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Estancia Cristina

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Avenida Del Libertador 1037, El Calafate Z9405AHI, Argentina
+54 2902 49-1133
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TLocated on the Northwest shore of the Argentine Lake on the far of Cristiana’s arm, Estancia Cristina is located in a unique corner in Los Glaciares National Park. Founded in 1941 by Joseph P. Masters and his wife, this stunning place still maintains its essence, keeping the history of this family alive, that with great effort and perseverance, made this lonely and inhospitable place a small paradise a home. This full day program grants alternatives to those who prefer a quiet afternoon of walk and history as well as those who are into adventure with trekking and 4x4 wheel drive rides.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“upsala glacier” (126 reviews)
“day trip” (55 reviews)
“boat ride” (42 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Avenida Del Libertador 1037, El Calafate Z9405AHI, Argentina
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Reviewed yesterday

Estancia Cristina is a wonderful place. First a pleasant cruise where the team offers you croissants and coffee. You pass along magnificent glaciers fallen from the main one : Upsala. Then a nice trek in 4x4 and an easy walk drive you on top to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful trip. Very helpful and knowledgeable guides..... Wondrous sights. Well worth the trip, Very interesting museum and the meal was lovely with good wine.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured through Peninsula Valdez, Ushuaia and El Calafate on this trip. I would say the daylong trip with 14km hike through the Canyon of Fossils was the highlight. The day starts with a 3h boat ride that takes you near the icebergs that break...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, wow, WOW! A big, beautiful, EPIC day...one of the very best things we did in a 2-week journey through Patagonia, in which every day competed to be the most magical. Estancia Cristina is a must. The Cañadón de los Fósiles itinerary consists of a...More

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for such beautiful review! We are glad to know that you have loved the trekking! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic day starting with the navigation of the Argentinian Lake, flowing through floating icebergs. The navigation leads to the Estancia, a beautiful factory immersed in the Natural Park. All guided by professional guides. Amazing. A bit expensive but amazing.

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your opinion! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous experience! Guides were all knowledgeable and very friendly. Have the lunch! Our tour operator told us to bring our own but when we were offered the opportunity to buy lunch at the lodge we jumped at it. Food was lovely and so was the...More

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Chreisty H for your comment! We are pleased to know about your faboulus day at the Estancia! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the hiking package, so a nice boat ride from Punta Bandera through the icebergs that calve from the Uppsala glacier and then disembarking at Estancia Cristina where our guide and 4x4 were waiting to take us up to the mirador of the glacier....More

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! We are pleased to know that you have enjoyed your day trip with us! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

Reviewed 30 October 2017

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Not really worth 6+ hours of travel for a 20 minute view of a distant glacier. Trekking on the Perito Moreno glacier is much betterMore

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much RRCorex27 for taking the time to let us your opinion about the tour of Estancia Cristina. We are deeply sorry you haven't enjoyed your day trip with us. We are strongly sure that each tour in El Calafate complements perfectly. Kind...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

The two guides were very kind and very interesting. The visit was gorgeous and we will keep wonderful memories of this magic place.

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff.

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hslowe
28 October 2017|
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Response from Lucia S | Property representative |
Hi hslowe! Please, find the descriptions below: Multi-cereal bread sandwich (2 units): Chicken, smoked pork loin, Tybo cheese, sweet onions, mixed greens and herb seasoning; Cookie with seeds and salty dried fruits; Brownie... More
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hslowe
29 September 2017|
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Hi Hslowe! The trekking is 14 km long since you leave the Upsala Viewpoint. Remember that the first part of the excursion is on 4x4. Regards, Estancia Cristina staff.
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Hola Kolesoo1. Ninguno de los programas de Estancia Cristina Full day incluyen el almuerzo en su precio. Podes adicionarlo (tiene un valor de AR$600) o bien llevar tu vianda. Tene en cuenta que en nuestro restaurante solo... More
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