades the sun makes on its surface.
Upon arrival at Puerto Bandera you will be able to purchase the Entrance Fee to the Glaciers National Park before this spectacular adventure starts. You will be boarding and departing from Puerto Bandera port in a modern and comfortable boat.
Sail through icebergs and stunning Patagonian scenery, and experience the fantastic view overlooking the western front of the Upsala glacier, the second longest glacier in South America. The journey continues through Cristina Canal to finally disembark at Estancia Cristina just before noon. Taste the unique regional cuisine of the Estancia such as the traditional Patagonian lamb. Walk up to Caterina River, a popular fishing spot for typical Patagonian trout. The tour will follow to the local Chapel, around the Estancia and the historical Gaucho museum. At the end of the afternoon, we will return to Puerto Bandera by boat and then to Calafate.
Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off from Hotels in El Calafate
Scenic Boat Ride to the Estancia
Guided Visit of the Museum of the Estancia
Guided Walk around the Estancia
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Comfortable shoes are recommended for this tour.
Feel free to bring your lunch box from El Calafate if you do not want to have lunch at Estancia Cristina restaurant
The following information will be required upon booking:
Full Name in Passport
Date of Birth
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