Parque Estadual do Caracol, Canela

4.4
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Parque Estadual do Caracol features the world-famous Caracol Waterfall, widely regarded as one of Brazil’s most spectacular falls. The waterfall is formed by the Caracol River and drops from a height of 130 m (426 ft). Situated in the middle of a lush forest, the base of the waterfall can be reached by a steep 927-step trail, which is well-maintained and marked. Nearby you can visit an observation tower, featuring a convenient elevator and offering panoramic views of the area. Cable car rides are also available, providing tourists with a unique opportunity to photograph the waterfall from the air. A top choice for families with small kids, the park includes numerous picnic spots and a small restaurant. To find out how to plan a trip to Canela, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Include a little time on your visit to enjoy this beauty.. If you offer more time visit the park and have the view from the bottom up if not the ride with the aerial cable cars already yields you beautiful photos...
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  • Have two options or the aerial cable cars that you have the opportunity to photograph the fall of the waterfall from the front (40.00 per person this option) or 20.00 per person to enter the snail park, there has a deck
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