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What better way to understand Argentina's polo passion than to play it yourself on this tour from Buenos Aires. This tour includes a rundown of the rules and two lessons, which enable even absolute beginners to give it a try. Professional polo player guides make this an authentic experience and are a wealth of knowledge about the sport, willing to answer any questions.
- Suitable for players of all skill levels, including children age six and older
- Detailed theory and practice lessons on how to play
- Two polo practices on a horse with professional player guides
- Round-trip transportation from central Buenos Aires
What to Expect
Transportation is provided from central Buenos Aires to the polo ranch, located outside the city in the countryside. Relax on the ride and save your energy for mastering the game of polo on this tour. Upon arrival, listen to a theory lesson and some basics on horseback riding. This tour starts learners from the very beginning, so no skills are necessary and anyone can play. Grab a helmet, saddle up, and take off for two sessions of polo play on a real polo field. Instructors are with you at all times, helping you and offering insight into the culture of polo in Argentina. Move at your own pace and master skills as you gain confidence, imagining the skill and athleticism it takes to be a professional polo player.
Lima 707, C1073AAO CABA, Argentina
Returns to original departure point
- Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting point
- Polo lesson
- Use of helmet, and player equipment (not boots)
- All the essential equipment needed is provided, not boots.
- Food and drinks (You can bring your own picnic for the break time)
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Minimum age is 6 years old, and maximum 70 years old
- Dress code is casual
- Operated by an English/Spanish speaker instructor
- Comfortable sport shoes are recommended
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Fernando and Lourdes were wonderful hosts. I was in Buenos Aires for a business school trip with friends and significant others, and both Fernando's car service and polo lessons came highly recommended to me by a colleague whose previous company employed Fernando's family-run…
Date of experience: September 2019
1 Helpful vote
I took polo lessons with some friends without having ridden a horse in more than a decade and within an hour, I was playing polo! Everything went smoothly and I was able to quickly pick up the sport to be competitive with my friends. I highly recommend this experience and I've…
Date of experience: November 2019
1 Helpful vote
Fernando's Polo Experience is a must when visiting Buenos Aires or the surrounding area. Fernando provided transportation to and from the polo location and was incredibly communicative throughout the planning process. He introduced us to his horses and other animals prior to…
Date of experience: December 2019
A wonderful, knowledgeable instructor who took the time to ensure the group understood the basics of riding as well as the rules of the game. We finished the class with a quick match and then spoke about Argentina’s rich polo culture. The experience was tremendous and I highly…
Date of experience: February 2020
1 Helpful vote
From Canada and always wanted to try polo. Saw the opportunity for a private lesson with Fernando and it was the Best !! 67 years old , so it was a dream come true. Fernando is a knowledgeable professional with excellent horses and equipment. The lesson and experience was so…
Date of experience: February 2020
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By: Polo Elite
Fernando was awesome! His horses were so great! He welcomed my friend and I to his farm and his lovely polo ponies!…
Fantastic day watching Polo!
Fernando was an amazing guide! He picks up in a central location then drives you to the Polo match. He plays the ga…
We had an amazing experience playing polo with Fernando. As promised, we went from zero to hitting the ball and eve…
An amazing day out in Buenas Aires
My sister and I had a great experience learning all there is to know about polo. The horses were in excellent condi…
Best day in Buenos Aires
Had a really amazing time out on the ranch learning to play polo with Fernando. It really was one of the best days…
First time getting on a horse for a few us and it was great. Had so much fun. Big thanks to Fernando you made the e…
Buenos Aires Adventure
Fernando was a terrific teacher. My son, cousin and I did not have much experience riding horses but that did not …
Everything about our polo experience with Fernando was seamless. We were picked up for a central location in the af…
Awesome day of polo
This tour is great, Fernado is very lovely and the ranch is beautiful! Would highly recommend having a go for peopl…
The real deal
Fernando and the facility were very authentic. I was blown away by the sport. It seems very intense, and I was ec…
best trainer in the world
Fernando Nieto is not only an extraordinary coach but also a very charming and cultivated gentleman. His patience i…
Polo Argentina Style!
We had such a blast with Fernando on the Polo field! Our group were all complete novices relating to horses and he …
A truly unique experience
The day with Fernando was truly fantastic. He's a very well spoken and patient teacher who is really passionate abo…
Great experience! I booked what I believe was a group tour but ended up being the only person there (this was in Ju…
I really had a great experience!!! The polo Class was really fun and Fernando a really nice instructor !!! Totally …
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- Duration: 3h
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- Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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