Dunas de Genipabu, Natal

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Geologic Formation Nature / Park
Choose from leisurely camel rides or exciting beach buggy adventures to explore Dunas de Genipabu, located inside a world-famous environmental protection area. These shifting dunes are located on a beach noted for its secluded freshwater lagoon. The beach includes plenty of tourist facilities, such as hotels, inns, restaurants, and food kiosks. Many visitors opt to experience the sandbanks by sandboarding over them, starting on top of some of the highest dunes in the country and ending up right on the water’s edge. Intense winds shift the sand around, constantly creating new landscapes and surprising even frequent visitors with this ever-changing beach scenery. Don’t forget to bring a camera for your dune adventure, and your swimming gear for a refreshing dip in the lagoon. To visit Dunas de Genipabu on your trip to Natal, use our Natal itinerary planner.
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  • It is a place with sand, lagoon, quite different. You can go there by Buggy only and it is really fun.  more »
  • Once in the area of Natal, a visit to Genipabu is recommended. Especially join a buggy tour as you will be going on the beaches, most of the times at least. Make sure it is low tide when taking the ri...  more »
  • Yes, it is a tourist trap, but you just have to do it anyway. Most drivers nowadays are licensed, experienced and friendly but I recommend getting a contact from a trusted source, like a hotel. They a...  more »