Iguazu National Park, a two-hour flight northeast of Buenos Aires in the province of Misiones, covers an area of 67,620 hectares and is one of the most amazing natural sites in the world, renowned for its waterfalls and the biodiversity of its subtropical forest. Straddling three countries, Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, Iguazú Park has been listed since 1984 as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The falls are located at the confluence of the rivers Iguazú and Paraná. The falls, which are 80 metres high and 2,700 metres long, can be accessed by boat, but special walkways allow you to get even closer. The site is surrounded by a rainforest containing more than 2,000 species of plants and a wealth of local wildlife: tapirs, giant anteaters, howler monkeys, ocelots, jaguars, and alligators.
Parque Nacional Iguazú
Ruta 101, km 142
3370 Puerto Iguazú
+54 (0)11 52 58 73 18