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

Prime avian habitat alongside the lakeshore north of town, with a self-guided trail and staffed Casa Verde information hut with binocular rental. It’s a great place to spot flamingos – but watching birds from El Cal…
Museum in El Calafate

Museo de El Calafate

In shuffled disrepair, Museo de El Calafate displays arrowheads, stuffed penguins and early photographs. Don’t miss the DVD on view, put on constant rotation at the museum, showcasing the greatest glacial ice ruptur…
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).
Nature Reserve in El Calafate

Reserva Los Huemules

This private 56-sq-km reserve has 25km of marked trails, and offers a quiet alternative adjacent to Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. Stop by the visitor center first. It’s 17km beyond El Chaltén, just after Río Eléctr…
Gate in El Calafate

Park Entrance Gate

Park entrance gate.