Caiman Ecological Refuge offers a luxurious stay within the Pantanal in two lodges, the Baiazinha Lodge (6 rooms) and the Cordilheira Lodge (5 suites). Spread 22km apart, each lodge operates independently with its own restaurant, swimming pool, guides and excursions. Aside from full board gourmet dining, the lodges offer a Pantanal style BBQ whereby the beef is cooked over fire pits.
A working cattle ranch situated on a 53,000 hectare private reserve, Caiman Ecological Refuge offers an incredible location in the midst of marsh, lagoons and pastures. A wonderful mix of comfort and scenery, combined with great wildlife viewing. The lodge offers a host of excursions from nature walks, canoe trips and jeep safaris.
Caiman Ecological Refuge runs an important jaguar habituation project called. Onçafari. This unique project offers visitors an opportunity to track jaguars in an Africa style jeep safari. During the high season (July to September), a presentation by the Onçafari scientists is included. Dedicated jaguar tracking programmes, with a duration of 3 hours to 3 days, can be booked for a maximum of 6 people on a shared or private basis, subject to availability.