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Address: Avenida Del Libertador 935, El Calafate Z9405AHH, Argentina
Phone Number:
+54 2902 49-2205
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Concessionary company of Glaciers national parks, certified by a quality...

Concessionary company of Glaciers national parks, certified by a quality standard ISO 9001:2008. We develops excursions to walk over Perito Moreno glacier, and navigate in front of its southern wall. Minitrekking: 10 hours tour, including transportation from Calafate, one hour visit to panoramic view point, 20 minutes navigation, and 1:40 hour trek on the ice. Physical effort: Medium high Big Ice: 12 hours tour, including transportation form Calafate, half an hour visit to the panoramic view point, 20 minutes navigation, 3:30 hours trekking on the ice. Physical effort: High. Safari Nautico: one hour navigation in front of the southern face of Perito Moreno Glacier. It does not include transportation. It can be purchased in the park, the day of the tour.

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Breathtaking experience, figuratively and literally

My partner and I completed the Big Ice Tour with Hielo y Aventura. It was well organised and paced, never felt rushed at the viewing area or on the hike. The hosts provided great... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My partner and I completed the Big Ice Tour with Hielo y Aventura. It was well organised and paced, never felt rushed at the viewing area or on the hike. The hosts provided great tour information throughout the day and the beauty of hiking on the glacier was something very special. I do recommend having a moderate level of fitness,... More 

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Marquette, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I took a day trip to the Perito Moreno Glacier in The Glaciers National Park near El Calafate with Hielo y Aventura this week. The booking process was easy. We visited their offices on the main street in El Calafate the day before we went and booked for the following day. I'm not sure this is always... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I bought the minitrekking for two main reasons. 1 the price of big ice was too high. 2 I thought I would need more preparation to do that. In the end I found it really easy, I expected something more adventurous and less touristic, BUT the guides made it worthwhile. They are really prepared and I do not regret that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

my daughter and i had a very good time on the trip. the highlight is definitely the minitreking on ice -- about 1 hour hike and 1 hour getting there. the walk on ones own around the perito moreno on the pasarelas is also wonderful. the bus trip was fine as the guide gave pretty good explanations of the process... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Big Ice glacier hike. I was disappointed. I don't know why they have an age limit of 50. That is ridiculous. There is nothing strenuous or dangerous about the hike. I am 61 and did the hike. I'm in very good shape but am not a hiker. You hike for an hour to get to the side... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great tour on the glacier with Hielo. The guides were informative, funny, and personable. We enjoyed each part of the tour-view of the glacier at the balconies, boat ride, and ice trekking on the glacier.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hielo y Aventura run a very professional service. Booking from overseas was easy and the tour ran very smoothly. The Mini Trek tour consists of walking on the glacier (after a short boat ride) and viewing the glacier from the boardwalk. However, for me the glacier walk was just not very exciting. The 1.5 hour procession on the ice follows... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best thing to do in Patagonia. You get amazing views on the ice, beautiful. the guides are great, the groups on the ice small. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This company is the ONLY company to offer opportunities to trek into top/inside Perito Moreno Glacier. You must reserve in advance (and reservations are very limited especially in peak season). There are two options mini-trekking (3-4 hrs total) and big ice (5-6 hours total). We did mini trekking. Please note that we initially were told that these excursions were all... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the Perito Moreno with mini-trekking. It was ok, but we lost so much time in the beginning. They call it 11h tour but they picked us up at 9( even if they don't tell you an hour just wait in the hotel between 8.30-9) and they were in a very big hurry to drop us at 18. So... More 

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