Private Birdwatching Tour in La Lorenza Iguazu

Don't miss one of the best places for birdwatching in Iguazu.

6:00am to 11:00am

Half-Day Tour

From USD 245

Price per passenger

From USD 245

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Private Service

Discover a place outside the crowds and full of birds and natural beauty in La Lorenza Iguazu

La Lorenza Iguazu is a private reserve just 20 minutes from Puerto Iguazu (Argentina), far from crowded and with a great variety of flora and fauna to discover.

During birdwatching you will be accompanied by Emilio White, an ornithologist guide with a lot of experience and passion for his work. He will show you and teach you all the secrets of the birds of the place and will help you have the best experience during your visit to La Lorenza Iguazu.

About Emilio White

Emilio White is a passionate naturalist photographer, ornithological guide and an Atlantic Rainforest lover. He is autor of 3 books. The latest one is about the Iguazu National Park. Now, he is working on a book about the jaguar in Argentina.

He is member of Proyecto Yaguareté, a Group of researchers with more than 15 years investigating the jaguar in this ecoregion, and dedicated to conservation. This group belongs to CEIBA, the Atlantic Rainforest Investigation Center.

He worked with the British Broadcasting Corporation, the BBC, as a field assistant on several television series, within the Natural History Unit. Emilio participated in “The Life of Mammals”,“Wildlife On One”, “Planet Earth” and “Life” in Argentina and in other Latin American countries, mainly in Costa Rica, Panamá, Brazil , Chile and the United Kingdom.

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Emilio White - La Lorenza Iguazu

Itinerary

Around 6 am from your hotel, with an ornithologist guide, binoculars and a telescope in hand, we begin a walk through the jungle and nearby paths in search of the most emblematic birds in the area. In La Lorenza you can find up to 300 species (registered).

It is possible to observe the golden-crested woodpecker and the robust woodpecker, band-tailed manakin, varieties of Black-breasted plovercrest (especially standing out the rough-billed hummingbird, a very territorial species so it is easy to see it always in the same place), the red-ruffed fruit-crow with its scarlet chest, different species of tanagers and euphonias, woodcreepers and of course the two species of surucua trogon and black-throated trogon.

With some luck and patience (with increased chances during the Argentinean winter – June to August), it is possible to spot two species of toucans less famous or popular than the toco toucan but of fascinating coloration, such as the chesnut-eared aracari and the spot-billed toucanet, the latter of great value since it is endemic to the Atlantic Forest.

You will go into nature to discover what it has prepared for you this morning! While you learn about the behavior of birds, their ecological value, and characteristics that make them unique.

This outing is suitable for amateurs as well as beginners in bird watching and photography. It is led by ornithological guides specialized in the Atlantic Forest. The visit culminates in our deck with a panoramic view of the Paraná River sharing drinks and something delicious to snack on.

The visit culminates in our deck with a panoramic view of the Paraná River sharing drinks and something delicious to snack on. Return to your hotel around 11 am.

What's Included

  • Transport from your hotel in Puerto Iguazu or Foz de Iguazu
  • Private Birdwatching Tour to La Lorenza Iguazu with Emilio White
  • Telescope to see the birds during the tour.
  • Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Transport back to your hotel.

Not Included

  • Binoculars or any special equipment (ask us if you need some)

What To Bring

  • Comfortable footwear and clothes are recommended.
  • Passports.
  • Bug and mosquito repellent and sun protection.

F.A.Q.

0 to 7 days before the date: 100% of penalty

7 to 14 days before the date: 50% of penalty.

14 to 30 days before the date: 30% of penalty.

More than 30 days before the date: 100% refundable.

La Lorenza provides a telescope to see all the birds you want during the tour! The guide will make all the setup to give you the best view.

La Lorenza Iguazu does not provide binoculars or any special equipment for birdwatching. But we suggest you contact us to see how we can help you.

If you flight departs after 15hs from Puerto Iguazu Airport (IGR), you can bring your luggage with you (and leave them at the vehicle) and then La Lorenza Iguazu can drop you at the airport instead your hotel.

If you flight departs from Foz de Iguazu Airport (IGU), we suggest take a late departure flight. In this case La Lorenza will drop you back to your hotel.

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