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Boat Trip at Iguazu Falls

Sydney, Australia
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Boat Trip at Iguazu Falls

Hi all,

I hope you can help with this question. We arrive at Iguazu in the morning and plan on going straight to the Argentinian side to spend the day at the falls (before going across to Brazil to stay in Foz du Igaucu.

We'd like to do the boat tour - is there a way to book this in advance, or can you only do it upon entry to the park? I can't seem to find information about this online.

I'm worried about it selling out by the time we get there. How likely is this in February?

Thanks for your help in advance

Lunenburg, Canada
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for Saint John, Foz do Iguacu, Prince Edward Island
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1. Re: Boat Trip at Iguazu Falls

Hi Dan,

You'll find several ways:

- you could book online, I think. I don't know how. We didn't

- you could buy tickets from the kiosk at the dock

- you could buy tickets at your hotel

- lots of other dealers sell them in the Iguasu Falls region

You don't need to book in advance, especially not from overseas (unless you have a sizable group). Boats aren't usually filled to capacity, but even if one were, we saw extra boats and what we think were spare crews standing by.

Both Argentina and Brazil have their own boat ride. It's Gran Aventura in Argentina; Macuco in Brazil. You could do it from either country. (Boats from one country do not dock on the other side, though. No cross-border travel is permitted by these boats.)

Happy travels!



Redlands, California
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2. Re: Boat Trip at Iguazu Falls

Three days ago the afternoon boats were mostly filled when I asked at 9.30 that morning. The first few morning boats were not full as many visitors arrive later. This was the short ride, though, Aventura Nautica. You will get VERY wet!

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