El Calafate attractions

Top Choice Museum in El Calafate


Unique and exciting, this gorgeous museum illuminates the world of ice. Displays and bilingual films show how glaciers form, along with documentaries on continental ice expeditions and stark meditations on climate c…
Wildlife Reserve in El Calafate

Reserva Natural Laguna Nimez

Reserva Natural Laguna Nimez is a prime avian habitat alongside the lakeshore north of El Calafate, with a self-guided trail and staffed Casa Verde information hut with binoculars rental. It’s a great place to spot …
Museum in El Calafate

Centro de Interpretacíon Historico

Small but informative, with a skeleton mold of Austroraptor cabazai (found nearby) and Patagonian history displays. The friendly host invites museum-goers for a post-tour mate (a bitter ritual tea).