Swoop in the News

Lonely Planet - Highs on the Huemul circuit

February 2016

"Torres del Paine's 'W' circuit is often touted as Patagonia's must-do trek, but there is a rising star in a far more remote pocket of Parque Nacional Los Glaciares - the four-day Huemul circuit. We took to the glacial wilderness here and had the trail pretty much to ourselves."

Read Kerry's article about the little-known Huemul Circuit trek from the laid-back town of El Chalten


The Telegraph: Patagonia, Argentina: Into the Wilderness

6th May 2011

'A British company specialising in all things Patagonian. Offering some 200 different trekking, kayaking, riding, fishing and mountaineering trips in both Chilean and Argentinian Patagonia, it provides access to the finest hand-picked local operators and guides.'



National Geographic Traveller: Smart Traveller

March/April 2011 Edition

'www.swoop-patagonia.co.uk Enough ideas for trips to Latin America's exotic southern tip to last a lifetime. This expert website collates hundreds of tours, trips and guides to Patagonia to help you find an adventure holiday that ticks all boxes.'


The Independent: Patagonia: South America's Land of Extremes

2nd March 2011

'UK-based Swoop Travel (0117 369 0196; www.swoop-patagonia.co.uk)offers an array of adventurous options across the region, from kayaking to horse-riding and mountaineering.'



The FT: Troubled Waters

24th June 2011

'The largely unpaved Carretera Austral stretches for more than 620 miles past glaciers, rivers, lakes and snow-capped mountains, making it one of the world's top destinations for mountain bike touring. Contact Swoop Travel (www.swoop-patagonia.co.uk).'http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/922f567a-98cf-11e0-bd66-00144feab49a.html#axzz1VrUNHbek


Daily Telegraph: The Daily Telegraph at Adventure Travel Live

28th Jan 2011

'Richard Madden and Charles Starmer-Smith join the Wenger Patagonian Race Team and Luke Errington of Swoop Travel, a specialist in Patagonia, to discuss one of the last wild frontiers.'



The Sun: Hol News

30th October 2010

'Luke said: We talk to people who have visited Patagonia and share stories based on others' experience.' See swooptravel.co.uk


Sunday Times Travel: Have a Glacier Adventure Argentina/Chile

April 2011

On Glacier Perito Moreno: 'See it simply from the official boardwalk viewpoint while the Argentine flag billows above, or ratchet the experience up a notch by ice-climbing across the jagged surface (organised by your hotel in El Calafate: see also www.swoop-patagonia.co.uk for practical advice).'


Adventure Travel Magazine: Argentinian Adventure

Nov/Dec 2010

'If you're passing through Cordoba on your way to God's country, Patagonia, then check out www.swooptravel.co.uk. This is a new website and free advisory service covering over 100 adventure travel holidays to Patagonia.'


People.co.uk: Choose from more than 100 Adventure Holidays in Patagonia

31st July 2011

'Swoop provides a free catalogue of vetted operators so you can go kayaking, trekking, horse riding or simply just sightseeing.'



Daily Mail: Late Deals

23rd March 2011

'Ride like a gaucho on the pampas of Patagonia. Move the horses between ranches, meet local cowboys and spend the night in comfy, traditional lodges. You will need to be a good rider as the days are fast and long. But you will be rewarded with hearty meals and tasty picnics. From £1,768pp for nine days, including 10 per cent discount, departing March 29. Flights not included. 0117 369 0196, www.swoop-patagonia.co.uk.


Daily Express: Southern Comfort on Ice

27th August 2011

'Journey Latin America offers a 12-day Chile and Argentina holiday featuring a four-night Cruceros Australis Cruise from £2,155pp (two sharing). Price includes two nights in Santiago (B&B), four-night cruise via Cape Horn to Ushuaia (full board) on the Stella or Via Australis, three nights in El Calafate (B&B) and three nights in Buenos Aires (B&B), transfers and excursions. Flights from London to Santiago and return from Buenos Aires can be arranged from £887. Patagonia tourism: 0117 369 0196/www.swoop-patagonia.co.uk.


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