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Iguazu Falls

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Parque Nacional Iguazu, Iguazu National Park, Argentina
+54 3757 49-1469
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Full Day Tour to Iguazu Falls
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Iguassu Falls Day Tour from Puerto Iguazú with Waterfall Boat Ride
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Parque Nacional Iguazu, Iguazu National Park, Argentina
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Reviewed yesterday

We went on a saturday and the whole place was heavily crowded. It took ages to get on the train to the "devils blabla" because you have to draw a number for a train scheduled at a certain time which is the only train you...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This must-see site is difficult to describe, and photos do not convey the scale, power and beauty of the falls. If you can, skip the park's overcrowded train ride and walk to the view area for the Devil's Throat -- the stations can be very...More

Thank hflores2
Reviewed yesterday

In high season, it's very crowded with long lines at the ticket windows. But still a great experience. You can stay at one of the many hotels outside the park. The more expensive ones have full recreational facilities. There are many good restaurants on "restaurant...More

Thank Magsy31
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a small group tour so everything was taken care of, tickets, bus ride, etc. we arrived into the train station early in the morning and there was still a lot of people there. We rode half an hour through the national forest to...More

Thank 4historyandculture
Reviewed 2 days ago

After trying several times to get there, with poor results, we finally made it.....by bus from Montevideo. This is a DO-NOT-MISS site. A short bus ride from Iguazu City. The site is very very large. So much so, we wanted to spend two days in...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Walk all the paths on the Argentinian side to see one spectacular view after another. Cute train to take you to the Devil's Crown

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Argentinian side is definitely a much larger area for the falls and is much more beautiful. However if you are a photographer, it was a little easier to get better angles of the main falls on the Brazilian side. With that said though there...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 4 days ago

You need very urgent to think about your logistic with your train system !! It is a nightmare because the prople going out at middle station .. then in again to the end. Nobody who payed much Entrance Fee dont like this unorganized situation and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

As part of our extended itinerary for our South America cruise in December 2017, we made a land tour to the Iguazu Falls, first covering the site from the Brazilian side and subsequently, the Argentinian side. The scenic tours of the Iguazu waterfalls were simply...More

Thank Essserena
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful natural marvel. Is an excellent forest and the falls are awesome. Everybody should know it!!!!

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Markles m
15 December 2017|
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Response from peterjay462 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Brian can’t help we had a Brazilian guide who was fab
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