Lago Argentino, El Calafate

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Yet another example of Patagonia's incomparable nature, Lago Argentino wows visitors with its spectacular scenery. Surrounded by craggy mountains and enormous glaciers, Argentina's largest freshwater lake attracts a growing number of outdoor enthusiasts, photographers, and fishermen. Take a boat trip to see the mighty Upsala glacier from your vantage point on the water. Keep an eye out for bright pink flamingos as your boat weaves around icebergs floating in the lake. Arrange your visit to Lago Argentino and discover more family-friendly attractions in El Calafate using our El Calafate trip itinerary maker.
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  • Took a day tour to see the lake along with the historic caves. Really beautiful! Not too far from El Calafate. The lake is an impressive size and a beautiful hue of blue. Soak it all in... feels remot...  more »
  • The lake is huge and very blue. Love the cruises we took on it to Perino Moreno and Upsala glaciers (2 different days). Very dramatic scenery!  more »
  • A great place o take your family to see some of nature great work that maybe is not available in many countries. Remember, this is in southern part of Argentina not far from the South Pole. Not all ac...  more »