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Address: El Calafate, Argentina
Description: Located in Glacier National Park, this 15,000-year-old lake is the largest...
Located in Glacier National Park, this 15,000-year-old lake is the largest in Argentina.
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A lake like no other

This is biggest lake in Argentina and most likely the best one I've seen so far. Its constant white / light blue color given by the lack of minerals and its origins from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

This is biggest lake in Argentina and most likely the best one I've seen so far. Its constant white / light blue color given by the lack of minerals and its origins from the glacier ices, the colossal glaciers reaching its shores from the Andes and the icebergs all over its waters close to the glaciers makes it a wonderful... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A beautiful blue lake surrounded by won capped mountains and mountains full of autumn colours. Stunning to sail on and is an unusual greeny turquoise colour depending on the weather. Travel on it to see the magical glaciers and you will not regret it.

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Port Townsend, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A great way to get a sense of the size of this lake and the 9 glaciers that surround it. There are a lot of people that take this tour and considerable jostling for position to get pictures.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I would really recommend just walking around Lago Argentino from El Calafate to the left - go on until you see the snowy mountains on the other side, one of the nicest long walks in my life

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London, United Kingdom
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Lago Argentino is a huge lake, with snowcapped mountains near the Chilean border, and mostly brush vegetation on the banks. It is very sparsely populated, and distances between towns are huge.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Took the basic boat cruise and saw the lake...it is very lovely...not exciting, but nice...it went on for 3 hours and we were not told by anyone that we would be needing lunch...a bummer...there are snacks aboard ship however...

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I visited the lake in Feb, 2015. The lake can be reached through a door way from the Laguna Nimez Reserve. The colors are fascinating with multiple hues of blue. But, the place is really windy and the water is extremely cold. Worth a few good pictures or just sitting there for some time. It is easily reachable from the... More 

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Dusseldorf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The colors are amazing. Location in the middle of the mountains and direction Perito Moreno. During the day depending on the light the lake looks different and always beautifoul.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Yes interesting if you are 60+ years but younger crowd can do other more adventurous tours. Lago Argentino is beautiful lake but there are other option in the area.

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Anguilla
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Serenely beautiful. I spent a couple hours ambling about near the water's edge enjoying the beauty and rejuvenating my mind. Find a comfortable rock, sit, relax, absorb the views. Implant them in your mind. Talk about medicine for the mind!

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