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Vale do Alcantilado

Visconde de Maua, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Nine delighting waterfalls

It was the best attraction we went. There are nine waterfalls and its natural pools. Be sure to... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Sao Paulo, SP

Beautiful area with good trecking, walks to the waterfalls. A bit pushy for kids and elderly but... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Kare L
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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23 Feb 2017
“Nine delighting waterfalls”
28 Jan 2017
Visconde de Maua, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

It was the best attraction we went. There are nine waterfalls and its natural pools. Be sure to enter all of them!

Thank Elias_Haddad
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Beautiful area with good trecking, walks to the waterfalls. A bit pushy for kids and elderly but still woth the visit.

Thank Kare L
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Good organization and structure! Great for all ages! Easy to moderate walking trails. Beautiful waterfalls and landscaping. They have bathrooms, parking, restaurant, etc. Save a day to see all the waterfalls.

1  Thank iebrajr
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit @ Visconde de Mauá! Organized access and trails are well indicated. Located within a private property. The best view of the Alcantilado valley is from the waterfall named Alcantilado at 1,500m elevation. There are at least half a dozen waterfalls to...More

Thank aagbrazil
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Great outdoor activity where you can go up a 40 minutes trail passing by many beautiful cascades. The road there is not paved but it´s worth the effort. Any 2WD car can go.

Thank JaderIpa
Reviewed 7 December 2014

We enjoyed visiting Maringá after many, many years, and find out that it remains a nice and small place for nature lovers. There is no urban life there, aside from small crafts stores and good small restaurants. People who live there care for the place....More

Thank Tlustosa
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This is a place for nature lovers. There are 9 waterfalls to see, two of them good for swimming. The track in the woods is good, not very hard if the weather is dry. Going up to 1.500 meters you can admire the amazing scenery...More

Thank GBaroni
Reviewed 3 February 2014

Visit also the Motorcycle Museum located in the area. More than 100 two wheels to check. Visit to Alcantilado waterfalls is a demanding walk, that may take almost 2 hours for the whole tour, so be prepared.

2  Thank puhma
Reviewed 5 August 2013

A wandering drive on a dirt road brings you to this marvelous valley - with, as others have said, 9 waterfalls on one trail. A well-maintained path and a steep but walkable hike brings you some stunning scenery. As it's a private park you can...More

1  Thank Bryan M
Reviewed 2 July 2013

One of the main attractions in Visconde de Mauá, the Alcantilado is a natural reserve where you can see in the same track nine different waterfalls and even bath in some of them (beware that the water is extremely cold even during summer). The track...More

1  Thank AlexPira
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