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Buracao Falls

| Chapada Diamantina, Ibicoara, State of Bahia, Brazil
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GREAT place! We drove from Lençóis. It's around 230 km + 28 km on dirt road. The walk to Buracão... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
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Left my heart there!

What a place! Absolutely amazing and breathtaking waterfall. The experience of swimming through the... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Chapada Diamantina, Ibicoara, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

GREAT place! We drove from Lençóis. It's around 230 km + 28 km on dirt road. The walk to Buracão is fantastic not too though to reach. Enjoy your visit.

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

What a place! Absolutely amazing and breathtaking waterfall. The experience of swimming through the canyons to get to the waterfall is out of this world. We did a day trip from Lençóis which is a long drive ( 500km the whole trip) but totally worth...More

Thank MN_VF
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

It was really hard to get here from Lençóis, seen as you can't always trust Google Maps, especially if you set it to avoid motorways and tolls. Yes, seeing the country side is much prettier but when it takes you to a road that's not...More

Thank Leti H
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I went there on a day trip with Chapada Adventure Daniel and it was the best day in the Chapada Diamantina. The fall is amazing in itself but the experience of swimming in the canyon and seeing it appear from behind the corner is magic!!...More

Thank AChiara78
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

I've travelled quite a bit, but visiting "Cachoeira do Buracao" was definitely one of the most amazing things I've ever done!!! I've seen some beautiful pictures of this place, but none of them can truly capture the beauty of the place!!!! When the guide we...More

Thank Leticia S
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The guides say to see this waterfall last - and the reason is once you experience Buracao you'll think all the other waterfalls aren't that great. Seeing this waterfall is truly an experience 1. it's hard to get to - lots of traveling on dirt...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

This is the best waterfall experience that we have ever had. You are required to have a guide to enter the park. Our pousada in Ibicoara was able to arrange an English- speaking guide, Andre, for us. You first hike through various ecosystems until you...More

2  Thank debbieprit
Reviewed 24 August 2013

OMG! This was the BEST waterfall ever during our 8-day trip in the Chapada. No pictures can explain the feeling of having to finish the trekking in the water, swimming through the canyon. Absolutely amazing. I can't believe so many people go to Chapada and...More

7  Thank oilili2012
Reviewed 20 August 2013

I went to many places in Chapada Diamantina in this trip. Some places I visited this time, even though I liked them, I don't intend to visit them again. Cachoeira do Buracao, however, is the place to come back many many times. It is wonderful...More

1  Thank Nizinha
Reviewed 12 August 2013

It is not located in Lençois and you need a tour guide to enter the park. However, it is the great experience I had when visiting the area.

2  Thank farmami2012
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