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Esteros de Ibera

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Pellegrini is a bit difficult to reach. About three hours by bus to Mercedes. We came from San... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gorey, Ireland
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Saw so much ch wildlife in natural habitat. Marsh deer, capibara, both in land and swimming, mating... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pellegrini is a bit difficult to reach. About three hours by bus to Mercedes. We came from San Ignacio and it took almost five hours. Very small town but there are a lot of posadas and a few places to eat. We came on a...More

1  Thank briancQ6189CQ
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Saw so much ch wildlife in natural habitat. Marsh deer, capibara, both in land and swimming, mating herons doing the acrobatic dance, and more caiman that I have ever seen! Even a rhea on the drive in. Suck unspoiled beauty. Unbelievable!

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

As a previous reviewer has said, it is a bit of a mission to get there and if it rains heavily the bus will not run as the unpaved dirt roads will just turn to mud. From Mercedes, we got the bus with Daniel Ortiz....More

Thank keklapis
Reviewed May 21, 2018

This is a nice place to spend some time animal watching, though the tours that are offered here are all the same, thrice a day. I would recommend doing a morning and evening tour, and getting out after two nights. If you get a chance...More

1  Thank Ninka_76
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

I read up about Parquet Iberà when I was in Brasil last month, and considering taking a trip to the Pantanal. I had heard that this was Argentina's version. Given I didn't visit the Pantanal, I don't have much to compare it to, but from...More

14  Thank lillywr
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Following the Lonely Planet's praise in their Argentina travel guide, we decided we needed to seek out this protected area as part of a recent trip to Northern Argentina. It took some planning to get to without a car, but actually with a little help...More

12  Thank roos1ter
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I visited Esteros deal Iberá from Colonia Carlos Pellegrini after reading about this relatively undiscovered corner of Argentina. It's their equivalent of the Pantanal in Brazil and the wildlife is similar. Capybaras graze next to the enormous Iberá lake and black caiman laze in the...More

7  Thank N_Bennett747
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The Esteros de Ibera are HUUUUGGEEEEE, So where ever you decide to enter the national park, i advise you to take a guide with you, whether you are in a boat, on foot or in a 4x4, the guides know where to find the animals...More

3  Thank Ruth b
Reviewed May 30, 2016

+++ no discotheque +++ no nightlife +++ no taxis +++ no German +++ no English but +++ National park +++ Nature +++ Wild animals +++ Nice and friendly people +++ Trials to hike +++ Boats for private tours in the national park +++ horses to...More

Thank Siegmar K
Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Firstly, the wetlands are amazing. But I'll focus on the practical information as that is more useful. I did this trip as a solo backpacker so if you have more money this may not be that useful. I got an overnight bus from Buenos Aeries...More

20  Thank klinky10
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September 5, 2018|
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Response from keklapis | Reviewed this property |
It's not a big place so not really a need for 'backpack around', take a bus there and stay a couple of nights in a hostel or camp.
April 12, 2018|
Response from m0nikbb |
Hello, FLECHABUS they have different kind of services ( I took SUITE SERVICE because 9 hs is better for me during the night sleep ) Please take a TRANSFER SERVICE from MERCEDES to COLONIA CARLOS PELLEGRINI ( your hotel... More
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March 31, 2018|
Response from m0nikbb |
I took FLECHABUS from RETIRO TERMINAL at Buenos Aires ( during all night long - SUITE BUS ( with bed , nice ) aprox 8 hs. Then I took an special Transfer ( booked previously with the hotel, not included in the hotel-rate... More
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