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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  • As a person who has traveled to Hawaii, all over the Caribbean, I was not expecting the reef to be healthy. Maracajau divers are doing a great job to keep it vibrant!! Check the tide calendar as some....  more »
  • Snorkeling in Maracajú is just fantastic. The water is transparent, there are many fish and coral. You can also go scuba diving. It's totally worth it, even in a cloudy day!  more »

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