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Garganta del Diablo

Iguazu National Park | Parque Cataratas de Iguazu, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
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Type: Waterfalls
Owner description: This wonder of nature permits the observation of one of the most unique landscapes in the World; constituted by the upper Iguazu River and the... more » Owner description: This wonder of nature permits the observation of one of the most unique landscapes in the World; constituted by the upper Iguazu River and the Subtropical Forest, which frame the incredible Devil's Throat balcony. Three ring-shaped balconies permit a special view of the colossal “throat”, the culmination of the journey: a giant horseshoe-shaped waterfall 150 meters / 492 feet long, and 80 meters / 262 feet high. Here the water falls with such potency that it creates dense clouds of vapor as it pours into the river below. From here you can experience such wonderful sensations, offering you amazing and unforgettable moments:- Just listening to the roar of the waterfalls - Feeling the vapor of waterfalls- Appreciating the rainbows that form amongst the clouds of water and rays of the sun - Admiring the contrasts of colors between the green forest and the blue sky, or the white color of the water foam and the red soil. - A separate spectacle is offered by the “vencejos” - birds unique to the Iguazu Falls that swoop down along the falls, as if they wanted to be confused with the curtains of water.This fabulous place is located 2080 m / 1 mile from the Devil's Station. You arrive by the Ecological Jungle Train, 5 km / 3miles from the Central Station. The Iguazu National Park Waterfalls Area has assorted activities. Along the upper and lower walkways you will be able to admire between 160 and 275 falls, the Devil's Throat being the most impressive one. « less
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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

It's one of the best close-up views on the Argentinean side. Not as wet and steamy as other places, so good for your camera. Worth to do first as furthest away from the entrance.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

The view was simply amazing - all the more because you are allowed to walk well into the scenery, above and below the waterfalls. Just make sure you have something waterproof the protect your gadgets

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Try to get there on the first train in the morning at 0900. It gets crowded quickly and is well worth the walk after the train ride. You change trains midway to la Gargantua. It is better to take a short 600m walk to the midway point and only catch the second train.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

The whole trip to the park was amazing and this sight was awe inspiring. Just to note I can be nervous of heights but found that the way the route was set up you never realised how high up you were getting. Really well managed.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Words cannot describe the feeling of gazing down the devil's throat ! The walk up is well established with trails and transport and a wide variety of view points. Get ready to get wet as you gaze in wonder at the myriad of rainbows !

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NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

must-see and do. take the train from the main station of the National Iguazu Park to the garganta stop (last stop) and there's a bit of a walk but it's scenic. we took the last train (4pm) in and last train out 5:30pm to get back to the main stop by 6-6:30ish. well worth the visit but recommend to wear... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

If you are visiting Iguazu National Park in Argentina, you must, must, MUST take the little train out to the trailhead for the trail to Garganta del Diablo (Throat of the Devil) overlook. You will find yourself overlooking one of the greatest waterfalls in the world, from the very edge! I cannot describe how beautiful, awesome, and thrilling this experience... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

When you get deep into the park and walk through all of that beautiful nature you'll be rewarded with an amazing spectacle of nature. This segment of the falls is just awesome. You are so close you can capture some great photos. When we went the crowd wasn't that bad so we were able to get some up close time... More

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A Remote Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Its a long even leveled walk out and back from the Arg side (not visible this close on the Brazil side). Though overrun with ridiculous "professional" photographers, don't be shy to tell them to piss off and stand your ground when trying to near the edge for a photo. It is heavy with tourists earlier in the morning, be aware.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Easy access to that area by train and foot. You walk above water to reach the viewing platform of the Garganta del Diablo.

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