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Wanda Mines

South of the Iguazu Falls, Wanda, Argentina
+54 3757 47-0181
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$43.29*
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Full-Day Tour to the San Ignacio Mission and Wanda Mines from Puerto Iguazú
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$106.67*
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San Ignacio Ruins Plus Wanda Mines Full Day from Puerto Iguazú
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  • Very good40%
  • Average29%
  • Poor6%
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“gift shop” (11 reviews)
“puerto iguazu” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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South of the Iguazu Falls, Wanda, Argentina
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+54 3757 47-0181
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"gift shop"
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"puerto iguazu"
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"our tour guide"
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"an interesting place"
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"different colors"
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"mines"
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"amethyst"
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"gems"
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"geodes"
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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

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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

Thank Karen I
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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

Thank line lundsbakke... p
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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.

Thank Guillermo B
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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

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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

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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

Thank AnushiPasha
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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

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

It´s worthwile visiting Minas de Wanda. The guides will introduce you to the fantastic world of stones and jewelry. Besides you´ll have the chance of getting into a cave and taking pictures. At the end of the visit, there is a shop to buy souvenirs

Thank Vegaen
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

We weren't expecting much when we randomly turned off the road to visit the mines. If you can avoid all the children selling stones on the entrance/exit road, there are 2 mines at the end of the road, we went in the right one! For...More

Thank Ruth b
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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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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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