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Tigre Delta Premium Small-Group Tour from Buenos Aires

1. 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.

From Buenos Aires: Tigre Delta Tour with Boat Ride

2. From Buenos Aires: Tigre Delta Tour with Boat Ride

It will be accessed by visiting the North Zone, with its residential neighborhoods of Olivos, La Lucila, Martinez and San Isidro, where the magnificent Neo-Gothic Cathedral, a National Historic Monument from the early 20th century, stands out. We will navigate the main 5 rivers that make up the Lower Delta, where its imposing beauty is dyed in ocher and green. The flowers will captivate us with their aroma and together with the particular color of the water they will take us on a walk through our senses. During the tour, we will be able to observe, Canals outlined by nature, the traditional rowing clubs, the Deliberative Council, the Tigre Art Museum (former "Tigre Hotel"), the Sarmiento Museum, the life of the islanders with their houses, school and church.

Tigre: 1-Hour River Delta Panoramic Boat Tour

3. Tigre: 1-Hour River Delta Panoramic Boat Tour

Your boat tour departs from the Tigre fluvial station. You will cruise for a full hour along the rivers of Luján, Carapachay, Angostura, Sarmiento, and Espera, where the Delta Tierra reserve is located.  Take in the panoramic views of the Delta while the loudspeaker audioguide tells you all about the region and its many unique characteristics. You will enjoy one of the favorite places of many Argentine families and observing the unique lifestyle of the locals who live on the river delta.

Tigre Delta: Boat Tour from Buenos Aires

4. Tigre Delta: Boat Tour from Buenos Aires

Hop aboard and enjoy as your captain takes you through the waters of Río de La Plata on your 1 hour and 50-minute boat ride. After passing through the neighborhoods of Nuñez, Olivos, Martinez, and San Isidro, the cruise will make its way through San Antonio River to the Delta of the Paraná River. The skyscrapers of Buenos Aires will be replaced by small houses along the water and boats become the only means of transportation in the region. At around 12:00 PM, you will arrive at the Tigre River Station. If you purchase the round-trip option, make sure you are back at the River Station at 3:45 PM, since the return boat departs at 4pm.

Buenos Aires: Tigre Delta Trip and Visit to Puerto de Frutos

5. Buenos Aires: Tigre Delta Trip and Visit to Puerto de Frutos

Explore the northern part of the Province of Buenos Aires where the small city of Tigre is located. Get picked up from your accommodation in downtown Buenos Aires and go on a scenic boat ride along the Tigre River. Take in views of the small streams that branch off and the numerous islands of the delta. Get a glimpse of the typical islander lifestyle as you pass houses, schools, and churches. From the minibus, see the Paseo Victorica, the Museo del Mate, and the Naval Museum. Take in a beautiful view of the Tigre Art Museum, an elegant building from the end of the 19th century. Then head to the Puerto de Frutos area where you will have free time to explore the many shops and museums.

From Tigre: Boat Tour to Buenos Aires

6. From Tigre: Boat Tour to Buenos Aires

Hop onboard and enjoy the view as your captain takes you through the waters of the delta of Tigre. Pass through the suburban neighborhoods of Nuñez, Olivos, Martinez, and San Isidro as you sail on the Río de la Plata. Watch as the small houses along the water are replaced by the skyscrapers of Buenos Aires as you approach fashionable Puerto Madero. Enjoy an audio guide in English, Spanish, and Portuguese which will help you identify the landmarks from the boat. Arrive in Buenos Aires at around 6:00 PM. Benefit from a courtesy Hop-On Hop-Off Bus ticket with this tour. The bus route begins at Tigre train station and stops at a selection of historic and cultural sights around the city whilst driving through vibrant neighborhoods bursting with Argentine ambience.

From Buenos Aires: Boat Trip to Tigre with Puerto de Frutos

7. From Buenos Aires: Boat Trip to Tigre with Puerto de Frutos

Start your trip from Puerto Madero in Buenos Aires and take an original coastal trip along the La Plata River for approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes. On the way, see various sights along the coastline, including downtown Buenos Aires, Jorge Newbery, University City, Vicente López, Olivos, Martinez, and San Isidro and its cathedral. Learn about what you're seeing as you go with an included audio guide, then enter the Paraná Delta. Cruise along the Rio Lujan, Vinculacion River, San Antonio, and then the Sarmiento River, where you'll see renowned attractions such as the Sarmiento Museum. Pass Island Rest and recreational El Alcázar, until you arrive at Tigre Port. After arrival in Tigre, take a bus ride with a guide who will tell you about the history and origins of the city. Discover Tigre's main highlights, including the Paseo Victoria, museums, and the casino before arriving at Puerto de Frutos. Here, enjoy some free time to visit the docks and do some shopping. The tour concludes with a return to Buenos Aires by bus and drop-off at tourist points in Downtown Buenos Aires.

Tigre: City Cruise and Walking Tour of El Descanso Island

8. Tigre: City Cruise and Walking Tour of El Descanso Island

Admire El Descanso Island's natural and artistic attractions from a unique perspective aboard a 30-minute cruise down the Sarmiento River. Enjoy an hour-long walk on El Descanso Island full of nature and art. Meet your guide and hop aboard your riverboat to begin your navigation through the delta. Travel through the main rivers of the first section of the Tigre Delta. Cruise past traditional rowing clubs, Parque de la Costa, Tigre Art Museum, and the Sarmiento Museum. Enjoy the El Descanso Island, surrounded by gardens and open-air artwork by renowned Argentinian artists.

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4.5 / 5

based on 11 reviews

Our guide Katerina was excellent. During our boat excursion she would come around to explain what we were seeing along the shore. The boat ride was very fun as we got to explore the Delta. She gave us information about Tigre and was fun at lunch as we watched the World Cup. She did a great job explaining our stops along the way as we traveled by land back to the city.

Jessica our tour guide was exceptional. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed this excursion.

The tour was well arranged and Jessica, our tour guide was very knowledgeable and professional.

Great way to explore the Tigre area and also visit the San Isidro Cathedral.

It’s was really very different and out of the world experience.