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Pousada do Rio Mutum

Rodovia Mimoso-Capoeirinha Km 15, Capoerinha | Pantanal Norte, Barao de Melgaco, State of Mato Grosso 78190-000, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the most wonderful time here; great trips out on the river, horse riding, fishing and (for me) a scary dawn trip in a canoe along the river, surrounded by Caimans (once dawn broke I was fine again). We saw lots of fabulous birds and animals I had never even heard of, for example the capybara, and our guide... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner & I were joined with one other couple for our 3 night Pantanal adventure. Our guide, Zaine, was superb! We could not complain about our room, everything was very clean! The lodge grounds are large and neat with a variety of bird life in the trees. Activities were fun - sunrise canoeing, motor boat sunset tour, including piraña... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The minibus ride from Cuiaba took well over 3 hours, and is pretty uneven for the final 90 mins. Overall we enjoyed this wildlife and wetland experience, cheek by jowl with all sorts of creatures, but not, alas, jaguars. The bird life is diverse and easily accessible while we managed to see cayman (not difficult), a tapir and a giant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The Pentenal Wetlands affords a wonderful experience for anyone who loves wildlife, well-organized activities, good food, relaxing, and just plainly enjoying life in a remote setting. Internet was available and free; the connection wasn't strong, but then again, holidays are for getting away from it all. My favourite memory is from a very early morning paddle boat ride, slipping noiselessly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

I likened this hotel to a wildlife bootcamp, but in a good way. When you arrive you are allocated a table in the restaurant, which has your name on it and remains yours for the entirety of your stay. Every evening and every lunchtime one of the guides will come round and tell you which activity you will be doing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

We loved Flavio. He is from a remote Indian tribe and is so good in nature, spotting different kinds of wildlife. We loved his gentle nature. He is equally comfortable in English and Portuguese. We liked the Pousada a lot. Rooms were clean and well kept. The food was good. Internet connection is Very spotty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

After spending 5 days at the Pousada do Rio Mutum the Amazon was an anti-climax. Neither in Central America, Africa nor the Amazon have we ever seen birdlife like this. The highlight for us was the dawn paddle on the River, listening to the jungle awake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is a wonderful place to stay. The bungalows are well equipped and very comfortable with hammocks outside to make it the perfect place to relax. The wildlife trips in the area are second to none and if you are after birdlife you could not pick a better place as the guides and baotmen are amazing spotters and you wont... More 

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Aiken, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Visiting the Pantanal has always been a dream of mine. Pousada do Rio Mutum and the staff there made this dream come true! Exotic birds were everywhere! Even a Jabiru that came to dinner - well, almost - he walked right up to the windows of the dining room! We explored in boats, on horseback, on foot, in a safari... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Wonderful place in an extraordinary nature. I can highly recommend this pousada to anybody interested to dive into nature. The pantanal is amazing and this is a perfect spot to explore the Northern part. We've been riding beautiful horses and lovely boot trip all with perfect English speaking guides.

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Address: Rodovia Mimoso-Capoeirinha Km 15, Capoerinha | Pantanal Norte, Barao de Melgaco, State of Mato Grosso 78190-000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Mato Grosso > Barao de Melgaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 22
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