Argentina
Home > South America > Argentina > Buenos Aires > Puerto Madero > Puerto Madero Activities > Reserva Ecològica Costanera Sur
Page Rating
Content Quality:

Page Importance:
Author Pick:
Close Map

Book a Hotel or Hostel

Hotels Hostels & Budget
Country

City

Check in Date

Check out Date

Number of Rooms
Adults
Children

Top Argentina
Contributors

Reserva Ecològica Costanera Sur - Birdwatching Buenos Aires - Argentina

Accessed from the Costanera Sur boardwalk, the reserve is the best place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city without really leaving. Large enough for a hearty jog or bike ride (bikes can be rented at the entrance or in nearby San Telmo), raised dirt roads bisect four lakes until they reach the endless horizon of the Rio de la Plata. Stroll through unfettered wildlife and observe nature at its freest within the city: turtles, guinea pig-like cuys (cavies), iguanas, large rodents, and over 200 species of birds, from the burrowing owl to the parrot.

 

 

Views of the commercial district’s skyscrapers with huge fields of cortaderas (foxtail pampas grass) in the foreground are simply stunning, while benches and grassy areas beneath willow trees are perfect for a picnic, afternoon reading, or a quick siesta. Amble along the swampy river and stop at one of the numerous carritos (food carts) near the entrance to the reserve for a bite to eat, or join the locals in sunning in the nearby Parque Virginia Balten or Parque Micaela Bastidas. Kiddies will love the extensive play area in Virgina Balten, too. To check out the nocturnal beauty of the reserve, call to find out the schedule for guided moonlight tours.The reserve is closed on Mondays but the surrounding grounds are still worth a visit.

 

 

 

Address

 

Avenida Tristàn Achaval Rodriguez 1550

Costanera Sur

Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Phone

 

54-11-4893-1588 or toll free 0-800-444-5343

 

Hours

 

April-Sept, 8am to 5:45pm. Oct-March, 8am-6.45pm.

 

Costs

 

Free

Birdwatching, Bicycling, Activity Info.









Top Places to go in Latin America - as rated by V!VA Members
You must register as an owner for access to these listing tools and benefits.

Notification of new reviews: receive your latest reviews by e-mail

Customized request-a-review link: encourage guests to spread the word about your property

Our owners' newsletter: stay informed about our latest tools and benefits for you

User login

Enter your username and password here in order to log into the website:

Login
 

Create a new V!VA account

Forgot Password