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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.

They recommend us

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our cruise and the company of the other multinational guests. The meals were excellent and Ana our waitress would always adjust meal servings if the boat was sailing past interesting…"

    February/2013

    Peter Lee

  • "We´were enchanted with the package that we bought with you!"

    January/2013

    Marina Fernández

  • "Everything was excellent and well coordinated. The attention was really good, everyone is very kind and tour was fully accomplished, just like it was shown on the website. "

    January/2013

    Juvitza Glasinovic

  • "The service provided by Visit Chile was very good."

    March/2013

    Denisse Lesack

  • "From Peru with us, you make me admire this wonderful brother country which is Chile. "

    December/2012

    Rolando Salazar

Certificates

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  • Sello de Calidad Turística
  • United States Tour Operator Association Allied Member
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Contact us

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