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Macuco Safari and Rafting Expedition at Iguassu Falls

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a real jungle adventure amid stunning scenery
  • Experience an exciting raft ride over rushing rapids
  • Marvel at the dramatic spectacle of The Devil′s Throat
  • Trek through the Iguassu National Park, full of fascinating flora and fauna
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    3 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0800h (08:00am). (Exact pick-up time will be advised upon reconfirmation)
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in downtown Iguassu.
    (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    You will be dropped back at your hotel

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    For those looking for adventure and thrills in Brazil, this tour promises all that and more. A safari through the lush jungle of Iguassu National Park is followed by a magical rafting excursion on the heaving rapids of the mighty Iguassu Falls.

    The Macuco Safari dock on the Brazilian side of the Iguassu Falls is like a painter’s canvas with blue skies, rainbows and sapphire-colored water. Feel the surge of adrenalin as you ride down Iguassu River on an inflatable raft to the formidable Devil’s Throat, largest of the waterfalls. The horseshoe-shaped Devil’s Throat will offer you a 360-degree view of the Falls, leaving you spellbound!

    This tour is a lot of fun, be prepared to get wet!

    Itinerary

    For your Macuco Safari and Rafting Expedition at Iguassu Falls you will be picked up from your hotel in Foz do Iguassu and taken to Iguassu National Park.

    The adventure begins at the entrance to the Macuco Safari, located 15 miles (25 km) down Cataratas Highway inside Iguassu National Park. You will travel through the jungle on open jeep-towed wagons that allow for an unobstructed view of the scenery along the trail. During the stretch of 1.8 miles (3 km) through the jungle, multi-lingual guides will point out examples of the flora and fauna of the Park.

    In this forest full of natural riches, you can expect to see orchids, palm trees, bromeliads, centenaria trees, and even wild animals that occasionally cross the trail.

    The second part of your journey takes the form of a short hike. Follow a trail of about 600 meters, to a waterfall called ‘Macuco Falls (optional). The waterfall – perfect for a refreshing dip on hot days – spills down from a height of approximately 20 meters. Access is via a stairway carved into the ancient rock. The last stop is the Macuco Safari docks on the Brazilian side of the Iguassu River.

    In the water, inflatable bi-motor boats await you. They´re constructed to withstand the rigors of the excursion, as well as being secure and efficient vessels. Before embarkation, passengers receive life-vests and plastic containers in which to protect photographic and filming equipment. The boat travels up-river passing the canyon facing the rapids at a speed that allows for scenic viewing.

    Rocks, animals and ample amounts of greenery complete the scenery until the base of the Falls is reached, next to the ‘great horseshoe’ known as ‘The Devils Throat’.

    Enjoy a waterfall shower. Rainbows, blue sky, mist and water in abundance, punctuate the spectacle whose high-point is the ‘The Three Musketeers’. Here the captain maneuvers the boat in order to get close enough to provide the passengers with a quick and refreshing shower.

    At the end of your jungle adventure, you will be dropped back at your hotel.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • English-speaking guide
    • Macuco Safari ticket
    • Rafting excursion on Iguassu Falls
    • Helmets and all safety gear

    Exclusions

    • Food and beverages
    • National Park Admission (approx. US$15)
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Complimentary pick-up service available from most hotels in downtown Iguassu. If possible please advise the name of your hotel at time of booking. Also, please call the activity operator when you arrive in Brazil, or at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour, to re-confirm the name of your hotel and arrange the time of the morning pick-up.

    Please present your printed voucher to the guide on the day of your tour

    This tour is subject to a minimum passenger requirement and depends on weather conditions. Therefore it is mandatory to call the local isango! partner at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the tour to confirm the departure time and location.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.The minimum age to take part in this tour is 7 years