Shore Excursion: Small Group Estancia Tour to San Antonio de Areco


Once your cruise ship docks in Buenos Aires, disembark and meet your tour guide. Climb aboard and set out for San Antonio de Areco, enjoying views of the sprawling pampas on the way. Listen as your guide talks about the history and geography of the area, as well as the gaucho culture. Arrive in San Antonio de Areco for a walking tour of the downtown before moving on to the El Ombu de Areco Estancia.  See a traditional estancia in action and take the opportunity to go horseback riding or take a carriage ride. Snack on cheese, cold cuts, and beverages and then sit down for an Argentinian barbecue, followed by dessert. Watch a folklore show and a demonstration of horsemanship and wrangling skills.  Return to the cruise port for drop-off at the end of your adventure.

Tour info

9 hours 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

Dust off your cowboy boots for a day on an authentic estancia (ranch) tour and see Argentina’s legendary gauchos, cowboys, demonstrate their unique horsemanship and wrangling skills. This small-group full-day tour takes you to San Antonio de Areco, where you can saddle up for a horseback ride or carriage ride, enjoy a traditional folklore show and tuck into a typical Argentinian asado barbecue. Languages Offered: Spanish & English We are granted by the safe travel seal of World Travel & Tourism Council.

What’s included?

  • Lunch

  • Professional Local Guide

  • Port Pick-Up and Drop-Off

  • Entry/Admission - Estancia El Ombu de Areco

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • Gratuities

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 9h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

In addition to the security measures taken by the company we encourage passengers to take note of the symptoms caused by COVID-19 and to always be conscious of sanitization and prevention (please ask for further assistance).

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Signature Tours

About operator:

Buenos Aires’ neighborhoods each have a distinctive character from the historic barrios of San Telmo and La Boca, to the beautiful parks and plazas of Palermo and Recoleta, and the modern skyscrapers of Puerto Madero. This small-group tour is ideal for first-time visitors or those short on time, visiting all of the top attractions in just half a day.

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