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Associacao Peixe-Boi

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A manatees' sanctuary near São Miguel dos Milagres ...

As you might not known, manatee ("Peixe-Boi", in Portuguese) is an endangered species of mammals... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Wonderful mammals

it is an incredible experience to see these wonderful mammals "peixa boi" ( manatees) , and to see... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Sao Paulo, SP
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Rua Luiz Ferreira Dorta, 25 | Tatuamunha, Porto de Pedras, State of Alagoas 57945-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

As you might not known, manatee ("Peixe-Boi", in Portuguese) is an endangered species of mammals and there may be no more than 500 left in the whole world. In Tatuamunha (Porto de Pedras - Alagoas State), a great effort is done towards the preservation of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I clearly support this type of project. People were really nice and gave good information. However, one can see very little, next to nothing. OK for me but the kids were disappointed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank shensen
Reviewed 23 July 2018

it is an incredible experience to see these wonderful mammals "peixa boi" ( manatees) , and to see the outstanding job of the people there to preserve their species. Also to feel the Nature and swim in the river, is all very nice.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BLB2013
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This is a fun attraction to visit if you are spending a few days at one of the many near by beaches. During your visit a guide will take you out on a small boat and point out a penned area where Peixe-Boi who are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank _AliCar3_
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We arranged this tour in the Hotel and the driver that usually works for them took us to the project headquarters. There we paid US$ 15,00/each and with our driver we followed the guide to the place the boat ride started. Only manpower moved it,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Eda P
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Well, this seemed to be a must have experience, but when we arrived we found out that our booking wasn´t made and the staff was confused, unprepared and not too interested in solving the problem. After waiting for more than an hour (only because my...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank whoistatiana
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Nice initiative to re-populate the river/coast with the manati. good visit to the river with brief explanation about the animals and chance to observe them.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank PeterJLP
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

There are about 500 manatees ('peixes-boi') left in the whole country nowadays and this association is doing a very nice work to raise awareness. The tour per se is nice, the guide explains about the environment and the animal, as well as about the work...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Carol_Fal
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a wonderful experience for kids (and their parents), where they get to see manatees who have been saved and are being cared for and trained to be released again. The manatees came right up to our boat, being the very docile creatures they...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Katherine A
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I made the visit during the rainy season. The water clarity was too dark to see much. Unfortunately, the association does not communicate the water visibility. The walking wooden bridges to the location are also in really poor shape. We had a nice Brazilian guide...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank grabermeister
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