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La Plata Derby: Gimnasia v Estudiantes Matchday Experience

Match Days Buenos Aires

From £96.14 6.14


5 hours


Specific Tour

Group Size

Max 10 people


English, Español


Buenos Aires is not only the capital and most popular city of Argentina, but it is also the centre to some of the most exciting derby’s that the football world has to offer. One of those derby’s is the famous La Plata derby. The reason for this is, because the local clubs of Gimnasia and Estudiantes share one of the most fierce rivalries in Argentina.

The stadium of Ginmnasia, the “Juan Carmelo Zerillo” Stadium is located in the forest of the city of La Plata. It has been home of Gimnasia, since 1924 and has been renovated several times. Currently, the stadium grants access to a total of 21.500 spectators per game, and you could be one of them!

Experience a day with a local group of Gimnasia members. This derby is one of the most fierceful rivalries in Argentina, so you are granted to make an unforgettable experience.

Book this La Plata Matchday Experience packaged with bilingual guides/fans, transportation, and some drinks and snacks from local hotspots, to get you through the day. This way, you can enjoy your trip, while we take care of the rest.

Hassle-free day guaranteed!

La Plata Derby – now on sale 

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Fabricio Lofeudo

Member Since 2022

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  • Experience the fierce rivalry of the La Plata derby in the city of La Plata.
  • Explore a historic stadium located in the cities forest
  • Enjoy a traditional pre-match experience with locals

What you will do

Matchday! Experience the La Plata derby
Matchday! I am more than excited to welcome you into the world of Gimnasia. I will meet you at our meeting point in the centre of Buenos Aires. From here, we'll go with transportation to the neighborhood of La Plata.
Enjoy a traditional pre-match experience
Next, we'll visit one of the clubhouses of Gimnasia where you can warm-up for the match together with Gimnasia fans. We'll eat a a bite and enjoy some beers (or other drinks) and prepare for the La Plata derby.
See the La Plata derby live!
The main event of the day: You'll be part of the La Plata derby. I will take you to your seats in the stadium. We'll be sitting on the long side in the stadium so you can enjoy all the action in the stands and on the pitch. You'll love it!

Afterwards, we will go back with transportation to the city center of Buenos Aires and you can look back on a great day of football in Buenos Aires.

What you get

  • Match ticket (Long Side)
  • Pre-match experience
  • Burger & Beers
  • Transportation (Round Trip from Buenos Aires to La Plata, 60 km distance)
  • Bilingual English Speaking Local Host
  • Insurance
  • Tips


Is Homefans responsible for the activity?

Even though we are a friendly bunch, we are not directly responsible for the activity.

We are a marketplace, which means we facilitate that travellers like yourself, take part in a sports experience offered by a fully-vetted local host who has enrolled on the platform.

The responsibility to carry out the activity relies exclusively on the local host. However, we as a marketplace and acting in the interests of everyone, supervise everything and facilitate  comms and support  when needed for a flawless experience.

Is the match date confirmed?

Whilst the fixture calendar has been released, final confirmed dates are usually announced 2-3 weeks before the kick-off date, due to TV schedule. It is possible then, that Sunday matches will move to Saturday and vice-versa.  The local hosts will keep you posted in case there is a change.

When will I receive confirmation of the tour?

When you choose and pay for your an activity on the Homefans marketplace, you will receive a booking confirmation directly after the booking via email. In this confirmation, you will get all the details of your booking.

How will the host get in touch?

Once the booking is done, you will receive an order confirmation and the Homefans tech platform will notify the host about it. You can always chat with the host on the marketplace by clicking on the ‘ASK A QUESTION‘ button – you will send and receive messages you can check on your own dashboard with email notifications.

A few days prior to the game, the host will get in touch with you via Whatsapp to arrange the appropriate logistics.

How are the activities planned and executed?

The activities on the Homefans marketplace are designed and executed by fully-vetted locals that have been approved by Homefans.

All bookings made on Homefans are backed by our Buyer Guarantee so you have peace on mind when booking.

With more than 10,000+ customers , Homefans is one of the biggest specialised sports marketplaces in the world.

How many people will be on the tour?

The maximum number of people the host will allow is stated above.

However,  this number may not always be met and it may even be possible that your party is on the tour on your own.

Higher numbers make for a more sociable experience, lower numbers make for more personalised attention from your host. Look at it as a win/win!

What does an activity include?

An activity on the Homefans marketplace involves a fully-vetted host, who offers a specific experience around a sporting event (match day experience with a ticket for the game) or some other cultural experiences (walking tours, stadium & museum tours with a local, among others).

They last between 2 hours up to a whole day. Please check the inclusions in each activity on the “What’s Included‘ section.

Can I bring bags to the stadium?

We recommend not to bring bags and valuables to the stadia in Argentina. Just the bare minimum to be more comfortable during your experience.

Also, please restrain from wearing the away team’s colours as it will make it almost impossible to access the ground.

I might need to cancel - what shall I do?

If you foresee that you cannot longer attend the activity you booked, you can do it within the next 24 hours after your booking was done.

According to our Terms & Conditions, after the 24 hour window, the host cancellation policy applies, and it depends on each host.  Given that it involves tickets, it’s usually non-refundable.

If you have solid grounds on why you want to cancel, please get in touch with Homefans and we will facilitate the process with the local host.


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    Organized by

    Fabricio Lofeudo

    Member Since 2022