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Gato Waterfall, Ilhabela

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After a two hour jeep ride and a forty minute trek through the jungle, you will come upon Gato Waterfall. It is an ideal spot for enjoying the best of Brazil's natural wonders: a beach, a waterfall, and a jungle are grouped together here in a sublime collection of creation. When the waterfall's flow is weak, you can swim under the water and let the pressure massage you, or as the Brazilians say 'let the water wash your soul.' The locals that occupy the area are fishermen that have lived here simply, without electricity or modern amenities, for many years. They take great pride in the falls and are happy to share it with conscientious visitors. For Gato Waterfall and beyond, use our Ilhabela trip builder to get the most from your Ilhabela vacation.
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  • Cachoeira do Gato is an impressive 80m waterfall and beautiful hike to get there! Highly recommend to people who like trails and nature.  more »
  • It is a nice waterfall not far from the beach but you still gotta go on the trail and walk for around 15 mins. Nice sightseeing  more »
  • Definitely worth the hike. Great spot to take a little bath in the cool water. Beautiful place to sit and relax and take in the gorgeous nature. I took a guided tour with Ilhabella Jeep tours and it w...  more »