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Catarata dos Couros

GO-118 (Alto Paraiso-Brasilia) km 50 - Fazenda Boa Esperanca, Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, Alto Paraiso de Goias, State of Goias, Brazil
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Worth the long drive

Excellent waterfall with various big pools to swim in and dive into. Lots of flat rocks and sand... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
icouldiwill
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Istanbul
Beautiful - possible on one's own

The waterfalls are beautiful, better in Almacenes and much better than St Barbara waterfalls, in my... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
jorn51
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Flanders
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GO-118 (Alto Paraiso-Brasilia) km 50 - Fazenda Boa Esperanca, Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, Alto Paraiso de Goias, State of Goias, Brazil
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Excellent waterfall with various big pools to swim in and dive into. Lots of flat rocks and sand beaches to lie around and get sun

Thank icouldiwill
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The waterfalls are beautiful, better in Almacenes and much better than St Barbara waterfalls, in my view. One can go without a guide: 1. starting from Alto Paraiso in direction of Brasilia, after 17.6 km [counting from the roundabout with road to Sao Jorge] there...More

Thank jorn51
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

A friend of mine drowned in the Cataratas dos Couros in the visit last week and another girl died two days after. Both were on guided tours. The place is beautiful but extremely dangerous and it is not safe!!! DO NOT SWIM IN DEEP WATERS...More

3  Thank Felipe D
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

If you are ever in the Alto Paraiso are you must visit these falls. Many of the review say you need a 4x4 but we drove there in or normal car and as long as you are careful you will be fine, it was even...More

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 2 January 2017

If you consider both the canyon trail along the river and the bath itself that the waterfalls provide, you will have indeed one of the best experiences in Chapada dos Veadeiros. In my short stay visiting some of the most famous trails and waterfalls, I'd...More

Thank Gabriel G
Reviewed 17 September 2016

this was my second visit to the chapada dos veaderos region. i'm really taken with the place and have not had a bad hike yet. i was alone and only had the chance to visit one place this time, and i hired Oleg, who was...More

1  Thank sun_ra_was_right
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We hired Oleg (61) 9 9841-7177 or (62) 9 8219-2184 arararte@yahoo.ca. Wonderful guide. He paced our trip just for us, knows all the best spots, and what time of day to visit. He speaks Russian, English, Spanish, and Portuguese. We rented a car in Brasilia...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Its a little bit hard to get to the beggining of the trail whitout a local guide, because there are no signs in the road. But once you get there, the track isnt hard. You can find several good waterfalls, with loots of water and...More

Thank André M
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Small and easy walk to reach this beeauty in the midle of pure nature. You can spend whole day and swim or walk around the river and search beautifull corners without no one. Natural jaccuzi anf refreshing watter, what else?

1  Thank smrgy
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

I visited in January and the night before there was a strong rain. The place is much mire interesting when the river is full, I was able to see a beautiful waterfall. The trekking is ease to moderate, with roughly 6km of extension. Although it...More

Thank Roberta T
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