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Santuario Ecologico de Pipa

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Address: Estrada para Tibau do Sul - Km 2, Praia da Pipa, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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+55 84 3201-2007

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Good for walk

Nice santuário. Good for walk (almost in the shadow) and watch big turtles. Very clean and organized. Have acess to madeiro Beach

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
porto alegre

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porto alegre
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice santuário. Good for walk (almost in the shadow) and watch big turtles. Very clean and organized. Have acess to madeiro Beach

Thank niege
Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Definitely worth the visit (15 Brazilian Real per person) but comparing to previous times (19 y ago) it seemed poorer in wildlife. Take the short or long tracks but always descend to Madeiro beach via the "Pirates stairs". Check the scenic views over Baía dos golfinhos and try spot dolphins or turtles from above.

Thank Marmifero
Clearfield, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We were in pipa for the 2nd time in three years & went here for the second time. The walk through the trees is great the highlight is the families od spider monkeys. Great views of the beaches of pipa from the top of the cliffs.

Thank Dennyrunner
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I walked from Pipa to here not knowing the enteree price. 15 reales is alot for a poor backpacker as me. But I was there and the lady at the "reception" was really nice. Trails are easy and maintained perfect. Some info boards during the trails give you some info about animals and wildlife and some history lessons about the... More 

Thank MichielKamer
Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

If you love nature, you must go to this reserve of Atlantic Forest. It is an easy walk, and you can take different trails, from 1 hour to 2,5hrs. There are several mirantes with amazing views of Golfinho abd Madeiro beaches, and if you walk in silence you may even be lucky enough to see the little monkeys... also has... More 

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Darmstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

A good place for the ones who like to be in touch with nature, the animals, likes to walk through the forest and so on. It's also a good way to see the dolfins and the turtles from an upside point of view, and later, to reach the Madeiro beach through upstairs in the "forest". Specially good for children, but... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

A pleasant walk over uncomplicated terrain. However little evidence of wildlife except for a number of enclosed turtles in an area about the half way stage of the walk. . There is a limited display of historical interest relating to turtles. At marked viewing points there are good sea and beach views.

Thank Robert and Anna... J
Porto District, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

It's great to take a rest from the beach and go on a grey day! You get to know a bit of local history and also have the opportunity to dive into native forest. There's a place there from where you may see the amazing big turtles coming up on their nautral habitat, the sea. It's something unique.

Thank CarlaDiabinho
Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

A one-day excursion by boat is a great experience. You will learn a lot about the local cultural development during the past centuries and how a local bio-environment can change due a a catastrophe occurred centuries ago. It is not about catastrophe causes negative impacts - it is to learn how catastrophes change the environment - nothing about bad or... More 

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Praia da Pipa, RN
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

In this place you could do several on foot trails, and see amazing views. Also they have ''Projeto Tamar'' very famous in world. With an app called Live Pipa, you can see in your smartphone gps how to find this place, its free and easy.

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