Saco Bravo Waterfall hike (2 days)


On this 02 day hiking trip on trails through the Atlantic Forest you will visit the amazing Saco Bravo Waterfall, with its naturally formed infinity pool looking out over the sea. On the first day we catch the bus in Paraty to the trailhead in Laranjeiras. From there we spend the day hiking on forest trails between the beaches of Sono, Antigos and finally Ponta Negra. We spend the night in cabin accommodation in Ponta Negra fishing village. On the second day we have an early start for the hike to Saco Bravo waterfall. After the hike there is time for relaxation at Ponta Negra and then a taxi boat back to the trailhead. The tour finishes back in Paraty at about 4pm

Tour info

2 days
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Why take this tour?

Spend the night in a cabin in the remote fishing village of Ponta Negra, only accessible by sea or walking trail. Your guide will take you hiking on trails through wild and unspoilt Atlantic Rainforest to the beautiful sandy beaches of Sono and Antigos on the way to Ponta Negra. From Ponta Negra you will explore the remote waterfalls and pools in the Rainforest, including Saco Bravo Waterfall, perched on the rocks overlooking the rough seas.  The natural beauty of the surroundings plus the fresh seafood served on the beaches make this an unforgettable trip. The perfect escape from big city living!

What’s included?

  • Overnight accommodation in cabin with bathroom (toilet and hotwater shower)

  • Meals (01 evening meal, 01 breakfast)

  • English/ Portuguese speaking state registered guide with remote first aid training

  • Return bus transport from Paraty to trailhead

  • Taxi boat on return from village to trailhead

  • Adventure insurance coverage

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • Bag transportation to / from village by boat (available to purchase)

  • Gratuities

  • There are stops at beach kiosks for lunch on the way (not included in price)

  • We recommend bringing one big bottle of water per day (1.5l). There are places to stock up on water on the hiking route

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 2 days

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Paraty Explorer

About operator:

Since 2009 Tour Operator Paraty Explorer has been running small group active an adventure tours exploring the Bay and the Forest around Paraty with local guides. In 2019 Paraty was finally awarded UNESCO World Heritage site status for both Biodiversity and Culture. With this in mind we recommend you explore the Bay with its tropical islands, mangrove and beautiful sandy beaches AND the Rainforest covered mountains behind the town. Throw in a walking tour of the historic old town and you begin to feel what makes Paraty special. Exploring the bay by Boat, Sea Kayak (suitable for beginners) or Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) will be a highlight of any trip to Brazil. On our innovative and unforgettable Forest Forager tour the guides help you identify and collect amazing and tasty edible and flowers, leaves and mushrooms on trails in the Atlantic Forest. With so much to see and do make sure you make the most of your time in Paraty with Paraty Explorer!

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