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Estancia Cristina

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Address: Avenida Del Libertador 1037, El Calafate Z9405AHI, Argentina
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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TLocated on the Northwest shore of the Argentine Lake on the far of...

TLocated 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 maintains its essence, keeping the history of this family alive, that with great effort and perseverance, made this lonely and inhospitable place a small paradise a home.

This full day program grants alternatives to those who prefer a quiet afternoon of walk and history as well as those who are into adventure with trekking and 4x4 wheel drive rides.

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Sailing to Upsala Glacier and Patagonia Adventure to Estancia Cristina
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Great day at Estancia Cristina

We book the cruise and the hike in the valley. We had a great day and can absolutely recommend the trip. The hike was a great experience in a wonderful landscape. Our guide was... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago
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Heidelberg, Germany

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Heidelberg, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We book the cruise and the hike in the valley. We had a great day and can absolutely recommend the trip. The hike was a great experience in a wonderful landscape. Our guide was great as well - very knowledgeable. We give only 4 stars because the cruise didn't go very close to the glacier. If you want to get... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

So I was pleasantly surprised at the 2 hour boat ride and seeing icebergs and Upsala glacier from different angles. I enjoyed the hike and seeing all the different fossils and landscapes. Seeing the Condors in their natural habitat was such a treat. If you want a place under the radar.... this is it. You can also opt to stay... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the Trekking tour! Regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The scenery was glorious, the transport was efficient, on time, comfortable, the staff were super-knowledgeable, friendly and professional, the Estancia provided a view into early 18th and 19th century history of the region, the hike to see the glaciers was amazing, the guides handled the 4 wheel drive vehicles on those rutted and precarious tracks with such expertise, the meal... More 

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

Thank you so much for your beautiful review and perfect definition: "all this was accomplished in the back of beyond ... nearly at the very end of the world." Warm regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Hod Hasharon, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit this lovely reanch in April' you can reach there only from boat from Calafata, we take a Jep tour to see the Glassiere and then to visit the reanch, very nice, very otentec.

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

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic experience being there; enjoyed thoroughly the views, the lake, the little bridge, historical museum (the place & the owner family), sumptuous lunch, the people attached to the trip - all were of top notch.

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

Rueil-Malmaison, France
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is wonderful for the location, with horses and ships all around the place. The owner is taking care of his guests. I would highly recommend the place. The only missing thing, is such a place, is a meal served for the guest. That would be a plus to add in the future.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of six spent a day at Estancia Cristina on our spring break trip to Argentina. The scenery is spectacular, the history is fascinating, the food is delicious and the guides are knowledgeable. If you have the time I would recommending staying overnight. This truly is the most beautiful place on earth!

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Thank you so much for your review and recommendation! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Paris
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A pleasant moment in a great place. Food was excellent. People are very welcoming. Love this place A pleasant moment in a great place

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Truro
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

I stayed at Estancia Cristina for 2 nights as part of a work familiarization trip, which was part of a wider Argentina and Chile exploration trip. I work for a travel company so was keen to investigate this intriguing place. From the moment I stepped on the boat from Punta Banderas, I was warmly welcomed and shown to my reserved... More 

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a full day tour of 12 hours. The tour is professionally organized. As other noted, the highlight of the tour is the 4x4 jeep trip with walk up to see the glaciers. The view from the top is spectacular and probably cannot see it anywhere else. However, I only gave them 4 stars because after you visit Perito... More 

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