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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful, big waterfall. Great food regional buffet as well. Google Maps directions were off for me, lucky there is a huge sign with a big arrow pointing to the correct dirty road.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bruno h
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Parte of a much larger cave system, the Lapa doce is an impressive site. It doesn’t take much skill for someone, even kids, without disabilities to go down a very steep track at the beginning. Once you enter the cave you can appreciate the size...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dani_Waltrick
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We have seen some amazing caves (US, Ireland, China, Thailand, etc.), and yet each cave has it's own magic. This one has some great formations, but what impressed us most was the scale of the cave (and the sandy floor).

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kate3717
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Interesting visit to a huge cave, lots of natural formations. Had my two kids with me ( 11 and 8 yrs old) they loved it. Local guide very knowledgeable and kind. Worth a visit!

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank MN_VF
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Not that it's too expensive but we learned the trap of the 'passeios' they sell to you in lençois. If you go there on your own you pay to enter the private property and you get a guide for $30 Reals ($10USD). Huge cave and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Maryannecatherine
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I have been to lots of caves around the world and this one is one of the largest, even if it does not have the same formations in the same quantities when compared to the others. If you go with a group, you pay around...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank sgivigi
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

This is a interesting place to see an amazing Cave Gruta Lapa Doce. You have to pay R$ 38 if you go alone with guide and R$ 20 each to go with a guide And more 3 people. The visit duration is 1h20m

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank marcospharaujo
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Definitely worth checking out! The best part of the experience is when your deep in the cave and the guides tell you to turn off your flashlights! I couldn't help but think about how peaceful and quiet the cave was in comparison to life in...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank kpari
Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

It's really amazing how big this cave is. Really worth going. I Just don't give 5 stars because The local guider was not good.

Thank fernandolpsfreire
Reviewed 3 December 2014

In all of nature's wonders there's nothing like caving, but of all Caving there's nothing like Caving in Lapa Doce. The professional guidance of Claudia Lima is the best and with her you'll experience the real beauty of Brazil's most beautiful natural wonder: the Cave...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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