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“no dolphins today :(” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Baia dos Golfinhos

Baia dos Golfinhos
Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Brooklyn, New York
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“no dolphins today :(”
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.

Visited November 2014
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“The hignlight of our visit to Noronha”
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 vireo. And others. Also kerodons, related to guinea pigs. This was the highlight of our five days on the island!

Visited October 2014
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Italy
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“It didn't tell me anything special”
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 be there.

Visited August 2014
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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“The Best !!”
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
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Visited April 2014
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Boulder, Colorado
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“Lots of bird life”
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. The birds of all sorts nest in the trees along the cliffs where they court one another and squabble for favorite perches. This is not a beach where any swimming or boats are allowed as they are saving it for the dolphins on the days they do return there.

Visited April 2014
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