Well the waterfall itself is really not impressive at all, but the natural water slide is a lot of fun and absolutely worth going there. There is a shallow stream of water running over an algae covered rock, so it is quite slippery and you can gain quite some speed. There were some locals around performing tricks. While most people go to the waterfalls on organized tours we rented mountainbikes in Paraty from Paraty tours.
Insano Body Slide – Aquiraz, Brazil - Atlas Obscura
Daring riders freefall from the top—about the height of a story building—to the bottom of the steep drop at speeds of up to 65 mph. Still, Insano does justice to its name by being the tallest freestanding body slide and is certainly one of the most radical rides of the planet. On behalf of our small editorial team, it would mean the world to us. Follow us on Twitter to get the latest on the world's hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook to get the latest on the world's hidden wonders. Atlas Obscura and our trusted partners use technology such as cookies on our website to personalise ads, support social media features, and analyse our traffic. Please click below to consent to the use of this technology while browsing our site.
Towering over the landscape at a whopping 41 metres high, it is the equivalent of a storey building. Insano has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records and brave riders plummet down the slide at a nerve-shredding speed, reaching around 65 miles an hour. The plunge is so steep that although riders travel 41 metres, the whole ride takes just four or five seconds. Scroll down for video. Hair-raising: The world's tallest water slide towers 41 metres high - the equivalent of a storey building.
You will be redirected to your dashboard shortly. We will also call you back in 24 hrs. If you are looking for a place in South America for an adventurous vacation then Brazil is the perfect place for you. This country is the largest one in South America and takes up about half of the continent.