on the Iguassu River consists of going down by inflatable
boats, a series of rapids for approximately 4 km,
2 km of faster rapids and 2 km of calmer waters where
it is possible to swim in the river. You begin close
the waterfalls with a magnificent view of the falls.
The rapids are considered of medium level (class III+),
suitable for people over 14 years of age.
The rafting takes about 2 hours. It leaves from the
Field of Challenges and finishes in the center of
Macuco Safari Park. This is divided into approximately
20 minutes of walking, 20 minutes for safety instructions,
10 minutes for procedures, 35 minutes going down the
rapids and 30 minutes to arrive at the Center of Macuco
Age: This activity is only available
for persons 14 years old or above. For persons between
the ages of 14 and 17 it is necessary for them to
have an authorization signed by a responsible person
(parent, sibling over the age of 21, or legal guardian).
The exemption of responsibility forms must be signed
at the office beforehand. These forms must be taken
by the person to the river and presented before boarding.
Without the signed terms of responsibility persons
between 14 and 17 years of age can not do the rafting.
To do rafting, we suggest light clothing that will
Vests: The vests use are specific
for the rafting activities and they were developed
based on America's Cup life jackets and have been
upgraded by the addition of extra flotation material,
for maximum protection.
Three sizes of vests are available (small, medium
and large), regulated to a support capacity above
120Kg. (265 pounds)
The helmets used are made of plastic injected with
protection for the ears and have internal adjustments
to adapt to the individual’s head.
boat: During the rafting a support ship always
accompanies the rafters. It is a motorized boat with
a pilot and an assistant, and is fully equipped with
emergency equipment in the event of an unexpected