Parque Estadual do Caracol, Canela

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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  • Nice place with beautiful views! Great for taking pictures! Tracks well signaled and mapped! Recommend
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  • For those who love nature can not fail to go and know every corner of this park. Love! The little tree is beautiful. It's a pity that it's been three years since the descent was interdicted (to see it underneath). But it's worth doing all the trails and going to take the elevator and see her from above. You pay per person to get in, but it's worth it.
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