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Address: Ruta Nacional 12 Km. 1638, Puerto Iguazu N3370HKA, Argentina
Phone Number:
+54 3757 42-3980
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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GREAT place to visit

We had a few hours prior to our flight, and this place was close by so we walked (you can take the local bus or a taxi). The next tour was a half hour away and was only Spanish... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Phoenix, Arizona
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Redmond, WA
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While I admire what this organization is doing, it still feels like visiting a zoo. Because we would have had to wait over an hour for English tour, we opted for the Spanish tour, as one reviewer said they translated some things in English Ours, however did not, even though he knew some English. There was a LOT of him... More 

Thank Gladys R
Phoenix, Arizona
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a few hours prior to our flight, and this place was close by so we walked (you can take the local bus or a taxi). The next tour was a half hour away and was only Spanish speaking, but we took it. They were so accommodating and changed the tour so that it was Spanish and English!!! Even... More 

Thank LoveToTravel3102
San Diego, CA
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199 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

I don't understand how anyone could give this place a low rating. These animals are rescues and if you ask you will learn their individual stories. First you get pulled by a tractor out to the refuge for a few minutes. Then the guide leads you to see mammals and birds and a caiman. Our guide Carlos was really fun... More 

Thank Connie B
Sacramento, California
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

It's hard to find right words to express my respect to the people who work in Guiraoga saving all kinds of birds and animals. Even though it looks like a zoo, the difference is, that the park treats and rehabilitates animals and birds. The place is very educational for us,people,to see how cruel we can be. In spite of extremely... More 

Thank travelerscal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Although a visit to this reserve this was an afterthought we were really impressed. Upon arrival we were told we would have to wait an hour before being escorted by a guide. This didn't matter too much as there is a small cafe and gift shop. The guided walk was informative and they had a good selection of animals!! Our... More 

Thank Camilo T
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Incredibly well run, beautifully maintained centre, with the health and recovery of birds and animals truly the main goal of everyone working there. Spacious cages are surrounded by jungle so visiting monkeys and birds can hang out near their friends. The guide we had, Lorena, is very knowledgeable, very concerned about animals and birds being maltreated or captured for sale.... More 

Thank Elizabeth T
Cincinnati, Ohio
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144 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

I'm normally wary of animal-focused outings because of "sad zoo" element that it too often present. Guiraoga was lovely. Granted, there were only Spanish-speaking tours when I visited and my Spanish is very limited, but the animals all had safe enclosures and were well-taken care of. I loved how close we were able to get to different animals and birds.... More 

Thank Kate W
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Half way through we were rained out - not Guiraoga's fault but I've tried to imagine what it would have been like in nice weather! They do excellent work rehabilitating wild animals, just bear in mind that this is NOT a zoo. Saw my first ever armadillo! The tour was in Spanish, but the tour guide gave us a separate... More 

Thank molari
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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259 reviews
79 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Not great but friendly staff, nice walk through the jungle. The bird cages are not the biggest I have seen in bird parks. Some of the animals seem a little cage crazy, pacing up and down. But the staff know their stuff, it's not overly priced and passes a few hours.

Thank John M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Saw a number of the local animals, only tour available was in Spanish (which ours is very limited) so couldn't get the full amount of information about each of the animals. Great to see the work being done to help injured animals.

Thank Alice T

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