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At 37 miles long, this glacier is considered one of the longest in South America.
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Reviewed 21 June 2019

we did the boat tour and we had a great time. I would recommend the tour. Amazing glaciers very sad to see them melting.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank magistros
Reviewed 19 June 2019

Incredible Icebergs and Glaciers amazing colours on a brilliant boat trip. Expensive but definately worth visit if you have time.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 7 May 2019

How could anyone not be awestruck by the sheer majesty and wonder of one of earth’s most beautiful places. Gaze for hours at what surly must be one of the great creations of our amazing world. To see massive glaciers calving and recognising these have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2019 via mobile

We took the catamaran and arrived Upsala Glacier we saw a lot of iceberg in front of the Glacier. The color of the iceberg and glacier are really stunning

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 16 March 2019 via mobile

To get there is incredible, you see so many icebergs on the way and when you are there, I was open mouth

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ferdzio
Reviewed 27 February 2019

It is imperative to take a trip to see the Upsala Glacier and be amazed by; the colours and sheer size of the glacier. Definitely the highlight of our trip to El Calafate.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Miriam14
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Upsala is more difficult to reach than the more famous Moreno Glacier and you can’t get as close but what you gain is the view of the lake and it’s intense turquoise blue water. You simply can’t believe this colour I’ve never seen anything that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank IanB473
Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

Glacier Upsala is really big however you don’t get to come close enough as you do with Perito Moreno. Also, getting to Glacier Upsala takes about 2hours by boat. Too much time in my opinion to spend in a closed area when you are in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 7 February 2019

Take the boat trip to Upsala Glacier. The scenery is fantastic. The glacier is very impressive. Unfortunately the park regulations prohibit boats from approaching the front of the glacier due to an excessive concern about tsunamis. Apparently there was a giant nocturnal calving that left...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 21 January 2019

Glaciers are not all alike and The Upsala Glacier and the rivers with chucks of ice and icebergs are beautiful and so impressive. The experience of standing on deck with the wind in your face viewing the various shades of blue in the ice, sky...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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NatureHike01
6 October 2019|
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Response from Geoff M | Reviewed this property |
T here are boats that do a 1 hour trip
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Lisa F
12 October 2015|
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Response from ThaboCapeStFrancis | Reviewed this property |
We booked our trip with our local Travel Agent here in South Africa and were well looked after. I believe the company was caller Buquebus or something like that - same as report above. They were absolutely great.
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