Best Waterfalls in Rio de Janeiro

Check out the top Waterfalls in Rio de Janeiro, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Parque Florestal da Tijuca
1. Parque Florestal da Tijuca
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209 local reviews
Parque Florestal da Tijuca
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Naruna
Here you can do everything, from hiking & wildlife-watching to para gliding & hang-gliding (“Asa Delta”)... Th…
Beatriz
It's the largest urban woods in the world. The atmosphere is superb. You can find waterfalls, stunning views a…
Guilherme
The Florest of Tijuca is beautiful. Its good for sightseeing or doing some hiking, visiting waterfalls. Beside…
1. Parque Florestal da Tijuca
1. Parque Florestal da Tijuca
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209 local reviews
Parque Florestal da Tijuca
Naruna
Naruna
Here you can do everything, from hiking & wildlife-watching to para gliding & hang-gliding (“Asa Delta”)... The Park offers some great walks…
Beatriz
Beatriz
It's the largest urban woods in the world. The atmosphere is superb. You can find waterfalls, stunning views and great hikes among all. We s…
Guilherme
Guilherme
The Florest of Tijuca is beautiful. Its good for sightseeing or doing some hiking, visiting waterfalls. Besides its the road up to the Corco…
2. Parque Lage
2. Parque Lage
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713 local reviews
Parque Lage, Jardim Botânico
+55 21 2334-4088
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Ruth
Public parks of Rio, this is one of those who offer more advantages. Easy access, safely, well maintained and …
Patricia
Parque Lage is one of my favorite places in Rio de Janeiro. The park offers attractions for the whole family…
Paulo
Public parks of Rio, this is one of those who offer more advantages. Easy access, safely, well maintained and …
2. Parque Lage
2. Parque Lage
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713 local reviews
Parque Lage, Jardim Botânico
+55 21 2334-4088
Ruth
Ruth
Public parks of Rio, this is one of those who offer more advantages. Easy access, safely, well maintained and with attractions for the whole…
Patricia
Patricia
Parque Lage is one of my favorite places in Rio de Janeiro. The park offers attractions for the whole family. People like to get together t…
Paulo
Paulo
Public parks of Rio, this is one of those who offer more advantages. Easy access, safely, well maintained and with attractions for the whole…
3. Tijuca Forest
3. Tijuca Forest
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84 local reviews
Tijuca Forest
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
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Vivien
This is the largest urban forest in Latin America -- unmissable. If you are by car follow a map and go through…
Flavia
Tijuca Forest is the largest urban forest in the world. To get a proper feel of the place, get on a jeep tour…
Thais
Greatest urban forest in the world, this you must visit! Waterfalls and mountain peaks that will allow you to …
3. Tijuca Forest
3. Tijuca Forest
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84 local reviews
Tijuca Forest
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
Vivien
Vivien
This is the largest urban forest in Latin America -- unmissable. If you are by car follow a map and go through Horto (the neighbourhood) or …
Flavia
Flavia
Tijuca Forest is the largest urban forest in the world. To get a proper feel of the place, get on a jeep tour. There are also guided walking…
Thais
Thais
Greatest urban forest in the world, this you must visit! Waterfalls and mountain peaks that will allow you to have open sight view of all Ri…
4. Solar da Imperatriz - Escola Nacional de Botânica Tropical (ENBT)
4. Solar da Imperatriz - Escola Nacional de Botânica Tropical (ENBT)
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17 local reviews
Solar da Imperatriz - Escola Nacional de Botânica Tropical (ENBT), Jardim Botânico
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+55 21 3875-6211
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Dina
El parque tiene lindas cascadas. The park has some nice waterfalls.
Felipe
Amazing place, with waterfalls. Get there early.
Veronica
Hiking trail with several waterfalls.
4. Solar da Imperatriz - Escola Nacional de Botânica Tropical (ENBT)
4. Solar da Imperatriz - Escola Nacional de Botânica Tropical (ENBT)
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17 local reviews
Solar da Imperatriz - Escola Nacional de Botânica Tropical (ENBT), Jardim Botânico
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+55 21 3875-6211
Dina
Dina
El parque tiene lindas cascadas. The park has some nice waterfalls.
Felipe
Felipe
Amazing place, with waterfalls. Get there early.
Veronica
Veronica
Hiking trail with several waterfalls.
5. Tijuca National Park
5. Tijuca National Park
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95 local reviews
850 Estr. da Cascatinha, Alto da Boa Vista
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+55 21 2491-1700
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Carmen
It is the biggest Urban Park in the world. Ride through the forest, jogging, hiking, in a car, go to a waterfa…
Adam
The world's largest urban forest has waterfalls, animals, and great views. Ask us about hikes, forest canopyin…
Rafael
World biggest urban forest. Take the bus over there and enjoy nature. Waterfalls, Walking, Hiking, Panorama Vi…
5. Tijuca National Park
5. Tijuca National Park
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95 local reviews
850 Estr. da Cascatinha, Alto da Boa Vista
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+55 21 2491-1700
Carmen
Carmen
It is the biggest Urban Park in the world. Ride through the forest, jogging, hiking, in a car, go to a waterfall to bath or watch the beauty…
Adam
Adam
The world's largest urban forest has waterfalls, animals, and great views. Ask us about hikes, forest canopying, and more outdoor activities…
Rafael
Rafael
World biggest urban forest. Take the bus over there and enjoy nature. Waterfalls, Walking, Hiking, Panorama View of hole city.
6. Cachoeira Dos Primatas
6. Cachoeira Dos Primatas
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3 local reviews
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Caroline
Walk from the front door to a beautiful waterfall with stunning views. You can take the short 30 minute walk t…
Renata
Small hiking to a nice waterfall. Great spot to enjoy Mata Atlântica
6. Cachoeira Dos Primatas
6. Cachoeira Dos Primatas
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3 local reviews
Caroline
Caroline
Walk from the front door to a beautiful waterfall with stunning views. You can take the short 30 minute walk through the forest to the water…
Renata
Renata
Small hiking to a nice waterfall. Great spot to enjoy Mata Atlântica
7. Waterfall Garden
7. Waterfall Garden
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13 local reviews
Estr. Dona Castorina, Alto da Boa Vista
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Patricia
In the midst of the Tijuca Forest, the Cachoeira do Horto Hike is a short but fun hike to enjoy the jungle fee…
Joana
Waterfalls and a beautiful park!!!
7. Waterfall Garden
7. Waterfall Garden
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13 local reviews
Estr. Dona Castorina, Alto da Boa Vista
Patricia
Patricia
In the midst of the Tijuca Forest, the Cachoeira do Horto Hike is a short but fun hike to enjoy the jungle feeling of Rio de Janeiro. Hiking…
Joana
Joana
Waterfalls and a beautiful park!!!
8. Primatas Waterfall
8. Primatas Waterfall
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14 local reviews
Primatas Waterfall, Rio de Janeiro
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Thomaz
Beautiful waterfall with easy access.
Laura
25 minutes trail to a Waterfall
8. Primatas Waterfall
8. Primatas Waterfall
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14 local reviews
Primatas Waterfall, Rio de Janeiro
Thomaz
Thomaz
Beautiful waterfall with easy access.
Laura
Laura
25 minutes trail to a Waterfall
9. Paineiras Corcovado
9. Paineiras Corcovado
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20 local reviews
S/N Estr. das Paineiras, Santa Teresa
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+55 21 2225-0401
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Rafael
Beautiful trail through a biggest urban forest in the world - Floresta da Tijuca. After that you can refresh i…
Simone
Go there to walk around ,with tenis.have a small waterfall there and if you want can take a natural shower the…
9. Paineiras Corcovado
9. Paineiras Corcovado
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20 local reviews
S/N Estr. das Paineiras, Santa Teresa
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+55 21 2225-0401
Rafael
Rafael
Beautiful trail through a biggest urban forest in the world - Floresta da Tijuca. After that you can refresh in a waterfall!!! You can`t mis…
Simone
Simone
Go there to walk around ,with tenis.have a small waterfall there and if you want can take a natural shower there.clean water
10. Praça Afonso Viseu
10. Praça Afonso Viseu
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2 local reviews
Praça Afonso Viseu, Rio
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Clarisse
Main entrance to the Tijuca's Forest National Park. Easily reachable by bus. You can walk by the trails and ba…
10. Praça Afonso Viseu
10. Praça Afonso Viseu
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Praça Afonso Viseu, Rio
Clarisse
Clarisse
Main entrance to the Tijuca's Forest National Park. Easily reachable by bus. You can walk by the trails and bath in a waterfall.
11. Estrada Dona Castorina
11. Estrada Dona Castorina
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2 local reviews
Estrada Dona Castorina, Rio
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Alberto
Hiking and trekking. The Tijuca National Park is known as the largest urban forest in the world. Its magnifice…
Rafael
Waterfalls and exuberant Nature
11. Estrada Dona Castorina
11. Estrada Dona Castorina
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2 local reviews
Estrada Dona Castorina, Rio
Alberto
Alberto
Hiking and trekking. The Tijuca National Park is known as the largest urban forest in the world. Its magnificent mountains covered by Atlant…
Rafael
Rafael
Waterfalls and exuberant Nature
12. Tijuca National Park
12. Tijuca National Park
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78 local reviews
850 Estr. da Cascatinha, Alto da Boa Vista
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+55 21 2491-1700
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Giuliana
Amazing View!! Pick up the 409 bus at São Clemente street and stay at the bus until the last stop. And them en…
Debora
It"s the largest urban forest in the world. Cachoeira das Almas and Cascatinha Tauany are two examples of the…
12. Tijuca National Park
12. Tijuca National Park
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78 local reviews
850 Estr. da Cascatinha, Alto da Boa Vista
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+55 21 2491-1700
Giuliana
Giuliana
Amazing View!! Pick up the 409 bus at São Clemente street and stay at the bus until the last stop. And them enjoy 1 hour of a beautifull wal…
Debora
Debora
It"s the largest urban forest in the world. Cachoeira das Almas and Cascatinha Tauany are two examples of the beautiful waterfalls it has!