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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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  • To reach the waterfall is necessary a trail of about 15 minutes, the quiet, but it's nice to go with supervisor and light clothes, arriving there the waterfall is beautiful, the highest of the island, I loved to meet you.
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  • One of the beautiful waterfalls of Ilhabela worth knowing. Small access trail to the end of the beach of the Castilians.
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  • A sensational track. Some pulled up needs a resistance, but the view is spectacular.
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