Only 30 minutes away from the City of Buenos Aires we can find Tigre, the access gate to the Paraná Delta, a privileged place to enjoy the river, nature, sports, entertainment, relaxation and adventure. Moreover, Tigre offers the possibility of hosting very original events.
Companies choose this place to host meetings in a relaxed atmosphere, leaving stress and monotony behind. Here, the quietness and lush nature create the perfect setting for entering into new businesses and planning and strengthening work teams.
Tigrealso offers the ideal background to hold sports and cultural events, such as the launch of the Rally Dakar in Argentina, attended by over 15,000 people, and the Argentine Jet Ski Championship.
The city offers a variety of meeting rooms to host social and corporate events, and the hotels, distributed between mainland and the Delta area, can accommodate up to 1,000 people. In the near future, the area will also feature an original floating hotel.
Another interesting option for hosting original events is using ferries, which feature indoor and roofed meeting rooms with on-board catering service.
The easy access, modern urban image and a wide offer of services in Tigre, all set against a natural background, turn this place into a first class destination, with exceptional opportunities to host unique events.
The city boasts endless attractions: from valuable historical mansions, symbol of its splendorous past to a very interesting museum offer. There are also some picturesque islands, with a varied fauna: more than 170 bird species can be found here as well as a wide variety of local fish (depending on the season) such as pacú, surubim, silverfish, shad, catfish, armado catfish, gold piranha, vieja del agua, patí, and mandubé.
The particular way of life locals lead here amazes Argentines and foreigners. This is why if you are visiting Buenos Aires you cannot miss this unique place.
At the Tigre Fluvial Station you can book any of the regular public and private boat services, which transport islanders and tourists along the different rivers and creeks nearby.
Thanks to its characteristics, Tigre can be visited all year round and you can engage in activities such as wakeboarding and water-skiing, canoeing, rowing and kayaking in the Delta’s rivers and creeks.
Rowing is a traditional sport in the city; people started practicing it in the late 19th Century when the Buenos Aires Rowing Club was founded. Currently, Tigre features more than 15 rowing clubs and regular international and national competitions are held in the National Rowing Circuit.
You can also enjoy trekking, horse and bike riding, and other nature-related activities such as bird watching and stargazing.
Along the Tigre and Luján rivers we can find a lively coastal circuit called Paseo Vidal Moline and Paseo Victoria that features a variety of restaurants, rowing clubs and museums.
As for museums, the Tigre Art Museum is a traditional spot of the city -an architectonical wonder with majestic interiors and outdoor areas inspired by the most important European gardens. It is located in an impressive building which used to be the Tigre Club’s head building. This club was founded in 1910, and was an upper class social club during the Argentine belle époque.A casino opened in this hotel in 1927. It featured the first roulette in the country. Later on the building was declared a historical heritage site and, finally, in 2006 it was turned into a museum.
The Museo Naval de la Nación, where the first navy workshops in Argentina used to operate, features more than 200 scale models, old cartography and nautical instruments.
Other outstanding museums are the Museo del Mate (mate is one of the most popular Argentine beverages), the Museo de la Prefectura, the Casa Museo Sarmiento on the Tigre Delta and the Museo de la Reconquista, located in an old colonial house which gave shelter to Santiago de Liniers and his army while they were planning to conquer Buenos Aires again.
One of the most popular spots is the traditional Puerto de Frutos (arts and crafts, and produce fair). Thousands of visitors come here looking for all kinds of Delta typical objects, such as wood, stone, reed, wicker, and cane products as well as fruit, vegetables and other characteristic products of this area. Here, visitors can also jump aboard boats and ferries to sail along the Delta islands.
The Paseo Victoria and the Puerto de Frutos, for example, feature restaurants, grills and pizza parlors which invite travelers to try their different specialties. Also, the Delta offers a wide variety of culinary options, gourmet and local cuisine restaurants along the river –cozy places with the best views. The North zone of the Delta includes an exquisite culinary offer: Irish cuisine, sushi, grills and signature cuisine, to name just a few, can be enjoyed there.
With regard to entertainment, Tigre features a casino -which has 76 game tables, 7 food courts and theater that stages top quality shows- and a theme park, Parque de la Costa, which, being the most important of its kind in South America offers 70 family-friendly attractions as well as the most varied set of live theater shows.
Also, in this uniquely calm atmosphere, you can indulge yourself in beauty and health treatments as well as practice relaxation techniques in exclusive centers.
HOW TO GET THERE
Tigre is 30 km (19 mi) away from the Jorge Newbery Airport, located in the City of Buenos Aires. By car or taxi, the fastest way to get to Tigre is through the Del Sol Highway. The trip takes about 30 minutes.
The Ezeiza International Airport is 60 km (37 mi) away from Tigre, and can be reached by car or taxi.
The Mitre Train Line (TBA Train) connects Buenos Aires with Tigre. This is a direct train service departing from the Retiro Station and the trip takes only 50 minutes. Visitors can also take the De la Costa Train, the modern tourist and eco-friendly train that travels through the most picturesque places of the northern area of the province of Buenos Aires, hugging the La Plata River’s coast up to Tigre.
Another option, if coming from Uruguay, is taking the Cacciola Viajes or Líneas Delta Argentino boats, which arrive at the International Tigre Port.
TigreTourism Development Office
Phone: +544512 - 4497/8