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Patagonia Adventures

Av San Martin 56, El Chalten 9301, Argentina
54-2962 493110
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Ranked #17 of 19 Attractions in El Chalten
Type: Tours
Owner description: Patagonia Aventura has tailor-made programs to explore and enjoy the Viedma Glacier according to each of our client’s expectations. Carefully grouped... more » Owner description: Patagonia Aventura has tailor-made programs to explore and enjoy the Viedma Glacier according to each of our client’s expectations. Carefully grouped into three different products, every activity invites our travelers to live a unique experience in Patagonia. « less
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Bilzen, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We booked a different tour with the company in El Calafate, the people selling the tours were really helpfull and informative. We thus decided to do the Viedma ice trekking as well, because they said the walk on the ice was longer and nicer then the Perito Moreno walk. The girl at the office in El Chalten on the other... More

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Cupertino, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We did both the ice trek and an all day guided mountain trek. In both experiences Andreas was our guide. He clearly loves to share his extensive knowledge the geology, flora, fauna, birds, and history of the area. He also had insites related to the climbing culture and the town of Calafate which were most interesting. In addition, the other... More

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ritag1969, Director Comercial at Patagonia Adventures, responded to this review
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Gracias Dan por compartir tu experiencia. Nos alegra que haya disfrutado de la excursión. Staff de Patagonia Aventura More

Union City, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Four of us took the Viedma Pro (glacier ice trekking and climbing) tour and we can simply said that Patagonia Aventura was a very professional group of people making this a memorable trip for us. Nacho and his team gave us a lot of time for ice climbing from easy to more difficult wall. They did not rush anyone and... More

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Lucia2620, Commercial at Patagonia Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your opinion! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your full day Viedma Pro activity! Best regards, Patagonia Aventura staff. More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I did the glacier trekking tour on 26th of December and I loved the experience! The only bad thing is that these guys do not heat the bus nor the boat... After walking almost 3hrs on the glacier I thought to myself no way they do the same on the way back.. But sadly all the way to Chalten we... More

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Lucia2620, Commercial at Patagonia Adventures, responded to this review

Tahnk you very much for your feedback. We apologize for the inconveniences caused. We have already took care about this issue. Best regards, Patagonia Aventura staff. More

Hamburg, Germany
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

Due to the fact that they have a monopoly on the services towards the glacier you have no other choice. The ViedmaPro tour especially the staff for ice climbing was very excellent. Great day experience. Good size of group. Due to the only provider, we had to wait until slots were free. So book in advance since there is no... More

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Lucia2620, Commercial at Patagonia Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you very much Ole S for you feedback! We are glad to know that you enjoyed your Viedma Pro Experience! According your concern about the boat, we have already taken care about this issue in order to not affect the enviroment where we practise this activities. Thank you again and regards, Patagonia Aventura staff. More

Piriac-sur-Mer, France
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

In el calafate we bought a package of walking on the glacier located in el chaltan from a company called Viva Patagonia \ patagonia adventura (- same company).   During the sale we asked the saleswoman what happens in case of cancellation due to weather conditions and we asked her to check what the weather will be on the trip. After... More

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Verona, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I joined this (very pricy!!) tour departing from El Calafate in a 1-day trip. I'v read negative opinions about this agency but since it is the only one that organize trekking on the ice on the Viedma...I had no choice, so I booked with them. What a mistake! They put you in a big group of people, with members of... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

I was very scared and I could not pciture myself trekking the glacier, but as many of people said before the guides from Patagonia Adventure are amazing, very helpful and they make sure that you trek only in safe areas of the glacier, every day the trail can be different as the glacier moves, you will see rainbow and will... More

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Lucia2620, Commercial Assistance at Patagonia Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing with us your experience! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed it! Regards, Patagonia Aventura staff. More

Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
25 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Patagonia Aventura provided a very enjoyable experience, particularly once we disembarked from the boat and began the mini ice-trek. The group was split up into smaller groups both for more manageable size and based on language, and our English-speaking group numbered around 15, with three guides. Particularly since my husband is no longer "age-eligible" for the ice trek on Perito... More

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Lucia2620, Commercial Assistance at Patagonia Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you very much!! We are glad to know that you enjoyed the Ice Trek experience! Regards, Patagonia Aventura staff. More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

The walk was very nice and the guides were experienced and friendly. The only problem is that the boat was leaving a lot of oil in the water. In this fragile environment the company should be more careful.

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