Become One With the Falls
I quickly put my camera in my drysack as I hear the engines of the boat rev up. Picture time is over - now it's time for the real fun to begin. The boat lurches forward into the blinding spray of Iguazu Falls and I finally become one with this natural wonder that I've been staring at all day in awe.
Prepare to get wet - no, not wet - a complete soaking. A Great Adventure boat ride into the heart of Iguazu Falls was a highlight of my time at the Iguazu Falls National Park in Argentina. The boat captain drove us into 2 different falls as we all screamed and held our hands up as if it were a roller coaster. I peered over the edge and saw the brown turbulent water coming up over the boat and for a moment I thought - I hope the captain knows what he's doing as this life vest isn't going to save me.
I survived - and was happy I took Mother Nature's shower on a stifling hot day.
There are two boat trips to choose from - a shorter one that only goes to one waterfall and a longer one that includes a jungle ride, and a long speed boat trip up river to the falls as well as multiple trips into the falls. I took the longer one - it was great - however the jungle ride was pretty disappointing. You can book the ticket once you arrive at the park or you can buy from tour operators in town or online.
CATARATAS DEL IGUAZÚ - Concesionaria del Parque Nacional Iguazú
Misiones Province, Argentina
- Phone:+54 3757 49-1470
- Hours:Sun - Sat 8am - 6pm