Things To Do in El Calafate & El Calafate Airport Layover Ideas
Things to do in El Calafate if you have a El Calafate Airport Layover or Extended El Calafate Airport Stopover
If you have an extended layover at the El Calafate Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on El-Calafate.LayoverIdeas.com
1 to 2 hrsPriced From:
USD 20.00<p>Your Glaciarium entrance ticket enables you to discover the wonderful world of glaciers during your unguided interactive excursion. It is the first interpretive center and museum dedicated to ice and glaciers, a place to visit to understand this natural phenomena in-depth. The center is a modern space designed to entertain and educate with an array of audiovisual stimuli. Many years of exploration, research and knowledge about Patagonia and its glaciers are shown through the unguided exhibits which are accessible to explore and learn. Explore the Glaciarium as long as you would like knowing a free shuttle service is available every hour to and from El Calafate. </p>... Read More
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 63.00
Embark on a 4x4 adventure in Calafate Mountain Park, taking in the spectacular scenery of Los Glaciares National Park as you ride to the Calafate Balcony. This summer excursion (October to April) offers Patagonia's best views of glacial Argentine Lake (Lago Argentino) and the Andes mountain range from an all-terrain vehicle. Accompanied by a driver-guide, you'll watch condors soar above as you admire Mt Fitz Roy, Mt Torre and El Chaltén. Snack and round-trip hotel transport are included.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 69.35
Enjoy a guided city tour of El Calafate and learn about the history, culture and people of Patagonia. Stroll through the streets of this historic town, study the unique architecture and take in magnificent views of the endemic flora and fauna. You'll also take part in birdwatching, visit an orchard and pass by archeological sites.
8 hoursPriced From:
USD 75.00Marvel at the spectacular Perito Moreno glacier in Los Glaciares National Park on this full-day trip from El Calafate. Travel by coach to the UNESCO-listed park and prepare for your first view of Perito Moreno at the 'Curve of the Sighs' (Curva de los Suspiros). Explore the park's walkways and viewpoints to see the glacier from different angles and levels, and hear the roar as ice chunks fall into Lake Argentino. For the ultimate views, upgrade to include a 1-hour boat cruise along the glacier's towering front wall — simply unforgettable!... Read More
3 hoursPriced From:
USD 79.00Get under the skin of El Calafate and see the ancient rock paintings of Patagonia's earliest settlers on this 3-hour sightseeing tour. Traveling in an air-conditioned coach, drive to the shores of beautiful Lake Argentino to visit the Walichu Caves, home to rock paintings believed to date back 4,000 years. Next, enjoy a panoramic tour of El Calafate Old Town, look for flamingos and other birds on Laguna Nimez, and visit the El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center to learn about the area's incredible history, geology, peoples and glaciers.... Read More
3 hoursPriced From:
USD 85.00Don't miss the opportunity to be part of this Calafate Balcony Experience. You have two alternatives to enjoy the best views of the area, the best viewpoints of the Argentino Lake, los Andes mountain range, and the formation of the Cretaceous period that originated the Huyliche Mountain.<br />Once you get to the maximum altitude (1050m) you will have the opportunity to book a snowmobile circuit, snowshoes (self-guided-path) or just slide down with our tubing and Enjoy the glacier, the lake and the snow!... Read More
3 to 7 hrsPriced From:
USD 102.43<p>Discover the Patagonia's astonishing scenery from El Calafate's high spots during a full or half day tour. Contemplate the immensity of the landscapes from the region's balconies, only accessible by 4x4 vehicles. A professional driver and guide will take you up the panoramic viewpoints for you to enjoy a view gathering El Calafate, El Chalten's hills and the Perito Moreno Glacier from the same spot.<br />Then, after taking the nicest pictures, go to our center of activity and enjoy either 5 hours or 1 hour (According to the full or half day options) of winter sports such as two different Snowmobile circuits, Snowshoe or Snow Tubing.</p>
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Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 118.57
Take a tour of Perito Moreno Glacier from El Calafate with a guide, who tells you about the significance of the glacier and shares interesting details about the surrounding area. A boat ride is included so you can enjoy different perspectives of this natural wonder. Hotel pickup and drop-off is provided.
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