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Foz do Iguaçu: Sunset Catamaran Boat Tour with Dinner

1. Foz do Iguaçu: Sunset Catamaran Boat Tour with Dinner

Get picked up from your hotel in Foz do Iguaçu and drive to Echaporã Port. There, embark on a boat journey on the Kattamaram II, a safe and comfortable boat with A/C, a full bar, and kitchen. Over a delicious dinner onboard, contemplate the meeting between the Iguaçu and Paraná Rivers, which make up the border between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay.  Continue down the Paraná River to the Three Frontier Landmark. Pass under the Tancredo Neves Bridge, also known as Fraternity Bridge or the Friendship Bridge. All the while, you'll be gliding along the gorgeous Iguaçu River — the border between Brazil and Argentina. Cruise up to the rushing Tamanduá River, docking there for a few minutes so you can take a dip in a jetty with a swimming pool, exclusive use of the catamaran's passengers. Return to the port and transfer back to your hotel in Foz de Iguaçu.

Puerto Iguazu: Iguaza Falls Brazilian Side & Bird Park Tour

2. Puerto Iguazu: Iguaza Falls Brazilian Side & Bird Park Tour

Enjoy the natural beauty of Iguazu Falls with the convenience of round-trip transportation on a full-day tour to the Brazilian side of the park. The day starts with pickup from the hotel or meeting point in Puerto Iguazu. Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle across the border into Brazil to explore the Brazilian side of the falls. Admire the panoramic views of the cascades while an expert guide provides information about the park and its flora and fauna in both English and Spanish. This tour includes a visit to the Bird Park, home to toucans, macaws, red corocoros, and flamingos as well as colorful butterflies and other jungle animals.

From Foz do Iguaçu: Argentinian Iguazu Falls with Boat Ride

3. From Foz do Iguaçu: Argentinian Iguazu Falls with Boat Ride

Start the tour with pick up from your hotel in Foz do Iguaçu. Travel for 5-km to the Puerto Macuco forest base on the Argentinian side of the Iguazu National Park. From the visitor center, embark on a thrilling hike through the jungle, descending 100 meters until you arrive at the river.  From here, climb aboard a specially designed boat and sail for another 6 kilometers through the canyon of the Iguaçu Lower River towards the waterfalls. A tip, if you want the best views and picture opportunities, try to sit on the right side of the boat. Enjoying crashing through the rapids, then continue on to the base of the Salto Tres Mosqueteros to see the Brazilian Jumps and Devil's Throat waterfalls. Feel the incredible rush of emotions as you get close to the incomparable Salto San Martin waterfalls, the largest cascade that can be approached by boat. To finish the tour, disembark at the pier located in front of the island San Martín, from where you can walk along a network of boardwalks through the lower circuit of the falls. The current caused by the waterfalls will provide you with moments of great excitement and adrenaline - as you end this unforgettable tour. Drive back to Foz do Iguaçu where you will be dropped off at your hotel.

From Puerto Iguazu: Secret Falls Adventure

4. From Puerto Iguazu: Secret Falls Adventure

Enjoy an unforgettable adventure to the waterfalls of Foz do Iguaçu. This tour is ideal for visitors who would like to get close to nature and discover hidden swimming spots in Iguazu Falls region. Stop at 5 incredible waterfalls for a swim, and take a dip in an incredible natural jacuzzi. Hike along an interpretative rainforest trail as you come face-to-face with local wildlife and incredible tropical plants. There are a variety of easy and medium-level trails, so no trekking experience is required. A support vehicle and a bilingual guide will be there to help you throughout the tour. Upgrade your tour to the full-day experience and visit 10 secret falls in Foz do Iguaçu, perfect for a great swim. Also included in this option is a lunch with vegan and vegetarian options, as well as tickets and transportation to the tour.

From Puerto Iguazu: Brazilian Side of the Falls with Ticket

5. From Puerto Iguazu: Brazilian Side of the Falls with Ticket

Be amazed by this great wonder of the world with more than 270 beautiful falls and you will be delighted, for sure. The tour begins with a pick-up at your hotel before heading to the Iguazu Falls, located 24 kilometers from Foz do Iguaçu downtown. Arriving at the visitor station, located 10 kilometers from Iguazu Falls, at the entrance of the National Park. This place shows an excellent infrastructure with photos exhibition of Iguazu Falls, boards with maps of the National Park and a big souvenirs stores, bathrooms, infirmary, selling tickets to the park, cash machine, etc. After passing the visitor station, continuing the tour, follow the road taking us to the magnificent Iguazu Falls. There, walk for around 1km. This walk offers you an amazing panoramic view of the falls and, by the end, a fantastic approach to the Devil’s Throat. This tour ends at the top of Iguazu Falls, which could be accessed by stairs or the Panoramic Elevator. Then the visitors follow the catwalk until the Porto Canoas Space, where you could see the Iguazu River. Besides the restaurant, the place offers a snack bar, handcraft stores, bathrooms and infirmary. By the end of the tour, the vehicle will be there to take you back to the hotel.

From Puerto Iguazu: Half-Day Brazilian Falls Excursion

6. From Puerto Iguazu: Half-Day Brazilian Falls Excursion

Start your day with pickup from your hotel in Puerto Iguazu. Travel across the border between Argentina and Brazil to access the Brazilian side of Iguazu falls. Your guide will give you information about the park, the waterfalls, flora and fauna of the area. Get a fantastic panoramic view of 70% of the cascades in front of you and the other 30% only meters away. Feel the refreshing water spray from the falls and enjoy the flora and fauna of the serene jungle trails of the park.

Puerto Iguazu: Jungle Horseback Ride with Guaraní Community

7. Puerto Iguazu: Jungle Horseback Ride with Guaraní Community

With this tour, you will explore the rural parts of Iguazú by horseback. Afterwards, visit the Guaraní community and go on a 30-minute walk of the jungle to admire the native flora, fauna, aboriginal traps, medicinal plants, and giant ferns. This tour includes transfers, entrance fees, and a community guide. The departure schedule is to be organised with the local operator. The horse riding circuit is suitable for beginners or those with experience alike - the guide will assist you at all times. This beautiful region offers visitors amazing bird and wildlife watching opportunities. During the tour, you will also hear music sung by a choir of Guaraní children and admire local crafts.

Foz do Iguaçu: Wanda Mines and San Ignacio Ruins Day Trip

8. Foz do Iguaçu: Wanda Mines and San Ignacio Ruins Day Trip

Begin your day trip with a convenient pickup from your hotel in Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil. Sit back and relax during the 250-kilometer (155-mile) ride to the Ruins of San Ignacio Jesuit Mission in Argentina, listed as UNESCO World Heritage in 1984.   Walk around the ruins of the mission, which was founded in 1632 by the Jesuits in the Americas during the period of Spanish colonization. Learn about its history how it was built in what can be called the "Barranco Guarani" as one of 30 missions built by the Jesuits in a territory that currently comprises Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. Appreciate the detailed architecture in carved stone, with sculptural details of baroque origin, interpreted and developed by indigenous artists of the time. Enjoy a spectacle of light and sound along the tour, which animates the ruins and brings the history of the site to life.   On your way back to the city, you will stop for a one-hour tour at the Wanda Mines, located 60 kilometers (37 miles) south of Foz do Iguaçu in Argentina. Find hidden gems in the walls of the 300-meter tunnels, such as agate, amethyst, topaz, jasper and different types of quartz. Admire these semi-precious stones in different parts of the mine as well as in workshops and exhibition halls. You will also see other agricultural and forestry developments.   After the mines, you will visit the store, which sells accessories and jewelry made from stones extracted from the mines. See a collection of local specimens exhibited at the Stone Museum and get the chance to buy raw or processed samples from specialist shops.   After a full day of exploring and sightseeing, enjoy a comfortable ride back to your hotel in Foz do Iguaçu.

Foz do Iguaçu: Paraguay Night Tour with Casino Dinner

9. Foz do Iguaçu: Paraguay Night Tour with Casino Dinner

Discover the largest city within the Triple Frontier region, which borders Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil and Puerto Iguazú, Argentina. The tour starts with a panoramic tour through the center of Ciudad del Este. Visit the Acaray Lake, 3 de Febrero Stadium, the Arab Mosque and the San Blás Cathedral. Then, head to Sax Palace Restaurant, a luxurious place where dinner will be served based on a 3-steps menu (starter, main course and dessert). At end of the night, have fun at Acaray Casino. Enjoy for a moment full of games and entertainment before going back to your accommodation.

From Puerto Iguazú: Brazilian Bird Park Tour with Tickets

10. From Puerto Iguazú: Brazilian Bird Park Tour with Tickets

Pay a visit to a colorful, tropical bird park on the Brazilian side of Iguaçu. Start your day with hotel pick up in Puerto Iguazú, Argentina and head to the Parque das Aves near the Iguaçu National Park Visitor Center. Make your way through the rainforest to nurseries enriched with cascades, bridges, and vegetation. Observe over 900 birds from 150 different species, a third of which are endangered species. Most of the species comer from Brazil, but you will also see some different species from Southwest Asia, Oceania, and Africa. Also keep an eye out for moths, hummingbirds, alligators, reptiles, and a beehive in the nurseries. At the end of your walk, take in exclusive views of the Lake of the Flamingos from the restaurant, or get your photo taken with a macaw. After your visit sit back, relax and enjoy the views while you are transported back to your hotel in Puerto Iguazú. Upgrade your tour to include exclusive access to a very restricted area in Bird Park where you'll be able to get to know how the birds are treated, feed the toucans, hold a beautiful butterfly, and see birds in the recovery process.

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What people are saying about Foz do Iguaçu

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 227 reviews

guide was great. she showed us what we wanted and gave us time to enjoy this at our rate not a push, push, push rate like you get in group tours. also had flexibility to show or do a little extra or stop at a shop we saw during the tour. The only item not liked was how the park managed the crows at the falls. not a good flow of people taking too many selfies.

beautiful ride. Although the weather was not on our side and we could not see the sunset, the walk is very nice and fun and the food delicious and abundant. The guide who made the transfers for us was the best. Friendly, kind, cordial, a genius. I think it's worth!

The ride was excellent and the guys, both the tuki driver and the nancy guide, were super friendly, I recommend them both !!!

This is a very nice bird park. I would recommend it to all. If you get there when it opens at 8:30, it should not be crowded

Beautiful ride, fun, very friendly crew, delicious food, recommended!