Buenos Aires Argentina Port Guide

Fall in love with the romantic city of Buenos Aires, a Latin American capital with European flair. Before embarking on a cruise from Buenos Aires, spend some time experiencing the rich culture of the city. Take a private tango lesson with your sweetheart, or catch an opera show at the historic Teatro Colón. Stroll through the kitschy Caminito neighborhood, or go museum hopping and explore the over 150 museums in the city. Search for the perfect steak dinner at a classic parrilla and pair it with a glass of the region’s famous red wine. 

From Buenos Aires, you’ll embark on a South America cruise to some of the most exciting destinations on the continent. Explore the capital of Uruguay, Montevideo, and the chic beach town of Punta del Este. Marvel at the unrivaled landscapes of Argentina’s Ushuaia and Puerto Madryn. Discover the Brazilian cities of Sao Paulo, Buzios, and Rio de Janeiro, or embark on an unforgettable cruise to Antarctica.

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On cruises from Buenos Aires, you’ll have the chance to travel to Antarctica, a remote continent with unparalleled landscapes. Marvel at the unique scenery full of sparkling icebergs, stunning mountains, and towering glaciers. Keep your eyes peeled for humpback whales, elephant seals, and penguins. Sail past far-off ports like Elephant Island, Paradise Bay, and Schollaert Channel that look as though they’ve been untouched by humans.


Discover the wonders of Patagonia and the Chilean Fjords during a cruise around Chile. In Puerto Montt, see active volcanoes, pristine lakes, and snow-capped mountains. Feel like you’re at the end of the world at Punta Arenas, one of the gateways to Patagonia. Spot glaciers and lush forests while sailing through the Chilean Fjords. Disembark in Valparaiso, where you can explore the city’s famed funicular elevators or visit nearby Viña del Mar and its beautiful beaches.


On a cruise from Buenos Aires to Uruguay, spend a day in the capital of Montevideo, where you’ll find an eclectic art scene, golden sand beaches, and a number of wineries just outside the city. In Punta del Este, soak in the sunshine and embrace the laid-back atmosphere of this chic coastal town.


Explore the best Brazil has to offer on one of our South America cruises from Buenos Aires. Stop in festive Rio de Janeiro, where Ipanema Beach and the towering statue of Christ the Redeemer welcome you with open arms. Explore the bustling metropolis of Sao Paulo, a multicultural hub with soaring skyscrapers and an enviable culinary scene. Unwind on one of the golden sand beaches in the resort town of Buzios, and discover the hidden gem of Ilhabela, a small island with lush jungles and turquoise waters.

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Why Sail from Buenos Aires with Celebrity Cruises

On a cruise from Buenos Aires, you’ll discover the awe-inspiring continent of South America aboard Celebrity Infinity. Marvel at the stunning South American coastline from the comfort of your stateroom’s veranda or one of the expansive decks on board. In between ports, dine at world-class restaurants, indulge in a spa treatment, or relax at the ship’s pool or solarium.

Our cruise itineraries that embark in or disembark from Buenos Aires include fascinating ports of call in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and even Antarctica. Sign up for curated shore excursions that will immerse you in local culture and history. Explore South America’s captivating capitals and breathtaking natural wonders. Whether you’re on board or off, a vacation with Celebrity Cruises is bound to be an unforgettable one.

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Buenos Aires Cruise Port Facilities & Location

Cruises from Buenos Aires depart from the Benito Quinquela Martín Passenger Terminal, located just half a mile from the heart of the city. Shuttles are readily available to transport passengers from one side of the terminal to the other. The Buenos Aires cruise port is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including souvenir shops, free Wi-Fi, and a currency exchange.

Top Sights & Attractions to See Before Cruises from Buenos Aires

La Recoleta Cemetery

La Recoleta Cemetery is no ordinary resting place. Don’t miss a chance to walk through the grounds among the rich and famous of Argentina. See the graves of Eva Peron and generations of Argentine presidents and leaders in ornate marble mausoleums in every major architectural style.


Caminito is one of Buenos Aires’s enduring landmarks that provides travelers with an authentic glimpse of what life is like in Argentina. It’s a street museum in the neighborhood of La Boca, and the brightly colored buildings attract plenty of visitors along this “little path.” If you’re looking for a place to enjoy a steak dinner or admire beautiful street art, Caminito is the place to be.

San Telmo Market

Step into Buenos Aires history at the San Telmo Market, which is heavily influenced by Italian architecture and has been in operation since 1897. Grab a bite, shop for antiques, browse souvenirs and trinkets, or just admire the splendor of this glamorous indoor market.

Teatro Colón

Lovers of music, culture, and the arts will find all three in spades at the stunning Teatro Colón, where the acoustics and the architecture are world renowned. At this local institution, come for an opera or dance performance before departing on one of our cruises from Buenos Aires.

Top Things to Do in Buenos Aires

Shop the Galerias Pacifico

Indulge in some retail therapy near the Buenos Aires cruise port at Galerias Pacifico, which is one of the most ornate malls in the world. The Galerias offers an impressive mix of international fashion, luxe decor and jewelry, leather goods, and more.

Tour the Casa Rosada

Take a guided walk through the breathtaking mansion of the President of Argentina at the rosy pink Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires. Inside, you’ll find stylish black-and-white tiled floors decorated with glamorous red carpet. Learn about the history and government of Argentina during your time at this must-see palace. 

Shop for Old Books at El Ateneo Grand Splendid

Named the most beautiful bookshop in the world, El Ateneo Grand Splendid is located in the heart of Buenos Aires. Head here for a relaxed afternoon of browsing, whether you’re shopping for the perfect read for one of our Buenos Aires cruises or simply catching the perfect snapshot of this Instagrammable spot. 

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