The Sucuri River is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Bonito, in Mato Grosso do Sul and, for sure, floating in the Sucuri River is one of the best tours you can take when visiting the city.
Internationally known for its crystal clear waters, it competes with the beauty of other equally famous lakes in the world, such as the lakes in Iceland and Croatia.
The reception area is located on the São Geraldo farm, which in the 70s and 80s had cattle raising and agriculture as its main economic activities.
In 1990, with the arrival of tourism in the city of Bonito, the farm started to receive tourists and offer tours on the Sucuri River. From then on, the farm went through changes and adaptations to be able to better receive visitors.
Today it has complete infrastructure, a restaurant, and space for exhibiting the work of the artisans of Bonito.
Moreover, the entire region of the farm, springs, and river is an RPPN, that is, a Private Natural Heritage Reserve, a conservation unit of a private domain.
Contrary to popular belief, the name of the Sucuri river is not because the river has snakes, but because of its shape when seen from above.
The name originated in 1975, when, during an aerial expedition, one of the visitors gave the river this name because of its serpentine shape, similar to that of a sucuri snake.
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.
The tour is an experience that is booked in advance and transportation to the site can be arranged on your own or in partnership with the agency.
From the reception, the flotation tour on the Sucuri starts with a walk through a 400-meter trail of a ciliary forest, where it is possible to see the river's springs and some native vegetation that leads to the main deck, where the flotation begins through a path that is about 1800 meters long.
Before starting the tour, the guide makes all the necessary recommendations and assists the visitors in the process of floating.
During the tour, it is possible to see several species of animals, such as fish, as well as underwater vegetation. The descent down the river is always accompanied by the guide in the support boat, and you can take the tour from inside the boat if you prefer.
At the end of the tour, the Sucuri river meets the Formoso river, and so the flotation tour comes to an end.
It is worth mentioning that the Sucuri flotation is not the only option in Bonito, as the Rio da Prata flotation can also be very well enjoyed during your trip.
With all this, it is easy to see that Brazilians have many beauties to discover in Brazil, without having to travel to such distant places as the Federated States of Micronesia, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Isle of Man, Cape Verde, Saudi Arabia, or the United Arab Emirates to enjoy unforgettable vacations.
If you are interested in visiting Rio Sucuri in the off-season, where prices are lower and you can enjoy it more, it is worth taking a look at the calendar.
The high season in Bonito happens during these periods:
The São Geraldo farm, which is the reception area for the tour, is 19 km from the city of Bonito, in Mato Grosso do Sul, more precisely in the region of Serra da Bodoquena.
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I felt honored to be able to visit this beautiful place, wonderful, with crystal clear water, many species of fish, an extremely clean and conscious place in relation to the environment?
It is, in fact, the river with the most crystalline water in Brazil and worthy of the title of 3rd most crystalline river in the world! Floating on these waters is something indescribable, you have to go there to know. This trip is highly recommended for those going to Bonito.
I am still impressed with the color of the water in this river, even in rainy weather! The reception is of the highest quality, the place has an amazing structure. The flotation is very calm, the team makes the experience wonderful, showing the details of all this marine richness.
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