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Glaciers Full Day Sightseeing Cruise on board 'Maria Turquesa'

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    Stop At: Lago Argentino, El Calafate Argentina

    Meet at the local supplier's office for a short orientation and overview of your cruise. Embark onto Lago Argentio towards the northwest, crossing Punta Avellaneda and Boca del Diablo, the narrowest passage in the lake.

    Itinerary
    • 8:30 am - Boarding at La Soledad Private Port
    • 9:00 am - Set sail. Visit Escuadra Bay and Muralla de Condoreras (Condor Nesting Wall). Seco, Heim and Spegazzini Glaciers.
    • Disembark at “Puesto Las Vacas” station for a walk. The ship's engines will be stopped where you will have a guided walk to discover the panoramic views of the area.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Upsala Glacier, El Calafate Argentina

    Visit Upsala Canal, panoramic view of the Upsala and Bertracchi Glaciers. Lunch on board.

    Pass By: Iceberg Canal, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina

    • Navigation along Canal de los Témpanos towards the Northern face of the Perito Moreno Glacier.

    Pass By: Perito Moreno Glacier, Los Glaciares National Park Argentina

    Views of the Northern face of the Perito Moreno Glacier.

    6:00 pm - After your 9 hours exploring the area, you will be taken back to La Soledad for the conclusion of the tour.
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    Departure Point
    Puerto privado La Soledad Paraje Punta Banderas, El Calafate, Santa Cruz
    Duration
    9h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Lunch - Box lunch in Classic deck with one not alcoholic drink. Gourmet lunch in Premium deck.
    • Bilingual guide
    • Local guide
    • Transfers from/to hotel in options: CLASSIC DECK W/BOX LUNCH AND TRFS & PREMIUM DECK WITH TRANSFERS
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees to Parque Nacional los Glaciares
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • If you choose the options without trfs, NOT included the transfers from/to hotel.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Recommended clothing: hiking boots or sneakers, warm and waterproof jacket, thermal shirt and socks, gloves, hat, and scarf
    • Recommended items: sunscreen, sunglasses, camera, and binoculars
    • Itinerary is subject to change
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 1 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 12 July 2019

    We had a wonderful time on board the Maria Turquesa catamaran. Being wintertime, we boarded the boat when it was still dark and enjoyed the sunrise during the early part of the trip. It was a perfect day with clear blue skies and the captain...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank azperez
    Ariel_1890, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Cruceros MarPatag, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2019

    Thank you very much for your post and your rating. Thanks in addition for its recommendation that without doubts, it will be very useful for the rest of the travelers. We are glad that you had a nice experience. See you soon!

    Reviewed 2 July 2019

    Spending the day on board of the Maria Turquesa cruise together with the gourmet experience is something unique.The moment you arrive, on a cold winter day surrounded by icebergs, you are greeted with coffee and pastries served in a comfortable exclusive room .The views are...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank SylvinaM2
    Ariel_1890, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Cruceros MarPatag, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2019

    Thank you very much for your evaluation and for your story. We are glad to know that you have had a wonderful experience. See you soon!

    Reviewed 9 April 2019 via mobile

    This tour is great. Very well done, with superb attention by the staff. They include the transfer and food (not the best but good enough). During the tour you see the three most iconic glaciers in the National Park. It’s a long but great tour....More

    1  Thank Matttravels89
    Ariel_1890, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Cruceros MarPatag, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2019

    Hello! Thank you very much for your post and for your evaluation. Thanks also for your advice that will be very useful for the rest of the travelers. We are glad that you had a nice experience on board. See you soon!

    Reviewed 7 April 2019

    The trip was well run and interesting. We enjoyed the views of the glaciers and the stop at the bay. Lunch was good.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank mkrug35
    Ariel_1890, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Cruceros MarPatag, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2019

    Thank you very much for your post and for your evaluation. We are glad you enjoyed our experience!

    Reviewed 11 February 2019

    Our day trip was a real highlight. As we cruised Lake Argentino to the Upsala Glacier we stopped for close up looks at a couple of icebergs; the captain provided plenty of opportunity for photos. We enjoyed a 4x4 ride, followed by a short hike,...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Mike O
    Ariel_1890, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Cruceros MarPatag, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2019

    Hello Mike, thank you very much for your post and for your evaluation, we are very happy to have covered your expectations! See you soon.

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    Lori G
    4 September 2019|
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    Response from SylvinaM2 | Reviewed this property |
    I don't remember seeing a dock at the Perito Moreno glacier. the boat parks at very short distance and stops there for a while but we stayed on board. There is another trip, which is not the one we took which allows for a... More
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    6 July 2018|
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    Response from A320SBCG | Reviewed this property |
    The last stop of this cruise is at the Perito Moreno glacier dock, but it is on request. You need to arrange a ground transportation to take you back to the city after you walk around the footbridges. Ask the company... More
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