Things to do in Foz do Iguaçu

Natural Beauty abounds in Foz do Iguaçu

Foz do Iguaçu is located at the mouth of the Iguaçu River and is one of the most visited holiday cities in Brazil. If you are a nature lover, you’ll enjoy the many beautiful things to do in Foz do Iguaçu, not to mention all the wonderful things to see. Visit the phenomenal waterfalls and national parks, see exotic wild birds and experience a jungle safari, all in one holiday.


Things to do in Foz do Iguaçu


Iguaçu Falls

Foz do Iguaçu showcases Brazilian’s natural wildlife and beautiful scenery. The main attraction is the Iguaçu Falls which are three times as vast as Niagara Falls. These waterfalls have trails and pathways allowing you to find different and astounding views. At the bottom of the falls, visitors can take boat rides in the lush jungle waters.


Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Mosque

Another interesting landmark is the Omar Ibn Al-Khattab mosque, which is the largest within Latin America.


Salto do Macuco - Macuco Safári

Another popular experience is the Salto do Macuco, or Macuco Safári, where you can ride in an open vehicle along 3 kilometers of the jungle and tour the beautiful flora and fauna.


Parque das Aves Foz do Iguaçu

While in Foz do Iguaçu, you must also visit the Parque das Aves Foz do Iguaçu, a wild bird park where visitors are free to walk around and look at the unique and exotic birds of Brazil.


Shopping in Foz do Iguaçu

The main shopping streets of Foz do Iguaçu offer a little bit of everything and many tourists purchase inexpensive electronics while visiting.


When to go to Foz do Iguaçu

Foz do Iguaçu has a sub-tropical climate with a humid, hot summer and a dry, cold winter. The average in the summer is 26.5°C (79.7°F) and in the winter 15.4°C (59.6°F). It is beautiful at any time of year, just make sure you are prepared for the season during which you will be traveling. October generally is the time of the year with the most rain, which keeps the jungle so lush, so be sure to bring waterproof gear. The winter months do offer chilly temperatures, so do not make the mistake of bringing “tropical” clothing if you plan a winter visit.




Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguaçu Facts

Population255 718
CurrencyBrazilian real
AirportCataratas Intl, Brazil (IGU)

Foz do Iguaçu average temperatures

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Golf in Foz do Iguaçu

The Iguaçu Golf Club is part of the resort with the same name. Visitors are still welcome to play, but guests at the resort play at a reduced cost. It is a great, par 72, 18 hole golf course with some outstanding golf holes, for example the 18th hole with the green very close to the hotel, making it possible for onlookers to watch as you put your ball into the last hole of the course. Afterwards you are welcome to round off your day with a meal at the restaurant.

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