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Boca da Onca Falls

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Address: Rodovia MS-178 Km 26, Bodoquena, State of Mato Grosso do Sul 79390-000, Brazil
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Boca da Onça Waterfall Rappelling Tour from Bonito

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Awesome hike

50 minutes from Bonito. Arrive at the ridge top starting area. Half of us went down into the valley by stairs (800+) and the others by rapel (pretty view but maybe not worth it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

50 minutes from Bonito. Arrive at the ridge top starting area. Half of us went down into the valley by stairs (800+) and the others by rapel (pretty view but maybe not worth it since too controlled). Then, down the main stream and back up to the ridge to via a creek. Stopped in pools to swim. Half-way around a... More 

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Angela W, Proprietário at Boca da Onca Falls, responded to this review

Thank you for your appreciation. About the rapelling, we have a Safety Management System and technicals norms to follow and sometimes for people who enjoy more adventure and challenges it can become too controlled. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This was an activity we did on our second day in Bonito and my wife and I joined 3 of our friends to go. We started out at the trailhead at around 8:00 and we were the first group to embark. Boca da Onca is essentially a hike to a gigantic waterfall (with a few stops along the way), and... More 

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Angela W, Proprietário at Boca da Onca Falls, responded to this review

Justin, we thank you for your appreciation. About the rules, we have a Safety Management System and technicals norms to follow and sometimes for people who enjoy more adventure and challenges it can become too controlled. More 

Bari, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

The place is very well organised as almost everything in Bonito. The walk is outstanding end the cachoeiras you see are great. Definitively it's worth. We are 2 families with 4 small kids (aged 6 to 10) and at the end they were exausted (and so were we). The lunch included is the very usual brasilian self service of average-good... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This is definitely a must. The hike is quite long (a plus for me!) and you get to see a lot of waterfalls as well as swim in a couple. Definitely a highlight of the trip. You are free to stay on the property afterwards until closing. It is a nice way to spend the day. They also serve an... More 

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Cavalese, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Walk through the jungle and stop at few waterfalls (cachoeiras). The water in some of them is shallow so swimming is not required. I highly recommend Buraco do Macaco, a swim under in a hole under a waterfall!

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Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Though it is a long walk, the regular swimming (under beautiful waterfalls) makes it a relaxed and easy-going experience. The guides are nice and not in a hurry at all, but don't speak any english (nor does any of the staff, it seems).

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We went on a very well organised tour of these waterfalls and rivers. I would highly recommend this trip. Unmissable.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

We visited Boca da Onça waterfalls with our kids and it was wonderful. The 4 hour hike in the forest on a well maintained trail passing by 7 waterfalls was absolutely great. This was probably the best experience we had in all our trip in Brazil. You can swim in most of the pools in refreshingly cool water and this... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Awesome place! Total time was about 4 hours, we stayed at each stop about 15 minutes, except for Buraco dos Macacos, a cave you swim into with an open ceiling. We were there for about 30 minutes. The waterfalls are beautiful, and the water is crystal clear. Definitely not for those with leg injuries or physical limitations. The hike starts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

The main waterfall Cachoeira da Onça is stunning. Take a swimsuit to take a dip in the crystal clear water. There's a long rapel descent off a wobbly platform as an option. Guides are very attentive and the lunch and natural pool back at the farm's base are worth it at the end of the walk. Don't go expecting to... More 

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