Dunas de Genipabu, Natal

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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. For Dunas de Genipabu and beyond, use our Natal road trip planner to get the most from your Natal vacation.
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  • Difficult place to describe with words, simply wonderful... but on this tour what counts a lot is which bugueiro you take the ride with. We were in 3 couples and we hit the country with the bugueiro Carlinhos Cobra. He went with another companion, Gilvan. I noticed that most of the bugueiros only pass through the dunes, but Carlinhos Cobra and Gilvan form a foolproof duo. The tour was with a lot of excitement, muiiiita adrenaline and super complete, passing through the most unusual paths of the dunes, with several stops for photos that they themselves took and sent by the watts. Super indico dunes of Genipabu with Carlinhos Cobra -(84)98847 1555 and Gilvan P.Paiva (84)98757 8819.
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  • True classic Christmas tour!!! It's a delight to stroll over the dunes with a lot of excitement!!! How many times it's at Christmas, how many times will I take this tour.
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  • Beautiful dunes, amazing views. There are plenty of restaurant options as well as vendors walking around. There's an artisan's market where you can buy gorgeous souvenirs. You may take a bug to sightsee. There are also options for young kids (private pools) and showers and bathrooms. To get there using public transportation, make sure you're well informed of the bus route schedules because there aren't many buslines, and Uber/Taxi drivers concentrate on different neighborhoods.
  • Great surroundings! Adventure all the time! Nice views! It's a must see!
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