PLACES OF INTEREST
Get to know the history of El Calafate and its first inhabitants. There is archeological, geological and paleontological material.
History Interpretation Centre
Find information about Patagonia from its beginning. 14,000 years of human and environmental history.
Laguna Nimez Reserve
Located 1 km away from the shopping area, this reserve is all about bird watching in a quiet place perfect to relax.
Be sure not to miss out on this unique place in El Calafate which frozens up in Winter and becomes a natural ice-skating rink.
The Walichu Caves, located just 8 kilometers outside of El Calafate, provide a unique window to the past peoples and cultures. You'll see authentic cave drawings as you are guided through the region.
The traditional farms range from the ones that do shearing to the more touristic ones. Visiting them is the best option to get to know people´s lifestyle in a region far away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
El Chalten is a small hiking village 220 km away from El Calafate, which is surrounded by towering glaciers, crystal lagoons, vast lakes, and the presence of mount Fitz Roy. This quiet village is also known for recreational climbing, camping, horseback riding, fishing, and rafting excursions or just chilling out to worship the beauty of the place.