In addition to its scenic beauty, the reason for the creation of the Park was to protect and display the biodiversity of one of the richest natural areas in Argentina.
The Iguassu National Park in Argentina was created in 1934, and now covers approximately 55,000 hectares or (133,436 acres) 212mi². The park is located in the Northwestern corner of the Misiones Province in Argentina, at 25 39 latitude South and 54 20 longitude West. In 1984, this natural landscape of spectacular beauty was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.
The Iguazu National Park entrance fee is approximately USD $33.00 per person. Open:
daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (in September 1st to March 31st), park may change opening hours in the Summer