Buenos Aires Shore Excursion: Half-Day Tour to Tigre Delta

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Buenos Aires Shore Excursion: Half-Day Tour to Tigre Delta information and booking

from
$47
Duration
3 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from Buenos Aires cruise ship port
Returns to
Tour concludes in downtown Buenos Aires (approx. 15-minute taxi ride to cruise ship port)
Time of departure
9am3pm
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Tour description provided by Viator

Delight in the lush scenic landscapes of the Tigre Delta on this 3-hour shore excursion from Buenos Aires! In contrast to the bustle of Buenos Aires, the river delta of the Rio de la Plata provides an opportunity to see another side of Argentine life. On this popular boat ride, relax as you cruise along the delta, enjoying the green countryside and the unique waterfront community that lives there.

After your cruise ship docks in the Buenos Aires port, meet your guide either in the morning or afternoon (depending on option selected) for your Tigre Delta 3-hour shore excursion. Then, head out of the city center on board a comfortable coach and ride along Costanera Avenue, parallel to the Rio de la Plata, to the town of San Isidro.

One of the most affluent communities in greater Buenos Aires since 1871, San Isidro houses mansions inhabited by aristocratic families who evacuated the city to escape the yellow fever epidemic. You'll see its Gothic cathedral, dating back to 1706, before continuing on to Tigre.

At the Puerto de Frutos, the port that connects life on the delta islands with the mainland, hop on a catamaran for a 40-minute boat cruise through the Tigre Delta's fascinating freshwater canals. Learn how the island residents live and interact with floating services, such as the water taxi and supermarket boat.

See the house and museum of former Argentinean president Sarmiento, and pass inhabited homes built on stilts in the former swamp, now developed with grass paths, before making your own way to the cruise port.

This excursion concludes within a 15-minute taxi ride to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Buenos Aires. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.

What's included

  • Professional english- and spanish-speaking guide
  • Boat ride on the delta
  • Port pickup

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Port drop-off
  • This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy