This option starts from Punta Bandera port. The boat navigates through the northern branch of Argentino Lake, close to an area boasting magnificent icebergs that have loosened from the front of Upsala Glacier.
After two and a half hours the boat reaches the historical Estancia Cristina, where we suggest one of the following activities:
Discovery Tour 4×4:
A track of almost one hour on 4×4 vehicles, will drive visitors to the Upsala lookout,; an impressive panoramic viewpoint to the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. On the way back, a visit the estancia´s museum (former shearing shed) helps better understand the life of the
first settlers in Patagonia.
Fossils Canyon Hiking:
This activity starts once reached the Upsala lookout in 4×4 vehicles.
The tour takes place in a landscape that in the past was covered by glaciers and has great
The descent is through the Fossils Canyon, a hike where sea fossils can be found, remains
of the last marine incursion, which was uncovered by glacial action. This valley has unique characteristics in the National Park.
Full day (12 hours)
DISCOVERY TOUR 4X4:
Low – Medium
FOSSILS CANYON HIKING:
Medium / High