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Upsala Glacier

El Calafate, Argentina
+54 2902 49-2118
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USD 195.99*
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Upsala and Spegazzini Channel Navigation Tour from El Calafate
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Estancia Cristina Full-Day Tour from El Calafate
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El Calafate Glaciers Sightseeing Cruise
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At 37 miles long, this glacier is considered one of the longest in South America.
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“boat trip” (38 reviews)
El Calafate, Argentina
+54 2902 49-2118
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Join the cruise ship company MARPATAG in El Calafate for the day tour of this area. A great trip was had by all.

Thank Joseph Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To get to the viewpoint you take a 4x4 over a rough road to a short but gnarly hike. It's worth it. Many exposed recently glaciated areas are sprouting new plant life, fascinating for the botanist.

Thank Richardhencke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a bit long journey to Estancia Cristina but it was worth it. During the 3-hour cruise, we got to enjoy sailing among various shapes of icebergs. Then we went up in a jeep and continued walking against strong winds, typical of the Patagonia...More

Thank Hala D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice place to visit. 3 hours sailing and you will be there at Estancia Cristina. to get to Upsala: jeep travel and a little trekking. and you will get to a spectacular view!

Thank Lusmaria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You hardly get to see the Upsala glacier from the boat, the boat stops at several miles. Instead you are stopping infront of some icebergs on the way where the onboard photographers are endlessly taking the time of trying to sell you pics. Same thing...More

Thank R F
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We went via Estancia Christina - it is a long day on the boat - bring a book, but comfortable and gorgeous scenery. The ranch and 4X4ride were lots of fun.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Viewing Upsala Glacier initially by boat and then visiting it up close by 4 X 4 after getting off at Estancia Cristina was indeed one of the best travel days of my life. Just be prepared for a bumpy lake ride on Lake Argentino due...More

1  Thank Sachin K
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Take this tour to navigate Lago Argentino and get close to the Upsala and Spegazzini glaciers. Amazing to see all the moving icebergs with different shapes & sizes. I totally recommend.

1  Thank MaestroTravel
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Such a magical trip. Stunning. Well worth the journey to get there. Nature at its best . Did not know what to expect , much more than I expected

Thank zuzuu_12
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Impressive, but the view is from 10 km away because of the continuous breakings and the quantity of icebergs floating in front of the glacier.

Thank Mario G
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Lisa F
12 October 2015|
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Response from ThaboCapeStFrancis | Reviewed this property |
We booked our trip with our local Travel Agent here in South Africa and were well looked after. I believe the company was caller Buquebus or something like that - same as report above. They were absolutely great.
25 September 2015|
Response from Ele G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yee, sorry for my delay. Please note that i have made the reservation with Ice river Express. its was ok. But i saw that Mar Patag is more luxury. Our tour lasted a few hours. its was more than fine. thank you