WHAT WE WILL SEE ON EACH RIVER AND STREAM
The Lujan River separates the city of
Tigre from the islands. On this river one can
see the traditional rowing clubs, the “Puerto de
Frutos” (Fruit Port), the “Parque de la Costa” (Amusement
Park on the River Bank), the city council, the
recently remodeled Cultural Center of Tigre (former
Tigre Hotel), ship storage areas, and various
we cross the Carapachay River, we begin
to enter the islands. Here we will enjoy nature
and observe the typical island houses built on
stilts, for those living year round or for those
who come for weekend visits.
The Angostura Stream is a small, shallow
stream whose banks are filled with vegetation
and a variety of trees.
the Espera Stream you will see Plantain,
Casaurinas, Pine, Palm and Willow trees, along
with other types, in the legendary Noel Estate.
You will also see a small, beautiful chapel, a
school that was founded 110 years ago, and 2
private bungalow complexes.
The Sarmiento River is one of the most
frequently traveled rivers in the delta. On its
banks we will discover captivating
vegetation;the Museum House of Domingo F.
Sarmiento, the historic home of the ex-President
that today functions as a museum and library,
both of which can be visited; small hotels;
cabins for rent; restaurants; private clubs;
parks; bakeries and general stores; and an
elementary school, high school, and nursery for
the children that live in the area.
The San Antonio is a wide and very deep
river. It is the center of nautical sports,
authorized by the Argentine Naval Command. Here
one can find waterski and wakeboard schools,
beach hangouts, and restaurants. From the
rivermouth of Rio de la Plata we can see the
cities of Buenos Aires and San Isidro, with the
prominent Cathedral Tower of San Isidro.
The Capitán River is wide and fairly
deep. It carries us as far as the “Paraná de
las Palmas” and offers an excellent view of its
magnificent scenery. On its banks we will find
typical island restaurants that serve homemade
dishes, as well as an exquisite,
The majestic and mighty river, Paraná de las
Palmas, with its rugged, sparsely populated
shores, offers us a view of its immensity. Here
we will encounter the transit of the large grain
and port-container ships which transport the
majority of exports out of Argentina.
The Rama Chica Stream is very small and
quite shallow. It gives us a unique sensation
as we travel below its leafy vegetation, and
here we can hear the calls of a variety of
The stream Rama Negra gives us an
excellent view of its impeccible buildings, plus
a traditional German restaurant and a bungalow
the route through the small, shallow Gambado
Stream, one can observe the housing of the
islanders who are the most in contact with life
on the mainland. As it is only separated from
the mainland by the Lujan River, it is travelled
intensively by canoe, rowboat, and small