Tigre Delta Sightseeing Cruise from Buenos Aires
This tour will allow you to navigate Rio de la Plata river and cruise through Delta aboard a classic motor sailboat. You’ll have a chance to kayak and swim and also enjoy a delicious Argentinian ‘picada’. Visit Tigre, admire the beautiful houses and see local life. This is a great introduction for first time visitors who would like to see more of what Buenos Aires has to offer. A professional guide, lunch and transfers are included.
Your sailing, sightseeing cruise starts with pickup from your centrally located Buenos Aires hotel. You will meet your guide and head to the marina to board a motor sailboat at a prestigious yacht club in San Isidro. Start sailing on the world's widest river, Rio de la Plata.
After a 30-minute ride, stop at San Isidro channel where you reach smalls streams where you will be able to see wildlife, go swimming, kayaking, fishing or simply relax. Here, you will enjoy a traditional Argentinian 'picada' (cured meats and cheese platter) and deli sandwiches.
With your belly full, continue your journey through the channels of the Delta. Learn from your knowledgeable guide about the city of Tigre and why the group of all the islands in the area is locally known as just “El Delta” (The Delta). These islands have family homes and weekend houses, making up a private community, which can only be reached by water.
You will be able to make a stop, see and visit houses in the area and talk to the local people. Your guide will also share the history of Tigre, located on the Parana River Delta, and why it is nicknamed "Venecia de Argentina” (Venice of Argentina), as its made up of different islands that form a complex labyrinth.
You will be able to see large islands such as the Martin Garcia Island which has small airports, museums, camping spots, and more tourist attractions. Lunch will be served on board including coffee, tea, soda, water, Argentinian 'mate', cookies and cake. You can also have lunch at a restaurants during the programmed stop (not included).
As you sail back, don't miss the many natural reserves on Tigre Delta and spot the historic buildings that date back to 1910. Enjoy delicious croissants and coffee as you cruise along Saint Antonio River. Finally, at around 4pm, we will return back to the port where you will be taken back to your hotel, reaching at approximately 5pm.
This wonderful tour is led by a knowledgeable expert who knows all about Rio de la Plata and has more than 40 years of experience navigating its rivers. He knows every nook and cranny of this wonderful place and will share his love of nature and sports.