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Boca da Onca Ecotur

Zona Rural | 55 km de Bonito, Bonito, State of Mato Grosso do Sul 79390-000, Brazil
+55(67) 3268-1711
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Ranked #2 of 10 Activities in Bonito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Biking Trails, Hiking Trails, Water sports
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Oxford, UK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Seeing a spec of a 4-5 hour hike, I was expecting something demanding. In fact it's an hour's easy walk for 4k up and down a valley to see nice waterfalls, but the tour makes it last a lot longer by taking you in groups, in which everyone but us took selfies every 15 seconds. But in the end, it's... More

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Sorocaba, SP
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Good facilities (even with the pool under reconstruction); No english speak guide/staff (wich is a shame ´cause they have such a beautiful flyer); no english signs on the pathways; shadow walk most of the moments; 830 stairsteps in the end with 11 stops (on the way/coming back from rappeling); if there´s just one person to do the rappeling they don´t... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

The Boca da Onca fazenda offers hiking and rappelling and it's really worthwhile to take both in combination. After a short introduction and a 7 m rappelling at the farm, the groups are taken by car to the rappelling platform. The platform is 90 m above ground and people go down either alone or in pairs. Everything is supervised by... More

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Stockholm
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Amazing views! The final waterfall is incredible! Really long hiking with 800 stairsteps in the end of the journey...

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

One of the best experience i've done. The view of the biggest Bonito/MS waterfall is unbelievable. The whole journey was amazing. You can really have a good time there. Good road, food, receptive strucuture

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The sign says "ecoturism" so we decided to stop for there on our way from Pantanal to Bonito. What shame for Brazil with so much beautifull nature, that a place like this can use that name. This has nothing to do with ecoturism - it is a designed botanical garden with waterfalls. So only go here if you have never... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

It is packed with nice waterfalls, the last being a really tall and gorgeous one. Nice places to have a bath and an optional rappel from a really tall platform, with a wonderful view

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Austria
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

it was raining almost all the time, but the tour was still worth it. there is one waterfall/grotte where you can swim. you enter swimming through a tunnel with the sunlight refelctions from all sides and outlandishly turquoise water. a memorable place... on the way back you have to negotiate a subjectively felt ten thousand steep wooden stairsteps back up... More

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Eindhoven
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

The walking track is super easy and passes through fansastic sceneries in the middle of forest and waterfalls. TIPS: - Possibility to swim below waterfalls (tallest is 156 m tall), so do not forget to wear your bathwear! - Plenty of mosquitos->wear repellent - IMPORTANT: if you do not want to do rapel, DO NOT accept to go with the... More

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Spain
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

We visited the Boca da Onça with our children (aged 7 and 8) within our Bonito program, organized by a local travel agency, as virtually all tours there. As it is over an hour drive from Bonito, it is an all-day program. You arrive in the morning; they offer you some basic breakfast (if you haven’t had it yet at... More

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