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Most incredible hiking experience of my life thus far.

This experience made our trip through homicidal trucks on curvy highways and bumpy dirt roads... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2019
Jackalynn S
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Missoula, Montana
The best waterfall in Chapada

The whole hiking and the canyon swimming were stunning! I highly recommend arriving there early to... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2018
igurocha
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

This experience made our trip through homicidal trucks on curvy highways and bumpy dirt roads foraging streams worth it. I grew up in the mountains and have hiked a lot, but this one was so unique that I will never forget it. There are various...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

The whole hiking and the canyon swimming were stunning! I highly recommend arriving there early to enjoy a long time at the waterfall.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

GREAT place! We drove from Lençóis. It's around 230 km + 28 km on dirt road. The walk to Buracão is fantastic not too though to reach. Enjoy your visit.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Thais_Brasil14
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

What a place! Absolutely amazing and breathtaking waterfall. The experience of swimming through the canyons to get to the waterfall is out of this world. We did a day trip from Lençóis which is a long drive ( 500km the whole trip) but totally worth...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank MN_VF
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

It was really hard to get here from Lençóis, seen as you can't always trust Google Maps, especially if you set it to avoid motorways and tolls. Yes, seeing the country side is much prettier but when it takes you to a road that's not...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank 428letih
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I went there on a day trip with Chapada Adventure Daniel and it was the best day in the Chapada Diamantina. The fall is amazing in itself but the experience of swimming in the canyon and seeing it appear from behind the corner is magic!!...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

I've travelled quite a bit, but visiting "Cachoeira do Buracao" was definitely one of the most amazing things I've ever done!!! I've seen some beautiful pictures of this place, but none of them can truly capture the beauty of the place!!!! When the guide we...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed November 3, 2015

The guides say to see this waterfall last - and the reason is once you experience Buracao you'll think all the other waterfalls aren't that great. Seeing this waterfall is truly an experience 1. it's hard to get to - lots of traveling on dirt...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Eric C
Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

This is the best waterfall experience that we have ever had. You are required to have a guide to enter the park. Our pousada in Ibicoara was able to arrange an English- speaking guide, Andre, for us. You first hike through various ecosystems until you...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank debbieprit
Reviewed August 24, 2013

OMG! This was the BEST waterfall ever during our 8-day trip in the Chapada. No pictures can explain the feeling of having to finish the trekking in the water, swimming through the canyon. Absolutely amazing. I can't believe so many people go to Chapada and...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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