The trail also inside the Iguassu National Park, can be done both by foot or bicycle. Yhe intention is to appreciate the Park’s flora and fauna, with the possibility to see some birds and small animals. It also includes a boat tour up the Upper Iguaçu River all the way to the Taquara Islands with the option of kayak (duck) exploration, double-motored boats to Porto Canoas or ending at the Bananeiras Trail with an approximate 2-kilometer walk.
Itaipu artificial lake has an extension of 1350 Km and volume of 29 billion cubic meters. It is considered one of the largest artificial lakes in the world, wich offers several projects of environment development, biological refuges and program of sustainable development.
The promenade starts at the Itaipu Visitors Center where there is a documentary exhibition in Portuguese/Spanish/English of Itaipu history and the plant’s operation.
Itaipu can be visited daily .
Hours of operation: 8 / 9 /10 / 11 / 00/ 1 /2 / 3/ 4 pm.
Basic visit recommendations: Sports clothes.
There is also a special visit inside the spillway with pre established time arranged by Itaipu as far as coast extension visiting.