Discover the Santa Bárbara Waterfall in Chapada dos Veadeiros, one of the most beautiful attractions in the city of Cavalcante, in Goiás

The most coveted attraction Veadeiros Plateau is located in the municipality of Cavalcante 322 km from Brasilia.

to get to Santa Barbara Waterfall it is necessary to travel 25 km to the Kalunga Engenho II community. When you arrive in the community, it is necessary to go to the CAT (Tourist Assistance Center) to hire a guide who will take you to the waterfall. Next to the CAT there is a small shop with handicrafts and products typical of the residents of the community.

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From the community to the waterfall is another 6 km away. You can go another 1 km by car and cover the other 5 on foot.

Those who don't have the preparation or courage to get to the attraction on foot have two options: go by 4×4 to park right next to the waterfall or hire a shuttle service offered on site.

Santa Bárbara Chapada dos Veadeiros waterfall

Santa Bárbara Chapada dos Veadeiros waterfall. Photo: Gustavo Albano

Santa Barbara Waterfall Trail

From the parking lot to Sana Bárbara, there is another 1 km of trail with easy access, surrounded by mountains and typical Cerrado vegetation. The first attraction is Santa Barbara, a preview of what is to come.

Its waterfall is 4 meters and its incredible blue well is also 4 meters deep, an ideal place to rest and enjoy the beauty of the region.


Photo: Gustavo Albano

Then the landscape from the trail to the main attraction is transformed, taking the traveler along a path with dense vegetation. The path made with wood leads to the charming waterfall, which gives us the feeling that the scenery has been set up due to the unique beauty of the waterfall.

The huge pool with an incredibly blue tone has icy waters and reaches up to 3 meters deep depending on the season visited. The intense turquoise blue of the well formed by the 28-meter high waterfall and its immense wall covered with local vegetation, attract tourists from all over the world who want to cool off in this oasis in the middle of the plateau.

Santa Bárbara Chapada dos Veadeiros waterfall

Santa Bárbara waterfall in Chapada dos Veadeiros. Photo: Gustavo Albano

Santa Bárbara Chapada dos Veadeiros waterfall

Photo: Gustavo Albano

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