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Perito Moreno Kayak Tour

Paddle in kayak in the Perito Moreno with this guided tour

(11 reviews)
El Calafate
1 day
Spanish and English
Starts: If your tour does not include pick up, you must be at Los Glaciares National Park at 9:50 AM or 1:50 PM (depending on the selected option). If your tour includes pick up, you will be picked up in El Calafate at 10:30 AM.
Ends: If you do not include pick up, the tour will end at 1:00 PM or 5:00 PM (depending on the selected option) at Los Glaciares National Park. If you include pick up, the tour will end at 19:00 in El Calafate.
Free cancellation!


Discover in a very special way the highest ice wall in America with the Perito Moreno Kayak Tour. Get ready to spend a morning paddling among ice floes on Lake Argentino, located inside the Glacier National Park. A unique adventure that you have to live at least once in your life to discover the real Patagonia Argentina.

👩‍👩‍👦‍👦 Maximum group 16

📆 August - May


Tour details


  • 1.5 hours of kayak (depending on the weather)
  • Full equipment for the activity
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish-English)
  • Digital pictures of the activity
  • Snacks and hot drinks

Not included

  • Entrance fee for the Los Glaciares National Park
  • Lunch
  • Transfer from El Calafate (available as an option)

Important information

The minimum age to do the Kayak Perito Moreno tour is 14 years old.

It is not necessary to have previous kayaking experience to do this activity, but it is advisable to be in good physical shape.

Remember that Mastercard is not accepted to purchase the entrance ticket to Los Glaciares National Park. You can pay with VISA card or in cash in Argentine pesos when you arrive at the park. Do not forget your ID, passport or identity card.

🚣🚕 The kayaking activity is offered in two shifts, at 10 AM and at 1:50PM. The 10AM shift does not offer transfers from El Calafate, and you will need to arrive at the meeting point. The 1:50PM shift offers the option to include the transfer as an additional service. The transfer starts at 10:30AM and you will return to El Calafate around 7:00PM.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! You can cancel this tour and you'll receive a 100% refund of the amount paid if you cancel more than 72 hours in advance. After this time, or in case you do not show up, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Perito Moreno Kayak Tour

Los Glaciares National Park

You must be at the meeting point at the indicated time. The guide will be waiting for you at the office, located in the lower car park of the Perito Moreno Glacier. The staff will welcome you and give you all the information you need to enjoy this experience.

views from Los Glaciares National Park

Argentinean Lake

We’ll have to walk 165 yards (150m) from the parking lot to the shore of the Argentinean Lake, where we’ll do our last paddling practice before jumping in the water. During the kayak tour, which will take around an hour and a half depending on the weather conditions, we’ll paddle in our kayaks by the Perito Moreno Glacier and other icebergs floating in the water.

pareja en lago argentino kayak perito moreno

End of the activity

At the end of the kayak tour in the Perito Moreno, you will return to the shores of Lake Argentino, where you will say goodbye to the guide and the rest of the group with some snacks and hot drinks. In total the activity lasts 3 hours.

Additional information:

In case of including transfers from El Calafate, you will be picked up at 10:30 AM, you will do the kayaking activity at 2:00PM and return to El Calafate around 7:00PM.

view of argentine lake perito moreno

What to bring to Perito Moreno Kayak Tour

  • Passport or ID card
  • Warm comfortable clothing
  • Sun protection
  • Water bottle
  • Cash for the entrance fee to the National Park (Argentinean pesos)

Where does the tour Perito Moreno Kayak Tour start

The tour has two starting areas depending on the selected option

Tour with pick-up: you will be picked up at your accommodation in El Calafate. In case your accommodation is not included in the pick-up points (for example, an Airbnb), you will be indicated a meeting point a few minutes away from your accommodation.

Tour without pick-up: in this case you will have to go by your own means to the lower parking lot of Los Glaciares National Park. In the confirmation document of your reservation you will be sent the exact directions to get to this point.

Questions & Answers

  • Is the entrance fee to Los Glaciares National Park included?

    The entrance fee to the National Park is not included. This is because you can buy either the one-day or the two-day version, depending on what best suits your plans. Remember to bring Argentine pesos, because the entrance fee to the National Park is paid in local currency. No credit cards or foreign currencies are accepted. Don't worry! Your tour guide will help you buy the ticket on the day of the tour.
  • I’ve never practiced kayaking, can I still participate in this tour?

    Of course! You don’t need previous kayaking experience to participate in the Perito Moreno Glacier Kayak tour. We’re here to enjoy the view!
  • I’m traveling with kids, can they participate in this tour?

    The minimum age to participate in the Perito Moreno Glacier Kayak tour is 14 years old.
  • Can I do the Kayak Perito Moreno tour all year round?

    No, the season to do the Kayak Perito Moreno tour starts in August and ends in March. It is not possible to do the tour during the months of June and July. The tour departs MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY and SATURDAY.
  • Does the Kayak Perito Moreno tour depart every day?

    No, the Kayak Perito Moreno tour departs only MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY and SATURDAY. If the departure days do not match your travel itinerary, please contact us and we will let you know the options available to enjoy the Perito Moreno Glacier by kayak.

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