EcoPark Porto da Ilha (Island Port Eco Park) is a place that has been known as Ilha do Padre (Priest's Island). While known as Ilha do Padre (Priest's Island), it was a famous and traditional swim area in Bonito MS Brazil. Many people came to enjoy the Formoso River waters in this place.
When it changed to EcoPark Porto da Ilha (Island Port Eco Park), it changed names and also operation. The place was remodeled, better landscaping, more docks and a better restaurant, also. Activities were added: Raft rides, ducking rafts, tubing and stand up paddling. They each have their own price and times, requiring prior reservations at the agencies and having their vouchers.
People who do one of these activities, automatically get the right to spend the day at this place, enjoying Formoso River and its surrounding nature. Those who wish to just do the simple spending the day thing, may purchase this kind of voucher to chill for a day and/or accompany people doing the activities.
- When you arrive, hand your activity voucher over to the staff;
- Once inside, you are free to use the facilities and enjoy your day;
- Food and drinks are arranged and paid for directly at the restaurant;
* The activity itself does not have a set duration, only working hours that must be considered;
- Entrance at EcoPark Porto da Ilha (Island Port Eco Park) became more strictly controlled in August 2014, so there must be an agency's voucher.
- H2O Ecoturismo e Eventos' voucher can be purchased right here on the website so that it will be waiting for you when you arrive at your hotel in Bonito.
PERIOD OF STAY:
- Working Hours: Everyday from 8 am thru 5 pm, subject to change due to Daylight Savings Time or local logistical situations
- Depending on the transport service hired, your period of stay may be limited. Be sure to request your schedule's details.
- Grassed areas with tables and chairs
- Swimming docks on Formoso River
WHAT TO BRING:
- Light clothes
- Insect repellent
- Sun lotion
- Cash for general expenses
- No outside food or drinks are allowed in
AGES: This activity is great for all ages, because there are many options for getting into the river
PRICE: Per person
TRANSPORTATION: Not included, talk to us about including it
LUNCH: Not included; You can purchase it at the restaurants; Talk to us about special prices and conditions for groups of 15 or more people
DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN BONITO: Around 12 km; Not paved
Bonito activity prices are set by the attractions themselves and strictly controlled, equal at all agencies. Variations may happen because of rates expiration dates and/or differences between low and high season rates.