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The Best Buenos Aires Tours and Activities for Your Next Adventure

Updated: May 17

Buenos Aires, Argentina is a vibrant city with a unique blend of European charm, Latin passion, and a touch of Parisian flair. Beyond the iconic pink houses of La Boca and the passionate tango performances in San Telmo, Buenos Aires offers several experiences waiting to be discovered. Explore the bustling markets of San Telmo, delve into the rich history of La Recoleta Cemetery, or savor a world-class Malbec at a hidden wine bar. Whatever your interests are, Buenos Aires has a lot to offer. Get ready to discover the best things to see and do during your Argentinean adventure!


Disclaimer

Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed below are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Walking Tour of Buenos Aires

Want to know the origin of the Argentinian capital? This free walking tour of Buenos Aires is the best way to get to visit the city's historical center & learn many curiosities about its past.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Wednesday at 12 pm

Price

Free!

Alternative


La Boca Walking Tour

Discover the birthplace of tango and its bohemian, artistic and multicultural history. Uncover the mysteries of this neighborhood with a knowledgeable local guide.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Tuesday - Saturday at 11 am

Price

$13 per person

Alternative


Food Tour

Enjoy the flavors of Argentine cuisine with this food tour in Buenos Aires! You'll taste local delicacies either in the Palermo or San Telmo neighborhood.


Duration

4 hours

Availability

Monday - Saturday at 4:30 pm and 5:35 pm

Price

$70 per person

Alternative

Cocktail Bar Hop

This is one of the most exciting tour through Buenos Aires' top bars and nightlife, exploring four venues: from avant-garde mixology to vintage cocktails reminiscent of the Prohibition era.


Duration

3.5 hours

Availability

Tuesday - Saturday at 7:30 pm

Price

$75 per person

Alternative


Madero Tango Show

Experience the magic of tango in its birthplace with a live show in Buenos Aires and an optional 3-course dinner and drinks. Marvel at elaborate costumes and a full live band accompaniment.


Duration

1.5 - 4 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8:30 pm and 10 pm

Price

Starting at $40 per person

Alternative

Puerto Madero Sunset Cruise with Open Bar

Marvel at the best views of Buenos Aires on this sunset cruise with an open bar. Enjoy good music as you pass by some of the highlights of Buenos Aires and discover part of the Río de la Plata.


Duration

1 - 2 hours

Availability

Wednesday, Friday & Saturday at 4:30 pm

Price

$25 per person

Alternative


Gaucho Day Tour Ranch at an Estancia

Venture into the wild Argentinian pampas and experience 'gaucho' (cowboy) life on a traditional 'estancia' (ranch) on this full-day tour from Buenos Aires, including lunch. Saddle up for a horseback ride or 'sulky' (horse cart) tour, visit the country town of San Antonio de Areco, enjoy a folklore show and tuck into a barbecue lunch, while the gauchos entertain you with rope tricks and tales of estancia life.


Duration

9 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8:30 am

Price

$160 per person

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Iguazú Falls Private Day Tour

Add an exciting day trip to Iguazu Falls to your stay in Buenos Aires. Walk along the paths, stairways, bridges, and balconies through the jungle of Iguazu National Park.


Duration

14 hours

Availability

Everyday at 7am

Price

$550 per person

Alternative

Montevideo Uruguay Private Day Tour

Visit the iconic Red Tower in the heart of Tokyo. Climb to the top of the second-highest tower in Japan. Enjoy stylish light concepts and wicked views, making for outstanding scenery night and day.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 10 am - 9 pm

Price

$490 per person

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Private Helicopter Flight over Buenos Aires

Get into the sky and see the city of Buenos Aires by helicopter for this approximately 35 minute ride. Have some incredible views as you fly over the Obelisk of Buenos Aires, Puerto Madero and the buildings, Casa Rosada, and the Recoleta cemetery. You'll be flying around 500ft (150m) above the ground, and your pilot will comment on what's on the ground below.


Duration

35 mins

Availability

Everyday from 9 am - 6 pm

Price

$670 per trio


Polo Lessons

Experience the thrill and speed of an Argentine polo game as you learn to play polo with professionals on a private half-day tour from Buenos Aires. Learn the rules of the game, then saddle up for two lessons and master the basics of horse riding and hitting the ball. Best of all, there’s no experience necessary, so the whole family can take part.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday from 9 am - 6 pm

Price

$267 per person

Alternative

Tigre Bike & Kayak Day Tour

Get out of the city and off the typical tourist trail on this biking and kayaking trip to the Tigre Delta. Pedal through Buenos Aires' "green lung," Los Bosques de Palermo to take a train part of the way, then bike through the northern suburbs and kayak around the Tigre Delta and its islands. Includes lunch.


Duration

9 hours

Availability

Tuesday - Friday at 9 am

Price

$175 per person

Alternative


Diego Maradona Tour

Loved and admired by all Argentinians, and all over the world, Diego Armando Maradona is far more than a football player. Discover his relationship with Buenos Aires with this guided tour.


Duration

4 hours

Availability

Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 10 am

Price

$79 per person

Alternative

Pope Francis Tour

Do you want to follow the path taken by Jorge Bergoglio before he became the “Pope from the end of the World”? Discover what the early life of Pope Francisco was like in Buenos Aires with this sightseeing tour.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10 am

Price

$82 per person

Temaiken Biopark

Visit Temaiken Biopark and spend the day exploring the expansive space, discovering, learning about the relationship between animals, plants and humans.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Wednesday - Sunday from 10 am - 6 pm

Price

$26 per person


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