Parque Hotel Passo de Lontra
TravelPod Member ReviewsParque Hotel Passo de Lontra Campo Grande
The staff here are keen to help out and by and large this was a great experience acknowledging that it is doing it all a bit rough. The fod was good. The bar caters for basic needs. the piraña fishing and eating was fantastic! The Lodge sells itself as an ecological establishment and they really seem to try. However , we saw some plastic bags get thrown in the river by staff and one of the staff stood purposefully on two frogs. The staff assured us this would not happen again, so we give them the benefit of the doubt. There is no ! I mean NO contact with the wider world as the management apparently believes this will interfere with the whole Pantanal experience... Just bad, old fashioned business in my opinion. No internet, no WiFi, no mobiles, no phones except for local calls. Should be advertised as such in their brochures. But if you want a few days with the Brazilian wildlife, this has been a pretty cool start point. Yes! We did see a jaguar!!! Very rare apparently.
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... tired so had an early night.
Day 1 - we did a boat ride up the nearby river. We saw lots of Cayman (I'm not sure what the plural spelling is for Cayman... Caymen?), some Capybaras, lots of birds, some monkeys. A pretty good start. The afternoon activity was horse riding, so I gave that a miss and did the boat tour again with a different group while Mel went on the horses. The second boat ride was a bit less exciting, not as many animals. Mel said the horse riding was ...
... sunbathing in the dark (not Guna get much of a tan tho). Then extra snouts and eyes poking out of the water. Luckily these crocs only eat twice a year, which was not tonight. Many capybaras were amongst them, they kinda look like a mix between an otter and a hippo coz they're big and hairy. Tonight we sleep in hammocks in one big together, this shall be interesting to see if I end up on the floor ...
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