Iguazu Falls Argentina

Iquazu Falls is one of South America's ‘Big Five’. Located on the border between Brazil and Argentina, vast and thunderous volumes of water create an ideal climate in which orchids and birds flourish. With all its flora and fauna abounding, this is a fierce display of the world’s largest waterfall network.
There are two sides of Iquazu to explore; the Argentinian side has better and closer views from which to fully appreciate the scale of the waterfalls, and from which you are also more likely to get wet. But a walk around to the Brazilian side is also not to be missed.

What to do at Iquazu Falls

Naturally tourists come in vast numbers to see these world famous waterfalls on the border of Argentina and Brazil. It does get very busy, and unfortunately there is no way of avoiding the crowds. Our advice is to be prepared for it to be busy, and go with the flow! Take your time to walk around with the crowds as opposed to against them; not dissimilar to surviviing rush hour in central London...

Apart from the falls, this area has a plethora of birdlife, nature trails and a couple of decent golf courses if you are planning on staying here for a few days.

Where to stay

The only hotel within the National Park is Das Cataratas, by the luxury Belmond chain. The real selling point of this colonial-style hotel is that you can enjoy the true nature of the place when all of the day trippers have left; this is the only option for a more private experience of the park. You can walk straight out of the main door and wander around before it gets really busy. The hotel is a beauty too.


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