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Summertime in BA: what to do outdoors?

Buenos Aires Playa
The beach, sand, sun and water: “Buenos Aires Beach”, is an oasis in the middle of town to experience a spectacular summer.
Located at Parque de los Niños, (Av. General Paz y Av. Cantilo) and Parque Roca (Av. 27 de Febrero y Av. Escalada).
Schedule
Tue to Sun from 10.00 up to 20.00

Parque de la costa
This theme park has four roller coasters and water roller coasters. In the center of the park there is a pond which holds the dancing water show and next to it you’ll find the terminal of the catamarans, which provides rides to the Delta.
Vivanco 1509, Tigre.

Temaikén
Temaikèn opened “the place of the wallabies.” A new space that recreates the natural environment of these small kangaroos, in which visitors can enter and be within inches of these friendly animals originating in Australia.
Bioparque Temaikén Ruta Provincial 25 (km. 1), Escobar
Schedule: Mon to Sun from 10 up to 18 ADMISSION: adults $78; children $60; retired $60

Buenos Aires Zoo
With more than a century of history, the zoo presents a great variety of species, old trees, a reptile place and a performance of sea mammals.
Schedule
Tue to Fri from 10 up to 17.30; Sat to Holidays from 10 up to 18
Av. Sarmiento y Av. General Las Heras, Palermo
www.zoobuenosaires.com.ar

Japanese Garden
Plants, flowers, bridges and cascades. The beauty of oriental gardens. For children, the attraction is in the bridges and the lake where colorful karpa fish brought from Japan may be seen.
Schedule: Mon to Sun from 10 up to 18
Av. Casares and Adolfo Berro.

Palermo Parks
Located in Palermo neighborhood, it is also known as 3 de Febrero Park. This area was designed by the French landscaper Carlos Thays in 1890. Shady trees, sculptures, footpaths, gardens and a magnificent water body are part of its attractions. In addition, it has the Rosedal (rose garden), the Jardín de los Poetas (Poet’s Garden) and the Patio Andaluz (Andalusian Patio). Every day, from the City Zoo gate facing Plaza Italia, the mateos (carriages drawn by horses) carry tourists and locals to visit the woods.
Av. Libertador and Av. Sarmiento

Costanera Sur & Ecologic Reservoir
Ideal to take a stroll in the open air, practice aerobics, ride on a bicycle or join a group for a night walk under the full moon. The Reservoir is a spot for walking or riding a bike along its many paths leading to the river.
Tristán Achával 1550, between Viamonte and Brasil streets.