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Iguazu Falls

Parque Nacional Iguazu, Misiones, Argentina, Iguazu National Park, Argentina
+54 3757 49-1469
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Owner description: Este espectaculo unico de la naturaleza declarado Patrimonio Natural de la Humanidad y recientemente electas como una de las Nuevas 7 Maravillas... more » Owner description: Este espectaculo unico de la naturaleza declarado Patrimonio Natural de la Humanidad y recientemente electas como una de las Nuevas 7 Maravillas Naturales del Mundo, se origino hace unos 200 mil anos, en el sitio que hoy conocemos como "Hito de las Tres Fronteras" (Argentina, Brasil y Paraguay), donde confluyen el rio Iguazu y el rio Parana. Una falla geologica producida en el cauce del rio Parana hizo que la desembocadura del rio Iguazu quedara convertida en una abrupta cascada de 80 metros de altura. Desde aquel punto, donde se originaron las Cataratas, hasta donde hoy en dia se encuentra la Garganta del Diablo existen 27 kilometros de distancia, debido al retroceso lento erosivo, pero continuo en la posicion de las Cataratas. Esta gran cascada original, se ha convertido en dos grandes arcos sinuosos de 2700 metros de extension. Siendo el salto mas imponente del conjunto, la Garganta del Diablo, de 80 metros de altura, se encuentra en el curso principal del rio. Segun el rio, posea mas o menos caudal se pueden admirar entre 160 y 260 saltos, que en terminos medios serian unos 1500 metros cubicos de agua por segundo. La violencia de la caida produce una niebla permanente, en la cual los rayos solares conforman multiples arco iris de insuperable belleza. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

There are no words to describe the beauty of nature's natural environment. This is a MUST SEE for everyone given the time, money and opportunity. Do it while you are young/old and HEALTHY and able to walk the upper and lower trails. IN a day and a half, was able to do the Superior and Lower trails, plus the Zodiac... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

It is a wonder of the nature which you can not avoid visiting. Everything that can be said is very little. You need to go and see it. Take your time to go through. don`t forget a raincoat and some snack.

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Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This is a Natural wonder and should not be missed if one is in the area. Both the Brazilian and Argentina side are spectacular.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

I would recommend visiting the Brazil side first before visiting the Argentina side. Both sides give very different perspective of the stunning and powerful falls. As a family of 4 the taxi cost (350 pesos) was worth it to go over to the Brazil side from Puerto Iguazu. We spent over 5 hours on the Brazil side. The next day... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We were staying on the Brazil side, and had a guide to visit the Argentina side. Both sides are 5 star attractions. On the Argentina side, they have the upper and lower falls trails. After you enter the park, you take a short train ride to the area where the trails start. The train leaves every 15-20 minutes. It seemed... More

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Baltimore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

A short bus ride takes you to the viewing platforms of Iguazu Falls. It's an amazing place. It wouldn't be unusual to see a full rainbow there if you visit on a sunny day. The power and enormity of the falls is amazing.

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Castellon de la Plana, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

I would recommend devote two days, one for the Brazilian side and other for the Argentinian, as they offer completely different perspectives of the falls. If you have a submersible camera and plan to take any of the boat tours, by all ways take it with you, as you end almost under the falls during it!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

I have been to Iguazu twice over the years. Absolutely stunning. Make sure you take at least a full day or two. Went in 1985 and again in 2010.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Plan to travel to both the Argentine and Brazilian side of the falls as you get two completely different perspectives. From Brazil you see the falls from across the river for the most part although you can stand right next the one of the biggest falls at one point. From the Argentine side you can see falls in the distance... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The lower falls trail could be on the rugged side for some, but is the only way to get to the zodiacs that take you to the falls themselves. An incredible experience! The upper trail gives an even more magnificent vantage point, although with this fantastic creation of nature, there is no point to making comparisons. Definitely one of the... More

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