Guided tour

Bonito: São Mateus Grotto Tour

Bonito: São Mateus Grotto Tour

From £94.56 per person

Discover the São Mateus Grotto, also known as the "cathedral" due to its imposing geological formations. You will also learn about the history and culture of the region, throughout an additional visit to the Kadiwéu Cultural Museum.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English
Pickup optional
Please inform your hotel address in Bonito in order to arrange pickup.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Contemplate the natural formations inside the São Mateus Grotto
  • Take a walk on the 320-meter suspended trail and receive beautiful views through the canopy trees
  • Learn about local history and culture in the Kadiwéu Cultural Museum
Full description
Located 4 kilometers from Bonito, the São Mateus Grotto is a contemplative activity which will help you get in touch with nature. Your visit starts with an exciting walk inside through a 320-meter-long suspended trail amidst nature and centenary trees. Following this, you will reach the entrance to the cave, which is also known by the name "cathedral" due to its unique rock formations. You will be able to see several stalactites, stalagmites, corals, curtains, and columns, with a full view of the city from the viewpoint also included. Following the cave, you can enjoy a visit to the Kadiwéu Cultural Museum, which shows the great history of the emergence of the city of Bonito from materials collected by the residents. Here you will also discover a collection of historical objects, as well as a variety of stuffed animals.
  • Roundtrip transportation from your hotel in Bonito (only if guided tour options selected)
  • Access to the São Mateus Grotto and Kadiwéu Museum
  • Safety equipment for exploring inside the cave
  • Professional tour guide in Portuguese or English-speaking (if option selected)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with claustrophobia
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Collect your ticket at the local partner's office 1 day before the tour. Your GetYourGuide voucher is not your ticket and cannot be used on the day of the tour.

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Important information

Know before you go

  •  Choose your preferred time and the local partner will confirm your exact starting time based on availability.
  • This activity is subject to weather and operating conditions
  • Kids must be accompanied by an adult
  • Pregnant women, people with heart disease, or a pacemaker are not allowed to participate
  • Clients with claustrophobic problems should consider avoiding this tour as the visit includes a cave trail
  • Delays may occur due to traffic conditions
  • The schedule of the tours must be strictly followed, as there is a daily limit of visitors on each tour and the visits are by appointment
  • Delays won't be tolerated and are subject to loss of tour without reimbursement
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  • Not recommended for kids under 5 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This activity requires a special voucher issued by the Local Operator. You need to redeem your voucher at the Local Operator Agency before the tour
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