Xingo Canyons, Caninde de Sao Francisco

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Canyon Nature / Park
It is hard to imagine, as you sail through Xingo Canyons, that water was only introduced to the area during the construction of the hydroelectric plant nearby. The red-orange granite rock formations are, however, over 60 million years old and, at 50 m (164 ft) tall, are breathtakingly beautiful. Tour boats expertly navigate the canyon walls until you reach an area of emerald-green water designated for swimming, where a statue of São Francisco faithfully watches over you. From this point, you can take a canoe and explore the cliffs up close, including a beautiful cave known as “The Carved Grotto”. Use our Caninde de Sao Francisco holiday planner to arrange your visit to Xingo Canyons and other attractions in Caninde de Sao Francisco.
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  • A tiring and long trip from Aracaju (3.5 h to go and another 3-4 h to return), but it worth. Amazing views from Catamaran & Boat, besides swimming area. Take a jacket or so, because the tour bus is fr...  more »
  • I loved so much this trip to Xingó Canyons. The place has infrastructure to revive tourists and the Catamaran is very organized. It's an incredible cruising throughout the São Francisco's water. There...  more »
  • The canyons are not too long or high, but it is a nice day out sight if it is sunny. They have two swimming areas where u can spend some time. The boat tour costs around R$100,00 and u can pay R$10,00...  more »