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Poco do Diabo Waterfall

BR-242 (direcao Seabra), Km 22 | Saindo de Lencois Em Direcao a Seabra, Uns 10 Min de Carro E Voce Vera a Sua Direita Uma Placada Que Indica o Rio Mucugezinho. Pare o Carro E Entre No Restaurante Do Local. Atras Do Restaurante Esta Uma Trilha Larga, Em Descida, Bem Estruturada E Sem Bifurcacoes. Aos 5 Min de Caminhada Voce Chega Ao Rio Mucugezinho E 10 Min Mais Abaixo Esta o Poco de Diabo. O Local E Muito Facil de Chegar E Nao E Necessario Contratar Um Guia, Lencois, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Ranked #4 of 20 Attractions in Lencois
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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182 reviews 182 reviews
113 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This beautiful waterfall is an easy walk to view. The guides will suggest you swim in the pool, but most tourists visit in the morning before the sun is out. This makes it a bit chilly for swimming, but a great place for photos and viewing.

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Sao Paulo
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a dark well (coca cola color from iron and minerals) formed by the waterfall. Interesting stories about why it is called Poco do Diabo (Devil's Well) and you should try to visit when it is not raining so the stones and pebbles of the path leading to the well would not be slippery. l

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The 'Devil's pit' is an interesting place to visit if you are on your way from Lençois to almost anywhere in the National Park Chapada Diamantina. It's a short interesting walk with a nice swimming possibility I would advise not to go after 03.00pm because it is in a valley and once the sun is away it can get fresh... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This big waterfall is really worth a visit because its easy acces. I saw even people from around 65 years visiting this waterfall. By car this is only 20km away from Lençois and perfect in combination with the nearby tablemountain Pai Inacio. You can visit both attractions in an afternoon. If you have more time you can easily spend a... More 

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The Netherlands
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39 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The Poco do Diabo Waterfall is a great and mysterious place to visit after a long day of hiking through the Chapada. The water is clean and you can wash of the dirt and tiredness from a long day of walking and hiking. The scenery is also fun, worth visiting!

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Manama, Bahrain
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We had a day tour that stopped here, the hike is not too strenuous and you can zip line from the top into the refreshing dark water of the river. The colour is most unusual but don't let that deter you from having a dip, the water is cool and refreshing. Nice little spot to enjoy the falls. I would... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The Poco do Diabo ends in a nice lake, good to swim in. The water is cold. Put on your swimming clothes before you walk there..it can be crowded and it is not easy to change there. Walking to the waterfall is not that hard and takes about half an hour. There is an entrance fee. Try to spot the... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

A nice spot to relax, tan and swim in browinsh, lipton-ice-tea tanine-rich warm waters. There´s a bungee jump (tirolesa). A nice spot to relax, tan and swim in browinsh, lipton-ice-tea tanine-rich waters. There´s a bungee jump (tirolesa).

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Campinas, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Small trail to get there. Nice water and a very deep natural pool. There's no entry fee, but they ask R$ for parking.

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paris
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We had a couple of hours to spend in this place. Very nice. The water was rather cold but well worth a swim.

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