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Ilha Anchieta State Park

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Address: Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo 11680-000, Brazil
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+55 12 3842 1231

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This island not far from the coast is very interesting. There is the ruins of the political prision where the book "Memórias do Cárcere" was written. The TAMAR project that... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
São Paulo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This island not far from the coast is very interesting. There is the ruins of the political prision where the book "Memórias do Cárcere" was written. The TAMAR project that protect sea turtles has a base installled in the island with some turtles in the tanks till be ready to come back to the ocean.

Thank Audirmartins
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I SUP paddled to here from Enseada Beach. It was about 14km total. Before 10 am is the best time to go before the tourist boats and personal watercraft arrive.

Thank Troy L
New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

My family and I took a boat trip to this island and spent about 2 hours there. It was very nice and a lot less packed than the beaches back at the city. The water is very calm and the sea looks basically like a pool, very nice for relaxing. However, there aren't any services at the island, so if... More 

Thank Daniela B
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

We contracted a trip with a Bioventura adventures in Sao Paolo. Edson and Loudes are amazing ecological tour guides as they have an Amazing knowledge of the flora and fauna of the Atlantic Rain Forest. We took a schooner from Lazaro with a group of about 10 adults and 1 teen. On the island we took an excellent tour of... More 

Thank Chris44145
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

Nice place to go and if you go during low season it's better, you can enjoy nature much more, and also the beach, cuz it's really good view. It's worth it

Thank Kio K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

It's a lovely place to visit during your holidays!The island has been preserved since the prison has been disabled and has become an attractive great to see nature, some animals, beautiful ocean. You can get there by a quiet schooner tour!!

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

Beautiful island full of history and nature. You can easily see wild "capivaras" on the beach. Also nice for a bush walk around the island.

Thank Angelica C
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Beautiful conservation area - full of green, beautiful sea full of fish to dive and rich history of the old prison. Scientists develop work in the island to follow impact of introduced species.

Thank Mark L
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

Ilha Anchieta is a great place to visit. It used to be a prison, and now when you go you can visit all that is left of the prison and there are people that actually lived there during that time telling the story! And the beach is great too!

Thank Pradoaka
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

We took a schooner day trip to Anchieta, but I would recommend hiring your own, smaller boat to do the trip. I think it would be more comfortable (the schooners get very crowded) and you would have more time to spend on the island that way. The island is part of a State Park and used to house a major... More 

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