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Roncador Waterfall, Palmas

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Taquarussu is an ecotourism site famous for its many waterfalls, and Roncador Waterfall is noted for water cascading down 70 meters (230 ft). You can enjoy a wide variety of activities here, from swimming and rappelling (descending down a rock face using a rope), to hiking up a long trail. The climb is steep, so comfortable clothes and cushioned shoes are a must. The view from the top, with splashing water just below, is worth a little effort. After the adrenaline rush of the descent, you can join other enthusiast for a swim in the icy waters of the river Taquarussu. Arrange to visit Roncador Waterfall and other attractions in Palmas using our Palmas trip generator.
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With a relatively small tourist crowd, Palmas features a concentration of higher-end accommodations, like resorts and comfortable hotels. You can find more economical options if you look a little harder, including more budget-friendly hostels within walking distance from the center. Consider booking well in advance, as these options can be limited. Ecotourism resorts in a nearby town are a popular accommodation option as well.
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  • Beautiful waterfall in the middle of the cerrado. Disposition to get there after hiking for 20-25 min into the wild. Clear cold water falls in a majestic glade.  more »
  • I loved this place. It is in the middle of the forest. You park your car and then you need to walk 1.5 km to get to the waterfall. I suggest you to bring your own food and drinks cause you are not goi...  more »
  • When in Palmas a great side trip is the Roncadeira waterfall. I was there this last weekend and had a great time. The water is refreshing after the 1.5 mile hike. The initial decent is 120 meter drop ...  more »