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Toca Waterfall

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Address: Ilhabela, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Phone Number: 1238965325
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Beautiful Falls And Distillery Tour

Part of your in Ilhabela, these falls is a natural water park. The rocks are gently sloped so if you are brave enough, you can slide (they say toboggan) down into the water... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 February 2016
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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Use the insect repellant that is provided! I left the area with tiny bugs attached to my ankles because I did not use the repellant. Others were bitten and had itching and swelling from bug bites. What fun it was to watch people in the water and sliding down the falls! It is not too handicap friendly with the steep... More 

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California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Part of your in Ilhabela, these falls is a natural water park. The rocks are gently sloped so if you are brave enough, you can slide (they say toboggan) down into the water. Lifeguards are available. Be careful, the rocks are slippery and they are mosquitos. At this location is a small distillery of the local liquor cachacas. You can... More 

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Thank DERtravels
Darien, Connecticut, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

My kids had a great time sliding down the rocks. It's amazing that no one gets hurt. Fun activity for the family. The bug repellent is absolutely necessary and it smells very strong, so if you don't like citronella, skip this attraction.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

The waterfalls are easily accessible, you can get to them via car. There are 4/5 different areas of the waterfalls that you can enter. The staff are really helpful and will help you get across the tricky areas of the waterfalls if you request them too. It is a beautiful fun little trip and is suitable for everyone, you are... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Just next to the Toca's fall there's a unique piece of Ilhabela's colonial history - the "Engenho da Toca", which is a small factory of cachaça. For whom may not know it - "cachaça" or "pinga" is a Brazilian spirit made from sugar cane. The Engenho da Toca has a rudimentary wood-wheel driven by water to smash sugar cane and... More 

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Irvington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015

It's a small waterfall, but was still a good place for a nice cool dip. The locals seems to be nice. There will most likely be some mosquitoes but they have stations for some repellant. I didn't want to put any on, so I ended up with a few bites on me. Next time I go there I would like... More 

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Thank Ian C
Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2012

The waterfall is unimpressive, the Citronella doesn't work and is difficult to get off afterwards (you're better off sticking with 'OFF!'), the mosquitos are really nasty - they draw blood even after they've left, and you pay R$10 for the whole unpleasant experience. There's another easily accessible waterfall that doesn't cost anything further north that you don't need mosquito protection... More 

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Campinas, SP
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2012

The people are great. And it's the only place on the island where you can buy a good "pinga". It's made there. Nice place to bathe and have fun.

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Ilhabela, SP
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2012

In there you can see lots of birds and big blue butterflyes ! There are toboggans, natural showers, tirolezas and you can also walk from one tree to another, using a suspended path. There are a safety staff to help you enjoyng the place. After a whole day on the water you can taste a homemade sugarcane brandy. Very nice... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

I was very excited to check out one of the many waterfalls on Ilhabela. I heard that this was the easiest to reach so I decided to go here because I had limited time so I couldn't hike to one of the trickier but probably more beautiful waterfalls. I arrived by car and was a little confused when the parking... More 

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