Covering an area of approximately 143,000 square miles, the Pantanal is the largest floodplain in the Americas. Although it is often confused with a marsh, the area is unique in the world. It is the multitude of landscapes that makes the Pantanal so unique. Savanna lowlands, floodplains and forests are influenced by the Amazon Rainforest, as well as by the scrublands of the Caatinga, making for a vast mixture of ecosystems.


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Best Time to Visit

The dry season takes place from April to September, when the temperature drops a bit, especially during the night. This is the best time to visit. The weather presents itself at its warmest from October to March. Heavy rain is common during this period. In spite of the heat, it is a good for visits if you are crazy about watching the animals.

Caiman Lodge

Be Sure To

Join the nocturnal spotlighting activity in order to see the animals that hide while during daytime, such as the alligators. To identify these large reptiles in the water and underneath the foliage, the guides use flashlights.