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Iguazu Falls

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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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Iguazu River, Iguazu National Park, Argentina
+54 3757 49-1469
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were staying on the Brazilian side of the falls and took a day trip to the Argentinian side when the views are more extensive. It was a guided tour that included a couple of treks to see the keeps points, such as Devil's Throat,...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is stunning! A must visit. A few words from experience - it does get busy so be prepared to queue for train and truck. The walk to the devils throat is quite long and all in the sun, so be prepared before you...More

Thank Kylie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were amazed by the falls. We visited them from the Brazilian side as well as the Argentina side. We have many happy memories and pictures of our visit

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 days in Foz do Iguacu - 1 day each on each side of the Falls after flying in from Sao Paolo. This was by far the most spectacular site we visited while spending 3 weeks in Brazil and the one day in...More

Thank WC-Travelers-75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Argentine side of the falls are spectacular with countless walks above and below the water falls. The train out to La Garganta del Diablo (Devil's Throat) is an absolute must as this takes you over the largest of the falls. The tracks are all...More

2  Thank harpersinargentina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend Iguazu Falls over EVERYTHING I've seen in South America. The falls are breathtakingly beautiful, and you will love every second of your time in the parks! Be prepared for how hot it can be in the summer and bring plenty of water....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In all of our travels, we are always awestruck by the true natural wonders of the world. Iguazu Falls is a natural wonder that must be seen, experienced, and absorbed. Its sheer size (nearly two miles wide) and its untouched nature provide a sensation that...More

1  Thank SouBru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most amazing place I've ever seen in my life , it’s like a paradise! , the park is really organized and you can see some wild animals like monkey but it’s better don’t try to feed them , they will attack you

Thank Jerson D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing that can prepare your senses to this experience. Absolutely beautiful. Well organised even for strollers and wheelchairs. My favourite part was in Argentina but that is totally personal taste. Brazil was also great and it has another must-see at walking distance the...More

1  Thank Int_Woddlers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to pay for an airfare from Buenos Aires to Iguazu but only got the day ... return same day. ...which I don't recommend! We had lots of problems with our flights (cancelled 3 times on the way to Iguazu) and cancelled twice on...More

2  Thank Sandra B
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Jayshree J
12 October 2017|
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Response from SouBru | Reviewed this property |
We did not go back and forth. We stayed only on the Brazilian side. Time at the falls can be as much as a full day if not more especially if you do a river boat excursion to the falls.
Denise E
5 October 2017|
Response from Nathan W |
Melia Iguaza resort & spa. Look up the melia resorts website for bookings etc