The native Guarani people called this waterfall, "Iguaz˙," meaning, "Big Water." And in fact, the Foz do Iguaz˙ Waterfall is one of the largest in the world. Running along the Iguaz˙ River, this waterfall pours out over the border of Brazil, Argentina, and near the border of Paraguay. Take an Iguassu Falls Brazil Tour and get close to the Devil's Throat, the gaping mouth of the waterfalls on the Brazilian side of the falls. You can also combine an Iguassu Falls tour with a tour of Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires on our popular Tango, Samba & Waterfalls tour. View all our Iguassu Falls tour options below, or contact us to receive a free quote for a customized Iguassu Falls tour.
More Foz do Iguazú Tours
Foz do Iguazú Falls Tour
Half day tour (approx 4 hours)
This popular half day tour of the Foz do Iguazú includes transportation to/from your hotel in the town of Foz do Iguazú and a guided tour of the Foz do Iguazú National Park & Waterfalls. From this side of the falls, you can walk out over the water via a raised platform to see the falls in all their beauty. This half day tour can be combined with other tours.
PUERTO IGUAZÚ - ARGENTINE FALLS
Half day tour (approx. 6 hours)
See the Argentine side of the Iguassu Falls, where you can see the waterfalls from a different angle, get up closer, and explore the Iguazu National Park on the Argentina side. There is also an ecological tram that takes you through the National Park.
SAN IGNACIO JESUIT RUINS
Full day tour (approx 10 hours)
A Foz do Iguazú Brazil tour would not be complete without a visit to see the beautiful ruins of the Jesuit Missions. Popularized in the Robert DeNiro movie The Mission, the Jesuit Missions are located nearby the Foz do Iguazú waterfalls, in Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay. The history behind these ruins is long and fasciating. Take a guided tour to see the San Ignacio de Miní mission, as well as the Mines of Wanda. Lunch and transportation included.
MINES OF WANDA AND YERBA MATE PLANTATIONS
Half day tour (4 hours)
The Mines of Wanda are a great stopping spot for those interested in semi-precious stones and jewel collecting. The wanda mines are still in operation and you can purchase souvenirs from local stores. Next is a tour of a yerba mate plantation. Mate is a drink made from yerba leaves that is believed to have medicinal properties. Argentines drink mate on a daily basis.
GREAT ADVENTURE BOAT RIDE
Half day tour (2 hours including transfers)
Many who visit the Foz do Iguazú would be remiss not to take the Great Adventure boat on the Iguazu River to see the waterfalls up close. Make sure to take a waterproof camera as you are sure to get wet as your boat nears the mist. This tour also includes the Safari Macuco, a 4x4 off-roading adventure through the Iguazu National Park.
4X4 ADVENTURE TO MOCONA FALLS
Full day tour (12 hours)
4x4 your way through the thick, subtropical forest in off-road vehicles driven by expert guides. Explore uncharted territory, see wildlife and beautiful vegetation, before chilling out at the refreshing waters of the Moconá Falls.
ITAIPÚ HYDROELECTRIC DAM
Half day tour (5 hours)
Considered a marvel of modern engenieering, the Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam powers nearly all the energy for Paraguay, and a portion of Brazil's energy as well. Walk along the dam and take a guided tour that explains the history of the dam and its techological feats.
IGUASSU FOREST ADVENTURE
Half day tour (4 hours)
Delve the Misiones forests around the waterfalls, heading to Puerto Peninsula Natural Reserve by 4x4 vehicle. This natural reserve includes lots of outdoor adventure equipment, including zip-lines, tree canopy bridges, rock climbing routes, and you can take guided nature hikes as well.
Full day tour (12 hours)
Visit the Ibera Marshlands, a paradise for birdlovers and wildlife watchers. The marshlands are home to an incredible amount of biodiversity, and you are likely to see river caiman, otters, deer, butterflies, ducks, geese, egrets, ibis, to name just a few of the residents of the Ibera Marshlands.
The dorado and surubí are native fish of Río de la Plata river basin, which gathers to great tributaries: the Uruguay and the Paraná rivers. Please contact us for more info about game fishing near the Foz do Iguazú river.
ESTANCIAS (RANCHES) TOURS
Stay in a relaxing, home-style estancia where gauchos still work the land and there is always a home-cooked meal on the table. Try an Argentine-style barbeque meal, sip yerba mate, see sheep and cattle herders in action, and enjoy the natural beauty of the landscape. Spend half a day or stay the weekend at one of the estancias near the Foz do Iguazú.
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