Speleological Tourism in Brazil

28 06 2010

São MigueL and Lago Azul Grottoes : The grottoes of the Bodoquena range are impressive. The stalactites produce thousands of colored reflections in the waters of the lake. The region offers many attractions in the form of trails and diving options.

Goiás: The caves and grottos of  Terra Ronca attract speleologist, tourists and adventures who go there to enjoy the natural beauty, flora, fauna and the rivers of crystal clear water that form subterranean lakes, and the enormous internal spaces of the caverns marked by the presence of stalactites and stalagmites. Thre is enormous biodiversity and over 150 species of birds and 50 species of mammals have been recorded in the area.RoncaTerra

São PauloAlto Ribeira State Tourism Park (PETAR): Alto Ribeira, one of the oldest parks in the state of São Paulo, occupying an area of 35,712 hectares, conserves and protects the rich natural heritage of the region of Alto Ribeiro represented by the important biodiversity of the remaining stands of Atlantic Forest. There are also palaeontological, architectural and historical sites and one of Brazil’s most important speleological formations with over 250 registered caverns. Several of the caverns can be visited but the use of safety equipment is obligatory.

Photo: Divulgation

Source: Embratur

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NAUI 2010 will be held in São Paulo

9 06 2010

It happens between 18 to August 22 the 14th Meeting of Leaders of NAUI Instructors and MercosulNAUI 2010 in Jundiaí, São Paulo – Brazil.

The subscribers will have the opportunity to participate in various courses such as Course Instructor NAUI First Aid, Course Instructor NAUI Sub Photo, Course NAUITEC Cave Diver, Gas Blender Course NAUITEC, Orientation Program Industrial / Commercial Diving Experience.





Whales and dolphins in São Paulo

15 10 2009

Sighting dolphins and whales, live with caiçara communities and experience the rich marine life off the coast of São Paulo (Brazil) are some of the attractions for those who venture into the scripts of the dive.

In a joint initiative between fishermen, dive associations and the State Department of Environment, have been mapped about 80 points – divided into eight routes – where you can perform the activity. The project goal is to make the people know the marine life and go to save it.

Located in areas of environmental preservation, the scripts include islands in the region of Ubatuba, Ilhabela, São Sebastião, Santos and Itanhaém. In all of them, you can find companies dive operators.

See more in Portal Mergulho Brazil!!!