We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Province of Misiones - Outdoors

Name
Iguazu Falls (Iguazu National Park)
Book a Tour
$40* and up
Ranked #1 of 12 Outdoors in Province of Misiones
Owner description: The Iguazu National Park was created in 1934, with approximately 67,620 hectares/167,091 acres was declared "Natural Heritage... more » Owner description: 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. « less
Map | Visitor photos (3486)
Garganta del Diablo (Puerto Iguazu)
Book a Tour
$897* and up
Ranked #2 of 12 Outdoors in Province of Misiones
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
Owner description: This wonder of nature permits the observation of one of the most unique landscapes in the World; constituted by the upper... 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
Map | Visitor photos (800)
Ranked #3 of 12 Outdoors in Province of Misiones
  • Nice 02/22/2013
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
Visitor photos (177)
Guira Oga (Puerto Iguazu)
Ranked #4 of 12 Outdoors in Province of Misiones
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Map | Visitor photos (115)
Reserva Yasi Yatere (El Soberbio)
Ranked #5 of 12 Outdoors in Province of Misiones
Visitor photos (8)
Jardin de los Picaflores (Puerto Iguazu)
Ranked #6 of 12 Outdoors in Province of Misiones
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Map | Visitor photos (57)
Ranked #7 of 12 Outdoors in Province of Misiones
Visitor photos (8)
Salto Encantado (Aristobulo del Valle)
Ranked #8 of 12 Outdoors in Province of Misiones
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
Visitor photos (15)
Ranked #9 of 12 Outdoors in Province of Misiones
  • Fantastico 01/17/2012
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
Visitor photos (12)
Ranked #10 of 12 Outdoors in Province of Misiones
Map | Visitor photos (2)
Ranked #11 of 12 Outdoors in Province of Misiones
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Salto Tabay (Jardin America)
Ranked #12 of 12 Outdoors in Province of Misiones
Map | Visitor photos (5)