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Grey Glacier

Get to know more about the Destination

With 19 kilometers of extension, Grey Glacier is a massive natural ice construction, of unique beauty.

There are morrenas on its sides and multiple shades of white, which increase the beauty of the landscape. You can also find there a "nunatak" – piece of land that divides the glacier in two-, creating an island in the middle of the glacier, where people can disembark and walk for a little while.

Attractions

Impressive icebergs floating in Grey Lake. Colorful geography. There is an island in the middle of the glacier.

Activities

Hiking, flora and fauna contamplation, photography.

Location

Twelfth region.

How to get there?

Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway.

Punta Arenas-Puerto Natales: Land route, by Route 9 north.

Puerto Natales-Torres del Paine National Park: Land route

Santiago-Puerto Montt: Land route and airway

Puerto Montt-Puerto Natales: Seaway.

Puerto Natales-Grey Glacier: seaway and land route.

When to go?

January, February, March, April, September, October, November, December.

Climate

Cold high weather. Its temperatures are lower than 0°C. The rain – usually as snow- surpasses 2000 milimeters per year.

Services

Housing, food, transportation.

Surroundings

Las Montañas Channel, Castillo Hill, W Network: Torres del Paine Base- Valle del Frances-Grey Lake, network: Cordillera Paine Lake, Puerto Natales seashort, Dos Lagunas, Calvo Fjord, Bories cold-storage plant, Balmaceda Glaciar, Gulf of Almirante Montt, Balmaceda Lake, Azul Lagoon, Verde Lagoon, Paine Mountain, Cueva del Milodon Natural Monument, Bernardo O´Higgins National Park, Torres del Paine National Park, Antonio Varas Peninsula, Puerto Natales, Alacalufe National Reserve, Serrano River, Ultima Esperanza Inlet.

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Certificates

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