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Caracol State Park

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Address: RS 466 - 7 km, Estrada do Caracol, Canela, State of Rio Grande do Sul 95680-000, Brazil

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Really good sights and solid tracks for a pleasant walk. A great place to get in contact with the wild life.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 February 2017
Maurício B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Really good sights and solid tracks for a pleasant walk. A great place to get in contact with the wild life.

Thank Maurício B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

It offers a amazing view of the water fall, but because a pine tree felt on the stairs and broke it down I couldn't visit the bottom of the waterfall. This was annoying cause there isn't much more to do there. I would still do it.

Thank Cesar P
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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638 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

A very nice and well kept National park, with some beautiful trails and nice falls. Worth a stride with the whole family and kids. Must be a sunny day. Otherwise, do not go.

Thank carlosmp
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This is a small park, mainly dedicated to the Cascata do Caracol, a lovely waterfall, surrounded by with native vegetation. Unfotunately the main stairway to the bottom of the fall is closed. The remaining trails are not demanding and have nice views.

Thank William O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

And go down the steps. They are officially closed but its easy enough to jump over the barriers and head down to the base of the waterfall. Its a bit of a hike though so only if you aint a couch potato.

Thank Navid S
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

You take an astonishingly beautiful waterfall, and create all sorts of trails, restaurants, panoramic towers, cable carts. From my point of view, you loose the natural wonder it represents.

Thank Ivan Z
Biot, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Really beautiful Araucaria forest with paved trails and lookout and a great watch tower with elevator, but also small forest trails- 'silent trail'; food available

Thank garantido
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

A small park to know in some minutes. Staps of acsess are closed now. You have to pay R$18,00. Would be better and more explored.

Thank Fernando C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a place to have an unforgettable view. Place to have a lot of photos with your family. The price is not so cheap but worth it.

Thank Valessa D
Porto Alegre, RS
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Price is not adequate for the place, even if the landscape is beautiful. I won't recommend going there to anyone.

Thank Sébastien T

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