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from $240.00 USD

Jul 19, 2019
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Details

  • 9 hours (Approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
Overview Overview

Immerse yourself in the sport of polo on a full-day tour in the Argentinian countryside. Travel from Buenos Aires with a friendly guide to a posh country club, where you're welcomed with a snack and wine as you learn more about the game. After, watch a high-energy match. If you're inspired by what you see, climb onto a horse and have a go yourself in a lesson for all experience levels! Add a hearty barbecue lunch, washed down by Argentinian wine, plus time to relax with a swim or a stroll for a day you’ll never forget.

Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide (English/Spanish)
  • BBQ lunch and drinks
  • Polo lesson
  • Professional instructor
  • Use of polo equipment
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Riding boots
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

From your centrally located Buenos Aires hotel

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point at approximately 7pm

Operates

Daily

What to Expect What to Expect

Leave your centrally located Buenos Aires hotel in a comfortable minibus, driven by your friendly guide. During your roughly 45-minute journey, admire the Argentinian countryside as your guide explains the country’s passion for polo and the exceptional talents of the horses and players.
Arrive at a polo center and enjoy a welcome snack of empanadas and Argentinian wine during a fascinating talk about this niche sport. Hear how Argentina’s horses are bred and trained and how blood lineages are continued.
After learning about the time and energy invested in the horses, expect to be blown away by the pace of a live polo game! Watch a high-octane match of four chukkas (time periods) involving 30 horses as your guide describes the techniques and rules.
At lunch, savor an included Argentinian asado (barbecue) of scrumptious grilled meats, or opt for a vegetarian dish, accompanied by Argentinian wine. Then, lounge by an outdoor swimming pool or soak up the rural views on a stroll.
After you've digested and relaxed, get ready for a polo lesson! Start with a safety briefing, and then climb onto a horse that matches your riding ability. Don't worry if you've never been on a horse or played polo: this lesson is suitable for all skill levels. Grab your taco (polo mallet) and learn the essentials from an expert instructor in a practice session. Once you feel confident, take part in your own mini-game! Feel the adrenaline pumping as you chase and hit the ball with your fellow novices — it’s a thrilling experience!
Afterward, reflect on your exciting day on your return journey and enjoy a convenient drop-off at your hotel.

Hotel Pickup Hotel Pickup

Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.

Additional Info Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Bring a swimsuit and towel if you want to swim
  • No minimum age required
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide (French and Portuguese based on availability)
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

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

Reviews

11 Reviews
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Elaine A

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07, November, 2016

It was a great way to spend a day in Argentina. Not that I'll ever play polo but it was interesting to learn about the rules, see a game and get a chance to practice on horseback. The thing that will appeal to everyone is the great food and the company! They really made an effort to make you feel at home.

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Bo L

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07, December, 2015

Great and well planned day. Super facilities and people. A must do in BA.
Bo and Edie

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Tracy M

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17, November, 2015

Excellent from start to finish! I am dying to go back, worth every dollar and more. Best part of our trip. It was such a fun unique experience!

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Martin A

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5/5
12, November, 2015

Outstanding experience! unique oportunity to be introduce to the Polo game in the outskirts of Buenos AIres, the BBQ is all you can eat with nice Malbec and the environment being so nature-friendly

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elliot r

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17, April, 2015

NOT TO BE MISSED .....WELL DONE...GREAT DAY ...POOL , POLO, FOOD AND HISTORY....!!!!
GREAT STAFF

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richardgravells

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01, April, 2015

Transfer from a local location to the Argentine country side, on arrival we get told the history and rules of polo along with wine. We see a game, have an amazing bbq, more wine, get on the horses to play polo, then at the end relax in the lovely pool. Really recommend this excursion.

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Claire T

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03, March, 2015

We had a great day- the polo was fun and interesting, and the guide and the rest of the staff were extraordinarily helpful and welcoming. The food and wine were great, too!

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Gavin M

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12, December, 2014

Great day out!! Had an awesome experience where the South Africans showed their might, although the Matt Damon doppelganger was a good candidate for man of the match. Would def go again.

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Laura T

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12, December, 2014

An incredible experience and one of the real highlights of our trip to Argentina. The guides were very welcoming and entertaining. The puppies were an added bonus.

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Badr

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10, October, 2014

This is a unique kind of tour option outside the city when if you love horses and like to try Polo. The tour is very carefully designed for a small group, and nicely carried out from time of hotel pick up to time of drop off. It is a beautiful area where the club is located , with very warm welcome and hospitality.

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Sab

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29, September, 2014

Absolutely a MUST if you plan to go visit Buenos Aires. First, because it is a reputated sport within Argentina and second, it will give you a glance of the Argentinian Pampa which was for us absolutely priceless.

The instructor, Pablo, is very professional, warm and welcoming. We've had selected the whole day Tour with Barbecue/Lunch included and we loved it.

The only down thing was the VERY cold weather! Indeed, living in Dubai and wanting to escape the dying heat of the desert, we were not well prepared to face this icy/rainy/windy weather, although very common during winter. This made our experience more difficult being an outdoor activity.

Nevertheless, this is an experience we highly recommend and we are already planning another trip to Buenos Aires with a slightly warmer weather though.

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