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Fazenda Pratinha

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Go for the cappucinno

(& the cave snorkeling) This is the slickest tourist operation that we experienced in the Chapada... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Kate3717
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Beautiful!

Not a hidden gem but worth the visit. Very crowded, touristic spot but the visit to float in the... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
MN_VF
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Joao Pessoa, PB
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30 Jun 2018
“Go for the cappucinno”
5 May 2018
“Can be problematic for several reasons = NOT worth going”
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Chapada Diamantina | Parque Nacional Chapada Diamantina s/n, Iraquara, State of Bahia 46980-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

(& the cave snorkeling) This is the slickest tourist operation that we experienced in the Chapada. Nothing more than you find at tourist places around the world, but a bit jarring compared to other places in the Chapada. Make your own call as to what's...More

Thank Kate3717
Reviewed 6 May 2018

First of be aware there have been problems with 'esquistossomose' (a very problematic disease caused by infection with freshwater parasitic worms) in the past. Personally I would NEVER swim there. Then there is the 'extreme commercial attitude of the owners' (high pricing of about everything)...More

Thank fluxtrip
Reviewed 12 February 2018

This seems to be on every tour agency's agenda. I would not recommend this as being part of your top 6-7 places to visit. It's expensive, and what you get is fairly limited. R$40 per person to enter, another R$40 to go snorkeling (most in...More

Thank RobbNYC
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Not a hidden gem but worth the visit. Very crowded, touristic spot but the visit to float in the cave is worth it. The kids just loved it! The lake is beatiful from above and makes a good quick dive. But that's it. Rated a...More

Thank MN_VF
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Crystal clear water and a refreshing place to cool off. It's far from a hidden gem however. Full of people and obviously a money maker spot. Buuuut at the same time I understand...it is absolutely beautiful.

Thank Maryannecatherine
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The best thing to do in this place is to swim inside the cave. It is really great! For Brazilian standards, though, it is a bit pricey. You pay around US$10.00 per person only to enter the property and you have to pay for everything...More

Thank sgivigi
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The area includes two caves -Gruta Azul (which is beautiful and untouchable) and Pratinha (which you can enter for 40 R$ with a snorkel). It is totally worth it paying the extra money to dive into the cave. It is also possible to pay extra...More

Thank AndreaPO4675WH
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Crowed place with a lot of trash on the ground and a incredible noisy screaming people everywhere. It is a family lake park, but badly maintained. Has two incredible caves, one cave has a fantastic view and you cannot go in. The other you can...More

Thank tobiasncorso
Reviewed 7 August 2015

It's very beautiful there. It's only a shame it's owned bij a politics family who has been controling the region for years. You have to pay them to get in.

Thank adriana_carioca
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