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“Magnificent falls”
Review of Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls
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Full Day Tour to Iguazu Falls
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Iguassu Falls Day Tour from Puerto Iguazú with Waterfall Boat Ride
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Full-Day Sightseeing Tour of the Argentinian and Brazilian Sides of Iguassu...
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Iguazu National Park was created in 1934, with approximately 67,620 hectares/167,091 acres was declared "Natural Heritage to the Humanity" by the UNESCO in 1984 due to its scenic beauties and to the great biological diversity of the subtropical forest. This natural sanctuary, was declareted new 7 wonder of the world in 11/11/11. The Iguazu Falls are located in the Argentina's northeaster corner, bestowed with benevolent rains and temperatures (15ºC/59°F average in Winter and 30ºC/ 86°F average in Summer) brings about a very humid atmosphere almost windless due to the leafy vegetation canopy. The Iguazu river has a total extension of 1320 km/ 820 miles until flowing into the Parana River, 23 km/ 14 miles after the waterfalls. Inside the National Park, the river widens to about 1500 meters/ 0.9 miles and turns south, next it turns north, in the shape of a wide "U" where the river mouth presents the abrupt slump of soil which conforms the cataratas: a magnificent waterfall. All along the above mentioned prominent curve, a proliferation of reefs, islets and prolonged islands provoke the fragmentation of the river in numerous branches. When the river reaches the cliff, each branch becomes a waterfall and together comprise the great Iguazu Waterfalls. The Iguazu Falls appear grandiose and majestic in the Misiones forest dazzling visitors from all over the world. In celebration of all this beauty and unique attraction as from July 2001, a new concept of ecological tourism has been implemented within the Iguazu National Park, with an investment of 25 million dollars and service and facilities according to the international tourist demands, prioritizing at the same time the Park's care and preservation, a sample of the Paranaense Subtropical Forest declared Natural Heritage to the Humanity" by the UNESCO in 1984. The fundamental objectives of this enterprise are the recover and conservation of the Waterfall Area, and the incentive to the present and future generations to renew the legendary admiration arisen by this wonderful masterpiece of nature. Today, our visitors can enjoy safe and modern walkways from start to finish of the impressive falls and the Upper and Lower Circuits and the Devil's Throat, and facilities according to the natural environment such as the new Visitor Center and the alternative transportation of the Ecological Forest Train, which complies with international policies of accessibility and preservation of the World Union for Nature Conservation.
Reviewed July 9, 2013

I must insist that in order to have a complete experience of the Iguazú falls it is necessary to see it from both sides of the border (Argentina and Brazil). But the visit to Parque Nacional Iguazú is so wild and full of first hand experiences of the falls. There are also monkeys, coatis, wild birds, lizards and lavish trees and orchids. It is a place you will never forget. Although it is a very wild area, you can take kids and even babies (the trails are adapted for baby strollers). The only excursions which are not suitable for children are the boat or rubber dinghy ones. I have been here three times and I will definitely return. Next time I will remember to take repellent. (I've been bitten by mosquitoes and horseflies).

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Reviewed July 8, 2013

During our recent trip to Argentina we visited the Iguassu falls. We had only 2 days for this and so to make best use of our time we booked with Iguassufallstour and thanks to their organisation and our wonderful guide Clarice we had a truly inspiring and memorable experience. Due to bad weather our flight arrived much later than scheduled causing us to miss our first afternoon trip. However we were still met at the airport and the trip was rearranged. We visited the Brazilean side of the Falls the following day including a boat ride to the Falls and a visit to the Bird park. On the following morning Clarice navigated us skillfully through the crowds on the Argentine side of the falls so that we saw it all before we flew out again. Calrice was calm, friendly and efficient and told us some very amusing jokes and stories to keep us amused. I would hightly recommend visiting the Iguassu Falls and also Iguassufallstour company - thank you Clarice xx

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Reviewed July 5, 2013

We did not know this until we got off train at first stop. Luckily we have seen falls on Brazil side. We should have been told when buying tickets and price should be less when tracks closed. Could not go to Island or Devils Throat.

Gorgeous day and not too crowded. Lovely walks through forest.

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Reviewed July 5, 2013

We did a trip to South America for our honeymoon. We knew we wanted to go to Rio and Buenos Aires and that was it. A friend mentioned we should check out Iguazu and I am so glad she did. We went in June so it was their winter and we had to wear jackets, but I couldn't imagine being there in the heat. The falls were breath taking (and my husband is from Buffalo/Niagra Falls area). A sight not to be missed.

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Reviewed July 5, 2013

You really appreciate all that nature has to offer when you see the falls. Stunning scenery and the raw power if the falls are amazing. We only visited the Argentine side (didnt have a visa to get into Brazil) but took the 12 minute boat tour that gets you up close to the Brazilian falls. Well worth the price. Be prepared to get soaked. Beats any water park I've been to back in the states.

We did this as a 2 day diversion from Buenos Aires....so glad we did.

2  Thank Jonathan K
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