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Santuario Vagafogo

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Address: Acesso pela rua do Carmo Km 6, Pirenopolis, State of Goias 72980-000, Brazil
Phone Number:
(62) 3335-8515

Daily 9am-5pm

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This is a very special place. Driving over a fairly rough dirt road for about 5 kilometers wondering what we would find, seemingly in the middle of nowhere. Well it was truly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Northern California
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Northern California
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very special place. Driving over a fairly rough dirt road for about 5 kilometers wondering what we would find, seemingly in the middle of nowhere. Well it was truly amazing. First met the co-owner Ivandro who spoke excellent English, a world traveler who has great stories to share but more so was so welcoming, inviting and informative... More 

Thank sasha51
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place to visit without any rush (forget all your city-stress-fast-food-way-of-life). Everything is made with care and quality there. When arriving, you will meet the very hospitable and kind owners. While waiting for your table you can walk in a easy to follow path and get into the nature vibe a little, maybe swim a little on a... More 

Thank Marcílio B
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Vagafogo is a mandatory place to visit should you want to explore the nature by walking, relax having a tea by trees or enjoying a wonderful brunch covered by complete explanations by nice people that run the place. Deciding to try the brunch.... go hungry! and enjoy the meal!

Thank Osni F
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016

The drive to this sanctuary is some six kilometers from town on a dirt road that is not easy but passable with a rented car. The sanctuary is run by a family and produces all the foods that are served for the brunch which is delicious. The brunch is available until about 4:30 pm and is reasonably priced at about... More 

2 Thank trifectatraveler
Goiania, GO
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48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015

This is the third time I've been there and I really enjoyed it. This time I took a group of friends from the US and they just loved the variety of bread, jelly, juice etc. It is really worth.

Thank GercinoNeto
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015

Vagafogo's brunch was incredible! The home-made breads and rolls were outstanding. Almost all were local products from the Brazilian cerrado. The jams and chutneys were out-of-this world. The fruit, yogurt and granola were delicious. The mango and cashew fruit juice they served tasted great. And the home-made whipped cream for the dessert waffle was heavenly. The owners were gracious hosts... More 

Thank Jim W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015

There was more walking to see the sanctuary than I could do - but the brunch that was prepared for us was fabulous. The chef/owner told us which sauces and other flavors to use with which parts of the meal. It was amazing!

Thank babsKentucky
Santa Fe, New Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful forest setting outside the historic town of Pirenopolis. The zip line was great fun but it is also a great place for birdwatching and sighting monkeys. Also an interesting selection of dried fruits native to the region.

1 Thank ndevitt
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very kind owners who can explain the cerrado plants and animals. They are keeping the area preserved, so it is interesting to see. Awesome brunch with lots of jellies, relishes, and chutneys. Lots to taste.

1 Thank LizAlexh
Southern Germany
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168 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Santuario consists of two attractions: the nearby properly maintained walking paths and the brunch-restaurant. We enjoyed both and it took nearly three hours (without a relaxation break at a natural pool). For the walk you need stable footwear and an insect repellent (buy one in Brazil, the European ones do not work properly). No big attractions await you but... More 

3 Thank Daydreamer58

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