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Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron)

| Rio Verde - 18Km From Banos, Banos, Ecuador
+593 99 867 2196
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Best known for its spectacular viewing and great force of plunging water, this magnificent waterfall is formed by the crystalline Río Verde.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| Rio Verde - 18Km From Banos, Banos, Ecuador
+593 99 867 2196
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is worth the hike....what a sight to see. I saw many waterfalls in Ecuador but this was the highlight. Be sure to cross the bridge and get photos.

Thank AnneinVirginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have rent bikes to explore the waterfalls ourselves. It's an easy way to bike so even for people with less biking experience this is a nice way to see the highlights of banos. The pailon del Diablo was very nice but busy. We still...More

Thank Josje1994
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had seen a photo on Facebook some months before our adventure started and I decided that I wanted to see this waterfall! Simply wow!!!! it did not disappoint in the least! Be prepared you are bound to get wet but it is surely worth...More

Thank SVELMalta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pailon del Diablo was the last stop on our double decker bus. And it was the highlight and in general one of the most spectacular waterfalls.. would say due to the proximity you can get it plays on the same level like Iguazu..?! There are...More

Thank Raephels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best attractions in the area round Banos. You will need at least 3 hours to explore both sides of the waterfall.

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the view, very touristy but beautiful. We went with a tour but you don't have to do that it cost two dollars per adult

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk down to the waterfall is not demanding - and anyway is well worth any effort. The waterfalls are quite dramatic

Thank Peter3101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really spectacular site, well worth the visit. We got a local bus here from Banos for 1$. It was lashing rain but still a very memorable experience. Only one complaint is that we couldn't figure out how to get to the other side of the...More

Thank Eimear D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit when around. The falls are epic. Bonus is that you can crawl behind the fall and thus have a 360 degree view from all angles

Thank Marco N
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Fantastic waterfall - awesome and powerful energy of water! Well worth the steps up and down to reach it!!

Thank BeaandBeth
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Sandra A
19 August 2017|
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Response from JCFlores67 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for not answering about tickets. To enter this waterfall you should buy your tickets at the very entrance. For the kid there's a 50% discount
8 March 2017|
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Response from hug0paul | Reviewed this property |
It's fresh water and it falls at a very high flow rate, I'd keeping my equipment at least 20 feet away and it's gotta be waterproof.
26 August 2016|
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Response from Nicole B | Reviewed this property |
Yes that is very possible you need around 4-5 hours. You get the truck back at the end which takes about 15mins. The bike ride was 2 hours and the walk an hour. If you want to stop and do the activities along the way it will... More