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Parrachos de Maracajau

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Address: Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Phone Number: 8481882828
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The best experience in RN. A must do. The staff is nice, always helping. They keep it clean. And the restaurant trust it's clients, and you can trust it too. The only thing I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

The catamara was full there was no place to everyone, the water was full of people it was impossible to see the fish. They should put a limited number of people in the water so everyone could enjoy it.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

If you have been snorkeling in Hawaii or somewhere similar this will not be fun for you. I love snorkeling/scuba and this did not impress. There was hardly any fish, and the ones there were usually under the corals or hiding, so even though scubaing sucks there cuz it's so shallow, it might be worth it since you will be... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

ecological catastrophe where a few lost fishes swim amongst 80% dead corals destroyed by mass tourism. traumatising snorkeling experience

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1 Thank Christophe C
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Since we went during the winter, the water was not very clear and we couldn't see much the fish. Also, since I don't know how to swim, was very difficult to see the corals because the sea is very deep. I recommend for the ones who already had an experience with snorkeling.

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1 Thank Jaqueline F
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

I was there in August and was very windy. The tide was high (about 3 m) and we couldn't see fishes at all. The guide said August is not a good month to dive there, and I agree.

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1 Thank Inna N
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

The best experience in RN. A must do. The staff is nice, always helping. They keep it clean. And the restaurant trust it's clients, and you can trust it too. The only thing I didn't like is the big amount of "Manteiga da terra" that they put on the food.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We spent a day and half in Maracajau. The day beofre our departure out guesthouse orgganised a snorkling trip out to sea in Maracaju. We left aroud 8:00am. The weather chages rapidly so i was no worried about the bit of rain we had. We had a private boat fpr 4 people and the skipper was lovely, made us wear... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Stunning natural pools, warm clear water, definitely an inspiring place to rest! Worth visiting. Typical restaurants.

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2 Thank Claudia_Lage
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

To get there from Ponta Negra you spend ~1 hour + 30 min on a boat. It is packed with tourists (~40 per boat). Once you get to the reefs you get pbbly 90 min to snorkel. You can contract the diving at will, which is a great experience if this is your first time. Water is clear and shallow... More 

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5 Thank Miguel D
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Good price, beautiful way about 15 min on a motorboat to the place of diving. Good explanation and equipment, diving about 2 meters, there are fishes, octopus, fishes are fed there so they look like want to meet you, underwater photo service is good option, extremely clean waters.

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