Planning a trip to Brazil? Get the adrenaline pumping by abseiling off a 55m-high platform into the magnificant Iguaçu Falls*.

Spread across the border of Brazil and Argentina, this natural wonder provides a breathtaking backdrop with over 270 individual falls in a 4-mile radius.

Abseil Iguassu Falls in Brazil - Pictures of abseiling in Iguassu Falls - Fabulous Travel Guide

Abseil Iguassu Falls in Brazil – Pictures of abseiling in Iguassu Falls – Fabulous Travel Guide

What to expect

Experienced guides will give you a short induction and provide you with all the safety equipment needed before you take the plunge. The entire experience – from climbing the steps to reaching the ground – takes just 35 minutes so make the most of it!

Cameras aren’t allowed but you can buy professional photos for around 45 BR (£18). TOP TIP If you’re travelling with friends buy one DVD and copy it when you’re home! For more info visit Canion Iguacu.

Love adventures? Hike The Lost City trek in Colombia or bike down Death Road in Bolivia.

*Note different spelling here. In Argentina it’s spelt Iguazu Falls.