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Estancia Cristina

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Address: Avenida Del Libertador 1033 | El Calafate, Santa Cruz, El Calafate Z9405AHI, Argentina
Phone Number: 542902491133
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The Upsala Glacier is one of the largest in Los Glaciares National Park. To...

The Upsala Glacier is one of the largest in Los Glaciares National Park. To sail through the Argentino Lake among icebergs and mountains and then visit Estancia Cristina is an interesting combination of nature, adventure, history, and pleasure.This full day program offers alternatives such as those who prefer a quite day of touring and history as well as those who look forward to activities with adventure like trekking and riding a four wheel drive.The excursions that are surrounded by the Andes mountains, glaciers and Argentino Lake leads us to get in touch with a natural, unique, remote environment, with culture and lifestyle of the pioneers and the interesting relationship of them with famous explorers of past century.

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Sailing to Upsala Glacier and Patagonia Adventure to Estancia Cristina
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Wonderful time at the Estancia :)

HI had a wonderful time at Estancia Cristina the staff were friendly and willing to make my trip a memorable one. Loved every moment of it and will definitely go back

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

HI had a wonderful time at Estancia Cristina the staff were friendly and willing to make my trip a memorable one. Loved every moment of it and will definitely go back

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Is a traditional tour at calafate, really dont have comparision with glaciars. Is diferent and normal. But you can take one day tour to visit. Not cheap.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

The staff was polite and knowledgeable, amazing views of the south Andes and history of the Patagonian glaciers. Great for entire family .

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

You start with a boat ride on a huge lake and the service is excellent. Then you get to very close to icebergs that are the most spectacular blue. When you arrive at Estancia Cristina you can chose between riding horses, relaxing, or taking a 4 wheel drive up through beautiful scenery to view an enormous glacier. I great way... More 

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Coming back from the guided tour to the Upsala glacier you will have lunch and relax in the only restaurant in the National Park. The menu is given and satisfies your hunger. The waitors know about the short time before the boats have to leave for Puerto Banderas and work as friendly as efficient. Quality is medium as well as... More 

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Ghent, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

It was not what we expected when we finished our visit of the estancia. It is only good to visit the nearby claciers!

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. It is a shame that you did not like your full day with us. Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

I felt the day trip with 4x4 was worth it. It's a long day. We started around 730am, took a bus ride to the boat dock. The boat then took us toward the Upsala Glacier but because of the big chunks of icebergs it couldn't get within view of the glacier front. The boat then took us to the Estancia... More 

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We are glad to know that you enjoyed your day at the Estancia! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

It is an all day trip but was worth it you get to see the glaciers up close on the boat. Also the part where to you 4x4 to see the glacier from the top is pretty awsome. Also I would suggest you order food from the restaurant there the lamb was really good...

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and recommendation! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

After an excellent lunch we were taken in a 4WD on a rough track to get our view of the Upsala Glacier. The young driver was very safe as he took the vehicle over some very challenging sections. The final viewing point gave a fantastic view of the glacier.

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Thank you very much for your review! Warm regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

The service was excellent, the guides very knowledgeable, we took the 4X4 trip into the Upsala viewpoint which was truly amazing. They also gave us a tour of the museum to get an insight of what was like to be a pioneer family (in this case the Masters family from the UK) . The boat trip from Puerto Banderas to... More 

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Lucia S, Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review!! We are glad to know that you liked your day at the Estancia! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

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