EL CALAFATE is the main gateway to Los Glaciares National Park, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and home to the world renowned Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the main attractions of the area. The Glacier is an impressive river of ice with a surface of 257 square kilometers. It’s 19 miles long and 2.5 miles wide. The height of the front wall ranges between 167 & 197 feet above the level of the lake. And the ice has a depth between 820 and 1149 feet. Listen to the thunderous sounds of the cracking ice! Viewing platforms and trails make the excursion extremely pleasurable. If you prefer, take a boat tour to observe the glaciers. The floating icebergs are incredibly beautiful, and will make your trip here an unforgettable experience!