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Address: Ruta Nacional 12 Km. 1638, Puerto Iguazu N3370HKA, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 03757 423-980
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Best Natural Reserve ever seen

This place works not only as a tourist atracttion but as a centre for rescue, healing and shelter for species that have been injured by hunters or car accidents. It´s... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Vegaen
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place works not only as a tourist atracttion but as a centre for rescue, healing and shelter for species that have been injured by hunters or car accidents. It´s extraordinary the job people do there, they show true love for animals. One can feel it in every little story they tell along the visit.

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West Milford, New Jersey
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't sure what to expect when we arrived at Guiraoga. We waited about 20 minutes and boarded an open air truck for a 10 minute drive into the jungle. We walked through a few museum like rooms with displays related to local wildlife. Then we were guided through a number of live animal exhibits on a path leading through... More 

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a leisure day in Puerto Iguazu and decided to check out Guiraoga. We did not know what to expect and were honestly a little hesitant when we entered the vicinity, but we left extremely satisfied with the experience. Our guide, Carmen, was very kind and we could see how much she loves her job. Besides navigating us to... More 

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Watauga, Texas
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The animals are all caged. The Eagles had irons on their feet. Many animals were not exotic such as racoons and armadillos. This is a very mediocre experience. Much better is aviary by the Brazil falls.

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Salt Lake City, UT, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Same place as under Guiraoga... well-run wildlife refuge with a solid mission. Your small admission fee goes toward taking care of quite a collection of animals.

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Salt Lake City, UT, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I have visited perhaps a dozen of this sort of places around the world, even volunteered for a few. I like the mission and most of the way they go about things. Worth a visit.

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Watauga, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

This place is not awesome. Animals are all in cages except eagles which are shackled by their feet. Some of the animals discussed like the tiper and jaguar are not even there. They have exhibits for racoons, blue jays, armadillos, all sorts of mundane animals. Its just a zoo and not a very good one

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Thank James M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Great guide. They really care for the animals and it gives you a great overview of the area and animals and history of the place. Worth a visit either side of Iguazu falls as puts some meat on bones of info you get from the falls guides. Lovely atmosphere and relies on donations to keep running.

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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

It's around 1 h 15 min guided tour, with set schedule. The guide was very knowledgeable and passionate about was talking. The tour is quite informative, but we were expecting to see more animals. We've seen mainly birds, and few small animals. It says right at the entrance, not to expect something like a zoo. If you think what is... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

If you have time for one more thing, choose this. Teaches you about all the flora and fauna of the region - see all the animals you hoped to see at the falls, and up close. This place is amazing. First off, it's not a zoo. It's an animal sanctuary and rehabilitation center, the only one in Argentina. The staff... More 

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