Iguazu Falls, Iguazu National Park

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At Iguazu Falls, on the border between Argentina and Brazil, experience the raw power of the Iguazu River as it tumbles off the Paraná Plateau into a deep canyon. The river flows over three sides of the canyon, covering a 2.7 km (1.7 mi) stretch of cliffs. Small islands along the plateau edge divide the river into hundreds of separate waterfalls. The tallest plunge for 82 m (269 ft) into the narrow chasm known as Garganta del Diablo, or the Devil's Throat. Walk out onto the lookout point, several feet above the Devil's Throat. The raging torrent throws spray hundreds of feet into the air, so prepare to get wet. To reach the falls, you must pass through a natural park. A train provides rides from the entrance, but the 30 minute walk often takes less time, as it avoids the lines. Keep an eye out for jaguars, toucans, monkeys, butterflies, and more among the lush scenery. Use our Iguazu National Park vacation route planner to add Iguazu Falls and other attractions to your Iguazu National Park vacation plans.
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  • We traveled there in May and the weather was perfect. I understand it can get a little humid. I would recommend dry fit clothing and tevas or shoes that are quick drying.  more »
  • We have seen a lot of beautiful and incredible sights in nature but this one is at the very top of the list. If you are considering going here, just do it. You won't be sorry. After much reading, we d...  more »
  • We were all so mesmerized by its beauty and its enormous strengths. The mighty and majestic Iguazu falls! It was just so surreal! There is just absolutely no words in this world to describe its beauty...  more »