El Calafate
in Departamento de Lago Argentino of Santa Cruz Province, Argentina

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-50.341 and -72.277 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -50° 20' 26" and W -72° 16' 36"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - ARS
Spoken languages:
Spanish, English, Italian, German, French, Guarani
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:58 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Argentina/Rio_Gallegos
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:50 am and 6:55 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
50.367 and 107.700 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Gulyayevka
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Argentina in South America

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Argentina.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Argentina. Last Update: 2022-08-18 07:35:55

Delve into El Calafate

El Calafate in Departamento de Lago Argentino (Santa Cruz Province) with it's 8,000 habitants is a city located in Argentina about 1,292 mi (or 2,080 km) south-west of Buenos Aires, the country's capital town.

Current time in El Calafate is now 04:58 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Argentina / Rio Gallegos with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 5 airports closer to El Calafate. The closest airport in Argentina is Lago Argentino Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Los Glaciares National Park in a distance of 32 mi (or 51 km), North-West. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gobernador Gregores, Punta Arenas, Rio Gallegos, Puerto Santa Cruz and Perito Moreno. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 1°C / 34 °F

Morning Temperature -1°C / 30 °F
Evening Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Night Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 54% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Thursday, 18th of August 2022

4°C (40 °F)
2°C (35 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 19th of August 2022

3°C (37 °F)
1°C (34 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 20th of August 2022

4°C (39 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

LOS SAUCES CASA PATAGONICA

Address
0,5 mi
LOS GAUCHOS 1352/1370
CP9405 El Calafate
Argentina

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


La Cantera Boutique Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
306th Street, 173
9405 El Calafate
Argentina

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Mirador del Lago Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
Avenida Del Libertador 2047
9405 El Calafate
Argentina

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Posada Los Alamos

Address
0,5 mi
Ing. Hector Mario Guatti 1135
9405 El Calafate
Argentina

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Picos del Sur

Address
1,1 mi
Puerto San Julián 271
9405 El Calafate
Argentina

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hostería Hainen

Address
1,0 mi
Puerto Deseado 118
9405 El Calafate
Argentina

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Terrazas del Calafate

Address
0,6 mi
Calle De Los Alamos 2709
9405 El Calafate
Argentina

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cauquenes de Nimez

Address
0,9 mi
Calle 303, 79
9405 El Calafate
Argentina

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hostel Flores del Sur

Address
0,5 mi
BUENOS AIRES 155
9405 El Calafate
Argentina

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Libertador

Address
0,5 mi
Av Libertador 1150
9405 El Calafate
Argentina

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Tô Longe de Casa - Ep 02: El Calafate, Argentina

Published: April 18, 2013
Length: 02:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tô Longe de Casa

No segundo episódio do nosso canal fui parar em um dos lugares mais belos desse planeta, a cidade de El Calafate na Patagônia Argentina onde conheci uma das maiores geleiras do mundo, ...


El Calafate, Patagonia argentina. Imágenes de la ciudad / Turismo Argentina / Santa cruz

Published: March 03, 2013
Length: 28:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TUSDESTINOS.NET 2

http://www.tusdestinos.net El Calafate, provincia de Santa Cruz, Patagonia Argentina Imágenes de la ciudad Con el soporte audiovisual de: http://www.tomcomvideo.com.


14 de FEB. Inauguración del anfiteatro Paseo del Bosque en El Calafate. Cristina Fernández

Published: February 14, 2015
Length: 52:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: casarosada

14 de Febrero de 2015, El Calafate: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner encabezó desde las 17.50 en Avda. Libertador General San Martín y Avda 17 de Octubre, junto al intendentede El Calafate,...


15 de FEB. Cristina Fernández recorrió el nuevo hospital de alta complejidad en EL Calafate.

Published: February 15, 2015
Length: 57:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: casarosada

15 de Febrero de 2015, El Calafate: En el marco de la ceremonia central del 138 aniversario del Lago Argentino, la Presidenta Cristina Fernández de Kirchner inauguró y recorrió el nuevo...


Patagonia - El Calafate - Big Ice, Caminhada sobre o gelo

Published: May 22, 2012
Length: 04:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Diego Pereira


El Calafate 2014

Published: August 09, 2014
Length: 57:08 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Rafael Ruaro De Meneghi

Família Prolo De Meneghi em férias, em El Calafate, em agosto de 2014.


Conoce El Calafate-Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

Published: March 10, 2013
Length: 52:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Temporada Baja

Nuestro equipo ha estado de visita en El Calafate grabando imágenes especialmente para ustedes, queremos compartir en video ese momento tan especial, donde sin duda el parque nacional Los...


Viaje a El Calafate 29 03 14

Published: April 13, 2014
Length: 47:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gustavo Quintana


Ciro y Los Persas - Verano del 92 (En vivo en El Calafate, Fiesta del Lago, 21/02/2014) [HD 1080p]

Published: February 26, 2014
Length: 25:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Damián La Paz

Video tomado el día Viernes 21/02 en la "Fiesta del Lago", llevada a cabo en la ciudad de El Calafate entre los días 02/02 y 02/03 del año 2014.


El Calafate - Octubre 2014

Published: January 01, 2015
Length: 27:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Damián Pacheco


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Lago Argentino Airport

Lago Argentino Airport, was an airport in Lago Argentino, Argentina. This airport was closed in 2006. All traffic was diverted to Comandante Armando Tola International Airport.

Located at -50.3333, -72.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Argentina

Lago Argentino Department

Lago Argentino Department is a department in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. It has a population of 7,500 (2001) and an area of 37,292 km². The seat of the department is in El Calafate. Lago Argentino is a major lake in the department.

Located at -50.3386, -72.2739 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Santa Cruz Province, Argentina

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Pueblo Calafate, Lago Argentino, Caserío de Calafates, الكالافات, El Calafate, Calafate, אל קלפטה, FTE, カラファテ, エル・カラファテ, 엘칼라파테, El Kalafatė, Эль Калафате, Ель-Калафате, 埃尔卡拉法特