Glaciers Gourmet

AN UNIQUE GOURMET EXPERIENCE ENJOYING THE BEST OF SOUTHERN PATAGONIAN GLACIERS.

The Patagonian ice field is the largest ice concentration on the planet outside the Polar Regions. Its glaciers descend from1,500 to 200 metres above sea level, which allows a unique chance to access them and enjoy the most amazing views.

Los Glaciares National Park offers a magnificent combination of forest, lakes, mountains, ice and steppes with more than 200 glaciers. The most renowned amongst them are Spegazzini with its face rising 135 meters above water level, Upsala covering an entire valley with an approximate extension of 765 Km2 and a length of 52km, and Perito Moreno constantly flowing forward and carving, offering breath- taking spectacles.

Glaciers Gourmet is a full day experience to one of the most wonderful places in Southern Patagonian. Sailing aboard the stylish Leal Cruiser you will enjoy the highest standard of comfort, outstanding gourmet cuisine shared with a reduced group of passengers.

EXPERIENCE ITINERARY

Daily departures

9 AM – 6 PM
Morning
Embarkation at the company’s private dock La Soledad in Bahía Tranquila (Paraje Punta Bandera) | Sailing Northwest on Lago Argentino to Punta Avellaneda, Boca del Diablo and Upsala Glacier

Lunch

Sailing Southward on Lago Argentino towards Canal Spegazzini and Spegazzini glacier | Gourmet lunch in front of the glacier
Afternoon
Landing at Puesto de las Vacas for a guided hike | Navigation back through Brazo Norte to the company’s private dock La Soledad

Private departures

Both vessels, the Leal Cruiser and the M/V Santa Cruz are available for private departures, offering tailor-made routes and activities to suit each clients needs.

For more information on our Private departures please contact:

glaciares@crucerosmarpatag.com

Both vessels, the Leal Cruiser and the M/V Santa Cruz are available for private departures, offering tailor-made routes and activities to suit each clients needs.

For more information on our Private departures please contact:

glaciares@crucerosmarpatag.com

LEAL CRUISER COMFORT
LEAL CRUISER SPECIFICATIONS

The Leal Cruiser has been sailing Patagonian waters since 2001. She was refurbished in 2010 to best fit its inside areas offering first-class experience:

Main Lounge with 4 six seater dining tables and 1 four seater dining table Ample outer deck space: stern, bow and main top deck
Gourmet lunch with alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks as well as hot beverages All activities with bilingual guide (Spanish-English)

Length: 20 metres
Beam: 5.8 metres
Draught: 1.5 metres
Hull and Superstructure built in Marine Steel Engines: 2 x 460 HP Detroit Diesel

Cruise Speed: 13 knots
Electricity on board: 12v, 24v and 220v (auxiliar engine Lombradini Diesel 22 kva) Maximum capacity: 28 passengers

GLACIER GOURMET – Full Day Experience