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  • Address: Iguacu River, 28km (17mi) from Foz do Iguacu
  • Hours: Open daily 8am - 6pm
  • Admission: US$23

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Cataratas do Iguacu (Iguacu Falls)

This spectacular landscape of crashing waterfalls was once held sacred by the Guarani people, who called it Iguassu, or "Big Water." It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, an enormous basalt staircase streaked with some 275 cascades, rising shear and gray from the humid subtropical rainforest to 82m (269ft) cliffs arranged in an ever eroding arc of incredible waterfalls that span almost 3km (2mi).

While Argentina, with 80% of the falls, has more trails and activities, the Brazilian side offers the finest views. Pedestrian walkways descend into the fierce rainbow-strewn mists of Fiorano Falls, and take in panoramic vistas over the massive flowing curtain of Rivadavia Falls, which cascades across a plateau before separating into the powerful Three Musketeers. Take an elevator to a postcard-perfect viewpoint over Garganta del Diablo (Devil's Throat), considered the most spectacular scene in the park.

Most services can be found in Cidade Foz do Iguacu, a sizeable (population 320,000) and fairly cosmopolitan city with more than 100 hotels and scores more restaurants boasting dozens of ethnic cuisines. In addition to the falls, several family-friendly attractions can be found around town.

Practical Info

The best time to photograph Iguacu Falls is in the morning, making it the perfect time to enjoy the Brazilian side. Though you only need three hours to explore the paved walkways and viewpoints, you could easily spend the day.

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Day Trip to the Argentinian Side of Iguassu Falls from Foz do Iguaçu

4.5 star rating: Recommended 31 Reviews

The Iguassu Falls area is the meeting point of three different countries, so don't spend all your time on the Brazilian side. Take a day trip to Argentina to ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $43.99

Iguassu Falls Panoramic Helicopter Flight

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

What could be better than seeing Iguassu Falls from the air? On this memorable tour from Foz do Iguaçu, you’ll jump in a helicopter and soar high above ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Duration: 40 minutes (approx.)

From USD $209.99

4-Day Iguassu Falls Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

Visit Iguassu Falls on this multi-day tour! On this 4-day tour, see the famous falls from both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides with your professional, ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Duration: 4 days (approx.)

From USD $479.99

Iguassu Falls Sightseeing Tour from Foz do Iguaçu

4 star rating: Recommended 15 Reviews

There's not much in the world that compares to the majestic Iguassu Falls, and you can see the entire Brazilian side of the falls on this half-day tour from ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $30.99

Sightseeing Cruise to Paraguay from Foz do Iguaçu

Take a sightseeing cruise from Foz do Iguaçu to Paraguay and learn about the history and culture of the Triple Frontier region. Enjoy breathtaking views ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $133.99

Iguassu Falls Combo Tour: Off-Road Jungle Drive, Hike and Waterfall Boat Ride

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Don't miss out on the Iguassu Falls adventure of a lifetime! On this tour from Foz do Iguaçu, explore the tropical flora and fauna of the Iguassu region ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $150.99

Iguassu Falls River-Rafting Adventure from Foz do Iguaçu

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Experience the adventure of a lifetime as you take the Iguassu River by storm and raft your way through Iguaçu Falls National Park. Enjoy views of Iguassu ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $99.99

Iguassu Falls Rappel Adventure from Foz do Iguaçu

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 2 Reviews

Calling all adrenaline junkies! Work hard for your breathtaking views of Iguassu Falls on this rappelling adventure from Foz do Iguaçu. Enjoy an ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $89.99

Foz do Iguaçu City Tour and Landmark of the Three Frontiers

3 star rating: Worth doing 3 Reviews

Join a guided sightseeing tour of downtown Foz do Iguaçu and travel to the Landmark of the Three Frontiers, the meeting point of the three countries in ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $23.25

4-Day Tour to Iguassu Falls from Buenos Aires

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

This 4-day, comprehensive tour to Iguassu Falls from Buenos Aires is full of adventure and natural beauty! Visit both the Argentinian and Brazilian sides of ...  Read more

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Duration: 4 days (approx.)

From USD $772.99

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