Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal, El Calafate

3.5
#3 of 14 in Wildlife in El Calafate
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
See black-necked swans and majestic pink flamingos in the wild at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal. The ornothologist's paradise, bordering the expansive Lago Argentino, offers the opportunity to see many exotic birds in flight, against a remarkably scenic backdrop. The reserve's strong focus on conservation means that part of your ticket price goes to maintaining these pristine, wild surroundings. As you stroll around the reserve, have your camera at the ready in case a winged creature pops into frame. Put Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal at the forefront of your travel plans using our El Calafate attractions planner.
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  • I happen to love birding. This reserve is a very short walk from town and definitely worth the couple of hours it takes to walk along the well marked gravel or planked pathways. It is picturesque...  more »
  • We spent a lovely hour walking around this nature reserve, we are not bird enthusiasts but we enjoyed it none the less. We were a bit unfortunate when we visited, as it was warm with very little wind....  more »
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  • Beautiful, peaceful and educational place, with so many bird species to spot! A place where to discover your birdwatcher's talents! :)
  • Somewhat expensive - $10 US for entry. Some nice views walking around, although the park is fairly small. We saw two flamingos from a very far distance and a few other interesting birds, but we felt we could have enjoyed the scenery just as much in some of the other areas in El Calafate that you don't have to pay for.
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