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“cable car” (30 reviews)
“nice hike” (9 reviews)
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Mindo, Ecuador
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"cable car"
in 30 reviews
"nice hike"
in 9 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 6 reviews
"trail head"
in 4 reviews
"large waterfall"
in 3 reviews
"bring a bathing suit"
in 2 reviews
"rope swing"
in 2 reviews
"health and safety"
in 2 reviews
"great hiking"
in 2 reviews
"cloud forest"
in 9 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 3 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 3 reviews
"day trip"
in 3 reviews
"an adventure"
in 2 reviews
"zip line"
in 3 reviews
"falls"
in 37 reviews
"taxi"
in 15 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to go if you want a shot of natural adrenaline. The main attraction of this waterfall is the 12 m plunge on top of a metal board to the rushing water below. If that’s not for you, they also have a...More

Thank Farizan R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A old style cable trams zips you above the cloud forest on the way to the trail head for hikes to 7 waterfalls. Bring a bathing suit since some of the falls have pools

Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice waterfall for a smaller one. It’s all relative to what you’ve seen before. If you’ve been to Iguazu Falls this is rather plain. If you’ve never seen a waterfall you’ll love it.

Thank dixiepeach
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

I miss the chiva that used to take you up to the trailhead for $2. It's going to cost you $6 each way now but that's progress...... Last time my wife and I visited we only walked to the Cascada Nambilla. This time we took...More

Thank EC170131
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We had a great time on a clear day in April (with kids 10-14). We took a cab to the entrance but could have walked from town (would probably take about 30 minutes but is all uphill). The cab driver will return if you ask...bank...More

1  Thank travellinglittlekids
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

The waterfalls here a breathtaking! When we went it was not very busy, which made it very magical to be alone in the forest together. It is quite a hike, I would give around 4-5 hours to see everything and bring snacks/water. You can make...More

2  Thank Shanen K
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

The hike down to the falls was not too long (maybe an hour or so? with lots of stops for pictures). Even though it was kind of rainy the day we went, you could still see a lot of beautiful landscapes, rolling hills, and lush...More

2  Thank Sara G
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We enjoyed the cable ride over the cloud forest which took us to our starting point. We enjoyed walking in the jungle in search for waterfalls. It can get steep and muddy at times. I would bring a light rain jacket and water. There is...More

1  Thank Vegas_Odyssey
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

A lovely walk in nature with beautiful cascades. Worth a visit if you are in Mindo. Take a thin rain coat.

1  Thank menachemle
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

I had the most beautiful day here trekking the forest and selection of waterfalls. The first trek takes one hour but its the most quiet of all the waterfalls so its a must visit. The other waterfalls are closer together and can get a little...More

3  Thank Alison M
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cbm91910
3 January 2017|
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Response from Laura L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a path. A little hidden and the people selling the tickets for the Tarabita are not eager to point it out. Instead of walking Right to the ticket office, look LEFT and the path is just along the edge of a... More
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Sabernal
20 August 2016|
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Yea you'd definitely have time. We did the same. Did the 10 canopy zip-line then went to the waterfalls. We did only do to the first big waterfall though, because we didn't wake up until late (wake up early that was our... More
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