Glaciarium Ice Museum in El Calafate, Argentina.
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Punta Walichu & Glaciarium Patagonian Ice Museum in El Calafate

Enjoy Punta Walichu and the Glaciarium Museum in El Calafate, Argentina. The Walichu caves and the Patagonian Ice Museum are waiting for your arrival!

Why choose this excursion?

  • Transfers from/to your hotel included
  • English speaking guide
  • Archaeological tour

Punta Walichu & Glaciarium Patagonian Ice Museum in El Calafate

An amazing tour to the Walichu Caves and the Glaciarium Museum.

Easy Cancellation

If you need to cancel or postpone, just send us an email and we will take care of everything.

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English Speaking Guide and Small Groups

Almost all of our tours are done in small groups. All of them have english speaking guides.


This site has an imposing view of Lake Argentino and serves as a meeting point for this original excursion that manages to interest us in anthropology and archeology while observing its geological formation of sedimentary rocks and vegetation of the steppe type. You can see here eaves and natural caves used by the Neolithic man to leave his prints with paintings dating back to approximately 4,500 years old, according to research conducted by the Museum of Natural Sciences of La Plata, in 1988.


The route of the interpretation trail will involve a simple walk of 45 minutes to 1 hour. There is a sample with fossils, original projectile tips, tools, and photos of the latest Tehuelches.
Punta Walichu is a journey back in time. In addition to its archaeological value, it surprises the beauty of the landscape, ideal for enjoying on its rocky coasts.
Around 5:15 p.m and 5:30 p.m, we leave Punta Walichu to go to the Glaciarium, the Patagonian Ice Museum, a modern center dedicated to disseminating Patagonian Ice. The suggestive architecture of straight lines and glacier-like geometry invites you to discover this fascinating world.
In dioramas, some of the formations presented by glaciers are recreated by combining photographs and scenery. You can watch an audiovisual show on three screens and a spherical projection to learn about the history of our planet. Tour the great Patagonian glaciers, and know their details and behavior. Imagine how it is one of the great ice extensions in the world to see our model of Southern Patagonian Ice.
We return to the hotels at approximately 7:00 p.m.

Type: Traditional
Duration: AM
Cancellation Policy: 72 hours before the date of your tour
Availability: All year
Starting Time: 3:00 pm
Finishing Time: 7:00 pm
Pick Up: From Your Hotel
Drop Off: At Your Hotel
Language: English and Spanish
Minimum Booking: 1

What is Included

  • Transfer from your hotel
  • Transfer to your hotel
  • English speaking guide


There's no optionals available for this excursions. Let us know if you need anything on your booking.

Cancellation Policy

If for any reason, you decide to cancel the activity or excursion, the cancellation conditions specified in the product description or in the voucher will be valid.

If the cancellation conditions in the product description do not differ, the provider of tourist services will charge you the following cancellation fees:

a. Up to 72 hours before the start of the activity: full refund (again, we indicate that in certain specific cases, the term may differ from this general policy)
b. After 72 hours before the start of the activity: no refund.


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No age restriction.

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After booking and finalizing payment, you will receive a confirmation of your purchase. Then, in less than 24 hours, you will receive the voucher that you can use to take the excursions.

If the reservation is for the next day, we will be attentive and send you the voucher before your excursion begins.

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