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Estancia Cristina: Tours & Tickets

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Located on the Northwest shore of the Argentine Lake on the far of Cristiana’s arm, Estancia Cristina is located in a unique corner in Los Glaciares National Park. Founded in 1941 by Joseph P. Masters and his wife, this stunning place still...more
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Avenida Del Libertador 1037, El Calafate Z9405AHI, Argentina
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Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

Imagine to spend the day sailing between icebergs with amazing landscapes, then get into a 4x4 to go up in the mountain to enjoy the magnificent lookout of the Upsala Glacier or walk in a valley full of fosils... well, you can make this a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ignacane
Reviewed 11 May 2019

First of all Estancia Cristina is not an "attraction" it is a first class eco-lodge in Patagonia ourside El Calafate, Argentina. You take a 3 hour ferry ride (awesome) to get there and then, bam!, you are in the middle of nowhere. The lodges are...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Estancia C, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2019

THANKS a lot for your fantastic review! You´ve read "attraction" commnents because you are in the Tour profile!! We have an special Lodge profile on TripAdvisor! exclusive for guests! I totally agree with you! Estancia it is not an attraction, it is a destination itself!...More

Reviewed 27 April 2019

We were the only 2 people who did the trekking that day so we had the guide to ourselves; It was a wonderful afternoon and we got a lot of information from the guide; We had clear wether with some wind but we thoroughly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Estancia C, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2019

Thanks a lot for your review RosalindaB Glad you´ve enjoyed the Experience. The Canyon is UNIQUE Cordially Estancia Cristina Team

Reviewed 7 April 2019

We enjoyed this visit by boat for the go and back The history of the estencia was very interesting as well as the visit of Upssala Glacieres

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Estancia C, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2019

Many thanks for your review! Kind regards Estancia Cristina Team

Reviewed 4 April 2019 via mobile

We spent two nights at the Estancia Cristina lodge. Amazing hike through the canyon, horseback riding by the river and easy day of exploring and hiking to the waterfalls. Staying on site let’s you take in the vastness of the landscape and appreciate the life...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Sylvie L
Estancia C, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2019

THANKS A LOT Sylvie L for your kind words!!!! It is fantastic to know that you and your family enjoyed the Lodge Experience that much! I always think that pelople who have the opportunity to know such a marvellous place, is a privileged..... What you...More

Reviewed 2 April 2019

possible my return in patagonia, satisfied with the tour operetors the Whole organisations the hotels the guides and the wonderful places visited

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Estancia C, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2019

Thanks a lot for your review! Cordially Estancia Cristina Team

Reviewed 2 April 2019

Beautiful area, a great visit to the countryside. Nice to hear more about the history of the area and the people. Hiking there was wonderful.

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Estancia C, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2019

Thanks a lot Roselyn A for your nice review! Kind regards Estancia Cristina Team

Reviewed 2 April 2019

My husband and I visited Estancia Cristina in Feb. We very much enjoyed our day. While the trip is a little bit pricier than other activities, it was a fantastic day. The day started off with a great pick up service from our hotel taking...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Estancia C, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2019

Many, many thanks for your gorgeous review! I am really happy to hear that you could get up to the look-out of the Upsala Glacier, and our guides made you and your husband, feel great! It is not a chance to desist half the way...More

Reviewed 2 April 2019

We visited Lake Argentino in February 2019. While the weather was a bit raw, the beauty of the lake and the uniqueness of Estancia Cristina shown through. I’m not sure I have ever witnessed so many vivid rainbows on the way to cruising around icebergs...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Estancia C, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2019

Thanks a lot for your kind words!! You were really lucky.... I have never seen a rainbow on the Argentino Lake and have been there many many times! Fortunatly, nature cannot be explain.... Kind regards Estancia Cristina Team

Reviewed 1 April 2019

Unique experience ! Would love to spend a few days on the ranch! But costs appear very expensivein particular accomodation!More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Estancia C, Commercial Department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2019

Thanks for you review! I would not say the lodge is that expensive! you only need to compare the same services in other place, taking the same activities we have....., not that expensive! See you around next time you come to Patagonia! Frankly, the lodge...More

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GBH01
7 October 2019|
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Response from Grant R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I understand your question. If you’re staying at Estancia Cristina, you can do a great (but long) hike that ends up with a great tour of the glaciers on a very large boat. Great place!!!
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Heather C
17 January 2019|
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Response from chrismb2016 | Reviewed this property |
It is 3 hrs 30 from El Chalten to El Calafate and a further 30 minutes to Puerto Bandero for the boat to the Estancia, so a day trip from El Chalten would be unlikely.
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sh319
27 October 2018|
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Response from KarinP63 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed 2 nights and had no problem booking the excursions we wanted. However, if you know which excursions you want to do you could let them know. We wanted to go on an extra horse ride which they arranged for us. The... More
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