One per state: discover 27 incredible waterfalls in Brazil

A great option for those who like adventure is to enjoy a trail, enjoy nature and then enjoy a delicious freshwater bath. waterfalls are beautiful and extremely relaxing, here at Brazil We have several waterfalls spread across the country, some giant, others small, others with clear waters and others darker, each one with its special characteristics.

Discover the natural beauties of our country, in this article we separate 27 amazing waterfalls to enjoy in all states of Brazil.

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27 waterfalls to discover in Brazil:

Caracol Waterfall, Canela – RS

Cascata do Caracol is located between the municipalities of Gramado and Canela, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. In the middle of Serra Gaúcha, there is a waterfall that has more than 131 meters of free fall.

In addition to the viewpoint, it is also possible to observe the landscape on top of a panoramic elevator located inside the Caracol State Park. A mandatory stop for travelers who want to know more about the Serra Gaúcha.


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Salto Grande Waterfall, Corupá – SC

The Salto Grande waterfall is part of a circuit called Rota das Cachoeiras. Located in the north of the state of Santa Catarina the park is a true ecological shelter and has a trail with 14 waterfalls in an area of 100 hectares, the main attraction is the last waterfall on the route, Salto Grande with 125 meters high.

Iguaçu Falls, Foz do Iguaçu- PR

The most famous Brazil waterfall is located on the border between the state of Paraná and the Argentine province of Missiones, the Iguaçu Falls are a set with about 275 meters of waterfalls in the Iguaçu River, located in the Iguaçu National Park in Foz do Iguaçu in Paraná.

Itambé Waterfall, São Benedito das Areias – SP

An 84 meter high wall with a high volume waterfall. Located in the municipality of Cássia dos Coqueiros, in São Paulo, The waterfall is located at Camping do Zé Manso, where a visitation fee is charged to access the waterfall trail, which takes an average of 30 minutes.

Tabuleiro Waterfall, Conceição do Mato Dentro – MG

The Tabuleiro Waterfall, in Conceição do Mato Dentro, Minas Gerais, is one of the most beautiful in Brazil. The water meanders for 273 meters until it reaches a well like a spray. The trails that lead to it are difficult and it is recommended to hire a guide to do the tour.


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Conde D'eu Waterfall, Sumidouro – RJ

The Conde D'eu Waterfall has a drop of 127 meters. The impact of the water in the well forms a cloud of water that forms rainbows on sunny days, which further beautify the place. The Conde D'eu waterfall is located in the municipality of Sumidouro, close to the Dona Maria district.


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Fumaça Waterfall, Alegre – ES

The Cachoeira da Fumaça State Park is located in the municipality of Alegre, its main attraction is the Cachoeira da Fumaça with 144 meters high.


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Boca da Onça Waterfall, Bodoquena – MS

With its imposing 156 meters high, the Boca da Onça waterfall is the highest in Mato Grosso do Sul and one of the most visited attractions by tourists in Bointo.

Véu da Noiva Waterfall, Chapada dos Guimarães – MT

Postcard of Chapada de Guimarães, the Véu de Noiva waterfall, formed by the Coxipó River, with 86 meters of free fall, is the main point of visit in the National Park.

Santa Barbara Waterfall, Cavalcante – GO

The Santa Bárbara waterfall is one of the most visited in Chapada dos Veadeiros. To reach the Santa Bárbara waterfall, 5 km of trails are covered, passing through a region of cerrado subtypes.

Tororó Waterfall, Santa Maria – DF

Located in the administrative region of Santa Maria, in the Federal District. The Tororó waterfall is 18 meters high and is a very popular place for lovers of rappelling, hiking and people who like to be in contact with nature.

Buracão Waterfall, Ibicoara – BA

Cachoeira do Buracão is located in the municipality of Ibicoara in Chapada Diamantina, to reach the fall you have to walk through narrow passages and swim to get close to the waterfall.

Formiga Waterfall, Mateiros – TO

The Formiga Waterfall is a small waterfall, surrounded by lush vegetation, tall trees, ferns and thickets of native palm trees. But the real spectacle is the pool formed at the foot of the waterfall, where enchanting emerald green waters invite you to dive.


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Rio Mandi Waterfall, Teixeiropolis – RO

Located inside the Vale das Cachoeiras inn, the Rio Mandi waterfall, with a free fall of 32 meters high. The valley has at least 10 more smaller waterfalls with a free fall from three to 10 meters high.


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El Dourado Waterfall, Serra do Aracá – AM

Located in Serra do Aracá at Cachoeira El Dorado, with the highest free fall in Brazil. This means a waterfall of more than 350 meters.


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Formosa Waterfall, Serra do Divisor – AC

There are three falls with about 5 meters high each. Between the first and second drop, there is a well 30 meters wide.

Urucá Waterfall, Uiramutã – RR

The Urucá Waterfall is 20 meters high, its water falls into a well with transparent water, with a slightly greenish hue. A few kilometers below, in the same stream, is the 'Waterfall of the Seven Falls', with a succession of waterfalls and natural pools.

Santo Antonio Waterfall, Laranjal do Jari – AP

Formed by volcanic processes that occurred millions of years ago, with waterfalls falling from a height of 30 meters, the Santo Antônio Waterfall is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Amapá.


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Poço Azul, Riachão – MA

The crystal clear waters of the blue well, formed by a waterfall, provide spectacular baths, a great place to relax.


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Riachão Waterfall, Piracuruca – PI

The Riachão Waterfall only works in the rainy season. In the summer it dries up completely, leaving only an immense stone wall visible. It is located in the Sete Cidades National Park, in Piracuruca, Piauí, Brazil.


Macambira Waterfall, Macambira – SE

The São Francisco Waterfall, better known as Macambira Waterfall, is known as one of the main waterfalls in the state of Sergipe, and consequently, it has been called the most beautiful.


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Roncador Waterfall, Pirpirituba – PB

The Roncador Waterfall is visited by nature lovers from all over Paraíba and neighboring states. Located between the municipalities of Pirpirituba, Bananeiras and Borborema, the Cachoeira do Roncador is a water table that collapses from a height of 40 meters.

Bulha Waterfall, Tamandaré - PE

The Bulha waterfall is approximately 7 meters high and is a good option for a cold bath in fresh water, its trail is difficult to access because it is inside a reserve, on the road that connects Tamandaré to the coastal road between Recife and Alagoas .


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Ring Waterfall, Viçosa – AL

The Anel waterfall is formed by the Caçamba river, one of the basins of the Paraíba river, the waterfall is part of the Cachoeira Grande Farm 14 km from Viçosa.


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Planaltina Waterfall, New Brazil – PA

The municipality of Brasil Novo, in southeastern Pará, is known for its waterfalls, rapids, caves and grottos that attract tourists in search of adventure in new destinations. The Planaltina waterfall is one of the most outstanding thanks to the greenish tone of its waters.


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Frade Waterfall, Ubajara – CE

Located in the interior of Ceará, the National Park of Ubajara has been attracting the attention of new tourists for being full of ecotourism activities, one of the most visited waterfalls in the region is the Cachoeira do Frade.


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Pinga Waterfall, Portalegre – RN

In the interior of Rio Grande do Norte, the small town and Portalegre is famous for having several waterfalls, one of the most famous is Pinga, two waterfalls are 36 meters high.

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