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Cerro Frias

El Calafate, Argentina
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Ranked #9 of 23 attractions in El Calafate
Type: Mountains
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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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3 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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124 reviews 124 reviews
15 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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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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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Cerro Frias is a nice place to visit to "complete" you El Calafate experience. The Cerro is a 1000 meters hill where you can see most of the Argentinean lake and part of the Chilean Andes tops, in a clear day. You buy the tour from many of the Tour Agencies in the city and they take you directly from... More

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Danville, Pennsylvania
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We visited Cerro Frias on our last day in Patagonia after 3 weeks. The airline changed our flight so we had nearly a day to kill and decided to do this. We did the 4wd tour with lunch so I can not comment on the zipline or horses, which would be fun for kids. We opted for this as we... More

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