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“An unforgetable experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls
Iguazu River, Iguazu National Park, Argentina
+54 3757 49-1469
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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.
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“An unforgetable experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Truly a wonder of the world.
This very well laid out park, with excellent walk ways, some through the jungle, some along the tops of the falls, is a continuous series of revelations.
Even the little train rides are fun!
The flora and fauna are entertaining ... don't feed the animals!
But the vast series of linked falls are the stars of 'the show' ... it is a remarkable display of falling water in a myriad different configurations.
The boat ride uner/near to the falls is very exciting ... you will be drenched! Take some cling film to cover you camera/camcorder ... saves buying the dvd they'll offer you of your trip.
This will be one of the best days 'sight seeing' you will have ever done ... I guarantee it!

Visited January 2013
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“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Absolutely beautiful, exceeded my expectations. Well worth a trip for a couple days just to come see the falls!

Visited May 2013
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“Absolutely Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

No words will ever describe how beautiful the falls are. It is absolutely unmissable. Many people told me that one day would be enough at the falls but I decided to spend two days there. Even after two days, I wish I had more time to spend there. The trails are fairly easy to walk although there are some stairs that may prove challenging if you are out of shape. The trails look much longer than they are on the map. Look out for coatis! They may look cute but they'll swarm for food.

Visited April 2013
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“Great Place to See!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

I came here as part of a large tour group of university students. The park is great to walk around, but if you can do it in a small group or on your own, it would probably be better. Certain areas are fairly crowded (ex: close spots to the big falls) and get worse in a huge group. The walks are lovely, and you can get many different views of different falls. There are lots of bugs, but thankfully I didn't see any big spiders! Lots of butterflies, birds, and raccoons (who will get close to you for your food, so be careful)! Food prices in the park aren't terrible, but bring your own water if you can because that is a rip off.

Visited May 2013
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“Iguazu Falls”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Must take the boat trip. We took the Grande Adventure (truck tour through the jungle and boat trip) all organized by the National Park organization. It was about 310 peso per person. The boat portion of the trip was fantastic. The truck portion through the jungle was not really needed. I recommend purchasing the trip that is the boat tour only (I think about 110 peso). I also recommend putting on a bathing suit under your clothes and then putting your clothes in the waterproof bag before the boat starts. You will appreciate the dry clothes when you are walking after the ride.

Visited April 2013
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