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The Exploradores Glacier is a retreating glacier formed from the northern icefield of Chilean Patagonia.
52km al oeste de Puerto Rio Tranquilo | Centro de visitantes a 52km al oeste de Ro Tranquilo, camino Valle Exploradores, Puerto Rio Tranquilo, Chile
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

The road is heavily damaged and the repair might take 2 months or so according to the local people so currently it is not possible to go to the glacier from Puerto Rio Tranquilo. Might try Ventisquero Leones instead for the time being

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank aybeesea
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 3 and we are all of relative fitness. We collectively loved this experience and would highly recommend it! One thing to be aware of is that you will be on the glacier for around 3 hours and normally offered the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Kate M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I didn’t make the trekk in the Perito Moreno! To expensive and it was a good choice because it’s cheaper and we made a trekk inside this beast all day and it was amazing I really recommended it!!!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

If you haven't had a chance to walk on glaciers before it's a great day out. Around 6hrs of trekking total a bus ride followed by 1.5 on land to get to the ice, 3hrs on the glacier and 1.5 getting back to your bus....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Laura C
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Puerto Tranquilo is certainly breathtaking in every way. The water, the serenity of it all... wow. Felipe and Renato guided our group through the glacier trek and made sure we were all very safe and well taken care of, these guys care and are super...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Julia N
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I reach the viewpoint El Puesto that has a beautiful 360 view of Glaciar Exploradores and lake Bayo. It is a 20 minutes walk, very easy, to the top of a hill. This excursion doesn't need a guide, you just pay some US$8 per person...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank EdoSal
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

e went on the Glacier Exploradores tour with 99% Aventura. The (English speaking) guides were very friendly and there was also a intern (geology student) who gave a lot of info about the rock formations.  The equipment that we got for walking on the ice...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank CoisDeZweed
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We went with the agency from Tranquilo and we had a perfect day. We were five people and both of the guides went out of their way to make us an unforgettable experience. It took us 2 hours to get to the glacier and then...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Nicole K
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We went there with a tour agency, our guide was fantastic and the experience really fun. You have to walk 2 hours to get to the ice but it's worth it. Once you've put on your crampons, you discover the fins (super narrow to walk...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank PoLLyAPC .
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

An hour and a half car trip from puerto tranquilo, Patagonia, which allows you to visit glaciar exploradores on campos de hielos norte. Just the drive gives you a fantastic view of río tranquilo valley, with colorful water and flower surrounding it. When arriving you...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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linda b
23 September 2017|
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Response from Paulinha_Aventurera |
Who is Camilo? I don't know him. San Rafael Glacier and Glaciar Exploradores is the same, but there are differents. To the San Rafael Lagoon you go by boat, sailing and Glacier Explorer you go by land, walking. They are... More
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Julianne H
21 January 2017|
Response from Ramirezjm | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not able to compare it for I have not been at viedna. I do know people that do the full day walk find it extraordinary The walk sleeping at the glaciar includes getting to see lake an rafael