Iguazu Falls

Iguazu fall lies on the border of Argentina and Brazil. The large portion of this fall lies in Argentinian side of the river. But the beautiful side of the fall can be seen through Brazilian side; one can admire and appreciate the beauty of nature from Brazilian side. And from Argentine side, when the person walks along the fall then its gives the amazing view of the fall. Water droplets formed and sprayed on the area giving the feeling f refreshment. This fall is located on Parana River. The first person to find this fall was Spanish explorer in 1541.There is 275 waterfalls on Iguazu River. It is 2.7 kilometers (1.67 miles) long.The beauty of this fall enhances when a rainbow is formed in rainy season.


Iguazu Falls Information

Location Argentina, Brazil
Coordinates 25°41′43″S 54°26′12″W
Type Cataract
Total Height 60–82 metres (200–269 ft)
Total Width 2.7 kilometres (1.7 mi)
Height of Longest Drop 82 metres (269 ft)
Number of Drops 275
Average Flow Rate 1,756 m3/s (62,010 cu ft/s)
Watercourse Iguazu River

Weather of Iguazu Falls

The temperature in Iguazu in Brazil reaches to 33degrees in summer. The area is prone towards humidity, as a result clouds forms the base in the sky. There remains little possibility of rain in summer.

Iguazu Falls

Place to Visit in Iguazu Falls

Iguazú National Park: There are two separate parks in both the countries in the border of the fall. This is only to enhance the beauty of the fall, to preserve the wildlife and to attract the tourists.
Bird Park: In this park, you will find many birds of different species from different countries. One will enjoy in this place to find so many birds in natural environment.
The International Casino:Iguazu casino is very famous in Argentina which was opened in 1995 having games such as Blackjack, Baccarat, Caribbean Stud Poker and Craps also video games, electronic roulette, video rollers, mechanical rollers.
Itiapu (Dam): This dam is located in between Brazil and Paraguay. This is said to be the largest Hydroelectric Power Station in the world which satisfy the power needs of both the countries.

Things to Do in Iguazu Falls

Helicopter Rides: In order to view the best side of the fall then you can take the helicopter ride over the fall.
Boat Rides:-Boat rides are also available to enjoy the full view of the fall to the tourists.
Water Rafting:-the most exciting experience can be felt only by doing water rafting inIguazu.The visitor will find a great adventure in doing it.

Facts About Iguazu Falls

During rainy season the amount of water increases and adds up in the fall which is more than the double than normal fall. It is said that it is much taller than Niagara Falls. The fact related with this fall is that it has world’s largest dam, which produces hydroelectricity to meet the needs of power in both the countries.

Climate of Iguazu Falls:

The climate of Iguazu fall is pleasant. Summer is hot and humid. They are from August to October. Winters are normal. It is said that water level in winter lowers down. Rain season starts from November to March. The best season for tourist to visit this place is spring and autumn because this is the most favorable time to go there. Therefore we can say that Iguazu has tropical climate.