Things to do in
Buenos Aires

Enter your dates to find available activities

Top activities


Our most recommended things to do in Buenos Aires

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. Astor was revolutionary, bringing a new face to traditional tango.   The show is conducted by the Piazzolla Tango sextet, and great Argentinean voices will perform Las Cuatro Estaciones del Tango (Four Seasons of Tango). The music is based on traditional songs by Astor Piazzolla and other great Argentinian composers. Before the performance starts, join the free tango class from 8:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Due to ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, the tango class is not part of this activity until further notice. 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: Señor Tango Show

2. Buenos Aires: Señor Tango Show

Step inside the dazzling La Catedral del Tango, an elegant hall with incredible classic architecture. This venue evokes the essence of historic locations where many decades ago, the tango dance started to shine in all its splendor. The performance is an astonishing mix of dance routines with Broadway-like visual effects. Envisioned by acclaimed maestro Fernando Soller, this 2-hour show includes performances by over 40 artists combined with the latest technologies and the classical spirit of tango. Choose the option to include a 3-course dinner menu, which is a spectacle in itself. Try, among other options, our Argentine classic "Bife de Chorizo" and this delicious dinner will definitely be one to remember.

Buenos Aires: Tango Show at Tango Porteño & Optional Dinner

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

Travel back in time with a thrilling and sensual show at the “Tango Porteño.” Experience one of the best shows in Buenos Aires in one of the city’s most famous venues. 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.

Buenos Aires: Temaiken Biopark Official Tickets

4. Buenos Aires: Temaiken Biopark Official Tickets

Book your tickets to Temaiken Biopark, then immerse yourself in the wonders of this expansive space that combines a botanical garden, zoo, aquarium, and a museum of natural history and anthropology. Spend the day in a fun-filled environment, where you can get in touch with nature, admire numerous species of animals and plants, and learn about the protection and preservation of animals and the environment. At the park visit the Native Zone, to learn about Buenos Aires’ native flora and fauna. In the Mesopotamian Fauna section, admire the black yacarés and overos, tapirs, capybaras, lagoon turtles and more. Then head into the Patagonia Fauna area, which recreates the environments from the Andes Mountain Range to the Atlantic coast. Next, discover the African Zone, which is home to flamingos, pelicans, antelopes, meerkats, and more. There’s also three islands of lemurs, hippos, cheetahs, and zebras to be explored too. Wander through the Asian Zone next, and get up close to tigers, bats, flying fox, squirrels, and more. Don’t forget to make time for the aquarium too, which allows you to experience what life is like in the underwater world. Learn about tide pools and rivers, then marvel at the sharks swimming in their tanks.

Buenos Aires: Rojo Tango Show with Optional Dinner

5. 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.

Tigre Delta: Boat Tour from Buenos Aires

6. Tigre Delta: Boat Tour from Buenos Aires

Hop aboard and enjoy complimentary coffee and a snack 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. After crossing the street, you will find the first stop of the Hop-On Hop-Off bus, where you can start to explore Tigre at your own pace. 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: Small-Group Wine Tasting at Bodega Gamboa

7. Buenos Aires: Small-Group Wine Tasting at Bodega Gamboa

Enjoy a relaxing wine tasting experience and discover a rich diversity of high-quality wines from a local Argentine vineyard on a small-group tour aboard a comfortable minivan. Discover an amazing range of wines including pinot noir, malbec, and cabernet franc, combining them with perfectly paired cheeses. Your expert guide will pick you up from your hotel in Buenos Aires and take you on a one-hour journey to Bodega Gamboa, an iconic new winery located next to the town of Campana. Once there, meet your host who will take you on a tour of the vineyards, tell you about local culture, and the different wine strains produced here. Then, savor local wines before returning to your hotel in the afternoon.

From Buenos Aires: Gaucho and Ranch in San Antonio de Areco

8. From Buenos Aires: Gaucho and Ranch in San Antonio de Areco

Begin your 9-hour tour with a drive from your hotel in Buenos Aires to the village of San Antonio de Areco. Enjoy views of the pampas en route and listen to commentary about the area from your guide. When you arrive, take a walk around the historic downtown area. Afterward, head to the exclusive "El Ombu" estancia, where you’ll enjoy either a horseback ride or carriage ride along with some traditional Empanadas and beverages. Later, sit down to a typical Argentinian BBQ with the finest meats. During dessert, take in a folklore show followed by a demonstration of amazing gaucho skills.

Buenos Aires: 8-Course Argentine BBQ at Fogón Asado

9. Buenos Aires: 8-Course Argentine BBQ at Fogón Asado

Be welcomed by your friendly hosts and Argentine "asador" chef. Sip on a welcome cocktail and sit at the beautiful bar that surrounds the custom made grill in the middle of the room. The closed-door restaurant does not have any private tables, but rather the bar which allows for everyone to see and feel what is happening on the grill. The chef will explain the different cuts of meat that you will try from the menu, how the dishes are prepared and provide a short history of Asado grill. Make your own Chimichurri sauce, a traditional condiment present in all steakhouses and Asados. While seated near the fire, you can enjoy watching all the food preparations and may ask any questions. Argentine Asado is all about being relaxed, enjoying good food and wine in good company. Start with several small plates of traditional dishes such as empanada, choripan and morcipan, grilled provolone cheese and several surprises. Then, try a typical grilled pork cut, and three cuts of beef served in different ways. The dinner is completed with coffee and a branded dulce de leche pancake served with Patagonian berries.

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.

Frequently asked questions about Buenos Aires

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

Planning Your Visit

  • What's the weather like?

    Argentina's the country closest to Antarctica, so you can expect it to get cold in the south, but Buenos Aires has a humid subtropical climate. So it's hot, but rain and hailstorms are to be expected.

  • How long should I stay?

    Five days should be enough, but you should definitely incorporate it into a South American or Argentinian trip as a whole!

Good to know

  • Language
    Spanish
  • Currency
    ARS ($)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (-3:00)
  • Country Code
    54
  • Best time to visit
    October and November are the most beautiful months to visit because of the jacaranda blooms, but March through May are also ideal for their pleasant weather.

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

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 1,662 reviews

Tango Rojo is a must to see and experience if you come to Buenos Aires. I brought a group of 8 and we sat right up front and had the experience of watching and immersing ourselves in the beauty and professionalism of the dancers. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

Great guide, company put tour on for us last minute even though they dont do Sundays, finished off at a beautiful rooftop bar. It’s not cheap but it’s value if you want to see everything in a day. Highly recommended.

Obscenely good value for the price shown. Great content from Luke the guide who really knows his onions. Palermo’s a great neighbourhood to get familiar with and this is the way to do it. Thanks Luke!

Our tour guide Victoria was incredibly knowledgeable and took us on an amazing tour of the cemetery. Highly recommend the tour and highly recommend Victoria!

Amazing experience, we really liked the class and the instructor Graziela was very friendly and nice.