Iguacu River, Foz do Iguacu

#6 of 100 in Nature in State of Parana
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Running through both Brazil and Argentina, the Iguacu River is the source of the Iguacu Falls and creates a border between its two host countries. The falls plummet over a canyon edge creating an epic display of nature's power. A viewing deck allows you to walk out into the spray to witness the falls awesome effect.

The river runs through Iguacu National Park, where you can take a guided hike through a forest bursting with color. Alternatively, stay on the water with a boat tour on a calm section of river, or a take a more challenging ride through the rapids with an experienced guide. Before you head to Foz do Iguacu, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Foz do Iguacu trip planner, to make sure you see all that Foz do Iguacu has to offer, including Iguacu River.
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  • Took a boat trip up the Iguassu river after crossing from Brazil to Argentina. Great views. Wonderful experience. Got to sode the rapids and get soaked under a waterfall or two ! Wonderful scenery.  more »
  • We enthusiastically signed up for the Macuco boat and river rafting tour. The boat trip was great, however the river rafting was a total bust. The guides were disorganized and kept changing guides.....  more »
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