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Buracao Falls, Ibicoara

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Waterfall Nature / Park
As you emerge, swimming from the narrow canyon, you are faced with a stunning 80 m (262 ft) drop of water from above. Surrounded by huge circular cliffs resembling a big hole, Buracao Falls is an awesome phenomenon and your reward for a long trek through the lush Parque Natural Municipal do Espalhado. Guides will lead you along Rio Espalhado, where you will see some impressive landscape. They will provide you with life jackets when you reach your destination. Once in the cool, black pool, you can swim around and climb the rocks behind the curtain of water. The experience is exhilarating. As you leave, you will pass two viewpoints where you can observe the fall from above and be impressed a second time round. Be sure to pack your own provisions as you won’t find any shops, just beautiful, untouched nature. Arrange your visit to Buracao Falls and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ibicoara using our Ibicoara trip builder.
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  • GREAT place! We drove from Lençóis. It's around 230 km + 28 km on dirt road. The walk to Buracão is fantastic not too though to reach. Enjoy your visit.  more »
  • What a place! Absolutely amazing and breathtaking waterfall. The experience of swimming through the canyons to get to the waterfall is out of this world. We did a day trip from Lençóis which is a long...  more »
  • It was really hard to get here from Lençóis, seen as you can't always trust Google Maps, especially if you set it to avoid motorways and tolls. Yes, seeing the country side is much prettier but when i...  more »