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Salto do Itiquira waterfall

Address: Rodovia GO 440 - KM 32 | Formosa, Goias, Brasilia, Federal District 73800-000, Brazil
Phone Number: (61) 3981-1234
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Ranked #11 of 171 things to do in Brasilia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Daily 9am-5pm
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Daily 9am-5pm

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Brasilia, DF
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This waterfall is def worth the visit! A short drive from Brasilia. You can enjoy the waterfall or go for a hike and get a view from the top!

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We took a day trip from Brasilia to Itiquira falls which took us two hours to drive. There are lots of cameras and speed bumps (moles) so you can't drive fast. Thankfully the roads are paved and the Garmin took us right to the entrance to the falls. You pass orange groves and can buy 25+ lb bags or juicing... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I've been there three times and it's always fascinating!! I went through the path on the hill to get to the top and it's completely beautiful... we sure feel small when we take a nice look around from the top. It's a hard path (2km if I'm not mistaken) and you'll need at least 4 hours to do it (to... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I would recommend to go to Itiquira , with family and friends, to get to know the tallest waterfall in South America. However the park only covers the lower part of the waterfall, the peak has an unbelievable site and it is reachable through land roads, there you can sit on the rock at the edge of the waterfall and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We were travelling from Brasilia to Sao Jorge (to see the Chapada dos Veadeiros) and we did a little detour along the way to visit Itiquira Falls. Our guide for the Chapada commented that it is very unusual for international tourists to ask to visit Itiquira Falls along the way; everyone else seems to do it as a 'there and... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Excelent. The landscape is breathtaking. Everything works properly. Clean, beautiful, really nice. Just try to avoid the crowd in the weekends, but even that isn't so bad, because they have a limit of visitors each day.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

We visited Brasilia and decided to drive to the national park one day. I really enjoyed the drive through the countryside. The national park is small with beautiful waterfall. Worth visiting. When you go take your swimming suit with you. You can have a nice dip in a pool lower down.

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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Though I'm still suffering a little from my excessive courage of diving into the really cold waters of the Itiquira river. I see some people have already pointed out, very fairly, that if you have some time to drive out of Brasília for at least 1h30min one way (in other words, at least 3hs of travel), this is a very... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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98 reviews 98 reviews
14 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Some say, if you have seen one waterfall, you have seen all. I beg to differ - Itiquira is worth a visit if you have half a day to spare. The area is beautiful and the waterfall is amazing

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Brasilia, DF
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22 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

Really: this is one incredible waterfall. It is listed as among the 10 highest in Brazil and it sure is one with excelent access and structure. If you are into waterfalls, rivers and just lazying around, you can't miss it. On the downside, it must be noted that the municipality charges a staggering R$ 18 for entrance (the world famous... More 

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