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Melancia Falls Hiking Tour

Price R$180 5 hours | Difficulty: Medium / Challenging
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Melancia Falls Hiking Tour

R$180 per person

Duration: 5 hours | Difficulty: Challenging | Walking time: 5 hours

Highlights of the Melancia Falls Hiking tour in Paraty

✔️ The spectacular Melancia Waterfalls, the largest and most remote waterfall of Paraty.

✔️ Hiking through the Rainforest off the beaten track.

✔️ Swimming in the refreshing pools and waterfalls of the Melancia Falls. 

✔️ State-registered experienced Hiking Tour Guide.

📃 Description and information of the Melancia Falls Hiking tour

Waterfalls in Paraty don’t get bigger or better than The Melancia Falls, hidden away in the Serra da Bocaina National Park:

With the highest plunge in Paraty The Melancia is spectacular!

The Melancia Falls hike starts after a 40 minute journey by road from Paraty to the trailhead. The Falls are reached via a trail through lush Rainforest with lots of birdlife on the way. This is a remote area, only accessible by walking trail. On arrival at the first section of the Falls you will have a chance to appreciate the sheer size of this waterfall. After walking another 15 minutes you reach the second falls where you can swim in the crystal clear waters, snack, hang out and rest before the hike back along the same trail.

As a 4 hour round trip on forest trails the Melancia Falls hike is considered to be a medium to challenging hike. If you are a hiker this is the day out for you!

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  • Departure Time
    09:30 (Regular tour) | Private Tour: Get in touch
  • What to wear
    Light clothes, comfortable walking shoes or trainers, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, rain gear, repellent.
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The only access to the Melancia  Falls is on a trail through the Atlantic Forest.

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A remote trail with incredible biodiversity.

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Arriving at the Melancia after a 2-hour walk is breathtaking.

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The first section of the Falls!

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Nothing better than cooling off in one of the pools after a sweaty walk in the forest!

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A a naturally formed amusement park

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The Melancia Falls, the biggest waterfall in Paraty. Can you spot the people?

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A great day out with old friends; a chance to make new ones.

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What to take to Melancia Waterfall: Water - Minimum 1.5L, Cash.

Route: Hiking trail through the forest on uneven terrain, with no road access. Not accessible to wheelchair users and not suitable for people with back and knee problems.

Difficulty Level: Medium/ Challenging (4 hours round trip walking time).

Group size: Minimum of 2 people; Maximum 12 people

Minimum age: For all ages. Children must be accompanied by a guardian (50% discount for children under 14).

Postponement and Cancellation Policy: In case of bad weather you can switch to another tour, postpone or cancel.

Covid-19: We follow safety protocols.

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