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Angel Falls

Canaima National Park, Venezuela
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
Activities: Swimming
Description: This breathtakingly beautiful waterfall is 16 times the height of Niagara Falls and one of Venezuela's top tourist draws.
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Wigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We had been looking forward to our Angel Falls trip since booking out holiday. We had an early start and drove to the airport where we boarded our plane for the flight. We flew past the Orinoco river and a forest 5 times the size of Margarita. We had been warned if the clouds were above we wouldn't see much... More

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I visited as part of a group of 19 in May 2014. We booked in advance using Osprey Expeditions, who are not based in Cuidad Bolivar, where trips fly from, or Canaima, where they fly too. We all paid an extra $45 USD for a small scenic flight over the falls, that we didn't get, which was hugely disappointing to... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We visited Angel falls in the dry season, meaning there was not so much water going over the falls. it also means there is not so much water in the river to get the boat there, and we almost did not make it. If you travel in May (Dry season) triple check if they are running the boats all way... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We didn't go in the rainy season so the falls weren't as voluminous as they could've been but fantastic plane ride past the falls which were still spectacular!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We went in the dry season so it takes longer to get there as the river is low. You have to walk part of the way so the boats can be pulled upstream over the rocks. We had to leave at 4:30 am to make the journey in one day. Due to airline issues our flight had been cancelled going... More

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Kununurra, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Climb up Angel Falls and swim undet the water as it massages your back. If you plan a visit to Venezuela you cant miss this place. Simply incredible

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I stayed at Jungle Rudy's with my family and visited Angel Falls. The trip by homemade canoe was superb. We topped off at 2 other falls on route which really made the trip special. We took the overnight option which was a very basic but enjoyable camp across the river from the falls. Dinner was excellent and all of the... More

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virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Went here back in 1983, plane ride from Maracaibo took a few hours, they fly the plane into the canyon by angel falls, 3 times..seemed liked the wing was going to clip the walls . Stunning . U land at the park on a small asphalt runway. Tractors come out of the jungle to give u a ride to your... More

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McMurray, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

The trip to Angel Falls for me and my wife was arranged as an all inclusive package from Caracas and back by Cacao Travel. Our journey began on January 9th with a 6:30 am flight from Caracas to Puerto Ordaz and onward to Canaima on a 9:00 am Transmandu flight. On January 10th, we left the boat dock at 11:00... More

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World
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81 reviews 81 reviews
36 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Is it a dream land, where every step in the way you are in awe? Yes! But, your chances of making it even more memorable require a bit of planning. The best times to go are September (during the brief lull in the rainy season), or December. Going during the rainy season may leave you with an obstructed view, or... More

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