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Enjoy a beautiful walk along Lake Itaipu. The charms of Lake Itaipu can now be contemplated by tourists and locals in an unforgettable boat trip. The Kattamaram brings together comfort and refinement for a memorable journey through the beauties of the reservoir of the world's largest hydropower plant in renewable energy generation.

Equipped with total infrastructure, the boat has: covered deck, American bar and solarium. On this tour you can contemplate one of the most beautiful sunsets in the city!

The Kattamaram Port is the artificial reservoir pier of Itaipu, formed by the Paraná River with the construction of the Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Plant! On site, visitors can appreciate the magnificent view that Lake Itaipu provides during the day or at sunset and embark on a navigation for its 12km extension on board a luxurious Kattamaram state-of-the-art! On the pier, visitors can enjoy a wonderful restaurant that promotes moments of tranquility due to its fascinating view.

Structure of Kattamaram

With 12 kilometers long and about 180 meters deep, the Itaipu Lake that divides Brazil and Paraguay was formed on the Paraná River after the construction of the Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Plant and therefore, Kattamaram Port is located inside the hydroelectric power plant making part of the Itaipu Binacional tourist complex!

Píer - Porto Kattamaram

On the pier, visitors will not only contemplate the beautiful view that Lake Itaipu provides, but they can also take the boat that takes visitors for an unforgettable ride along the reservoir.

Restaurant - Port Kattamaram

Taking the same name as the pier, the Port Kattamaram restaurant has a modern architecture with a quiet and comfortable atmosphere that provides great memories and relaxed moments for visitors. The excellent gastronomy of the place tied to the magnificent view, highlight the serenity that can be found in the environment. The restaurant has daily operation of 09 at 17hrs!

Kattamaram Vessel

With state-of-the-art naval technology, the Kattamaram is a safe and comfortable vessel that provides unique moments for its visitors. The smooth and stable navigation of the vessel due to the calm waters of Itaipu Lake, is accompanied by live music and the wonderful view that the lake provides. With 35 meters long, the boat also has air-conditioned environment, covered deck, American bar and solarium and two floors where, on the lower floor is offered a restaurant with varied menu ranging from appetizers to a full meal, bathrooms and the bar. Upstairs, visitors can also enjoy a bar and open deck with tables and chairs set out to take in the privileged view - especially during sunset. The vessel can hold up to 200 people.

How is the tour in Port Kattamaram I?

Started at the Itaipu Visitor Center, visitors are invited to watch an institutional video about the history and construction of the hydroelectric plant, after which they are all driven by the internal transportation of the Itaipu tourist complex to Port Kattamaram.

Arriving at the pier, visitors can enjoy the view of the Lake before boarding the Kattamaram itself. During all the navigation it is possible to observe the Hydroelectric Plant to the horizon, besides the natural landscape and the incredible view of the lake. Visitors will still have the opportunity to meet the Commander of the vessel in addition to visiting their cabin and of course, take some photos!

How long is the tour?

The tours count with 1h navigating by the Lake of Itaipu and in average 2hrs of duration due to the entrance in the Binational Itaipu and the arrival until Port Kattamaram!

Port Kattamaram, prices and where to buy.

Advance purchase of tickets is recommended as the tour has limited seats!

Note: Ticket values ​​do not include transportation to the venue! When presenting the voucher at the attraction box it is necessary to present identification document - different times for holidays.

Kattamaram II

Kattamaram 2 has other tours, which we describe as follows:

  • Kattamaram 2 Meeting of the Waters, this tour is done during the day, where the boat leaves the port and goes towards the International Friendship Bridge and Acaray Island. While enjoying the route, visitors can observe small waterfalls on the banks of the Paraná River.

To be able to contemplate the landscape, Kattamaram 2 makes some stops, where passengers can take photos while the guide tells about the history of the bridge that joins Brazil and Paraguay, as well as talk about the Atlantic Forest that covers the Acaray Island, local as the boat circulates to address the mysteries surrounding this island.

After two hours of walking, he goes back to his main point, but first goes through the point where the Paraná and Iguaçu rivers come together, forming the triangle of the Three Frontiers Landmark.

  • Kattamaram 2 Sunset, as its name implies, happens at dusk to enjoy a breathtaking view.

The starting point of this tour is the same as that of Kattamaram I, but it goes first to the junction of the river waters, passing by the Three Borders Landmark, showing all the beauty that this meeting of three countries and two rivers can provide.

After that the tour goes to Ponte Tancredo Neves, which is the mouth of the Tamanduá River, where we can follow the sound of the waterfalls that surround the banks of the river, thus returning to the port, where the images and sensations are echoing inside our heads, asking for more.

There is still a third ride on the Kattamaram 2 that goes to the Moises Bertoni Museum in Presidente Franco, Paraguay. There the visitor finds rooms of Paraguay's greatest biologist, scientist and researcher, who was also a cartographer, agronomist and meteorologist. This tour lasts around four hours.

What are the tour schedules?

The navigations are held every hour from the 10hrs of the morning being the last tour the 17hrs. The tour of the 17hrs inclusive is what gives visitors the privileged and exuberant view of Lake Itaipu at sunset!

The Itaipu Binacional

One of the most ambitious engineering projects in the world, recognized as one of the greatest achievements of modern engineering, the Itaipu Binacional Hydroelectric Power Plant still has the title of largest hydroelectric power plant in the world in clean and renewable energy generation! Built after an agreement between Brazil and Paraguay, the immense concrete structure of 8km long with 167 meters in height, changed the course of the Paraná River to produce electricity that until November of 2016, had already generated 2,4 billion megawatt hours, sufficient production to supply the whole world for 40 days, two hours and 45 minutes if it could be accumulated.


  • Entry of large bags and backpacks is prohibited; Small bags will be searched at the port entrance!
  • In the visitor center there are lockers for them to store their belongings if necessary.
  • On rainy days the tour is subject to cancellation due to strong winds or force majeure!
  • The Itaipu Hydroelectric Plant is a working plant! That is why it is important to respect safety standards for your own well-being.


The tickets for the tours Panoramic Tour, Dam Lighting and Dinner on the boat are not included in the ticket price and must be purchased separately!

Kattamaram I and II Tickets

A combo Iguassu is the best tourism agency in Foz do Iguaçu, taking part in its most important moments in the Land of the Falls, all with great comfort and security, always striving for the well-being of our clients. THE Combo Iguassu offers tickets for the ride at Kattamaram Port at the Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Plant. Remember, Combo Iguassu offers the best conditions of prices and installments up to 10x without interest for its customers! Enjoy! Tickets can also be delivered to any hotel for a delivery fee.

The rate of ticket delivery depends on the location of the hotel you are staying at, please contact Combo Iguassu through the online chat, the contact page or one of the phones available on the website.

The Values ​​are (round-trip) valid for hotels within the transportation route of Combo Iguassu.

Hours: Daily, depending on the time of the tour chosen at the Plant.

Tours conducted daily at: 10hrs, 11hrs, 12hrs, 13hrs, 14hrs, 15hrs, 16hrs, 17hrs.

Schedule subject to change!

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