Caracol State Park, Canela

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Waterfall
Caracol State Park features the world-famous Caracol Waterfall, widely regarded as one of Brazil’s most spectacular falls. The waterfall is formed by the Caracol River and drops from a height of 130 m (426 ft). Situated in the middle of a lush forest, the base of the waterfall can be reached by a steep 927-step trail, which is well-maintained and marked. Nearby you can visit an observation tower, featuring a convenient elevator and offering panoramic views of the area. Cable car rides are also available, providing tourists with a unique opportunity to photograph the waterfall from the air. A top choice for families with small kids, the park includes numerous picnic spots and a small restaurant. To visit Caracol State Park and get the most from your holiday in Canela, create itinerary details personal to you using our Canela travel itinerary planner.
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  • Large park with many walking trails and river with many stones, which makes the beautiful place. Entry costs 53 ha.and 25 ha beside and has half to student for $10.00, with parking included. The 700 steps and few steps that leads to the base of the waterfall is in maintenance. The train and the Observatory are paid the part of the ticket, what sucks, I thought that was already included. The restaurant at the Park also was in maintenance. It's a large place for a walk amid nature.
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  • We were offered a guided tour. The locals were indicated by signs. The restaurant was not working, only a small diner and with few options. Nature does earn a visit or revisits, but the Park does not have a retention time of this wealth.
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  • The Park is a good option to ride and trail in the Middle gives kills. The site is very well signposted, there's no risk to lose besides a beautiful view to the waterfall.
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