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Calafate Mountain Park
Calafate Mountain Park

Calafate Mountain Park

Avenida Del Libertador 1037,Cerro Huyliche / 15kms de la ciudad de Calafate, El Calafate, Argentina

The basics

Calafate Mountain Park is an obvious choice for outdoors enthusiasts, no matter the season. Even the journey to the Calafate Mountain Park is impressive—riding the chairlift to the 3,445-foot (1,050-meter) peak of Mt Huyliche serves up beautiful views over Argentino Lake and El Calafate below. Visitors can select individual activities or combine several options into a full-day package. Day trips to Perito Moreno Glacier from El Calafate often pass the park.

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Things to know before you go

  • Calafate Mountain Park is a must-visit for adventure travelers and outdoors enthusiasts.
  • Don’t forget to wear sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat, even in winter.
  • Dress in layers, as the peak can be cool and breezy throughout the year.
  • Wear sturdy shoes suitable for walking over uneven surfaces.
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How to get there

Calafate Mountain Park is located on Mt Huyliche, 9 miles (15 kilometers) south of El Calafate in Patagonia. Get there by shuttle bus and cable car from the town.

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When to get there

The best time to visit the park depends on what activities you’d like to participate in. Winter activities are generally available from June to September, while summer activities take over after the snow melts (October to March).

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Outdoor Adventures in El Calafate

El Calafate makes an excellent base for all sorts of outdoor adventures far beyond the mountain park. Travelers can trek across the Perito Moreno Glacier, kayak through the Upsala Channel, go off-roading in Los Glaciares National Park, or hike through La Leona Petrified Forest.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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