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South of the Iguazu Falls, Wanda, Argentina
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

Mines good, lovely to see the christals, guide good! stones they sell are sometimes fake and painted!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank daniellefldubois
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Visited the Wanda Mines on my way to Puerto Iguazu, Argentina. My guide, Gabriel was a young man who spoke 4 different languages and he took me on a tour of the mines and showed me precious stones like Quartz, Topaz and Amethyst which were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

Our visit to the Minas de Wanda was very brief, but totally worth it! We came by taxi (500 pesos return trip, from Puerto Iguazu - I don't know, if this is a reasonable price, but it sounded fair to us), and stayed for about...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting to learn the history and see the geodes. While we were in the mines they were blasting in another tunnel... Made most of us in the group nervous as the cave shook. They sell what they mine as well as import gems from...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

It is an interesting place to go, and the guides have a lot of information but it does not take a lot of time and it ends up in a gift shop. If you need a guide that speaks English you have to book in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

The mines didn't tell me anything interesting. Women will love the jewlery shop outside the mine. I didn't like the stones, my wife love them.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Guillermo B
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Iguassu Falls Park was closed due to puma sightings so our tour guide had to scramble to find a replacement. We went to Wanda Mines where they mine semi precious stones. We were led down to the actual mines. Everywhere you see partial geodes of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank zrealtopcat
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Quite easy to reach from Rute 12, around 60 km far from Puerto Iguazu, after the village of Puerto de Libertad (the first roundabout in the road, take your right). Although the road is good, with plenty of tropical vegetation, the traffic signs to the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

If you want to get in touch with the history of our planet earth, then you should definitely visit Wanda Mines. The visit to this location is included almost in all the tours to Igyazu waterfalls. Visiting the mines the tourists will see amazing precious...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Anushtheblogger
Reviewed July 31, 2016

I'm a local tour guide from the area and I know very well Wanda Mines. Once we leave the waterfalls area we start to feel the country side from Misiones Province. There are some mate plantations and arraving at the mining area there are local...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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December 8, 2016|
Response from Leila M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Currently the entrance: Extrangers: AR$ 150 Latin American: AR$ 130 Argentinos: AR$ 100 6- years old: free Opened everydays from 7:00 hs. to 19:00 hs For the night show with lights ans sounds: Winter time 19.00... More
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Response from iguazufallstourguide | Reviewed this property |
Dear dalebiteen, Today the entrance fee cost AR$ 80,00 which is around Us$ 06.00 per person and for this only cash. To buy at the shop, credit cards are accepted. Once most of the visitors are seniors I think this is already... More
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Response from AleJewsbury | Reviewed this property |
Verifique en que mina va a comprar. Hay una que se llama Compañia Minera Wanda. Y otra que se llama Minera Tierra Colorada. Tambien en Wanda. Las piedras y joyas son falsas. Googlee hay cientos de denuncias. A mi me paso en... More
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