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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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Iguazu Falls Tours
Full-Day Sightseeing Tour of the Argentinian and Brazilian Sides of Iguassu Falls from Puerto Iguazú BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $46
Brazilian Side of Iguassu Falls Half-Day Sightseeing Tour from Puerto Iguazú BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $22
Small-Group Day Trip to Iguazu Falls Argentinean Side and Jungle Activities from Puerto Iguazu BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $161
Iguazu Falls Reviews
DSGJrAugust 15, 2017
Não é melhor que o lado brasileiro, nem pior. Cada um tem suas peculiaridades e são incríveis. O lado brasileiro é mais visual, mas há o contato com as águas. É também muito mais bem estruturado, sina... more »No better than the Brazilian side, or worse. Each has its own peculiarities and are amazing. The Brazilian side is more visual, but there is contact with the waters. It is also much more structured, signaled and care. The Argentine side is more, you're practically along the falls and can, if you want to have an experience of more contact. The structure is well below, but the enchantment is not behind the sense by the Brazilian side. There are buses from the bus station of Puerto Iguazu they let you in the Park.
Elyzz DAugust 15, 2017
Bienvenido a una de las 7 maravillas del mundo moderno...selva,agua,calor,coaties,yaguarete,tucanes,naturaleza...lo minimo que se puede observar en este paraiso natural ubicado en la provincia de la t... more »Welcome to one of the 7 Wonders of the modern world... jungle, water, heat, coatis, Jaguar, toucans, nature... the minimum that can be seen in this natural paradise located in the province of the Red Earth. in the National Park Iguazú several options can be found at flia. Enter follows a path and to a few 50mts from the entrance, this is the ivyrá Museum challenges where a bit the story of National Park, wildlife, flora and others. There are some regional. Following the tour we will find to make 2 circuits, an upper circuit and an inferior, I do both and they are highly recommended, as I must recommend to wear comfortable shoes and clothing for walking, plenty of water, although I at some point of the journey take my mate and I started to take caminba while and listened to the sounds typical of the selva.tambien is recommended be applied before entering the Park as there are mosquito repellent. There are to tour of safari 4 x 4 in the middle of the jungle and also to that of the barge, where subis and pass below the falls, highly recommended. Within the National Park in the middle of the jungle there any to another hostel where you can for a rest, recharge water heaters, buy water... To get to the Devil's throat is taken a train that goes through the forest, this route also can be done on foot and low in there station walk through bridges and trails to reach the majestic Gorge, there are professional photographers who take you pictures if you pedis, it is advisable to take some cover for cameras or cell phones be stood there 10 min implies they are soaked completely It is be wet by the water, more beautiful than living with a pilot of lluvia.dejarse wet is to let this wonder inside you within the national park there are some hostels that have restaurants, spas, regional sales.
Esther vAugust 15, 2017
Wij zijn echte natuurfans, ook zeker van watervallen.. veel gezien in Amerika, Australië, Nieuw-Zeeland maar deze watervallen staan echt op nummer 1!! Wat mega mooi!! Kan heel veel woorden opschrijven... more »We are real nature fans, also sure falls.. seen a lot in America, Australia, New Zealand but these waterfalls are really on number 1!! What mega beautiful!! Can write down a lot of words but you should go see it yourself. Both sides seen, Argentina and Brazil. Argentina is your more in and on the water fall what we personally beautiful. Gem to the last saved: Del Diablo. Big WoW!! And Brazil gives more the scenic view which is also very beautiful! Definitely go see, you get zero regret and a nice reminder that you will not forget!
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