Iguacu River, Foz do Iguacu

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Running through both Brazil and Argentina, the Iguacu River is the source of the Iguacu Falls and creates a border between its two host countries. The falls plummet over a canyon edge creating an epic display of nature's power. A viewing deck allows you to walk out into the spray to witness the falls awesome effect.

The river runs through Iguacu National Park, where you can take a guided hike through a forest bursting with color. Alternatively, stay on the water with a boat tour on a calm section of river, or a take a more challenging ride through the rapids with an experienced guide. Plan to visit Iguacu River during your Foz do Iguacu vacation using our convenient Foz do Iguacu itinerary planner.
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  • August 15, 2017
    The Iguazu River lies between Brazil and Argentina. Upon arriving in Puerto Iguazú-Argentina, could admire him at a point where it was possible to also show the three marks the borders of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. Great ride. I miss you already ...
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  • August 2, 2017
    Create waterfalls of the Iguazu River. You can go to the top of the Devil's throat, is humbled by the rainy season and the dry season, is across the River from the Argentina side.
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  • July 31, 2017
    Did kayaking by the river which was wonderful, my kids loved it. This walk you buy in the National Park
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Where to stay in Foz do Iguacu

Given the one dominant attraction in Foz do Iguacu, it's not surprising that the vast majority of accommodations sit on the south side of town, on the way to the waterfalls. To get as close as possible to the falls, stay in the southern neighborhoods of Jardim Eldorado or Jardim Iguacu. Many of the hotels in those neighborhoods line Avenue das Cataratas, the road that leads all the way to the falls. To get a better feel for the rest of the city, stay in the city center or its next-door neighborhood, Vila Paraguaia. From your hotel near the Parana River, you'll enjoy views over the neighboring city of Ciudad del Este in Paraguay.
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