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San Rafael Glacier and Lagoon

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San Rafael lagoon in Skorpios

The San Rafael lagoon and its surroundings are wonderful places that I recommend 100% to visit... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
Carla G
Santiago, Chile
Boat trip to the San Raphael Glacier

A Minibus (on time) collected us from various accommodations around Puerto Rio Tranquilo. We then... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

The San Rafael lagoon and its surroundings are wonderful places that I recommend 100% to visit, they can take your breath away... I visited this place with "Skorpios", a boat tourism company, where for 5 days you make a complete tour around the area. The...More

1  Thank Carla G
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

A Minibus (on time) collected us from various accommodations around Puerto Rio Tranquilo. We then had about an hours drive to a boat crossing of a river. (The bridge has been under construction for at least 6yrs). Different minibus (25 mins) to the glacier boat....More

4  Thank S8412TDmikeb
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We did the catamarantour for 175.000 pesos a person (appr 240 EUR). Meeting time 7.00 am in the lobby of loberias del sur hotel. No breakfast in the hotel. The bus must ride 3x to take all passengers in. 5 minutes ride, (walking also but...More

1  Thank extravacance
Reviewed 9 February 2016

After a2 Hours road trip, cross a River bu bota and 3 Hours navigating you arrive to one of most beautiful places that I've ever been

1  Thank SebaNova
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

The lagoon is one of the most inspiring places I have been . But if everyone goes it will loose part of what makes it special. We arrived by boat after 7 hours of dirt roads (over 2 days) ,3 hours of boat time (two...More

2  Thank roger l
Reviewed 28 December 2015

This place is absolutely amazing, accesible by boat, the Skorpios cruise departs from Puerto Montt or from Puerto Aysen. Views are great, as parts of the trip the crew gets a little of ice and serve it with a drink, and the took you close...More

2  Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We paid for the Catamaran experience, though I would rather we had gone on a smaller, less expensive boat. The glacier is really gorgeous, but crumbling quickly with a calving once every five minutes or so. They can show you the marks from where it...More

4  Thank esbates09
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

It is indeed a long and expensive trip to get to see the glacier; 6 hours on the boat from Puerto Chacabuco and 180,000 CLP being the cheapest we could find. The boat ride is beautiful though, and the glacier breathtaking. You can go up...More

12  Thank Chalha123
Reviewed 7 March 2014

I think the most breathtaking place I have ever seen. I have returned numerous times. The fastest, easiest way to see and enjoy San Rafael safely is by Catamaran out of Chacabuco. This is arranged through travel agents or the Loberia hotel. On arrival a...More

10  Thank CoyhaiqueWoodnut
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We had almost a full day at the glacier arriving during breakfast while the crew gathered up two open steel boats to take us out to the face of the glacier. Ice flows, seals and falling ice off the glacier kept everyone upbeat and excited....More

9  Thank Grivola
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8 September 2015|
Response from nahladarwindog |
Hi, Did you get an answer on this? We are going this December and trying to work out same thing?