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You will like it differently if you see it from different points. It may seem like an ordinary river first. But when you go close to the Iguacu Falls in a boat, you will get amazed. The falls and the river go hand in hand...More
I visited the falls in 2008 as part of a wider-ranging trip through SA. The site is quite amazing, the amount of falling water and the contrasting surroundings and support for tourists generally make this place visiting and then revisiting again to make sure. In...More
I think that you get the best experience of the river by taking the fast boat (a definite MUST) that takes you underneath the falls and by walking the bridge trail from the train station to the Garganta del Diablo. By taking the boat you...More
We first saw it from the bridge, separating Brazil and Argentina, then we saw it much closer when walking on the catwalks to get to the falls. Even very close to the roaring falls, it was amazingly quiet and full of big fish.
We took a boat tour up river to the falls, starting a few miles below the falls, but still inside the national park. We opted for the "wet boat" which goes well inside the splash zone. Prepare to be soaked to the skin--but to have...More
The river is the lifeblood of the region, and so the development that has taken place would not have happened but for the river, so you really can't get away from the river; and it forms the international border too.