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Pantanal Matogrossense National Park
Pantanal Matogrossense National Park

  |   Pantanal

The Pantanal Matogrossense National Park encompasses around 521 square miles of the Pantanal region. These wetlands, located in central west Brazil are a world-class wildlife spotting destination. Animals and birds of all shapes and sizes dwell here – all you have to do is go out and find them. 

Pantanal Wildlife
Pantanal Wildlife

  |   Pantanal

Spotting Pantanal wildlife in the largest wetland region in the world is relatively easy, due to the flat landscape. The flat land works in favor for wildlife enthusiasts as there is no jungle to hide many of the animals from sight.  

Paraguay River in the Pantanal
Paraguay River in the Pantanal

  |   Brazil

The Paraguay River starts in Mato Grosso, a verdant state just to the west of central Brazil. These headwaters are known as the Pantanal Region and it is here that our interest lies. Let’s delve deep into the largest wetlands in the world – comprising over 81,000 square miles, and see what is on offer.

Pantanal Tours
Pantanal Tours

  |   Pantanal

Have you ever heard of the Pantanal region in Brazil? It turns out that this section of the Brazil is its best kept secret. Overshadowed by the bright lights of Rio de Janeiro and exotic waters of Manaus, the Pantanal hasn’t had much of a look in. But, that’s all about to change as we bring one of Brazil’s most spectacular regions to light.

Pantanal Region in Brazil
Pantanal Region in Brazil

  |   Brazil

Home to the world’s largest tropical wetland area, Brazil’s Pantanal gets little press compared to the well-known Amazon, despite offering a competitively impressive roster of flora and fauna. 

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