Puerto Iguazu
General Information

Author: PhillipC

General information of Puerto Iguazu

Port Iguazú City is located at the northeast of the Argentine Republic, in the Misiones Province. It limits with Brazil and Paraguay in the confluence of the Paraná and Iguazú rivers. Tourism is the main economic activity and it is 18 km/ 11miles from one of the Seven Natural Wonders in the World, the Iguazú Falls has been declared Natural Heritage to the Humanity” by the UNESCO.

Other tourist attractions, besides the Iguazú Falls, are the Landmark of the Three Frontiers, the craft fair, the Port, the Forest Images Museum, the Mbororé Museum, the Güira Oga’s rehab center for birds and an assortment of activities for a pleasant visitors stay.

Regarding accommodation there are one, two, three, four and five stars category hotels; hostels; campings and cottages. The main access by land is the National Route N° 12 that communicates to the south with Libertad Port, El dorado, Posadas and Buenos Aires. To the east the National Route n° 101 with pavement to the access to the Iguazú Falls, as from therein there is a soil road until Comandante Andresito. The Tancredo Neves International Bridge represents an access entrance from Brazil and Paraguay to the East.

Port Iguazú international Airport is one of the favorite for tourist arrivals, being the busiest of the whole Northeaster area. The weather is subtropical humid. Rains reach 2000 mm a year and relative humidity oscillates between 75% and 90%. Average temperatures: June-July 11 to 23 °C and December-January 20 - 32 °C