9 Million Litres per Second

The 'Devil’s Throat' of Iguazu
  • Wikipedia says, "legend has it that a serpent god planned to marry a beautiful woman named Naipi, but she fled with her mortal lover in a canoe. In a rage, the serpent god sliced the river to create the waterfalls and condem the lovers to an eternal separation". Not exactly a fairytale ending.

    (Was Amazing Iguazu)


    Day 1 - Puerto Iguazu (Argentina)

    You're in the middle of a rainforest, sitting at a cafe on the side of the road, drinking Quilmes beer and not thinking about your job. Doesn't get much better.

    You are met at your hotel by your local guide at 1:00pm to begin your half day tour to the Brazilian National Park, where there are amazing panoramic views of the falls which are almost 3km long and feature 270 cascades. Take an easy 1km walk for approximately 1 hour to the canyon of the Devil's Throat.After the tour you could also enjoy an optional visit to the bird bark or a spectacular helicopter ride over the falls, before returning to your hotel to enjoy a free evening back in town.

    Perhaps swing by some souvenir shops or one of the great local restaurants


    Day 2 - Puerto Iguazu (Argentina)

    On day 2 you take a full day excursion to the Argentinean side of the falls. Travel to the visitors centre inside Iguazu National Park to experience the Argentine side of the magnificent Iguazu Falls in three parts. First, board a little train for a 4km ride to Devil's Throat Station surrounding the upper part of the Iguazu River; then walk along a bridge walkway to the balcony of the Devil's Throat; walk for 500m, which takes around 45 minutes, for views of the Two Sisters, Bosetti, Adam and Eve, Bernabe Mendez, Mbigua and San Martin falls from the upper part.

    Onward flights should not be booked before 8pm.


  • What's Included

    • - Arrival transfer in Puerto Iguazu - 6 hour visit to the Argentinean Falls including the National Park entrance fee and English speaking tour guide - Accommodation, meals and transport as listed below

    Not Included

    • International and domestic flights, departure and airport taxes, visas, all other meals, all optional tours or activities during free time, a Gecko's tour leader, travel insurance, tips and items of a personal nature.
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  • Trip Dates and Prices

    Start Date – End Date Trip Status Price From
    Daily Request US $465 Book Now
  • Past Travellers' Ratings & Comments

    At the end of each trip, we ask our travellers to provide feedback. We publish the positive, negative and neutral feedback on this page to give you an overall idea of what to expect on this trip.

    9 Million Litres per Second

    Karen - Australia, 6 Jan, 2012
    Overall Rating

    Tour to falls was great.

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Please note this trip or extension departs daily and can be booked for any day of the year.

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1 night Hotel
Puerto Iguazu, Misiones, Argentina
Puerto Iguazu, Misiones, Argentina

What to know

This program is for independent travellers and is not a group tour. An optional excursion is available to the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls. This must be requested at time of booking.

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