Things to do in Puerto Iguazu

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Things to Do in Puerto Iguazu

Top Attractions in Puerto Iguazu


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  • Ben F
    Bloomington, IN1,131 contributions
    If you only experience one viewpoint of Iguazu Falls (and why would you), this one would have to be it. Devil’s Throat is breathtaking (literally). The roar of the falls, combined with the cool mist and gushing flows of whitewater, send you into an otherworldly setting.

    It can get very, very crowded, so make sure you come at non-peak times of both the day and the year. Bring comfy shoes for walking almost a mile from the national park’s train station across the boardwalk to the overlook. The walk is worth it. I’ll do it again and again!

    Highly, highly recommended.
    Written 22 June 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Ben F
    Bloomington, IN1,131 contributions
    It’s a given that I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Iguazu National Park. While everyone goes for the falls, not everyone stays for the spectacular nature that’s in store for guests elsewhere. I highly recommend a full day (if not more) to explore the park. Here are comprehensive tips to guide you:

    - Bring comfortable walking shoes. The park is sprawling, and walking is a must. If you drive an electric wheelchair like I do, make sure the battery is fully charged!

    - Be ready to pay for admission (or not). It costs around $20 (more or less) to enter, but folks with disabilities get in free. Discounts are available for various other circumstances too.

    - Ask for help if you need it. The park workers speak fairly good English and will always guide you to the places you want to see. You can locate help at areas like the gift shop, train station, and restaurant. Signage is ample, and I never had trouble finding where the go-to places are (e.g. the train station to catch the train to the Devil’s Throat overlook at Iguazu Falls). Paper maps are free for visitors to grab as well.

    - Arrange your transportation to/from the park. Lots of hotels and resorts most people will stay at are not accessible without a car, taxi, or bus. I stayed in Foz on the Brazilian side, and the journey from there to the park lasted about an hour each way. Crossing the border was straightforward enough, but it still wasn’t ideal (next time I’ll stay in Argentina). Even staying in Argentina, though, will mean lengthy travel times, especially during peak periods in the year. I paid around $80 for round-trip wheelchair-accessible taxi service to/from the park, which for a two-hour-total car ride equipped with a wheelchair lift wasn’t bad at all. In fact, I was shocked by the fact that wheelchair-accessible taxis even exist in the area—when cities like Buenos Aires don’t even deliver! For those not in wheelchairs, arranging a bus ride may be cheaper, and Uber does operate here (although they may not cross the border).

    - Leave single-use plastics and trash in general at home. This was the only thing that disappointed me on my trip to the park. Too many fellow guests believed they could hold onto coke bottles or candy bars or gift shop bags and not drop them over the fence into nature. I saw a few pieces of garbage laying in the dirt or the grass out of reach of the public during my visit. It broke my heart. Clearly park goers are not trying to litter, but if we can all just avoid plastic in the first place, it will make a difference in my next experience and others’ future experiences.

    - Take the train! You can physically walk to the falls from the entrance of the park, but it takes awhile and the path looked really muddy. The train ride is a magnificent experience that I won’t forget anytime soon. You ride through the thick forest along the edge of the water, and if you keep your eyes peeled, you could see local monkeys, coaties, and birds of all types. The train is free with park admission, and it runs back and forth regularly. Best yet, it is even accessible for wheelchair users!

    - Don’t feed or pet the wild animals. People always bring up the coaties in this, but I’m going to extend it to include any animal you may see at the park. Interacting with animals (other than just viewing them) is harmful to both you and them—humans could get bitten and get rabies, while animals consuming human food is not healthy. Signs plastered throughout the park warn explicitly of the dangers of feeding coaties, showing surprisingly graphic images of scratches and bites from ill-fated guests in the past. Just don’t touch these guys and you’ll be perfectly fine. And by the way...coaties are adorable!

    - Stay together. The park is safe and well-maintained, but like anywhere unfamiliar and large, it makes sense to keep an eye on the people in, say, your tour group or the members of your family. With such huge crowds, keep tabs on your belongings like you would in any other situation with strangers. Use basic common sense.

    That’s all I’m gonna say. Visiting Iguazu NP is an experience I hope to return to many times. You’ll have a blast! Enjoy!!
    Written 21 June 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Luc S
    Dendermonde, Belgium4,693 contributions
    This is a wildlife conservation and rehabilitation center in Iguazu. The purpose is to release local animals again in the wild.
    After a nice drive trough the jungle there is a guided tour.
    Many cages, but the fences make it difficult to take good pictures.
    Worth a visit.
    Written 13 April 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Maureen S
    Darwin, Australia751 contributions
    Had a wonderful day exploring the Falls on the Argentina side. Plenty of exercise walking along the many pathways but relatively easy. I was very fortunate to see a large capybara come out of the water, cross under a bridge and into the water on the other side. Loved the many colourful birds we saw and the comical racoons which were everywhere. The Capuchin monkeys were a delight to watch climbing up and down the trees.
    Although there was not a huge flow of water at that time of the year, the falls were still very spectacular.
    Written 20 April 2020
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  • Karine G
    Montreal, Canada6 contributions
    We loved the experience and had the chance to find excellent taxi drivers, trustfull, to cross the border to Argentina.
    Find Cesar Akiyama on Whats App: 5545- 9992-5348. 👌🏻
    Written 29 April 2022
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  • Kristen T
    Baltimore, MD140 contributions
    This walk looks short and boring on the park map, but it is neither! Take water with you - it is mostly but not all shaded and can be hot. Keep your eye out for wildlife, as this is a more quiet area of the park. Don't hesitate to swim in your underwear! Enjoy!!
    Written 15 January 2020
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  • KMS
    Slough, UK206 contributions
    Really peaceful view point where you can see the 2 rivers crossing and splitting Argentina, Brasil and Paraguay. The only downside if any is the lack of water fountains around the place which in a place like this should have at least one.
    Written 27 February 2022
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  • Paul
    Claremont, CA29 contributions
    Interesting place for a short visit. Their mission is to raise awareness about threats to the rainforest. Also a nice gift shop with a good selection of indigenous products.
    Written 20 November 2021
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  • Andrea Crasto
    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK44 contributions
    Amazing place to spend a couple of hours in Iguazu, relaxing in the garden while hummingbirds of several species (and also other birds) fly around.
    The managers ensure that the bird feeders have the right solution of water and sugar, and that they are cleaned properly to avoid any harm to the birds.
    If you want the chance to take some amazing hummingbird pictures, this is the right place.
    Written 25 May 2021
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  • Elly M
    175 contributions
    I got there by car with friends. There was a huge parking lot but it was almost full. Parking was free. Inside the cassino there was a café bar where I stopped for a moment. I grabbed some coffee and got some courage to play on the casino machines. there as a room to poker, and another one with machines (some took only pesos, another real and some took only dolars) . there was another machine room to smokers. I am not a gamble person but I went there just for fun. This place can not be compared to cassinos in Vegas but it was fine.
    Written 28 September 2019
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  • Co C
    Buenos Aires, Argentina19 contributions
    We found it very interesting, specially my 6 year-old son. It is amazing what can be done with recycling products. Nonetheless, it is very short, and even though they charge you and entrance ticket, the guide asks for a tip at the end saying tha he´s a volunteer.
    Written 5 May 2022
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  • Perry B
    Hong Kong, China2,351 contributions
    This was one of the highlights of our whole Iguazu tour. The outstanding rewards that await one after taking a taxi here include the stunning natural beauty and the absolutely fascinating Guarani culture which takes pride of place in the Reserve.
    Written 9 January 2019
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  • Perry B
    Hong Kong, China2,351 contributions
    This Salto on the Machuco Path was one which embodied stunning natural beauty and one which literally stopped me in my tracks.It is less overrun with tourists than those on the Circuitos within the National Park (Inferior and Superior) because one has to invest a great deal of exertion to gret here on the kilometers long Machuco trail.
    Written 9 January 2019
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  • Susan B
    Toronto, Canada181 contributions
    While many guarani have left for the big city. There are a number of people left in the indigenous community ranging from young to very old. I found the way these people rely on each very heart warming but I fear for what will happen for the next generation.
    Written 31 March 2017
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  • Juan Pablo Galanzini
    Potrero de los Funes, Argentina39 contributions
    it is a good place to know the nature. I saw many species animals and the best place is where are the beautiful butterflies.
    Written 2 August 2018
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