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Baia dos Golfinhos

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Address: Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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It is a very nice place very preservad the boats can't go in the baia. I liked everything. I went there in the morning and i saw many. They were eating, jumping was really nice

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

It is a very nice place very preservad the boats can't go in the baia. I liked everything. I went there in the morning and i saw many. They were eating, jumping was really nice

Thank Jdesouza2014
Campinas, SP
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128 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This hill is so high up that seeing any dolphins isn't an amazing experience. We saw only 1 pod of dolphins and only the people with binoculars could see them, if they could find them. There is a large tree blocking a lot of the right areas so when everyone is looking out where the dolphins would be many people... More 

Thank Christy D
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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707 reviews
209 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,029 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We were there at 7:15 AM for an hour and there were no dolphins. (They told us the place opened at 7 AM and you do usually need the card proving you paid the Marine Park fee, although that early in the morning they let us in through an entrance whee we could bypass this checking.) There are TAMAR guides... More 

Thank poleinahole1
Sao Paulo, SP
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Although you can't see much from the top of the hill, it is certainly worth the visit. If you go without a guide, take your own binocles. Hundreds of dolphins will certainly entartain you for at least 45 minutes.

Thank MarcelloNitz
Brooklyn, New York
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I arrived around 6:15am, stayed for 2 hours and saw maybe 1-2 dolphins. Sad! Maybe they just weren't hungry that day! I did however get lots of little gnat bites while waiting for the dolphins. I was bummed.

Thank Jen G
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116 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

There is a short walk (less than 1 km) on a boardwalk to the viewpoint. The view is spectacular and there were lots of spinner dolphins (we went in the morning, but not terribly early, got there about 8.30). Bring binoculars! We also saw a turtle and two teju lizards, several birds, both flying tropicbirds, nesting terns and the Noronha... More 

Thank Sitta
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234 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I went there expecting I do not know what...I thought it was a PRAIA, first of all, while it is a BAIA. As it happens for do Sancho you are x m above sea level, but in this case you cannot reach the sea level. There might be a great view early in the morning when the dolphins seem to... More 

Thank TravelersAngelsTips
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The most beautiful beach, I ever went to. You can see tons of golfinhos, the water is clear and clean, good temperature as well. I definitely going back and recommend .

Thank lhlamour
Boulder, Colorado
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36 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We got up early twice in hopes of seeing this incredible thrashing of 1000 dolphins we had read about but they did not come either day. We were also there for sunset one day and that was magnificent. The views from the viewing site accessed through Sancho Beach, are worth the 20-25 minute hike along a very well maintained path.... More 

Thank Bugsylover
Lisbon, Portugal
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92 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

.. as they enter the bay! You have to go very very early in the morning, at around 6 am! If you can, take something to eat (therere absolutly nothing there) and wait for some more tie, waitring to all people to leave and enjoying the beauty around you... The ocean, the flowers, the birds...

Thank Nalini_1

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