Glacier in the province of Santa Cruz
Would you like to explore the Santa Cruz Privince in Patagonia on your own by rental car? Then let's get going! On Driveboo.com you can book a cheap rental car for Santa Cruz Province. Select the model you desire online and book your rental car directly from home. There is plenty to discover in the province of Santa Cruz in Argentina. With a rental car you are always mobile and flexible. Take a rental car to one of the glaciers in Perito Moreno National Park and embark on an exciting hike. Boredom is guaranteed to be a thing of the past in Santa Cruz. Look forward to fascinating nature and incredible landscapes in Patagonia.
Pick up your rental car directly at the airport
If you want to be mobile right after your arrival in Santa Cruz Province, you can pick up your rental car at one of the airports. Simply book the vehicle you want online from the comfort of your own home on Driveboo.com. Here you will find low prices and at the same time you won't have to worry about picking up your rental car. You can pick up a rental car at the following airports in the province of Santa Cruz:
If you want to visit the Los Glaciares National Park, the best place to start is in the city of El Calafate. The national park is part of the Patagonian ice field. This is the largest ice field outside Greenland and Antarctica and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you are a fan of hiking and nature, you will get your money's worth in Los Glaciares National Park. Take the wheel of your rental car and drive to the following glaciers:
Los Glaciares National Park
Hiking on the glacier
The glaciers are mainly in the south, while in the north you can climb very well. Since you can always drive flexibly in the province of Santa Cruz and in the national park with the rental car, you can put together your own individual route. Look forward to an unforgettable adventure that you can tell your grandchildren about.
The following table gives you an overview of some highlights you should definitely drive to by rental car in Santa Cruz. You will also find the distance by rental car to the excursion destination from Río Gallegos.
|Destination||Distance from Río Gallegos|
|Cueva de las Manos||698 km|
|Lago del Desierto||460 km|
|Glaciarium Patagonian Ice Museum||315 km|
|Estancia Cristina||350 km|
Lago del Desierto
Cueva de las Manos
Penguins at the beach Cabo Vírgenes
Are you looking for a less touristy place in the province of Santa Cruz? Then you should definitely drive to Río Gallegos by rental car. There is a lot to experience here. Dedicate yourself to the spectacular nature and animal world and drive with the rental car to the beach Cabo Vírgenes. This beach is home to a huge colony of megellan penguins. Especially in the months from December to February you can observe crowds of penguins undisturbed.
Furthermore you should not miss the Laguna Azul. It is a lake in an extinct volcano crater, which captivates by its lively turquoise color. Here you will feel transported into another world. The Laguna Azul is surrounded by fascinating volcanic rock formations. Until today it is unknown how the lagoon formed or how deep it is.
The small cozy town of El Calafate in the southwest of Argentina is becoming an increasingly popular holiday destination. It is located on Lago Argentino, to which you should make an excursion by rental car. Stroll through the pine and poplar lined streets of El Calafate and enjoy the charm of the small town. From here you can visit the Laguna Nimes by rental car. The lagoon offers the opportunity to picnic and observe a variety of different bird species in the wild. Especially in summer you should not miss the fantastic sunrises and sunsets. Alternatively, you can rent a car and drive to the village of El Chaltén which is 220 kilometres away. From El Chaltén you can undertake unforgettable tours into the fantastic nature of Argentina. Are you an experienced mountaineer? Then climb the Cerro Torre or Monte Fitzroy. Monte Fitzroy is one of the most beautiful but also most difficult mountains in the world.
Flamingos in the Laguna Nimes
Discovering El Chalten
View of Mt. Fitzroy