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Iguazu Falls

Iguazu River, Iguazu National Park, Argentina
+54 3757 49-1469
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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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“One of nature's wonders!!!”
3 days ago
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Iguazu River, Iguazu National Park, Argentina
+54 3757 49-1469
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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing waterfalls and awesome place to see some of the wildlife in the park. Make sure you take a eco train to the upper circle and the low circle, you do not want to miss any of it.

Thank AirMaxton
Reviewed yesterday

We made this excursion a MUST from our cruise to Patagonia which ended in Buenos Aires. It was an extremely long day but worth it! This included flight delays on the departure and returning ends of the day. Experience indicates that this is the norm...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Such a beautiful place, full of nature, the falls are enourmous, unbelievable!, the people is really nice, the weather warm and humid, prices accesible, there are some other attractions like the guaranies villages or a butterfly center, but the waterfalls are enough to be amazed

Thank Xako D
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked around the Argentina side and the Brazil side of these waterfalls.the waterfalls are 2.5 km long-the longest in thee world. The Argentina side had 3 walking tracks you could do. The top you had to go by train to the devils throat- you...More

Thank jackie100860
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing! Nothing much more needs to be said other than I would suggest that you do the Brazil side first as it's a nice little sample of the experience that the Argentinian side will bring. In reverse, the Brazilian side can feel like a little...More

Thank Christian B
Reviewed 6 days ago

These falls are one of the most spectacular natural wonders I have had the privilege of seeing. I didn't come last time I was in Argentina and after seeing it i can't believe I passed it up. I wish I could say that I have...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank SDoozen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 decided not to do the...More

3  Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 and its might. One has to be there to...More

1  Thank travelwonders1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there in February 2017. The weather was cloudy, in between storms, and not as hot as it was supposed to be. Still very humid and warm. I would recommend to bring water and sun lotion with you. So, the park, is packed, better...More

1  Thank VictorRp1982
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JohnvanHoudt - what was the name of the helicopter company you used?
7 May 2017|
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Response from CATARATASIguazu | Property representative |
Helisul with previous reservation. Avda. Misiones 161 Iguazu, Travel Agency.
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DRBuhler said there is a visa fee to be paid. Is the visa fee for the Brazilian side or the Argentine side? I plan to only visit the Argentine side at the moment.
7 May 2017|
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Response from CATARATASIguazu | Property representative |
Hello, for the Brazilian side. Avda. Misiones 161 Iguazu.
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Hi, we are arriving at 10:50am on the Argentina side. Say if we can get to the park at 12pm, would there be enough time to do the 3 hikes and the boat on that day? Is there baggage storage at the park entry?
7 April 2017|
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Response from CATARATASIguazu | Property representative |
Hola, there is a locker, ifg you reserve transportation will be enough time. Avda. Misiones 161 0054 3757 425738 travel ag.
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