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Iguazu Falls

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Iguazu River, Iguazu National Park, Argentina
+54 3757 49-1469
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Full-Day Sightseeing Tour of the Argentinian and Brazilian Sides of Iguassu...
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The Iguazu National Park was created in 1934, with approximately 67,620 hectares/167,091 acres was declared "Natural Heritage to the Humanity" by the UNESCO in 1984 due to its scenic beauties and to the great biological diversity of the subtropical forest. This natural sanctuary, was declareted new 7 wonder of the world in 11/11/11. The Iguazu Falls are located in the Argentina's northeaster corner, bestowed with benevolent rains and temperatures (15ºC/59°F average in Winter and 30ºC/ 86°F average in Summer) brings about a very humid atmosphere almost windless due to the leafy vegetation canopy. The Iguazu river has a total extension of 1320 km/ 820 miles until flowing into the Parana River, 23 km/ 14 miles after the waterfalls. Inside the National Park, the river widens to about 1500 meters/ 0.9 miles and turns south, next it turns north, in the shape of a wide "U" where the river mouth presents the abrupt slump of soil which conforms the cataratas: a magnificent waterfall. All along the above mentioned prominent curve, a proliferation of reefs, islets and prolonged islands provoke the fragmentation of the river in numerous branches. When the river reaches the cliff, each branch becomes a waterfall and together comprise the great Iguazu Waterfalls. The Iguazu Falls appear grandiose and majestic in the Misiones forest dazzling visitors from all over the world. In celebration of all this beauty and unique attraction as from July 2001, a new concept of ecological tourism has been implemented within the Iguazu National Park, with an investment of 25 million dollars and service and facilities according to the international tourist demands, prioritizing at the same time the Park's care and preservation, a sample of the Paranaense Subtropical Forest declared Natural Heritage to the Humanity" by the UNESCO in 1984. The fundamental objectives of this enterprise are the recover and conservation of the Waterfall Area, and the incentive to the present and future generations to renew the legendary admiration arisen by this wonderful masterpiece of nature. Today, our visitors can enjoy safe and modern walkways from start to finish of the impressive falls and the Upper and Lower Circuits and the Devil's Throat, and facilities according to the natural environment such as the new Visitor Center and the alternative transportation of the Ecological Forest Train, which complies with international policies of accessibility and preservation of the World Union for Nature Conservation.
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Iguazu River, Iguazu National Park, Argentina
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Reviewed yesterday

What can you say about Iguazu? It was astonishing, the amount of waterfalls and the staggering amount of water was unlike anything you would ever see at Niagara. Went on a Sunday and was nervous it would be overrun but the crowd control was very...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 days ago

After a 1st brief visit 7 years ago we now spent 3 days in the area. 1: Iguacu BR, 2: Itaipu Dam, 3: Iguazu ARG. This worked perfect for us, the ARG part allowing very close access to the falls. Multiple paths in different lenghts...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to visit the falls after some heavy rainfall so there was lots of water coming down. The force of the water was incredible and the sound of the water roaring was amazing. A must see from both the Argentina side as...More

Thank jabitz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's a place plenty of good energy. The view of the falls are incredible. It's a place that you have to visit at least once in your life. Enjoy walking in the border of the falls.

Thank afmg-travel
Reviewed 3 days ago

I thought the Argentina side was bigger and better than the Brazil side (which was no slouch). I would recommend both sides. The boat tour to the edge of the waterfalls was much better and cheaper not he Argentina side. They took us to the...More

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Thank Melvin P
Reviewed 3 days ago

having spent the previous afternoon on the Brazil side and seen the excellent views from there, the Argentinian side was a completing experience, with a boat that went right up to the spray of one of the falls. We spent anentertaining 7 hours there

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Thank gjstockell
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had an amazing trip to both the Argentinian and Brazilian sides of Iguazu Falls - my only complaint is the crowded viewing platforms though I don't know what the answer to that is as inevitably many people want to visit. Next time I would...More

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Thank choccychamp
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a place to be amazed, hipnotized and scared of the water power. Enjoy your time in every single view.

Thank Eduardo Doca P
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is amazing going through such a nature's wonder like Iguazu falls. We recommend to visit both Argentina and Brazil parks, they are both amazing. Also it is totally recommended to pick a boat to be under the falls!

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1  Thank rotx_86
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of those places where photographs do not do it justice. The lower, upper and Devil’s Throat trails give you access to the power and beauty and roar of these massive falls. We were amazed with how close you get to the falls and the...More

Thank Greg W
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Katchoo30
8 November 2017|
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Response from Jerson D | Reviewed this property |
The entrance ticket just include the train ride and total access to the park , if you can’t boat trip have to pay for it , the entrance cost is 500 pesos that is around 29 US, you better go in the morning so you will do all... More
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Jayshree J
13 October 2017|
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Response from Kids_in_travels | Reviewed this property |
My suggestion is to dedicate 1 day to each side. From the Argentina side you get really close, from the Brazilian side you get the whole picture better. I was delighted to do Argentina first because I was surprised with the... More
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