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Trilha Do Rio Do Boi

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Address: Parque Nacional Dos Aparados Da Serra, Praia Grande, State of Santa Catarina 88990-000, Brazil
Phone Number: 88990000
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Hiking full of exitements - not for beginners

The trail of the rio do boi goes about half way up a canyon of the region, following a creek that has to be crossed more than 20 times. Overall the hiking trip lasts roughly 7... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
Munich, Germany
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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The trail of the rio do boi goes about half way up a canyon of the region, following a creek that has to be crossed more than 20 times. Overall the hiking trip lasts roughly 7 hours. It has to be done with a local guide that is accompanying a group of maximum 12 persons. As the trail is part... More 

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Baden, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

the tour in total is about 16 km and takes around 8 hours. the river must be crossed several times. entrance only allowed with tour guide. recommended using trail shoes. take lunch package with you! don’t forget your outdoor foto camera!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Many river crossings during the 12km trekking and the water was a little bit above the limit but the guides were really great and very responsable and we did not have any accidents on the trail. I loved it!!

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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

If like to walk, if you love nature, and if you don't mind getting wet, you'll love it!!! The walking above rocks lasts 8 hours with a few stops to eat and get some rest. You have to be in a good shape and perfect health, there are lots of "ups and downs". Remind to bring hat, an extra pair... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

A fantastic trekking inside Aparados da Serra National Park. This small river runs along the bottom of Itaimbezinho Canyon, with its 800m high solid rock walls. It takes half a day, at least, to trek this route, crossing the river 4 or 5 times, as you appreciate the breathtaking views from inside the gorge of the canyon. ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC! One... More 

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