Iguazu National Park
Iguazu Jungle performs its excursions within Iguazu National Park, a protected are that keeps one of the richest biological sites in Argentina.
This place is commonly known with the name of Misiones Jungle while, in scientific contexts, it is referred to as “Upper Parana Atlantic Forest”. This region has half of the bird species of our country and hosts the highest diversity of orchids, just to quote a few examples.
This magnificent environment frames one of the most breath-taking landscapes in the world: the Iguazu Falls. 2 kms of cascades surpassing an altitude of 70 mts and featuring one of the planets scarcest resources: water.
The park was created in 1934 and it is one of the oldest in Argentina. Apart from its scenic beauty, it has a high scientific value provided it is the perfect context for studying species in extinction danger like the jaguar or yaguareté. This area is an outdoor school where children and young people understand the multiple relations existing between living creatures. Besides, tourism is the main propeller of the region’s economic development.
More Info: www.parquesnacionales.gov.ar