Planning to go to the Iguazu Falls? Not sure how long to spend there or what to see? Here are my top 5 tips for a fantastic visit.

“You will get a thorough soaking at the Iguazu Falls,” Tom warns me before I leave for Argentina.

“Puerto Iguazu is a dump, but you will only need one day to see both sides of the Falls” adds Alan. “Oh … and watch out for those racoon type creatures!”

Sage words of advice to prepare me for a trip to these world-famous waterfalls, straddling the border between Argentina and Brazil? Let’s find out with my top 5 tips for visiting the Falls.