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Pantanal Jaguar Camp

Transpantaneira, km 145 | Porto da Manga, State of Mato Grosso, Brazil
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Its rustic, but you expect that being this far off and honestly for where it is its actually quite good (air conditioning, tile floors, etc). But where this goes downhill is that when the owner is gone things run poorly. The food is poor, the doors are locked to limit access to water, and everyone working at the camp avoids... More 

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footscray west
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The Lodge offers fairly basic (but clean + comfortable) accommodation. Breakfast and dinners were of a good standard and tasty (especially freshly cooked cake in the morning). There were resident hyacinth macaws seen every the morning along with other birdlife. The location is a bit strange, seemingly in the middle of nowhere - but the hour or more drive to... More 

1 Thank rjsFootscrayWest
walton on thames
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We did a jaguar tour in november for 2 nights and one night at the Rio claro lodge. We had a Flavio as a guide on the boat trip .He is very knowledgable about all the flora and fauna in the Pantanal.we were very lucky to see 2 jaguars early on.We also saw loads of capybaras,caimans,birds,otters etc... The tented accommodation... More 

4 Thank toothlady66
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

This is a fabulous animal-viewing location, in the heart of the pantanal. Our visit was in July, during the dry season, but we traveled every day by boat through a maze of waterways to see jaguar, giant river otters, capybara, and birds, birds, birds! Mr. Lara is a wonderful guide, with outstanding knowledge and skills concerning the local wildlife. He... More 

7 Thank CarolineBHonolulu
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

This is a wonderful set up - our guide, Juan, was incredibly knowledgeable about the animals and birds of the Pantanal and each day we went out by boat exploring literally from sunrise to sunset. All meals are included and for such a remote location are good. Very friendly set up with 8 tents that are comfortable enough, although not... More 

3 Thank greekophileUk
Chantilly, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

PANTANAL JAGUAR CAMP AT PORTO JOFRE RUN BY AILTON LARA The site is set back under the trees opposite the Cuiaba river at the end of the Transpantaneira at Porto Jofre. The camp consists of tented accommodation on raised wooden platforms. Each tent is furnished with two comfortable single beds with mosquito nets, a fan, electricity sockets and a mineral... More 

4 Thank Threeforests
Capital Region, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2011

Tents on platforms...a wonderful thing. The raised beds inside the tents were clean and comfortable and included mosquito nets which is just what is needed to rest well in the natural surroundings filled with native species of all sorts. The other things in the tent were a table and chairs and a coat rack. Tents offer the wonderful opportunity to... More 

5 Thank SaveTheJaguar
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