Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Iguazu Falls

A named natural wonder in a tropical setting, the falls are one of Argentina’s most revered sights.

Comprised of 275 individual waterfalls and cataracts that spout as much as 13,000 cubic metres of water every second, the roaring Iguazú Falls produce an awe-inspiring cloud of multicoloured mist that hovers over the inland rainforest that is shared by both Argentina and Brazil.

Devil's Throat Viewpoint, Iguazu Falls, Argentina
Devil's Throat Viewpoint, Iguazu Falls

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The Iguazu National Park is a subtropical rainforest that is brimming with wildlife and plant species, including tapirs, howler monkeys, giant anteaters, caimans and jaguars. A named natural wonder in a tropical setting, the falls are one of the nation’s most revered sights and, since they plunge into a wide gorge that spans both Argentina and Brazil, it provides an iconic gateway for crossings between the two countries.

Experiences

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Kayak, Awasi Iguazu, Argentina

Kayak the Tributaries

While staying at Awasi Iguazu, head out on the water in a kayak the company of a completely private expedition guide.

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Iguacu Falls/Iguazu Falls, Argentina and Brazil

Discover Devil’s Throat

Embark on a boat trip to the Devil’s Throat, the most monumental and important waterfall within the larger Iguazu Falls.

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Forest, Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Helicopter Flight over the Falls

For a unique and exclusive perspective, take a helicopter flight over the 275 individual waterfalls and cataracts of Iguazu Falls.

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Itaipu Hydroelectricity dam, Argentina

Visit the Itaipu Dam

Travel to the engineering masterpiece that is one of the world’s largest hydro-electric power systems and tour its turbines and control rooms.

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Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Explore Iguazu

Travel by boat to crystal clear pools, discover archaeological Jesuit ruins, and visit the local Guarani tribes.

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Iguazu Falls, Argentina
Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Highlights of Argentina

From the crashing Iguazu Falls of its northernmost tip to the Perito Moreno Glacier of its Patagonian south, this Argentinian discovery takes in some of the country’s most iconic highlights with remote estancia stays to boot.

12 days

from £3,445 pp

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A passion for travel runs right through every one of our experts - meaning they're always ready with first-hand insight about their specialist countries.

Rachael Tallents

Adventure, discovery and my curiosity for people and the natural world is what drives my love of travelling.  I am grateful for my parents’ desire to explore, and from an early age my eyes were open to diverse landscapes, cultures, and underwater worlds.

For the last 16 years, I have worked for a leading luxury tour operator designing incredible journeys for discerning clients and travelled to some magical places. I am excited to have joined Steppes Travel, and to be working for a company with such strong ethical and sustainable values.

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Paul Bird

Paul has visited Argentina several times, taking in everything from the mighty Iguazu Falls to the dazzling Perito Merino Glacier. According to him, any country that boasts one of Earth’s most dramatic waterfalls, magnificent salt flats, exquisite wines and a vibrant capital is more than worth a visit.

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