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Boca da Onca Waterfall

Address: Parque Nacional Da Serra Da Bodoquena, Bonito, State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Phone Number: (67) 3255-1234
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Ranked #3 of 27 things to do in Bonito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a tour for trail lovers. The tour take 4 hours and you walk a lot, but the landmark is absolute amazing. There's many waterfall on the trail and the Buraco do Macaco waterfall is incredible, and you can swin on it!

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Berlin, Germany
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Boca da Onca is a 4 hour hike that stops at 9 Waterfalls. In 4 of them one can go for a swim. The "Buraco Dos Macacos" waterfall is in a small cavern that one has to swim to through a low tunnel - great visual and fun. Boca da Onca is about a 1:30 hour drive (mostly paved roads)... More 

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Angela W, Proprietário at Boca da Onca Waterfall, responded to this review

We appreciate your coments. It endorses our work and effort to constantly improve. The nature of Serra da Bodoquena is the protagonist of such scenic beauty. More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

They took 20 people on a trail including babes in arms and small kids who they said in their announcements were prohibited. The greed of the operators will not serve them in stead. Guide was fantastic but staff at base were surly and inattentive. Average food, at best. Pity because the physical setting is spectacular. Other things can be done... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Water falls in this tour are just glamourous, from the Ghost Waterfall to the Boca Da Onca (the highest in the state) they are all amazing

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Campinas, SP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Very organized and structured place for trekking inside nature. Beautiful landscapes and falls. The "Buraco do Macaco" stop is a hole in the rock with a little fall and was the best part of the attraction. By the end of the trekking there is a wooden stairway with 886 steps. But is possible to refresh and relax in the swimming... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Lovely place to visit doesn't quite take a day maybe half a day Lunch was fantastic which was included very tasty The walk itself wasn't as long as I thought it would have been Visit 7 waterfalls, 6 of which you can swim in. 1 has a jump of around 6 meters you can jump into Excellent place

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Lisbon, Portugal
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Our first day in bonito was spent in Cachoiera Boca da Onça and it was very pleasant although the weather was not so good. We walked in a very nice trail and were able to swim in several places. The lunch was included and was nice but nothing special.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Boca da Onça (Jaguar's Mouth) is a farm where we did the most exciting and delighting hiking in Bonito. The trail is pretty organized with wood steps and decks. Most of the time we walk under the shadows of trees. There are 4 beautiful waterfalls where we can swim and enjoy this amazing nature's piece of art. I could stay... More 

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Haarlemmerliede, The Netherlands
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Although it is for European people over organised, with a lot of explanation and security forms we did enjoy the walk ! The views were great and the kids loved to swim under the waterfalls. The steps to the top were rewarding as was the provided lunch !

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Newark, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Just beautiful more than I have imagined, delicious all the swim we had a great time, food needs to get better but was ok.

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