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How wet do you get on the Argentina side

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How wet do you get on the Argentina side

We are planning on going to the Argentina side of the falls today, and I imagine that you get a bit wet since it is "up close" to the falls. Am I going to get soaked? Like should I wear havianas or would it be ok to wear leather sandals with straps (better for long walks?

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1. Re: How wet do you get on the Argentina side

The Argentine side? You're not likely to get wet at all on the Argentine side, except perhaps for some standing water along the cement paths.

Because of the unique geography of the Iguasu region, you cannot get near the base of the grand falls from Argentina. They have built a catwalk a half-mile out over the river to as close as the Argentines dare above the falls, but unless the wind is carrying the spray up over the lip, it's not likely to be all that wet on the catwalk.

Only in Brazil can you get down to the base of the grand falls. There, you're much more likely to get wet from the spray, unless the wind is carrying it away from you.

Would you like to get really, really wet! Take one of the boat rides up the Iguasu River, the Macuco in Brazil or the Gran Aventura from Argentina. These cruise directly beneath some of the smaller falls to give guests a thorough drenching. (They do not dare sail up to the base of the grand falls, though. It's too dangerous, and the gorge becomes too rock-strewn by that point.)

Happy travels!



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