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BR  BRAZIL
Iguassu Falls Brazil
National Park
Itaipu Dam Brazil
Boat trip and Safari
Bird Park Brazil
Helicopter ride
Three Borders
Foz do Iguassu city
Jesuit Missions
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AR  ARGENTINA
Iguassu Falls
National Park
Boat ride and Safari
Jesuit Missions
Puerto Iguazu town
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PY  PARAGUAY
Bertoni Museum
Jesuit Missions
Itaipu Dam
Museum and Zoo
Ciudad del Este city
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Things to do in Puerto Iguazu Argentina 
Bird Refuge
Horseback Adventure in the Subtropical Rainforest
Aripuca (The Trap)
Imagenes de la Selva Museum
Humming Bird Garden (Jardin de los Picaflores)
Indio Solitario (Orchids)
Catamaran on the Parana River
Three borders landmark
Casino Iguazu
Dra. Marta Schwarz Museum
Boat trip to see the three borders
Selvaviva Theme Park
Biocentro Iguazu
Ice Bar Iguazu
Wanda Mines Misiones Argentina
 
Bird Refuge
click to enlargeIn Guarani "guira" means bird and "roga" means house, guira-oga = house of birds. Staffed by specialists in the recovery of birds of prey, this center works in the rescue and recover endangered and wounded birds (especially birds of prey).
The facilities located in the middle of the jungle, were built on natural forest clearings as not a single tree was cut down. This refuge offers a model of how to live in true peace with the environment. It is an unforgettable hiking experience that offers direct contact with local flora and fauna.
Location: Argentina
Approximate time: 1 hour
Travel distance: On the way to the falls
 
Horseback Adventure in the Subtropical Rainforest
click to enlargeTake a step back in time as you ride a horse along a beautiful subtropical rainforest trail and experience special moments surrounded by the natural beauty of the environment. The trail passes through a village of a local indian tribe, the Guarani, where a glimpse of their live stile can be experienced.
Location: On the way to the falls, Argentina
Approximate time: 2 hours plus travel time
Travel distance: 9 km from Iguassu Falls city center, Brazil
 
Aripuca (The Trap)
click to enlargeAn aripuca (aripuca = trap) is a handmade trap of sticks. It is used by the indians to catch birds. With the right bait, birds are attracted to the device and caught in it.
The Aripuca recalls the shape of indian aripucas but was built to reflect the richness of the Misiones Forest. At the Aripuca visitors find wood specimens from both countries (Argentina and Brazil) displayed in a unique way. Visitors are guided by specialists.
Location: On the way to the falls, Argentina
Approximate time: 30 minutes
 
Imagenes de la Selva Museum
click to enlargeIn the museum one finds Rodolfo Allous sculptures in wood based on jungle images. He is a dentist and was born in Paraguay. His parents were related to Jules Verne (the writer). Sculpting the natural wood into strange forms, he gets the essential human forms from branches and trunks. In the museum there are also sculptures by Jorge Cafrune and Horacio Quiroga. Open Monday to Saturday from 8h to 12h and 15h to 18h (entrance fee USD $3).
Location: Ruta 12 (on the way to Iguassu Falls)
Travel distance: Puerto Iguazu - Argentina
 
Humming Bird Garden (Jardin de los Picaflores)
click to enlargeThe bird lovers will find in this place 15 species of local humminbirds arriving from the subtropical rain forest. This garden is in the backyard of the Argentine woman house. She dedicating part of her life beautifying the garden. The humming birds and butterflies love to show up and enjoy the beautifull scenery. Entrance fee is USD $3.00.
Location: 150 Fray Luis Beltran Street, Puerto Iguazu - Argentina
Approximate time: 1 hour
Travel distance: 3 blocks from the bus station (terminal de omnibus)
Open: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
 
Indio Solitario (Orchids)
click to enlargeAt this site one can find orchids from the subtropical rain forest cultivated by a native man.
Location: Jangaderos Street
Travel distance: Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
 
Catamaran on the Parana River
click to enlarge2 hours on a catamaran. On the way, there is a stop at Puerto Bertoni. One can see the native dance of fertility and also the Three-Frontier Landmark. Tours depart when the moon is full and on weekends. Daily departures during tourist season, one must check and see about it in advance.
Location: Avenida Rio Iguazu
Travel distance: Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
Open: Daily 5:15 p.m.
 
Three borders landmark
click to enlargeNearby Puerto Iguassu downtown, the same waters that flow through the largest series of waterfalls on the Planet create another sight when flowing into the Parana River. The Iguassu and the Parana Rivers mark the borders between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.

See the Three Borders in Argentina from the sky: click here.

Location: Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
 
Casino Iguazu
click to enlargeFor people that like gambling there are two casinos in the area. At the big one next to the Iguazu Grand Hotel one find 27 gaming table, Roulette, Black Jack, Baccarat, Poker and Dice, 130 modern slots machines with progressive prizes, video games, electronic roulette, video rollers, mechanic rollers and a Royal Ascot horse races.
Location: Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
 
Dra. Marta Schwarz Museum
click to enlargeThe "El Angel de la Selva" museum, in English "the angel of the jungle" used to be the house and office of the Dra. Marta Schwarz. She made her history helping poor people in a time that money was just a detail. It is a historical and a cultural place.
Location: 116 Victoria Aguirre street - Puerto Iguazu
Travel distance: in front of the Dra. Marta Schwarz public hospital
Open: 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
 
Boat trip to see the three borders
click to enlargeOne sees the meeting of waters is the confluence between the Parana River, and the Iguassu River dividing the three countries, Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. There are boats available at the site. The tour also gets people under the Fraternity Bridge between Brazil and Argentina.
Approximate time: 1 hour
Departure time: at the Puerto Iguazu Harbor
 
Selvaviva Theme Park
click to enlargeIt is a theme park wher you discover and interpret part of the local enviroment and also the secrets of the forest. Phone: 54 3757 498202
 
Biocentro Iguazu
click to enlargeDisplays species from Atlantic forest, orchids, bromelia, butterfly garden, reptiles of the area and a restaurant with local dishes.
Address: Ruta 12 on the road to the falls km 3
Open: daily
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 54 3757 427442 and mobile 15 571613
GPS: -25.6180333, -54.5561912
Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
 
Ice Bar Iguazu
click to enlargeLocated in Puerto Iguaz town, the IceBar has walls, glasses, tables and chairs are made of ice. The temperature is -10c and you can stay in there for 30 minutes.
They give you special clothes in the entrance,

Ruta 12, km 5 - Puerto Iguazu, Argentina

 
Wanda Mines Misiones Argentina
click to enlargeOn the way to the Jesuit Missions ruins in Argentina there is a village named Wanda Mines, where you can closely see the extraction and lapidarian of stones.
In Wandas Mines, among the well-know stores you can find a nice variety of rough and shaped semiprecious stones. People use to stop by this place when there is time.

GPS -25.957059, -54.601508
Location: on the way to the jesuit missions ruins, Argentina
Approximate time: 1 hour plus travel time
Travel distance: 45 km (28 miles) from Puerto Iguazu, Argentina

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Wanda Mines
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Wanda Mines
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Wanda Mines

  

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