The Ultimate Iguazu
- Duration: 72 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Foz do Iguacu, Parana
- Product code: P2V7MU
This package is ideal if you have 2 or more nights in Foz do Iguacu (Brazil), and wish to do most things on offer in Iguazu! You will receive round trip airport transfers, plus transport to see the Brazilian Side of the falls & the Argentine Side of the falls.
You will also feel the thrill of a speed boat under the falls, and the excitement of a helicopter ride to see them from above. You will also get up close to the many endemic birds of the area while strolling through the Brazilian bird refuge, and on one of the nights you will eat yourself content while watching a Latin American themed cultural dinner show.
- Professional Driver
- Airport to Hotel (Private Transfer)
- Brazil Side of Falls (Private Round Trip Transfer)
- Brazilian Bird Park (Brazil Side)
- Helicopter Ride (Brazil Side)
- Rafain Dinner + Latin American Themed Show
- Argentine Side of Falls (Shared Round Trip Transfer)
- Boat under falls (Argentine Side)
- Hotel to Airport (Private Transfer).
- Entrances to the falls
- Entrances to other attractions not mentioned
- Others not mentioned
Brazilian Side of the Falls (Private Round Trip Transfer)
Your visit to the Brazilian Side of the falls is made in a private vehicle, which means your pick up time can be set to suit your schedule. You will be dropped off at the entrance to the national park, where you set the time and place for your return transfer directly with your driver. Once you enter the park there are free buses that take you to the start of the trails where you view the falls. These same buses return you to the entrance. The park is open from between the hours of 09:00 am & 18:00 pm.
Scheduling your day for the Brazilian Side of the Falls
While making your reservation, you will be asked which day you want to visit the Brazilian falls, and it is possible to do it the day you arrive, or the day you depart if time allows.
The day you arrive - if you choose this day, your flight needs to arrive before 12:30 pm to have enough time to see the Brazilian falls, Brazilian Bird Park, and also do the Helicopter ride.
The day you depart - if you choose this day, your departure flight should be no earlier than 13:30 pm. This is counting on a flight check in at 12:30 pm.
Timing at the Brazilian Side of the Falls
If you walk quickly, you can see the falls in a minimum of 2.5 hours.
To visit the falls at a comfortable pace you need at least 3 hours.
The Brazilian Bird Park located near the entrance, you need to calculate about 1.5 hours more.
The Helicopter is also located near the entrance, and takes about 1 hour more. The flight only takes 10 minutes, but there is often waiting time.
Helicopter Ride (Brazil Side of Falls)
Imagine seeing one of the world's most spectacular natural wonder from above. You begin the helicopter ride from close to the entrance of the national park, and quickly get a bird's eye view of the falls in all its glory. Your driver will show you where the helicopter takes off, and give you a voucher for the activity, plus allow you extra time to complete the activity. Once you arrive to the helicopter office, you wait in line for your turn and it is first come, first ride. The flight itself is up to 10 minutes in duration. Your flight will be at a convenient time during your stay. Operating hours are between 09:00am & 17:30pm.
Brazilian Bird Park (Brazil Side of Falls)
In the Bird Park you will experience direct contact with more than 1320 birds from about 143 different species. There are 16.5 hectares of lush Atlantic Rainforest maintained to provide the best habitat for the animals. The park is open everyday from between 08:30am & 17:00 pm. Your diver will give you a voucher to enter the Bird Park, and allow extra time for your visit. It usually takes 1.5 hours to enjoy the whole park.
Rafain Dinner & Latin American Themed Show (Private Round Trip Transfer)
A night for a bit of fun, and good food. You start the night with your pick up in a private vehicle at 19:00pm. As soon as you arrive you can start selecting from 200 gourmet foods, including flavours from Italy, Japan, the middle East, and of course Brazil. The Brazilian BBQ is always a favourite among meat eaters, the salad bar and hot dishers offers great variety (great for vegetarians), and the dessert bar will have your mouth watering. Does not include your drinks.
At 20:45pm the show begins, and you witness cultural performances from around Latin America, including Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Bolivia, Peru, Chile and Uruguay. Commentary is in Portuguese only but language is not needed to enjoy the show. After the Brazilian Carnival atmosphere of the finale, your driver will be there at around 22:30 pm to transport you back to your hotel.
Argentine Side of Falls (Shared Round Trip Transfer)
You will be collected from your accommodation in Foz do Iguacu around 08:30 am and transported to the border, and then onwards to the entrance of the Argentine Side of the Falls. The entrance to the National Park is not included and the park authorities require you to pay the entrance in cash, and only in Argentine Pesos. Your driver will stop on the way so you can exchange money into pesos.
When you reach the entrance, your driver will enter with you to explain the best way for you to explore the park on your own, plus they will explain the location of the boat trip starting point . The rest of the time you are free to explore on your own, until the end of the day at 17:00pm, you meet the van and return back across the border to Foz do Iguacu.
This is a shared transfer which departs everyday (if you require a private service, please contact us). You will require the whole day to do this transfer to Argentina and back. During the reservation, you are asked to indicate which day you wish to do the Argentine side of the falls.
Speed Boat Under the Falls (Argentine Side of Falls) - The Great Adventure
This activity will give you a taste of not only the waterfalls from below, but also the jungle inside the national park. As well as experiencing the thrill of speed boating on rapids created by the falls, you will also enjoy an open air drive through the jungle with explanations in English. Not getting wet isn't an option as the boat takes you under the falls, but to keep your belongings dry, you are provided with a waterproof bag that easily fits a carry on bag and other items.
WARNING - be aware that there are 150 meters of steep stairs to navigate during this activity. There is a lot of bouncing around, and pregnant women, people with back & neck problems, or any other ailments which could be affected by sudden jerking, should not do this activity. Children under 12 years old are not permitted to participate. Departs each hour and a half starting at 8:45 AM until 3:45 PM, from the Operation Center and from 9 AM until 4:30 PM from the lower circuit.
About This Transport Combo
Number of participants possible per booking: 1 to 12 people (contact us if you need group rates for more participants)
Frequency: You may start this transport combo on any day of the week.
Currency: Brazilian Real (R$) Check Todays Exchange Rate Here
Airport Reception: Our representative will be waiting with a sign as you exit the baggage area.
Accommodation Drop Off Area: Locations within the city limits of Foz do Iguacu. If staying at the Belmond Das Cataratas Hotel, there is an extra charge you must add add on the next page.
National Park Entrance Fee: The entrance to the Brazil side of the falls is not included. You may pay directly when you arrive at the National Park, and they accept cash & credit card, and there is also an ATM machine at the entrance, or you may pre-purchase your entrance on this page: Brazil Side Entrance Tickets
Argentine National Park Entrance Fee: The entrance to the Argentine falls is not included. Your entrance needs to paid directly by you when you arrive to the National park. Credit cards are not accepted, only cash in Argentine Pesos. If you require, your driver will take you to a location to change currency on the way.
Puerto Iguazu Eco Tourism Tax: The city of Puerto Iguazu charges all visitors a one time fee of 25 Argentine Pesos, and this fee is not included in the price of your transfer. On the way back from the falls, all cars are required to stop at a booth where the city officials will collect this fee from you directly.
Emergency Contact: We will send you phone numbers, email and WhatsApp details to stay connected.
Guide: No guide accompanies you at the falls. It is possible to add an English speaking guide to your reservation on the next page.
Pit-Stops: All services are non-stop transfers. Any stops on the way need prior permission (please contact us), or add one of our pit stops on the following page.
Your driver will guide you through the process of exiting Brazil and entering Argentina.
Important - this transfer crosses an international border. It is your responsibility to have the correct documents to complete the immigration processes.
Canadian passport holders need to pay an Argentine reciprocity fee online. You must have your receipt printed to present to the Argentine immigration control before arriving. You can register and pay this fee here: pay reciprocity fee.
Vehicles used are no older than 5 years, and are insured against damages to the passenger regardless of whether in Brazil, Argentina or Paraguay. Drivers hold credentials from the Sest Senat training school in Foz do Iguaçu.
For 1 - 4 passengers - Private Sedan - Toyota Corolla, Chevrolet Zafira, Chevrolet Meriva or similar
Baggage Allowance: 4 standard sized principal suitcases or backpacks + 4 small carry on items able to fit at your feet if you are a group of 4. If you plan to travel with more luggage than the allowance, then contract the van transfer for 5 passengers instead.
For 5 - 12 passengers - Private MiniVan - Renault Master, Mercedes Sprinter or similar
Baggage Allowance: 12 standard sized principal suitcases or backpacks + 12 small carry on items able to fit at your feet if you are a group of 12. Contact us before booking if you plan to travel with more luggage than the allowance.
If you are having trouble with the timing of the package, do not worry, we will help you plan your stay after you make your booking. Or contact us before for more information.