Parrachos de Maracajau, Natal

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Explore the region’s famous Parrachos de Maracajau, a series of reefs sheltering a fragile ecosystem of several types of coral and dozens of species of fish, crustaceans, and mollusks. Several tour operators offer guided snorkeling and diving trips, designed to introduce visitors to the colorful coral reefs, which are an important part of a large Coral Reef Preservation Area. Start your adventure with a buggy ride around the nearby beaches, and spend the rest of the day discovering the natural wonders hidden inside the warm pools of crystalline water formed by these coral formations. Make Parrachos de Maracajau a part of your Natal vacation plans using our Natal trip planner .
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  • The company Nature Tur, offers the trip to coral reefs in boats catamaran type, hard sidewalk 2:30 hs, time enough to dive in the coral reefs 8 km off the coast of Maracajaú. The point of support of the boats into the Sea offers shrimp skewers, cheese curds, soft drinks and caipirinhas ... worth knowing the location depending on the tide, you can stay in man with water on your shoulders ....
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  • Maybe for one of the 4 match days in the year when the tide is lower or the amount of tourists who are admitted, the tour provided us diving reef, but with very low diversity of fish. Positive note was the presence of Navy tax checking the number of passengers on board and the presence of monitoring the environmental police. Next 7 km from the coast, passing next to the lighthouse and dive into the crystal clear waters was very cool.
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  • better that I did in my 53 years amazing ex´periencia iir boat dive and reach a platform and make snorkeling or diving is priceless
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Looking to enjoy the best beaches and soak up the holiday atmosphere, most visitors eschew the city center when it comes to accommodations in Natal. Instead, many look to the southern beachside neighborhood of Ponta Negra, which brims with tourist resorts and the accompanying bars, restaurants, and cafes. If you want to escape the tourist route and experience the city itself, you'll find plenty of options along the beachside boulevard of Av. Presidente Cafe Filho--a stone's throw from the beach and the city center. For something much quieter, surrounded by rolling dunes and clear waters, stay on the seafront next to Parque das Dunas.
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