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Top Choice Park in Iguazú Falls

Parque Nacional Iguazú

On the Argentine side of the marvelous falls, this park has loads to offer, and involves a fair amount of walking. The spread-out entrance complex ends at a train station, with departures every half-hour to the Cata…
Top Choice Waterfall in Parque Nacional Iguazú

Garganta del Diablo

A 1.1km walkway across the placid Río Iguazú leads to one of the planet’s most spectacular sights, the 'Devil’s Throat.' The lookout platform is perched right over this amazingly powerful, concentrated torrent of wa…
Top Choice Waterfall in Parque Nacional Iguazú

Circuito Inferior

This circuit (1400m) descends to the river, passing delightfully close to falls on the way. At the end of the path prepare for a drenching at the hands of Salto Bossetti if you're game. Just short of here, a free la…
Top Choice Waterfall in Parque Nacional Iguazú

Circuito Superior

The Paseo Superior (1750m) is entirely level and gives good views of the tops of several cascades and across to more. A recently constructed final section crosses a large swath of the Iguazú river, ending above the …
Top Choice Gastronomy in Puerto Iguazú

De La Fonte

This exquisite hotel restaurant, domain of a maverick creative talent, is super-strong on presentation, whether homemade pasta or inventive creations with a touch of molecular gastronomy. The imagination on display …
Top Choice Market in Puerto Iguazú

Feria

A really nice place to eat or have a beer is this market in the north of town. It’s full of stalls selling Argentine wines, sausages, olives and cheese to visiting Brazilians, and several of them put out picadas, gr…
Island in Parque Nacional Iguazú

Isla San Martín

From the end of the Paseo Inferior, a free launch takes you across to this island with a trail of its own that gives the closest look at several falls, including Salto San Martín, a huge, furious cauldron of water. …
Argentine in Puerto Iguazú

La Rueda

A mainstay of upmarket eating in Puerto Iguazú, this culinary heavyweight still packs a punch. The salads are inventive and delicious, as are the imaginative river-fish (mostly pacú and surubí) creations. Meat with …
Animal Sanctuary in Puerto Iguazú

Güirá Oga

On the way to the falls, this is an animal hospital and center for rehabilitation of injured wildlife. It also carries out valuable research into the Iguazú forest environment and has a breeding program for endanger…
Viewpoint in Puerto Iguazú

Hito Argentino

A kilometer west of the center, this is a great viewpoint with a small obelisk painted in Argentine colors at the impressive confluence of the Ríos Paraná and Iguazú. From here you can see Brazil and Paraguay, with …