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Cerro Frias

El Calafate, Argentina
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Ranked #12 of 23 attractions in El Calafate
Type: Mountains
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Philadelphia, PA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Our first option for a kayaking tour was booked, so we chose horseback riding with Cerro Frias as an alternative half day activity. Overall was a relaxing and beautiful day activity - the ranch from where we started the ride was super cute with some delicious food! The horseback ride itself was pleasant - more scenic than anything as the... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This is a great option if you have half a day and are looking for an activity to do in El Calafate. We choose the zip-lining and it was really fun as you would expect. And both guides were very nice! Views of the mountains and Lago Argentino are fascinating and it is a very peaceful place to be at.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

You cross the mountains several times through a zipline it was scary and exciting! The guide was fantastic and really funny. Amazing view and fun for everyone who enjoys adrenaline!

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New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
3 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I had an early evening flight out El Calafate, so I wanted to find a great way to spend my last morning/afternoon in town. The zip line at Cerro Frias was perfect! It was my first time zip-lining (and I don't love heights), but the guides were fabulous and helped calm any nervousness in the group. After two days of... More

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Alexandria, VA
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127 reviews 127 reviews
15 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

A shuttle will pick you up at your hotel. The views of Lago Argentina and wildlife Cerro Frias are vrry good. I would recommend to a friend, & the price was very reasonable.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I had a day to kill in El Calafate so decided to do a 4-hour 4x4 tour of Cerro Frias. The tour exceeded our expectations- it was excellent. Beautiful estancia in a stunning mountain and valley setting- we had great weather (if not a little breezy at the top- bring a wind proof coat!) with amazing views... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

First view at calafate in the first day of the ride. Easy and nice. if you have three free hours and are tired.

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Rio De Janeiro
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Do not miss this tour. It is reasonably close to the center and you will have the opportunity to lear about the Patagonian nature. The guides are very kind and speak english, spanish and portuguese. The 4x4 Land Roveris not exactly comfortable, but is able to climb a path quite difficult. View is splendid and you can walk through different... More

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Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We took this tour for horseback riding as we had a day to kill before our flight. Unfortunately, many things were not as advertised: 1-Their literature breathlessly describes it as a "5 hour ride to Mt. Frias" and that your "horses will be saddled so everything will be ready to start." Not true--the ride was 1 1/2 hours and we... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We were looking for a half-day trip and did the horseback riding. The landscape was amazing and our horses were so calm and gentle. The guide spoke Spanish (which we do speak as well) but this should not detract one bit from the scenery. We are not avid horse riders, but if you are looking for a great half-day excursion,... More

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