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“You don't need a visa to do Brazil side from Argentina!!”
Review of Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls
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USD 18.00*
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Iguazu Falls Admission Ticket: Brazilian Side
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The colossal power of these thundering falls, viewable from both Argentina and Brazil, and accessible from Paraguay, is a mesmerizing sight: 275 separate falls in a U-shaped formation pound the water below in raging cascades with a deafening intensity.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 6 April 2018

For US citizens: We just got back - March 2018 - and after carefully searching we found you can get a visa to Brazil online for $42 and we went through the process to do that. In Argentina, we lined up a driver through our hotel to take us to the Argentine side of the park. This was the end of our trip and we were a bit tired, so instead of taking a bus, we decided to splurge on a driver (think it was $35 round trip, split 3 ways, driver returned at end of day to pick us up). He was such a nice guy that we asked him if could also take us to the Brazil side the next day. We carefully took our Visas with us and after going through the border along the way, we realized we never showed them to anyone!! Our driver said no visa is needed if you stay within 50 km of the border and the entrance to the Brazil side of the park is within 50 km. Amongst the three of us, over $120 down the drain! Oh well, we did our part for Brazil...
By the way, the park is fabulous from both Argentina and Brazil. What an amazing place. That said, if I had only one day, my top choice would be to do the lower trail on the Argentine side. You stand at the bottom of the falls and feel the power and spray. If you have a chance, do the boat ride "under" the falls - very fun!!

2  Thank KathyTravelling
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

An unforgettable experience !
I took my father to celebrate his 82nd birthday and we had a blast
Very organized , super clean , all trails are well taking care of and Iguazú Falls is a majestic place !

Thank cidadasilva1990
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Greatest waterfalls I've ever seen, completely surrounded by nature. Very well signposted (also in English), well maintained and great, easy accessible hikes. You can do all the walks on the Argentinian side in one full day (Lower/Inferior and Upper/Superior Circuit, Devils throat). Be careful: You need to pay in cash (!!), Argentine Pesos, at the entrance (and also show ID). In the park itself, food, souvenirs etc. can be bought with credit card. My priorities for a visit in case you cannot do all walks: 1. Devils throat, 2. Lower circuit, 3. Upper circuit.

Thank CK_230419
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The Argentinean and the Brazilian sides offer different experiences. If in Iguazu, take the time to visit both sides.
The Brazilian side offers better pictures and there are a few of spots where you can really feel the power of water.
In my opinion, Brazil side is better prepared for tourism, however, the walks and park is much shorter.
I recommend to spend at least to days to see both sides. Stay in Brazil at the Belmont Hotel if you can, it’s worth it.

Thank Francisco P
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

It is not about deciding whether to go on the Brasil or Argentina side, both of them are equally beautiful and breathtaking. If you are scared about the border crossing, you will not miss the checkpoints as you see them from a distance before. Everything goes smooth and nobody should be worried about exiting and entry. We really enjoyed the Brasilian side of the falls after arriving at the airport in Brasil on the same day and spent approx. 5 hours at the falls, which was enough time to fully enjoy. Afterwards we visited Parque das Aves (bird park near the entrance of the falls) for one hour, which is recommendable, too.

3  Thank MichaelSchindl
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