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This 'Deadly' Waterslide Is Making Travellers Go Wild With Excitement

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Social Content Editor
Updated: 16 June 2017
Love water sports? Then this thrilling waterslide is just what you’ve been looking for…

Deep in the hills of Paraty, Brazil you’ll find a waterslide that locals dub an absolute blast. Why, you ask? Simple – adrenaline junkies slip and dive into an idyllic pool surrounded by the awesome Brazilian jungle.

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It’s not easy though. A test of balance, endurance and patience, those who visit are told by local teenagers to protect their skulls – yes, really. Terrifying to watch, and exciting to behold, the experience deserves top spot on your South American bucket list. After you’ve survived the epic drop, go grab an authentic caipirinha, Brazil’s national cocktail at Poço do Tarzan.

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Oh, and visiting the bar is just as much an adventure, as you have to cross a swinging bridge above the falls to get to it!

Don’t believe how awesome it is? Check out our awesome video below!

How to get there: Take a local bus from Paraty to Penha and get off at the church. The waterslide is signposted and is 100m (328 ft.) downhill.

Adrenaline junkie? You can also speed down rockslides in New Zealand!