Tag: Torres_del_Paine

Things to do

Life after the W Circuit

A few of the people who contact Swoop have visited Patagonia before and are looking to go back and explore it further. After all, a region that spans 1,000 miles North to South and 1 million square kilometres, with landscapes ranging from glacial to volcanic, to rainforest and desert, probably deserves more than a fortnight […]

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Reviews

Bill and Lynn’s Review of Swoop Travel’s service

  “We had decided to visit Patagonia and, in particular, the Torres del Paine National Park. Initially, we contacted a number of local operators in Chile and obtained quotations and ideas regarding an itinerary. However, this process only served to confuse us as there were variations in itineraries, prices, accommodations and transport operations. We came across […]

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Commentary

Chance encounters in Patagonia

I’m working in a world that is so different from what I understood ‘business’ to mean when I started my career. Two recent experiences have confirmed in my mind that every chance encounter with someone new is an opportunity, but each requires a very genuine, open and human interaction, and the outcomes are typically unexpected. […]

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Reviews

Lucy’s Video Review of Kayaking in Patagonia

For a chance to do a trip similar to Lucy’s check out the examples below: Colours of Tyndall – A 4 day kayak trip along the Serrano river, started out from Torres del Paine, and coming up close with the Tyndall and Serrano Glaciers. Tyndall Glacier & Blue Lake –  Over 4 days paddle to the Serrano fall […]

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Reviews

Matty hikes the W Circuit in Torres del Paine.

Name: Matty Age: 37 Occupation: Academic Researcher What operator did you go with or did you organise it yourself? I organised the complete trip to Chile myself. However, I had a guide in Torres del Paine and he took care of all the arrangements in the park, such as places to sleep, food, etc. What […]

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Travel Tips

The kit checklist.

Struggling to think what the necessary items are to pack for your great adventure? Want to make sure you’ve covered all eventualities and are prepared for anything and everything that Patagonia has in store for you? Use our checklist below to help make sure you’ve got everything covered. 1. Luggage Do NOT bring a hard, […]

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