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Address: , Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Amazing. It feels you are in an aquarium.

Amazing. It feels you are in an aquarium. The walk down to the place is well worth it. Make sure to reserve your visit a couple of days ahead, since visits are controlled to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
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Coral Springs, Florida
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Coral Springs, Florida
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Amazing. It feels you are in an aquarium. The walk down to the place is well worth it. Make sure to reserve your visit a couple of days ahead, since visits are controlled to preserve the environment.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Oh my gosh... can this place be any more enchanting?! The short Atalaia trail (1,5 km) is definitely worth it, and can be done by almost everyone, young and old. The pools are gorgeous, you will have clear views of almost everything, young sharks, fishes galore, little crabs, trully wonderful. You only get 30 minutes since it's very protected, but... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We did the longest Atalaia tracking which consist of 3 natural pools.To be honest, we were told that the pools are amazing and you get to see a lot of stuff, however we couldn't see that much. The tracking itself, though, is completely worth it.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Awesome. I have nothing else to say. LIke everything else on this beautiful island. Make sure you pick a decent hour of the day because the walk can be tiring under the sun. Also don't go on your own, this visit can only be arranged in groups.I think it's best if you bring your own equipment, but most offer masks... More 

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Campinas, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

So many people have destroyed these pools that they were closed for a few months when we went in May. They might be open now but I highly recommend calling or emailing ahead to figure that out. Most people try and book it as soon as they get to the island, so figuring out if its even open will save... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

There's no real looser of a beach on Fernando. Just vast expanses with very few people on them. Totally safe. Can leave all you backpacks/money, etc on the beach an go for hour + swimming or walk and it is right there. We loved this place

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Vancouver
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I never got to see the beach although we hear it is incredible. Make sure you book this in town as soon as you arrive in Fernando. There is usually a three day waitlist.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A must to try and experience now before it is to late. Although it is a protected area there is a running risk that if pollution in general continues the beach will have to close down. Loved the experience although the weather during our visit was not the best.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Amazing natural pools with some good diverse aquatic life. Be sure to reserve as soon as you get to the Island as spots are limited and fill up very quickly.

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Fizemos a trilha curta (1,5 km e 30 minutos de caminhada leve) até as piscinas da praia do Atalaia, que são verdadeiros berçários da vida marinha. Como é limitada a quantidade de pessoas que podem fazer o passeio, deve-se agendar no ICMBio assim que chegar a Noronha. É um passeio muito concorrido. E é incrível!!! We made the short trail... More 

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