Wanda Mines, Wanda

Descend below the Earth's surface and enter a cavern of glittering gems at Wanda Mines. You can take a tour through the amethyst mines' tunnels, seeing and touching the sparkling stones, while your guide explains how they're mined and polished. Don't be surprised, however, if your guide tries hard to convince you to buy jewelry at the mines' gift shop. It's probably best to bypass the shop altogether, as some visitors claim fake jewelry made of glass instead of gemstones was sold to them there. A visit to Wanda Mines represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Wanda travel itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • October 3, 2017
    The discovery of these gemstones, the historical account of as found, the beauty of its shapes, the work of the miners and the goldsmiths give shocking result.
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  • October 1, 2017
    If you want to go on your own or bother, the location is far away and the precarious transport and confused. If you want to go prepare for: 1) Go Foz bus to Puerto Iguazu (10 pesos per person) 2) Puerto Iguazu to Wanda terminal (45 pesos per person) 3) riding for 2 km walk to get there (dps we found that had a bus which left a little closer but msm so have to walk about 50 m). There is a bus line to facilitate the path to the tourist spot, but there is like going with Agency, we get to see, but not prices attracts us, (200 reais per person, only transportation). Upon arriving at the scene, the attraction didn't pay off all the perrengue we spent ... The entrance to the site cost 80 pesos per person, the Guide led us in the mines and tells a little of the mining process and such, (highlight of the tour), but all done in Spanish. Has a shop with suvinier, which is cool, all you may have precious stones ... Offers tb a restaurant, buffet cost 400 pesos per person, and food nothing attractive. Of all the tours we did on our trip to Puerto Iguazu and Foz that was the one that caused us repentance. On the way back we ask that you call a remis (taxi more into account), with mt cost made this kindness, we pay 100 pesos, for that would lead us to the terminal at Wanda, from there we caught the bus to Puerto Iguazu msm, but I don't know why it came out more expensive than the way , 60 pesos per person, puerto taxi back to our hotel, which cost 400 pesos.
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  • September 28, 2017
    For us the ride was totally different, unusual, we love to meet Mine, we went by Loumar Turismo agency with Felipe guide who gave us some information about the place, but getting there was a local guide, where the msm has given a real lesson in geology. It's a very good ride, lunch included if you prefer, the restaurant and really good, there's an excellent structure, Museum, shops with stones, has all the values. Worth knowing, we love so much.
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  • April 6, 2017
    Very nice guides and staff. Cool to see how amethyst is mined and it has a really nice crystal shop.
  • June 14, 2016
    It is very interesting to see how the precious stones are harvested inside the mine and processed afterwards. The entry price includes a tour through the mines with a guide. Furthermore a small exhibition of fossils and a small park that tells you something about common Guarani myths (the local Indigenous people) at the side of mine can be visited with the same entrance fee. But these side attractions are rather small but still nice. Everything closes at 17:00 (5pm)
  • August 2, 2017
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  • December 26, 2016
    It could have a better presentation.
  • January 17, 2017
    Too pricey for a tour with bad jokes and mystic facts about the energy of the crystals

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