Visit to Itaipú Dam in Foz do Iguazu (Brazil)

Visit to Itaipú Dam in Foz do Iguazu (Brazil)

From: 34 USD


  • Discover the largest dam in Latin America in this complete visit to Itaipu.
  • You will be able to learn about its history and environmental purpose at the visitor's center of the tourist complex.
  • And enjoy the panoramic views offered by this huge dam.


Visiting the Itaipu Hydroelectric Plant has become a must for any visitor to the triple frontier.

Presented as a wonder of the modern world, the dam is more than 7,000 meters wide and stands 65 stories high, making it a unique engineering work in the region.

The Itaipu Dam is the largest dam in South America and is presented as a Wonder of the Modern World that produces clean energy through its 20 turbines. It supplies 25% of Brazil’s population and produces about 95% of Paraguay’s electricity.

During the tour you can learn about the history and all the environmental work being done in the region, and enjoy the panoramic views offered by the dam at several strategic points.


📍 DestinationIguazu Falls
▶ Starting TimeAM or PM
🕛 Duration1hs to 4hs
🚴 Type of TourTraditional
📄 FeaturesGroup Service

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Brazilian Falls, Bird Park and Itaipu Dam from Foz do Iguaçu

Why choose this tour?

The ideal full day tour in Foz do Iguaçu starts with a visit to the Brazilian side of the falls in the morning. In the afternoon, you will visit the Itaipu Dam and finish with the last experience at the Parque das Aves.

Price: 125 USD

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Itaipu Dam & City Tour - Private Tour

Why choose this tour?

This tour is for those who, in addition to visiting the Itaipu Dam, wish to get to know the city of Foz do Iguaçu. The tour includes transportation throughout the city and the hydroelectric dam site, as well as the guide’s accompaniment.

Price: 77 USD

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This is a recreational activity for the whole family that starts at the door of the hotel, when the shuttle passes at the appointed time to pick up passengers.

On the way to the hydroelectric plant in Foz do Iguazu, you will be welcomed at the visitor’s center to learn about the Itaipu Dam.

The tour continues with a walk where you can take great pictures from the different panoramic points, while the guide tells you more about the place and answers all the questions you may have.

The total tour lasts approximately four hours and ends at the starting point with a group transfer back to the hotel in Foz do Iguaçu.

Frequently Asked Questions

You will need to present your passport or identity card at the entrance.

The Itaipu tourist complex aims to become a 100% inclusive attraction by 2024.

Of course it is. It is a perfect tour for the whole family.

No. The excursion is not available on December 24, 25 or 31, nor on January 1.

The entrance fee to the Itaipu Dam is approximately 46 reais. Children between 6 and 11 years old, as well as those over 60 years old, only pay half of the fee.

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