Aerial Tour of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina is unquestionably one of the great cities of South America. It is situated on the south side of the giant river estuary known as the Rio de la Plata. The the center of a metropolitan area which is home to about one in three Argentinians, the city has a distinctly European flavor to it. In this video, contributor DonDruillo treats us to a highly creative aerial tour of this cosmopolitan South American metropolis, replete with amazing drone footage and incredible post-production editing.
Cordoba: Argentina's Second City
Codoba is the second most populous country in Argentina, and the capital of the province bearing the same name. It sits in the interior of the country, northwest of the capital city Buenos Aires, in the foothills of the Sierra Chica Mountains. In this video, top contribor Justin Poore uses a drone to give us a bird's eye view of this amazing city, which was founded by the Spanish in the 16th century and is a major cultural center for all of South America.
Epic Horseback Ride through Patagonia
Patagonia is a region on the southern cone of South America, shared between Argentina and Chile. Contributor El Gringo Rojo, her two horses, and her dog embarked on a 1.6k km (1k mi) journey down the length of Argentine Patagonia. The video includes stunning footage of the waterfalls in El Chalten, horseback riding through Bariloche, hike to the base of the famous Fitz Roy mountain, and more. Prepare to be amazed by these views from the bottom of the earth.
Aconcagua: Giant of the Andes
Mt. Aconcagua is the highest peak in the Andes range and enjoys the distinction of being the highest mountain in both the Western Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere, rising to a height of nearly 7k m (almost 23k feet). It lies in a far western part of Argentina, more or less due west from Buenos Aires, and not far from the country's border with Chile. In this amazing drone video, contributor Luiz Gerbase uses a drone to give us an amazing aerial view of this monster mountain.
Iguazu: World's Largest Waterfall
Iguazu Falls is the largest waterfall system in the world. It is situated on the Iguazu River in South America, on the border between Brazil and Argentina. It's not a single falls but rather a complex cataract system comprising 275 drops, with a total height of 82 meters (269 ft.). In this video, you will be treated to an aerial tour of this magnificent waterfall system, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, compliments of AirVuz contributor Justin Poore and his DJI Mavic Pro drone.
Ushaia: World's Southernmost City
Ushuaia, Argentina enjoys a notable distinction - it is regarded as the southernmost city in the world. It is situated on the island of Tierra Del Fuego at the southern tip of South America, which is part of the region of Patagonia. Top contributor Fabio Knoll created this spectacular aerial video of this city on the Beagle Channel, a passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific that's an alternative to the Magellan Strait on the northern side of Tierra del Fuego.
Flying over Cordoba Province
Argentina's Cordoba province is its second largest, after the Buenos Aires province. In this video by contributor DonDruillo gives us a drone's eye view of the rural areas of this province outside of its core city Cordoba. The province is split between the Pampas plain in the east and a series of mountains in the west, with many foothills, rivers, and lakes, with several large reservoir lakes tied to power projects. It's the country's second most populous province after Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires by Drone
Zekedrone created this brilliant VLOG/aerial video of his trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina. The city is situated on the estuary of the Rio de La Plata River. Buenos Aires is one of the wealthiest and most cosmopolitan cities of South America. His video will give you a bird's eye view of the the Plaza de Mayo, where the Piramide de Mayo is located and which is essentially the beating heart of Argentina. Also, get bird's eye views of the bridges over the Dique, the Floralis Generica sculpture, and more.
Atlantic Coast: Mar del Plata
Contributor Miguel Guashi created this beautiful drone video of Mar del Plata, on Argentina's Atlantic coast. The city is situated a bit to the south of the Rio del Plata estuary, in the state of Buenos Aires. It is the fifth largest city in this South American country. Mar del Plata was settled in the mid-1800's, considerably later than many other South American cities. Today, tourists drawn to its beaches have turned it into one of Argentina's larger tourism destinations.
La Bombonera: Legendary BA Football Stadium
Contributor Zekedrone created this amazing bird's eye views of one of the world's most well recognized football (soccer) stadiums. La Bombonera stadium is located in Argentina's capital city Buenos Aires. It's name translates into "Chocolate Box" due to its unusual shape. It's the home stadium of the Boca Juniors, one of the most popular football teams in South America. Opened in 1940, the stadium has a seating capacity of about 50,000. It's been refurbished several times.
Mendoza: Laguna Potrerillos
Roadadventures.world created this spectacular drone video of a large reservoir lake in Argentina. Potrerillos Dam was built around the turn of the millennium. It's in the state of Mendoza in west central Argentina. The dam is powered by water runoff from the Andes Mountains flowing into the Mendoza River. The Mendoza River also feeds the vineyards of the well known Mendoza winegrowing area, which is situated further downstream.
Santa Cruz: Argentino Lake
Check out this amazing drone video of the largest freshwater lake in the South American country of Argentina. Argentino Lake is located in the state of Santa Cruz, which is part of the Patagonia region in the southern part of the country. The lake covers over 1.6k square km (about 550 square mi.) and is quite deep - about 500 meters (1.6k ft.) at its deepest point. Let's Fly Production used a drone to create this beautiful video of the great lake and neighboring city of El Calafate.
Dronie from the Leona River
Contributor and drone pilot Wrenee, aka the Queen of the Dronie, brings her trademark pullout shot to the Patagonia region of southern Argentina. The spot is the Leona River, which flows through Los Glacieres National Park near the border with Chile. The river is fed by La Glacieres, the giant icecap which is the largest glacier in the world outside of the polar icecaps. The river flows into Lake Argentino, the country's largest freshwater lake.
The Vineyards of Mendoza
El Gringo Rojo created this beautiful drone video of Argentina's wine country, which is the heart of the world's fifth largest wine industry. The state of Mendoza is in west central Argentina, bordering the Andes Mountains. Runoff from the mountains feeds the Mendoza River, which irrigates the otherwise arid landscape in addition to powering the Portrerillos Dam. This makes for ideal winegrowing conditions, which is why Mendoza is home to 2/3 of the country's wine production.
Patagonia: Perito Moreno Glacier
Contributor The World as Playground used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this marvelous aerial video of one of the world's most unusual glaciers. It's called the Perito Moreno, and it's located on the Argentina side of Patagonia near the southern tip of South America. The glacier is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Patagonia, and it's also of interest to scientists: whereas most of the world's glaciers are shrinking, this one is slowly but steadily growing.
BA Province: Parque Costera del Sur
The Coastal Park of the South (Parque Costero del Sur Biosphere Reserve) is situated on the Rio de la Plata estuary of Argentina, downstream from the city of Buenos Aires. It represents an important subtropical nature reserve that is easily accessible from the capital city, in the Buenos Aires Province. It's part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves. In this video, you can see this spectacular scene from a bird's eye perspective, compliments of contributor and drone pilot Drone Video.
Puerto Madero: BA's Old Harbor
Roadventures world created this fascinating aerial video of the Puerto Madeo district of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. This was the site of the original port of Buenos Aires, which became obsolete with the advent of larger ships. When a new port was built in the 1920's, the original port area became a large slum. Beginning in the 1990's, Puero Madero was the subject of a massive redevelopment, and is now heralded as one of the world's most successful waterfront redevelopment projects.
Cordoba: The Chicago of Argentina
Cordoba is Argentina's second city, and its development in some respects that of the USA's one-time second city, Chicago. It's in the interior of the country, and while it is nearly as old as Buenos Aires, it didn't really take off until the advent of the railroads. This occurred a couple of decades later than it did in the USA, but when it did, Cordoba exploded: its population quadrupled in the first half of the 20th century. Check out this thoroughly modern city in this beautiful drone video by @DronDrullio.
Demo Reel from Argentina
Check out this fantastic drone demo reel from Argentina, compliments of contributor Luciano Gonzalez Perle. It features footage from across this thoroughly modern country in the cone of South America. Highlights include shots of the Iberá Provincial Reserve in the Corrientes Province, shots of Buenos Aires (including its famous Obelisco), the desert northwestern province of Jujuy, and the Andes province of Mendoza. It also includes many complex shots of events and vehicles of various sorts.
Iguazu: Movie Star Waterfall
The Iguazu Falls, which straddle the border between Brazil and Argentina, is the world's largest waterfall. It's also one of the most filmed. It was the shooting location for a scene in the 1977 James Bond movie Moonraker, #12 in the series. More recently, the Falls starred in Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull (2008) the fourth installment of the series. Contributor roadventures used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this beautiful aerial video of these ever-so-cinematic South American falls.
Demo Reel from Mendoza Province
Here's a fantastic professional drone reel from the Mendoza province of Argentina. The province lies on the western side of the country, with a long border with Chile. It includes the magnificent Mt. Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the western and southern hemispheres. The province slopes down moving east, into one of the world's great wine-growing regions at lower altitudes. In between are more massive mountains, stunning glacial lakes, yawning canyons, and all manner of other visual delights.