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Eco Park Porto da Ilha

Tour Details

Eco Park Porto da Ilha, formerly called Padre Island, is an environmental preservation and leisure space located in the city of Bonito, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul.

In all, there are more than 30 thousand square meters of the green area filled with birds, mammals, waterfalls, and the calm and crystalline waters of Rio Formoso, full of fish.

Besides resting, those who enjoy radical activities can take several ecological tours at Eco Park Porto da Ilha, ensuring an even more complete experience of interaction with nature.

For five years, Eco Park Porto da Ilha has won the Travellers? Choice award, a TripAdvisor award is given only to the best establishments and destinations according to travelers.

Incidentally, Eco Park Porto da Ilha is visited by people from all over the world, from the Cook Islands to Norfolk Island and the Isle of Man, to the Ivory Coast, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Antigua and Barbuda, Burkina Faso, South Korea, and South Africa.

There is not a tourist who is not enchanted by the place.

The park also has the Bonito Safe Program seal, which is awarded only to those enterprises in the city that comply 100% with biosafety and health protocols.

Eco Park Porto da Ilha offers outdoor ecotourism water activities for all ages and tastes. There are three categories: relax, group, and adventure.

?? Attention, tourist!

Due to the conservation of Bonito's many natural wonders, there are a limited number of places to access the city's tours.

Knowing this, do not waste time: it is essential to prepare the itinerary of your trip as soon as possible.

?? Balneário

Balneário Eco Park Porto da Ilha is the oldest private bathhouse in Bonito (MS). It lies on the bank of one of the city's main rivers and is part of the Rio Formoso Natural Monument, one of the most important in Bonito.

Their visitors can dive into the crystal clear waters and observe fish of various colors and sizes. There are also walkways that connect the resort to the natural pools and waterfalls of Rio Formoso and other areas of the park.

Access to the bathhouse is included in the park's day use.

?? Boat

The a 5 km boat ride along the Formoso River.

During the trip, the boat goes through rapids and three waterfalls and makes a 20-minute stop at a natural pool. The visitor can see some animals and plants on the river bank.

It is pure emotion!

Each boat has 12 seats.

?? Duck

The duck tour is done with an inflatable kayak with 4 seats (two visitors and two monitors). The route through Rio Formoso is about 3 km long.

It begins with navigation in calm waters to a place where participants can take a bath, and ends with a lot of adrenaline with the descent of rapids and two waterfalls.

The total duration of the tour is 1.5 hours.

?? Cross buoy

The boating activity offered by Eco Park Porto da Ilha is one of the most famous. It is done on individual floats on the rapids of the Rio Formoso.

During the 300 meters of the course, the visitor goes through calm and exciting moments in the descents of rapids of various sizes.

The total duration of the float trip is 40 minutes and the participants are always accompanied by two park monitors.

?? Stand up paddle

The stand-up paddle is a sport done with a board on the calmest part of the Rio Formoso. Throughout the activity, the participant moves to stand on the water, paddling.

It's a great opportunity to assess balance and have a lot of laughs!

The entire tour is done in the company of a park monitor and lasts approximately 30 minutes.

?? Electric Boat

The electric boat tour is indicated for those who prefer a quieter activity, to observe nature and take pictures.

Leaving the Porto da Ilha in the direction of the Ponte do Hormônio, the boat sails through the calm waters of the Formoso River.

In all, the boat travels 12 km on the river and the trip lasts 40 minutes.

Rides to go with Eco Park Porto da Ilha

Balneário Ilha Bonita

A piece of paradise, with enchanting natural beauty and an incomparable phenomenon: the communication between man and fish using a sound signal.

Praia da Figueira

Here you will get to know a lagoon with more than 60,000 m² and will be able to enjoy flotation activities, as well as an incredible view of the surroundings.

St. Matthew's Grotto (Gruta São Mateus)

Simply the ideal tour for those who want to contemplate nature and photograph incredible rock formations.

Balneário Municipal de Bonito

The waters here are from the Rio Formoso: clear, transparent, and pleasant. You can enjoy and relax a lot.

Projeto Jibóia

Since 2005, this environmental education center has attracted thousands of people who were amazed by what they saw, and was even able to take a selfie with a boa constrictor!

Where is it?

Eco Park Porto da Ilha is located in Parque Rodovia do Turismo, in Bonito (MS) - 13 km away from the center.

For more information about tickets and reservations, contact us by email or WhatsApp and speak to one of Roteiro Bonito MS's experts.


What to bring?

See our recommendation of what to bring!

Neoprene shoes (required only for some tours)

Photo Camera

Slipper with rubber sole

Hat or cap

Light clothing that can get wet


Insect repellent

Bath towel

Swimwear (bikini, swimsuit or swimwear)

Cash and debit or credit cards



Pay attention to these recommendations

Tour Duration: Eco Park Porto da Ilha is free, but the rides vary between 20 minutes and 1.5 hours.

Hours of operation:Tuesday to Sunday, from 9am to 5pm (low season); every day, from 8am to 5pm (high season).

Restrictions: Eco Park Porto da Ilha day use is free for all ages and people with disabilities. However, separately contracted tours have some restrictions. For example, pregnant women, children under 5 years old, people with heart conditions, people with advanced diabetes, or people with recent surgery or injuries are not allowed on some rides. Also, you are not allowed to wear glasses or sunglasses on some rides.

Usage rules: To take the optional tours, it is mandatory to be in the company of a Eco Park Porto da Ilha monitor and wear protective gear. In addition, drinks and food are not allowed in the park.

Not all tours are accessible for people with disabilities.



See the structure that the tour offers


Adapted toilet


Sand volleyball courts

Souvenir Shop




Rest Area


Wheelchair access and adapted bathrooms and changing rooms.


Included Items

These items are included

Food: is not included, but Eco Park Porto da Ilha has a restaurant that serves snacks, food (portions, buffet, and a la carte), and drinks.

Transportation: is not included, but the shared or private service can be hired separately.

Services included:access to the bathhouse, monitors, personal insurance against accidents, first aid items, and protective equipment to perform the activities, such as a life jacket and helmet.

Optional services: food, photos, transportation, and extra tours.


High Season

AdultsR$ 80,00
Elderly: (60+): R$ 65.00
Children (5-11): R$ 65.00

Lunch (Optional)

Low Season

AdultsR$ 60,00
Elderly: (60+): R$ 60.00
Children (5-11): R$ 60.00

Lunch (Optional)

Important: children under 5 years of age do not pay admission, only consumption.

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