The O'Higgins glacier is characterized by the purity of its ice that contrasts with the intense turquoise colour. It is also the fourth largest glacier in Patagonia.
The O'Higgins Glacier, also known as the Big Glacier, is located in the Chilean Patagonia and is one of the largest of the zone. Its area, of 820 kms, starts at the Lautaro Volcano and ends at Lake O'Higgins. It has a length of 45 km and a width of 3.5 km.
Most of the navigations that visit it sail from Villa O'Higgins, the last point of the famous Carretera Austral.