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Address: Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil

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Amazing. It feels you are in an aquarium.

Amazing. It feels you are in an aquarium. The walk down to the place is well worth it. Make sure to reserve your visit a couple of days ahead, since visits are controlled to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 August 2015
Fernando G
Coral Springs, Florida
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Coral Springs, Florida
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

Amazing. It feels you are in an aquarium. The walk down to the place is well worth it. Make sure to reserve your visit a couple of days ahead, since visits are controlled to preserve the environment.

Thank Fernando G
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

Oh my gosh... can this place be any more enchanting?! The short Atalaia trail (1,5 km) is definitely worth it, and can be done by almost everyone, young and old. The pools are gorgeous, you will have clear views of almost everything, young sharks, fishes galore, little crabs, trully wonderful. You only get 30 minutes since it's very protected, but... More 

1 Thank Medular
West Lafayette, Indiana
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

We did the longest Atalaia tracking which consist of 3 natural pools.To be honest, we were told that the pools are amazing and you get to see a lot of stuff, however we couldn't see that much. The tracking itself, though, is completely worth it.

Thank kurtmaia
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

Awesome. I have nothing else to say. LIke everything else on this beautiful island. Make sure you pick a decent hour of the day because the walk can be tiring under the sun. Also don't go on your own, this visit can only be arranged in groups.I think it's best if you bring your own equipment, but most offer masks... More 

1 Thank Gabriele G
Campinas, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

So many people have destroyed these pools that they were closed for a few months when we went in May. They might be open now but I highly recommend calling or emailing ahead to figure that out. Most people try and book it as soon as they get to the island, so figuring out if its even open will save... More 

Thank Christy D
Barrington, Illinois
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177 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

There's no real looser of a beach on Fernando. Just vast expanses with very few people on them. Totally safe. Can leave all you backpacks/money, etc on the beach an go for hour + swimming or walk and it is right there. We loved this place

Thank mark s
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

My wife and I never got to see the beach although we hear it is incredible. Make sure you book this in town as soon as you arrive in Fernando. There is usually a three day waitlist.

1 Thank turvey3300
Stockholm, Sweden
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

A must to try and experience now before it is to late. Although it is a protected area there is a running risk that if pollution in general continues the beach will have to close down. Loved the experience although the weather during our visit was not the best.

1 Thank CBO76
New York City, New York
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100 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

Amazing natural pools with some good diverse aquatic life. Be sure to reserve as soon as you get to the Island as spots are limited and fill up very quickly.

2 Thank Phil_Muller
Brasilia, DF
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66 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2014

Fizemos a trilha curta (1,5 km e 30 minutos de caminhada leve) até as piscinas da praia do Atalaia, que são verdadeiros berçários da vida marinha. Como é limitada a quantidade de pessoas que podem fazer o passeio, deve-se agendar no ICMBio assim que chegar a Noronha. É um passeio muito concorrido. E é incrível!!! We made the short trail... More 

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