Foz do Iguaçu, the Brazilian City with “Don’t Miss” Attractions

Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls photo by Nilmar Fernando via the Visit Iguassu Convention & Visitors Bureau

Foz do Iguaçu, in Paraná, is a unique destination that offers an incomparable experience for travelers in search of adventure, culture, and fun. With just over 280,000 inhabitants, the Brazilian city is known worldwide for its breathtaking Iguazu Falls (above) amidst a spectacular variety of tourist attractions that delight visitors of all ages and tastes.

Visit Iguassu, the private organization that promotes Destination Iguassu, lists some of the main attractions that you cannot miss:

  1. Iguazu Falls

A true spectacle of nature, the Iguazu Falls are one of the most impressive natural wonders in the world. With their powerful waterfalls and lush surrounding vegetation, the falls offer spectacular views and unique experiences of contact with nature.

  1. Macuco Safari

The thrill of taking a boat bath in the Iguazu Falls is with the Macuco Safari. This is one of the most famous and popular tours in Foz do Iguaçu and is divided into three stages: jungle, trail, and boat. Tip 1: ask the pilot for a thrill and get ready to wash your soul clean. Tip 2: pack your clothes and use the lockers available on the pier because you will come back soaked.

  1. Three Borders Landmark

A meeting point between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, the Three Borders Landmark offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Iguazu and Paraná rivers. It also has cultural spaces, restaurants and folkloric performances that celebrate the rich diversity of the region.

  1. Itaipu Binational

The world’s leading hydroelectric plant for generating clean, renewable energy, Itaipu Binational is a masterpiece of modern engineering. Visitors can take guided tours to learn about the history and operation of the plant, as well as enjoy activities such as ecological boat trips and bicycle tours of the area.

  1. Bird Park

Located near the Iguazu Falls, the Bird Park is a unique opportunity to admire some of the most beautiful birds of the Brazilian fauna up close and from other parts of the world. With an environmental preservation area and trails that cross nurseries and natural habitats, the park offers an educational and exciting experience for the whole family.

  1. Dreams Park Show

Wax Museum, Ice Bar, Motor Show, Dino Valley and Eco Park and much more. Dreams Park Show is an entertainment complex located on Avenida das Cataratas, Foz do Iguaçu’s main tourist route. All the attractions are at the same address, only Eco Park is less than 2,000 ft away, and a van takes visitors from Dreams Park Show to Eco Park free of charge, morning, and afternoon. It is possible to buy separate tickets for each of them or combos with special prices.

  1. Wonder Park Foz

Close to the Iguazu National Park, Wonder Park Foz is a park with attractions that are new to Brazil. These include Movie Cars, an attraction that brings together the most famous cars from movies in one place; and the Water Show, the largest water show in Brazil, where lights, sound and projections come together in perfect harmony, offering a ballet of dancing waters.

  1. Yup Star

From the top of the Yup Star Foz you will see the most beautiful sunset in the 3 Borders. At 88 meters high, the Ferris wheel is located at the meeting point of the Iguaçu and Paraná Rivers. When you embark on this adventure, the view of the three countries is unparalleled and perfect for creating unforgettable memories. There are 36 air-conditioned cabins with capacity for up to eight people each. And there is more: Yup Star is pet friendly, meaning you can have fun with your pet.

Whatever the reason for your trip, Foz do Iguaçu has something special to offer all visitors. With its breathtaking landscapes, rich culture and variety of exciting activities, this destination is truly a must-see for those who want to experience the best of Brazilian tourism.

About Visit Iguassu

Visit Iguassu is the Convention & Visitors Bureau, a non-profit, independent organization focused on marketing and promoting Foz do Iguaçu to attract more leisure, business, and event visitors. With the mission of developing the city’s tourism in a strategic and sustainable way, the Institute is committed to attracting new national and international events, promoting Destination Iguaçu – which also includes Paraguay and Argentina – and training tourism agents and operators.

For more than 15 years, Visit Iguassu has been working in an associative format and fulfilling its statutory objectives with responsibility, professionalism, and transparency. The organization remains relevant to the sector, seeking solutions together and working to generate new demands and opportunities for business and events for more than 110 member companies in Foz do Iguaçu, Ciudad del Este in Paraguay, and Puerto Iguazú in Argentina. They include hotels, tourist attractions, gastronomy, event service companies, travel agencies, retailers, among other segments of private companies that provide tourism products and services in Destination Iguaçu.

The organization’s corporate governance is made up of a Board of Directors, an Advisory Board, a Supervisory Board and an executive team made up of ten professionals. To find out more, visit

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