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Iguazú Falls: Brazilian Side + Macuco Safari Boat Trip

Visit the waterfalls on the Brazilian side and navigate the Iguazu River

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Iguazú Falls: Brazilian Side + Macuco Safari Boat Trip tour information

location_onPuerto Iguazú
timer 1 day
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Pick up at your accommodation in Puerto Iguazú or Foz do Iguaçu between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.


Option A: To your accommodation in Puerto Iguazú or Foz do Iguaçu between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

On this full day tour, you will visit the Iguaçu National Park in Brazil. Despite being smaller than the Argentinean side, the Brazilian side offers the best panoramic views.

Do you want more? You can also make a navigation to literally get into the waterfalls in the middle of the Iguazu River.

That's how your day will be like:

Tour itinerary

todayIguazú Falls: Brazilian Side + Macuco Safari Boat Trip

Pick up at your accommodation The tour starts with the pick up at your accommodation. Depending on your location, transportation will pick you up between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Once the group is gathered, you will head to the Iguaçu National Park. On the way by bus, the guide will explain the itinerary to be followed, indicate meeting points and departure times. You will cross the Argentine-Brazilian border and take the road to the Brazilian side of the falls.
access_time10 : 30 AM
Arrival at Iguaçu National Park After about 20 kilometers, you'll arrive at the park. With the help of your guide you'll buy your ticket to the Iguaçu National Park. In case you've already bought it, you'll be able to receive your physical ticket there.
access_time11 : 00 AM
Panoramic buses The adventure begins! Once we're inside the park, we'll get on the panoramic buses. These will make stops at all the important points: Macuco Trail, Das Cataratas Trail, Espacio Naipi and Porto Canoas Station.
access_time11 : 30 AM
Macuco Trail and surroundings The panoramic bus will take you 10 kilometers into the jungle. It's not just an ordinary bus! The open roof will allow you to admire nature from the comfort of your seat. During the first part of the tour, the guide will explain everything about Iguazú and tell you some fun facts that you probably didn't know. You'll also see waterfall jumps that are on the Argentinean side, but with a great panoramic view because you'll be in front of them, on the Brazilian side.
Senda Das Cataratas It's the third stop and the busiest one. Here begins the path that will take you to the Garganta del Diablo. On the way, we will pass by three viewpoints that will show us the waterfalls in all their glory.
When the end is near, you will reach two platforms that will allow you to be very close to the Garganta del Diablo. The path is "above" the water: pure emotion! Be ready and willing to get soaked. Also, if you have a camera, don't forget to protect it from the water. The experience will be 100% worth it.
access_time12 : 00 PM
Espacio Naipi At the end of the path you'll reach Espacio Naipi . There you'll find two viewpoints to see the Floriano Falls. Are you tired of walking? An incredible 27-meter panoramic elevator links the lower and upper viewpoints. You will see the falls from above and below in a matter of minutes. Besides, the place has a handicraft shop, restrooms and a kiosk.
access_time1 : 10 PM
Porto Canoas Station We will arrive at the last point of the terrestrial route: Porto Canoas Station. This place has a very wide service area: restaurants, cafeterias, restrooms, handicraft shops and medical services. You can take this opportunity to rest and eat. The most exciting part is coming up: Sailing on the waters of the Iguazú River!
Macuco Jungle Safari Buckle up, the adventure begins. You'll get on board a small electric car that will take you a mile into the jungle. The Iguazu River is waiting for you... But how will you get there?
You will descend to the port by a curious escalator in the middle of the jungle. They'll remind you a lot of the Indiana Jones movies. Once you are there, you'll have two navigation options: the "wet" and "dry" one. In the dry option you will stop about 20 meters away from the jumps so you don't get wet. In the wet option you will literally pass under the Three Musketeers jump and get soaked from head to toe. It's a thrill!
Macuco Safari Navigation For an additional cost, you can leave your belongings in a locker at the port. You will embark on a semi-rigid boat to start the 5 km journey along the river to the Falls.
The boat will take you to the famous Macuco fall, a 20-meter high waterfall that emerges among the millenary rocks. It will be a ride of pure adrenaline, where you will feel totally connected to nature. The tour ends on a deck where there's a bar and a craft shop. There are also changing rooms, so you can change your clothes if you want to.
Return You'll start the return trip from the park at about 3:00 p.m. You'll arrive at your accommodation in Foz do Iguaçu or Puerto Iguazú between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m., ready to rest after an unforgettable day.

Tour details


  • Transfer in/out from your accommodation in Puerto Iguazú
  • Local guide in Spanish; English and Portuguese
  • Macuco Safari Boat
If you are staying in Foz do Iguaçu and want to be picked up, add "Pick up in Foz do Iguaçu" as an extra when completing the booking process.
The price of the entrance ticket to the Iguaçu National Park is per person, for the entire tour. You can pay in cash in local currency, or with a credit or debit card in any currency.

error_outlineImportant information

On this tour, you will cross the Argentine-Brazilian border. Remember to carry the necessary documents for the immigration process. Bear in mind that there may be delays at customs. The tour is not suspended due to rain. During the high season (July, August, weekends, Easter, Carnival and the last fortnight of December) queues can form in the national park.
The order of the visits could be altered, but it will not affect the content of the program. The schedules of the tickets and transports could be subject to modifications.
This activity includes the appropriate protection measures to ensure your safety. In addition, our excursions are outdoor and in small groups to reduce the risk of contagion. Remember to follow the instructions of the staff during the development of the excursion.

restoreCancellation policy

Free cancellation! You can cancel this tour and you will receive 100% refund of the amount paid if you cancel more than 48 hours in advance. After this time, or in case you do not show up for the tour, no refunds will be given.

What to bring to Iguazú Falls: Brazilian Side + Macuco Safari Boat Trip

The climate in the area of the Iguaçu National Park is subtropical with no dry season, and the length of the trails we will walk is wide. This is what we recommend you to take:
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Second change of clothes (it's likely that you'll get wet)
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera

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