Magic cave has hidden waterfall and was once an indigenous cemetery in SC


The Gruta do Poço Certo, located in the Alfredo Wagner region, in Santa Catarina, stands out for its magical scenic beauty and impressive history. With a 42-meter waterfall, the magical place was once an indigenous cemetery.

Cave was once an indigenous cemetery and today is a place of devotion – Photo: Reproduction/@grutadopococerto/ND

Magic grotto has hosted weddings

To enter the area there is a charge of R$10.00 per person. Gruta do Poço Certo has basic infrastructure, including bathrooms and a viewpoint, as well as an infinite swing. The trail that leads to the cave, approximately 200 meters long, is signposted and structured.

The journey to the site begins with a walk along the trail, which crosses a crevice in the rocks until reaching the waterfall, 42 meters high. Some people even hold weddings there because of its magical atmosphere.

The magical cave is one of the natural attractions in the Alfredo Wagner region – Photo: Reproduction/YouTube/Fomos Viajar/ND

In addition to its natural beauty, the cave has an intriguing history, being originally an ancient indigenous cemetery. It later became a place of worship for residents, offering a more accessible space for prayer than distant chapels.

How to get to Gruta do Poço Certo?

Coming from Florianópolis, visitors should follow the BR-282 towards Lages, passing through the Alfredo Wagner Center and entering the access to the Archeology Museum, located 1.5 km from BR-282.

After passing through the museum, just follow the local signs until you find the entrance to the cave, located next to a small school.

Poço Certo Cave, in Alfredo WagnerThe beautiful Gruta do Poço Certo, in Alfredo Wagner, delights visitors – Photo: Archive/Secretariat of Tourism of Alfredo Wagner/Disclosure

Check out the video of two travelers who visited the magical cave:

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