Buenos Aires Activities

Our most recommended Buenos Aires Activities

Buenos Aires: Piazzolla Tango Show with Optional Dinner

1. Buenos Aires: Piazzolla Tango Show with Optional Dinner

Enjoy a night of live tango and dance performances in the historic Galería Güemes, a classic 1915 theater in the heart of Buenos Aires. The show pays tribute to Astor Piazzolla, one of the most important tango composers in Argentina. Opt for a 3-course dinner and drinks before the show.  The show is conducted by the Piazzolla Tango sextet, and great Argentinean voices will perform Las Cuatro Estaciones del Tango (Four Seasons of Tango). Enjoy music based on traditional songs by Astor Piazzolla, who brought a new face to traditional tango, and other great Argentinian composers. Select the drinks package to enjoy 2 drinks along with the show tickets. Or choose the dinner option, and savor a delicious 3-course meal with drinks before the performance starts.

Buenos Aires: Tango Show at Tango Porteño & Optional Dinner

2. Buenos Aires: Tango Show at Tango Porteño & Optional Dinner

Travel back in time with a thrilling and sensual show at the “Tango Porteño.” Witness one of the best shows in Buenos Aires in one of the city’s most famous venues. Upgrade your experience by opting for a 3-course dinner and/or unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks. Enter a show theater that has been converted from a luxurious art-deco MGM movie theater near the Obelisk– a relic of the time when tango was forbidden for being too risqué. Marvel at the “Bailando Tango,” a performance crafted by the multi-award-winning dancer and choreographer Mora Godoy.  “Bailando Tango” captures the wistful spirit of the golden age of tango and combines it with high-energy flips, lifts, and acrobatics. See a Broadway-like twist on the classic tango. Be swept away by the performances of dozens of artists and an orchestra composed of 8 musicians. You can enjoy drinks at the show or dinner. Choose either the 3-course dinner menu or the dinner menu with unlimited drinks and make your night even more special.

From Buenos Aires: Colonia Ferry Tickets and Optional Tour

3. From Buenos Aires: Colonia Ferry Tickets and Optional Tour

Enjoy a day trip to Colonia del Sacramento, the first site in Uruguay to be declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the city with a round-trip ferry ticket from Buenos Aires to Colonia city. Select from options that include a walking tour, a teahouse visit, and a winery tour. Founded in 1680 by the Portuguese Manuel Lobo, the city went from Portuguese to Spanish rule several times until the Declaration of Independence in 1825. Discover how these events made the city a melting pot of architectural styles where Spanish and Portuguese-style buildings coexist.  Walk down cobbled streets and enjoy the unique landscape with spectacular views of the Rio de la Plata. Experience the charming houses, cobbled streets, traditional lanterns, and magical sunsets of El Porton de Campo alongside the Street of Sighs and Faro. If you choose the option that includes the walking tour, your guide will be waiting for you at the ferry station, ready to tell you all about the history of this incredible town. Return to Buenos Aires via the same ferry route at the end of your day trip.

Buenos Aires: Hop-On Hop-Off City Bus Tour

4. Buenos Aires: Hop-On Hop-Off City Bus Tour

Get a complete picture of Buenos Aires with this 24-hour, hop-on hop-off bus ticket. Discover traditional neighborhoods like La Boca, San Telmo, and Puerto Madero, as well as the most modern ones, such as Palermo and Belgrano. Benefit from an included audio guide to find out more about the places you pass. With your ticket, hop on and off at any of the 22 stops on the bus route during a period of 24 hours. The main stop is in the city center and as the tour progresses, you'll see emblematic buildings, historical places, cultural spaces, and the different Buenos Aires neighborhoods. The bus will stop at certain stops to connect you with other activities and tourist attractions. Either stay on the bus all the way around the loop and enjoy the colorful sights and informative guides or use the bus as a great way to get to your next attraction. You're sure to have a fun time and you might just hear something surprising about this big city. If you get tired sightseeing, the open-top buses are a great place to rest and still see a large part of the city.

Buenos Aires: Puerto Madero Sunset Cruise with Open Bar

5. Buenos Aires: Puerto Madero Sunset Cruise with Open Bar

Hop aboard for a 1-hour sunset tour of Buenos Aires from the water.  Upon arriving at your meeting point at the North Dock of the Port of Buenos Aires, you can start drinking at the open bar. During the tour, you will observe the interior of the port of Buenos Aires and its different activities, as well as the Buenos Aires National Immigration Museum, the Argentine Yacht Club, the ecological reserve of the city, the Benito Quinquela Martin cruise terminal, the silos of the cereal terminal, the electricity-generating plants and part of the Río de la Plata. Begin boarding at 5:30 PM and depart at 6:30 PM.  Then, enjoy your 1-hour ride, returning back to your meeting point at 7:30 PM.

Tigre Delta Premium Small-Group Tour from Buenos Aires

6. Tigre Delta Premium Small-Group Tour from Buenos Aires

On this fun-filled half-day tour of Tigre and Buenos Aires, embark on an adventure that offers the perfect balance between nature and history. Take in the views on a boat ride, shop local products at a market, and visit the Cathedral of San Isidro. After hotel pickup, hop on a cruise on the widest river in the world while getting spectacular views of the Buenos Aires skyline from the waters of the Río de la Plata (La Plata River). After one hour on the river, arrive at the Parana River’s Delta, a place that truly feels like a fantasy land. Once in the delta, the boat ride continues through a series of narrow channels and islands, a popular weekend getaway for residents of Buenos Aires and an everyday home to thousands of islanders. Experience the majestic scenery that's very different from anything you have seen before while learning all about the locals who live along the peaceful channels with boats as their only means of transportation. At lunchtime, the boat will drop you off at Tigre, a major city within the Buenos Aires suburbs. Enjoy an authentic snack including empanadas (local pasties) and drinks at a historical venue that belongs to the Italian Rowing Club of Tigre City. For the rest of the tour, hop on board a vehicle and drive through the northern suburbs of Buenos Aires to get an overview of what life is like in the outskirts of Argentina’s capital city, home to about 25% of the total population of the country. Along the ride, visit several sites, including the fruit market, a type of bazaar where locals shop for home goods and where you can find some authentic souvenirs. Head to San Isidro, where you'll get to visit the district’s neogothic cathedral. Once the trip is over, get driven back to Buenos Aires. You can choose to be dropped off somewhere on the way to keep exploring the city or you can be taken back to your hotel.

Buenos Aires: La Boca Guided Walking Tour in English

7. Buenos Aires: La Boca Guided Walking Tour in English

Join a 2-hour walking tour around La Boca and discover one of the most picturesque places in Buenos Aires. Take in the colorful homes in the multicultural district and learn about the art of tango.   On your journey through the neighborhood, you will likely encounter live performances of Tango dancers on the streets. See many works of "fileteado" art and learn about its origin.   Finish the tour outside La Bombonera Stadium, where you will get to know the history of the Boca Juniors, the most popular football club in Argentina. After the tour, you can enter the stadium and the Boca Juniors Museum.

Café de Los Angelitos Tango Show with Optional Dinner

8. Café de Los Angelitos Tango Show with Optional Dinner

The 1890s Café de los Angelitos was once a place where poets, musicians, and even criminals united. One of the favorites places of famous singer Carlos Gardel, the cafe is now an elegant hangout for coffee or tea. By night, Los Angelitos puts on one of the best tango shows in Buenos Aires. The show is performed with over 21 artists on the stage, and you will be amazed by their bright art of tango. Enjoy this unforgettable evening of fantastic music and dance. In addition to the incredible tango show, enjoy two complimentary empanadas and one glass of wine or soft drink. For the full flavor, opt for a 3-course dinner with a fine selection of international cuisine, which is a spectacle in and of itself.

Buenos Aires: Rojo Tango Show with Optional Dinner

9. Buenos Aires: Rojo Tango Show with Optional Dinner

Tango will always be one of the main Argentinian forms of art and the Rojo Tango show gives you the most exclusive tango experience in Buenos Aires. These dancers, singers, and musicians are praised as some of the best in the country. Inside the five-star Faena Hotel, refurbished and decorated by designer Philippe Starck, Rojo Tango is all about luxury.   The Rojo Tango Quintet Orchestra sets the tone for the effervescent and impeccable performance of the dancers, inside a cozy and exclusive spot that pays tribute to old French cabarets of the last century. With a maximum capacity of 100 people, you will travel back in time as you watch the dancers and become entranced in the music. Choose the 3-course dinner menu and try traditional Argentine cuisine, a fine selection of local wines, and cocktails and make this evening an even more incredible experience.

Buenos Aires: Tango Carlos Gardel Show with Optional Dinner

10. Buenos Aires: Tango Carlos Gardel Show with Optional Dinner

Discover the General Guemes Gallery, which has housed an underground theater and party room/tea house since its opening, as well as a famous confectionary on the 14th floor. Founded in homage to the tango icon, Carlos Gradel, the show covers all the main stories of tango and also pays tribute to Zorzal Criollo with his best songs. Learn the basics of tango in a 30-minute class before the performance. Then enjoy an artistic display of the highest calibre, featuring internationally renowned dancers and the best musicians of the genre. Among the five dancing couples, you will find three World Champion Tango Stage duos. Directed by the creator of some of the best tango works of the last 25 years, Dolores De Amo, this authentic show is sure to be a highlight of your trip to Buenos Aires. Upgrade your experience with dinner and drinks options available in addition to the show.

  • Entry tickets
  • Guided tours
  • Private tours
  • Water activities
  • Day trips
86 activities found
Sort by:
Page 1 of 6

Frequently asked questions about Buenos Aires

What top attractions are a must-see in Buenos Aires?

The must-see attractions in Buenos Aires are:

Other Sightseeing Options in Buenos Aires

Want to discover all there is to do in Buenos Aires? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Buenos Aires

The tour was very well organized. Sabrina knew a lot to tell about the city and the living conditions and did so with enthusiasm. My personal highlight was the district of La Boca.

Great show and fantastic performance dancers. Very nice people around. But I have problem finding this place. Correct Adresse is Florida 165 !!! Is inside the gallery .

Very enjoyable but I kept getting emails about pick up destination and that is very confusing as it does not apply. You should remove this

The show is great. The theater is too beautiful. I highly recommend.

Excellent show. Enjoyed every bit and the dinner with Malbec wine.