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Address: Estrada para Tibau do Sul - Km 2, Praia de Pipa, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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Santuario Ecologico de Pipa its a nice place to know more about the flora and fauna of the preserved atlantic jungle, you can easily see those little monkeys called "Mico or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Natal, RN
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Santuario Ecologico de Pipa its a nice place to know more about the flora and fauna of the preserved atlantic jungle, you can easily see those little monkeys called "Mico or Saguim" and also birds and to know more about Turtle life. Staff are very kind and the place itself offer refresh water and nice views to different beaches in... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The mission of this small sanctuary is to educate visitors about the special and fragile nature of the Atlantic Forest system. It is designed and maintained in such a way as to afford the visitor an inside view of why the ecological balance of the forest system is so important to the planet. Go in the morning to walk the... More 

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Recife, PE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We recently spent four days in Pipa. After a couple of days at the beach, we were up for something different. We spent a couple of hours at the Sanctuary which we greatly enjoyed. The walks are not difficult, and there are varying lengths of trails depending on how much you want to do. We saw one small monkey in... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This nature reserve is definitely worth a visit. We didn't see that many animals: no turtles, one small snake, lots of little monkeys. The monkeys were really cute and came quite close. It gets nice and cool among the trees and there are some great views of the beaches below. The exhibition is interesting too, so walk all the way... More 

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Nova Lima, MG
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is an excellent park! We didn't know about this park until we arrived in Pipa. And what a pleasant surprise!! You have to pay R$10 (October/14) to enter the park and you can stay there the whole day. You can walk in the bushes, spot some sea turtles and dolphins! It is amazing to see them in their natural... More 

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Natal, RN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This reserve is about a 30 minute walk (my husband and I walked there) from the center of Pipa, or a quick drive. This is a great activity choice for anyone who loves nature and physical activity. There are 15 different trails but none are very long so you can cover quite a lot of ground in an afternoon. I... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Very interesting and worth to visit. You learn about native plants, turtles, etc.. There are different tours / trails availbale. Nice lookout Point from where we also saw plenty of turtles

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Fortaleza, CE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

It's worth the 10 bucks! Breathtaking views, lovely hike, good museum. I haven't seen dolphins but I've got to see lots of sea turtles and monkeys. By the end of the trail just enjoy the beach. Highly recommended!

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Salzburg, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Nice and well maintained trails allow you to walk through the wilderness. You need to go by car (ask if the road conditions permit driving down to the museum). The best part are the views down on the beaches and the excellent views for spotting dolphins and wild turtles.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Very nice views, you learn a lot about this part of Mata Atlantica that is very different from the more humid ones in Sao Paulo, nice walk, learn also about flora and fauna, good access to a nice beach

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Address: Estrada para Tibau do Sul - Km 2, Praia de Pipa, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Norte (RN)  >  Praia de Pipa

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