Parque Ecológico Rio Formoso (Rio Formoso Ecological Park) Parque Ecológico Rio Formoso (Rio Formoso Ecological Park)

The place offers a lot of entertainment and resting for those who seek experience with the flora and fauna of the city of Bonito.

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You must climb a track to Piúva Hill, on the way to Serra Bodoquena to go to Rio Formoso Ecological Park, 8 km from the city of Bonito, state of Mato Grosso do Sul.

The park has a stunning landscape and its exuberant flora attracts birds and wild animals. From its lake with limestone formation germinates millions of bubble from a waterfall with approximately 5.5 meters depth.

One of the main local attraction is the Formoso River floating. You can dive among the shoals, algae and submerged logs which keep you in contact with several fishes such as brycon microlepis and ray-finned fish.

At the end of the tour, you can have a nice meal at the local restaurant that offers delicious food with homemade desserts. The park also offers horseback riding in addition to boia-cross, a practice of light descending in large circular float.

Key information and tips

Children must be accompanied by parents or guardians.

Opening hours:
Daily: 8am to 5pm.

Tour prices are the same for all tour operators and are subject to adjustments according to the parks high and low season calendars. Please check for more information with the tour operators.

Duration of the Visit
About 1 to 3 hours
More Info
Official website


Rodovia Bonito Guia Lopes, Km 7 – Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul

You can hire a tour operator in Bonito to go to the park.

You can rent a car in Bonito and drive to Rio Formoso Ecological Park. Please check the route.

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