From September to March at 7:30 a.m. (at 8:30 a.m. from April to August) from the meeting point located in the center of Puerto Natales
At the meeting point located in the Center of Puerto Natales at around 5:30 p.m.
Coffee or tea on board
A glass of Whisky with millennial ice from the glacier
Typical Patagonian lunch in Estancia Perales restaurant
Entrance to the Bernardo O'Higgins National Park
Transfer to the port
The order of the visits could be altered, but it will not affect the content of the program. The schedules of the tickets and transports could be subject to modifications.
SAFE ADVENTURE – Covid 19
This activity includes the appropriate protection measures to ensure your safety. In addition, our excursions are outdoor and in small groups to reduce the risk of contagion. Remember to follow the instructions of the staff during the development of the excursion.
Free cancellation! You can cancel this tour and you'll receive 100% refund of the amount paid if you cancel more than 10 days in advance. After this time, or in case you do not show up, no refunds will be given.
The Balmaceda Serrano glaciers boat tour is a one day journey which allows you to admire from a magnificent boat the two most impressive glaciers of Chile: the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers. In addition, you will also have a small trek of about 40 minutes through a lush forest to the foot of the glaciers. On the way back to the boat, you will be able to enjoy a glass of Whisky with millennial ice from the glaciers. The activity will end with lunch at the Estancia Perales restaurant before returning to Puerto Natales.
Puerto Natales - Serrano and Balmaceda Glaciers - Puerto Natales
At around 7:30 a.m. (8:30 a.m. from April to August) you will have a briefing in the office located in downtown Puerto Natales. After that, you will be transported to Puerto Bories which is about 5 km away where you will embark the boat to start your adventure.
During the boat trip you will be able to observe the flora and fauna of the Patagonian fjords, such as the cormorant colony, wolf canyon, condor cliff as well as large waterfalls. At around 11:00 a.m. you will start to see Mount Balmaceda next to the great glacier Balmaceda while being comfortably on the boat.
At this moment you will make a brief stop in Puerto Toro, in the Bernardo O'Higgins National Park, where you will make a minitrekk of about 40 minutes through a leafy forest of coigues and ñirres. until you reach the main viewpoint in front of the great Serrano Glacier. At the end of the route you will arrive at the main viewpoint in front of the Serrano Glacier, where you will appreciate the most spectacular views of the big glacier.
While returning from the trek, you will make a stop where you will be offered a whisky typical of Puerto Natales with millenal ice from the glaciers or a hot tea. At around 2 p.m. you will have lunch at the Estancia Perales restaurant, where you will be able to taste the famous Magellanic lamb or the vegetarian option. After lunch you will be taken in a private transfer to Puerto Natales, where you will arrive between 5:30 and 6:00 p.m.
What to bring to Balmaceda Serrano Glaciers Boat Tour
Original passport (the same one you used to book the tour)
Waterproof shoes with thick soles
Hat or cap
Raincoat or rain poncho
Balmaceda Serrano Glaciers Boat Tour tour reviews with Howlanders
4.8 Overall rating
Lisa · 10 de septiembre de 2019
Good organization, fair price, and gorgeous views. A must in Puerto Natales!