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Address: Ushuaia, Argentina
Description: A marked trail in the center of town leads intrepid souls on a grueling...
A marked trail in the center of town leads intrepid souls on a grueling hike up this glacier, for which they are rewarded with spectacular sweeping views of the southernmost tip of the earth.
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lots of people get here...don't go on the boat if you are going to actually go around to it...wast of money and you can see it equally if not better from the walkways

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

lots of people get here...don't go on the boat if you are going to actually go around to it...wast of money and you can see it equally if not better from the walkways

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

NO BODY! have to visit this place. dress warm. just not so warm that you scare the cold away; it's cold just not freezing cold, surprisingly.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It is a magic glacier and a good place for taking a walk. Everything about Ushuaia is magic and the pathway that take you to the base of the glacier is a nice not too steep way, I am not a fitness person and could make it, although I had to do it slowly. Relax because if you get tired... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

How many times have you heard, "Get out of here, get lost, take a hike". We'll only the last statement is true here on the Martial Glacier. The trail is well marked, so you can't get lost here. We took the hike in December, which is summer in Patagonia. Depending on your level of determination or peer pressure, you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is a great outing from Ushuaia. We got a taxi from our city centre hotel and it was 80-90ARP. The chair lift was not working. We walked to the point just above the top of the chair lift. We didn't carry on further as we had a three year old with us and the weather got a bit wild!... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I was advised of the benefits of breathing the air coming off the glacier and I certainly slept well that night. I didn't venture far and just poked about close to the end of the chairlift but getting close to the trees and the ground in this area was enjoyable. And very calming. I didn't spend any money at the... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

A must! If you like to walk, you should do it. Get wam clothes and take a taxi from Ushuaia city to the entrance of the Martial Glacier. There you have a place to have warm drinks and a bit, if you want. As you look up it might look very steep, but it is only the begining, as it... More 

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The scenery at the top of the Glacier was beautiful. The hike, rather challenging for me as it is all up hill. Much easier for the twenty something with us!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Don't expect to see any ice - the "glacier" is tiny and was covered in snow when I was there, so unless you have never seen snow in your life (which you probably have when you end up in Ushuaia) it isn't any special. However, the valley below is beautiful, and you get a nice view on the Beagle Channel.

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We had a wonderful hike to the second mirador at the Martial Glaciar. On the way up, we took the path along the water stream and came down the main path. The path along the water is definitely more picturesque and beautiful. The gradient also is less steep. We couldn't go all the way to the snow point of the... More 

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Address: Ushuaia, Argentina
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Tierra del Fuego  >  Ushuaia

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