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This Brazilian river’s claim to fame is the famous Iguacu Falls – the 275 separate sheets of raging water that plunge into it with incredible intensity.
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Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana, Brazil
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Reviewed 18 March 2019

As with the Iguazu Falls, the Iguazu River is a nust see destination. The sheer volume of water flowing towards the falls is awe inspiring. However, a word of warning, the area is a haven for Coatis. They may look cute but they are not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank hawkes2an
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

We have done a lot of white water rafting but taking a powerful boat up the rapids was a first. We got very wet when the skilled captain put us directly under the Falls. The river is simply amazing and the jungle pristine.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dwane M
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Go from the Argentine side to the devils throat to get an idea of how big this river is! I guess given the size of the falls, it was never going to be a stream!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

You will like it differently if you see it from different points. It may seem like an ordinary river first. But when you go close to the Iguacu Falls in a boat, you will get amazed. The falls and the river go hand in hand...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Bengiyle S
Reviewed 23 May 2018

If you seen the waterfall before you will not be impressed here. If you will see them after - you will forget the rest of the river.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Seen this river from a few different spots and rode it on a boat it is fast in some spots creating white water and clam in others but either way it’s the falls which is the main draw

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

I visited the falls in 2008 as part of a wider-ranging trip through SA. The site is quite amazing, the amount of falling water and the contrasting surroundings and support for tourists generally make this place visiting and then revisiting again to make sure. In...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

I think that you get the best experience of the river by taking the fast boat (a definite MUST) that takes you underneath the falls and by walking the bridge trail from the train station to the Garganta del Diablo. By taking the boat you...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank HCovik
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We first saw it from the bridge, separating Brazil and Argentina, then we saw it much closer when walking on the catwalks to get to the falls. Even very close to the roaring falls, it was amazingly quiet and full of big fish.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 5 January 2018

One of the great rivers of the world. Great area for exploring flora and fauna along the river too. Then the river tumbles over the falls creating a wonder beyond description.

Date of experience: June 2017
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