Water Parks and "Fish and Pays"

In many municipalities in Santa Catarina, water parks and “fish and pays” are the main centers for leisure and fun. All tourist regions have these types of options, some of which including accommodations. The city of Gaspar, in the European Valley, is worth mentioning for its touristic itinerary known as the Rota das Águas (Water Route), which passes through several water parks, including the state’s largest.

Caminhos da Fronteira

São Miguel do Oeste

Aconchego Camp Site
It has ecological trails, swimming pools, fee-fishing, pedal boats, an indoor soccer pitch, volleyball court, tetherball pole, playground, barbecue pits, party room, cabins and a camping area. Daily, from 8am.
Linha Tupancy, a 350 m da BR-163, access at Barra Bonita.
Phone: (49) 3622-0444.

Palu Camp Site
It has fee-fishing and performs sports and leisure activities. It offers an area for camping.
Lajeado Direito (at 10 km from the Center).
Phone: (49) 3645-1277 r.35.

Grandpa Priori Farm
Fishing, horse riding and other adventure activities. It offers an area for camping. Daily, from 8am to 8pm.
Rua Amazonas, s/n, São Gotardo.
Phone: (49) 3622-0091.

Grande Oeste

Abelardo Luz

Prainha Camping Turismo (Tourism Camping Beach)
An area full of waterfalls, on the banks of the Rio Chapecó, with a strip of beach ideal for bathing. It also has ecological trails, soccer pitches and volleyball courts, a restaurant and chalets for accommodation. Monday thru Friday, from 8am to 12pm and from 1:30pm to 6pm.
Rodovia Amantino Spagnol, s/n, Interior, at 5 km from the Center.
Phone: (49) 3445-4000.



Sítio Coradelli (Coradelli Farm)
Fee-fishing in 17 different lagoons. There are also barbecue pits and a snack bar. Daily, from 8am to 6pm.
Access pela SC-301, Km 4 of Estrada do Rio do Morro.
Phone: (47) 9971-5833.

Parque Aquático Vanusa (Vanusa Aquatic Park)
Swimming pools, waterslides, soccer pitch and restaurant. Daily, from 8:30am to 6:30pm.
Rua Petrolândia, 212, Itinga.
Phone: (47) 3466-6490.

Barra Velha

Parque Aquático e Pesque-Pague Gralha Azul (Blue Crow Fee-Fishing and Aquatic Park)
Swimming pools, waterslides, pedal boats and trails. November thru March, daily, from 9am to 7pm.
Estrada Geral Itinga II.
Phone: (47) 3125-0800 / 9135-2399.


Parque Aquático Recanto dos Lagos (Lakes Retreat Aquatic Park)
The attractions include swimming pools for adults and children with waterslides, lagoons for fishing, volleyball court, indoor soccer pitch, lawn bowling court, snooker tables, kiosks with barbecue pits, snack bar and restaurant. December thru February, daily, from 8:30am to 7pm. October, November and March, Saturday, Sunday and holiday, from 8:30am top 7pm. On Monday, it opens as of 9:30am.
SC-413, Km 5, Jacu-Açu.
Phone: (47) 3373-3513 / 9245-7475.

Jaraguá do Sul

Parque Aquático Krause (Water Park Krause)
Theattractions include 2 swimming pools for adults, 1 for children and 2 waterslides, besides the restaurant. November thru March, daily, from 8am to 7pm.
Rua Antônio Ribeiro, 1.061, Ilha da Figueira.
Phone: (47) 3370-4774.

Recanto Turístico Paraíso (Paradise Touristic Retreat)
2 swimming pools for adults, 1 for children a waterslide, bar service, restaurant, barbecue pits, ecological trails in the conserved Atlantic Rainforest. December and January, daily, from 9am to 7pm; February and March, Saturday, Sunday and holiday, from 9am to 7pm.
Rua Richard Vierguch, 2.605, Rio Cerro I.
Phone: (47) 3372-1863.


Water Valley Aquatic Park
Daily, from 8am to 7pm. October thru May.
Estrada das Mutucas, 2.900, Vila Nova.
Phone: (47) 3439-5717.

Wasser Park Aquatic Park
Daily, from 9am to 6pm. December thru May.
Rua Minas Gerais, 5.000, Morro do Meio.
Phone: (47) 3454-1757 / 3454-1013.

Piraí Cascade Aquatic Park
Daily, from 9am to 7pm. October thru May.
Estrada Piraí P. 102, Vila Nova.
Phone: (47) 3439-5403.

Vale Europeu


Cascanéia Aquatic Park
Is the largest one in the state and has attractions for every age, from radical high speed waterslides to children’s thematic complexes. There is also a soccer pitch, games room, giant balance, ecological trail and waterfall, besides an accommodation and meal infrastructure.
Functioning from October to March.
Phone: (47) 3397-8500.

Hydromineral Park Caroline Cascade
Mineral water swimming pools, waterslides, cascades, “bridge of the river which falls”, restaurants and snack bars and an ecological trail. September thru May, daily, from 9am to 6pm.
Estrada Carolina, 600, Belchior Alto.
Phone: (47) 3397-8000.

Arraial Retreat Aquatic Park
A natural retreat bathed by a stream, with swimming pools, waterslides, barbecue pits, a restaurant, sports courts and lawn bowling court. October thru March, daily, from 8am to 9pm.
Rua João Sabel, 6.205, Arraial Alto.
Phone: (47) 3391-0700.

Berlin Cascade
Natural swimming pools, recreation, food and parking. November thru March, daily, from 8am to 6pm.
Rua José do Patrocínio dos Santos, s/n, Arraial d’Ouro.
Phone: (47) 9991-4898.

Petry Aquatic Park
Swimming pools, cabins with barbecue pits and a restaurant. November thru March, daily, from 8am to 6pm. Open at winter weekends.
Rua Arthur Mett, 680, Belchior Central.
Phone: (47) 9187-3305.

Green Retreat Aquatic Park
In the midst of the Atlantic Rainforest, it has a structure of recreation, food and an area for camping. November thru March, daily, from 8am to 7pm.
Rua José Schmitt Sobrinho, 2.675, Belchior Alto.
Phone: (47) 3397-8304.

Vale do Contestado


Municipal Water Park
Also known as the Prainha, it has a lake, camping, trails, a bathing area and water sports.


Parque Aquático Águas Douradas (Golden Waters Aquatic Park)
November thru March, daily, from 9am to 7pm.
BR-280, Km 184, Butiá do Braz.
Phone: (47) 3642-9060 / 3643-2046.

Recanto Padre Francisco Hable (Father Francisco Hable Retreat)
The largest aquatic park in the northern region of Santa Catarina. October thru April.
Estrada Geral São Lourenço, s/n, São Lourenço.
Phone: (47) 3643-9019.


Adventure Park
rock climbing wall, rappelling spots as high as 20m, a ropes course, a paintball field, two 220m zip lines over a lake used for fishing and canoeing, trails, horseback riding and camping. Opened Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays, 9am to 7pm.
Estrada Geral Fraiburgo, Km 0,3,10, Fazenda Bom Futuro.
Phone: (49) 3246-4037

Costa Verde e Mar


Zacarias Water Park
Located in an area surrounded by Atlantic Forest, it has more than six pools, as well as ecological trails, recreation area, football pitch, barbecues and a restaurant. November to March, daily, from 7 am to 7 pm.
Rua Benjamin Dagnoni, 350, Rio do Meio.
Phone: (47) 3346-5034.

Balneário Camboriú

Water park
In the high season an inflatable water park is mounted at Barra Sul. Runs from December until Carnival, daily, from 9 am to 6 pm. Av. Atlântica, in front of Rua 4.600.
Phone: (47) 3363-0131/ 9931-7057.


Açanã Fish and Pay
Swimming pools, barbecues and restaurants with typical regional dishes (reservation required).
Rua João da Costa, a 4 km do Centro.
Phone: (47) 9953-4854.

Grande Florianópolis

Águas Mornas

Parque Aquático Sol de Verão
November thru April, daily, from 8am to 7pm.
Rua Pref. Germano José Stainbach, 917, Vargem Grande.
Phone: (48) 3245-9112.

Parque Aquático Primavera
November thru March, Tuesday thru Sunday and holiday, from 9amto 7pm.
Rua Geral de Santa Isabel, s/n, Santa Isabel.
Phone: (48) 9149-7433.


Chico Bunn Fee-Fishing
Daily, from 8am to 7pm.
Estrada Geral de Rancho de Tábuas.
Phone: (48) 3274-1389 / (48) 3274-1206.

Recanto das Pedras – Trout Fee-Fishing
Tuesday thru Sunday, from 9am to 5pm.
Rua João Huller Jr., s/n Palhocinha.
Phone: (48) 8408-3650.

Antônio Carlos

Nature Retreat
November thru March, daily, from 9am to 6pm. Rua Antônio Weber, s/n, Canudos.
Phone: (48) 3272-1293

October thru to the start of April, diariamente, from 9am to 6:30pm.
Rua Mathias Petry Júnior, 1.640, Guiomar de Fora.
Phone: (48) 3272-1330.

Sun Retreat
November thru March, Tuesday thru Sunday, from 8am to 6m.
Rua Padre Carlos Guesser, s/n, Rio Farias.
Phone: (48) 3243-2039 / 8404-3504.

October thru May, daily, from 8am to 7pm.
Rua Leopoldo Freiberger, s/n, Louro.
Phone: (48) 3272-1082.

Governador Celso Ramos

Fee-Fishing of Andrade
Wednesday thru Sunday, from 9am to 7pm.
BR-282, Km 32, Passo Fundo.
Phone: (48) 3245-6191.

São Bonifácio

Dori Fee-Fishing
It has lagoons with tilapia and carp, a swimming pool, sports ground and restaurant which serves homemade food. It handles groups and makes room for events with scheduling.
Saturday, Sunday and holiday, from 9am to 9pm.
Estrada Geral de São Bonifácio.
Phone: (48) 3252-0018.

São Pedro de Alcântara

Parque Aquático Recanto das Pedras
A small park in the midst of the Atlantic Rainforest. Ir serves “colonial breakfast” and lunch for groups, upon order. November thru March, Tuesday thru Sunday and holiday, from 9am to 7pm.
Rua Eduardo Freiberger Baungarten, 510, Centro.
Phone: (48) 3277-0186.

Pesque-Pague São Pedro
Fishing for pacu, tilapia and carp. It has a barbecue pit and restrooms. It does not serve meals. August thru May, Wednesday thru Sunday, from 7:30am to 8pm.
Rua Ana Maria Lohn, s/n, Boa Parada.
Phone: (48) 8429-2999.

Caminho dos Cânions


Parque Aquático

Parque Aquático

Caverá Country Park
Park: there is an open-air arena for shows that can hold up to 15 thousand people and a convention center that can hold up to 520 people.
Rodovia municipal ARA-227, Km 5, access Morro dos Conventos.
Telephone: (48) 3527-0177.