Pantanal lodges

The Northern Pantanal offers a variety of lodges, pousada’s and hotels. The Transpantaneira highway connects the the city of Poconé and Porto Jofre. it is the only road through the Northern Pantanal. Along the Transpantaneira road you find a all lodges /pousada’s where you can stay and enjoy different habitats and wildlife. Below you find an overview of the finest lodges and pousada’s for prime wildlife viewing in the Northern Pantanal.

Pousada Piuval

4-star Pantanal lodge
4/5

Pousada Piuval is the first lodge you will encounter when driving from Poconé on the dirt road towards the Transpantaneira. Pousada Piuval is a wonderful lodge located on a 7000 HA private property. They offer a variety of rooms from basic to very luxury. The lodge has its own restaurant and serves buffet style breakfast, lunch and diner.

  • 14,7 KM drive from Poconé to Piuval Lodge
  • Swimmingpool
  • Wifi
  • Private bathrooms
  • Airconditioning
  • Credit card payment possible
  • Horseback riding possible
  • Natural lake
  • Hyacinth Macaws, Blue-and-yellow macaw, Giant anteater, Southern Tamandua, Capibara, Red-legged seriema, Crab-eating fox

Pouso alegre lodge

3-star Pantanal lodge
3/5

Pouso Alegre is a basic lodge compared to other lodges in Pantanal. However the location of the lodge is amazing. Surrounded by forest, wetland and waterholes it is a magnet for wildlife and birds. The hotel rating is based on luxury , for wildlife it has the highest rating!

  • 30 KM drive from Pocone to Pouso Alegre lodge
  • Private bathroom
  • Airconditioning
  • Great for Tapir, Giant anteater, southern tamandua, tucans, chestnut-eared aracari, crab-eating fox, Macaws, herons, jacare caiman and more..

Pousada Rio Claro

3-star Pantanal lodge
3/5

Pousada Rio Claro lodge is located next to the Rio Claro River. It takes a 3km drive on a private road from the Transpantaneira. It is a great place for exploring nature and viewing wildlife by foot, on horse and by boat. it has a cosy atmosphere and has 20 rooms available.

  • 39 Km drive from Poconé to Rio Claro Lodge
  • Swimmingpool
  • Private bathrooms
  • Wifi
  • Airconditioning
  • Horseback riding
  • Boat tours
  • Pixiam river
  • Great for birding, expecially species of parakeet. tapir, capibara, Macaws.

Hotel Pantanal Mato Grosso

3-star Pantanal lodge
3/5

Hotel Pantanal Mato Grosso is located next to the Pixiam river and  half-way the Transpantaneira road. It offers a great view on the river and the execllent location to spot for birds, wildlife and explore on horseback.

  • 62 KM drive from Poconé to Pantanal Mato Grosso hotel
  • Swimming pool
  • Private bathrooms
  • Airconditioning
  • boat rides & Fishing
  • Credit card payment possible
  • Wifi
  • Horseback riding
  • Pixiam river
  • Great for briding, photographing a variety of kingfishers and hawks in flight, giant river otters, capibara.

Southwild Pantanal lodge

4-star Pantanal lodge
4/5

The Southwild Pantanal Lodge has a beautiful location. It is based on a private property next to the Pixiam river. The lodge is also know as Fazenda Santa Tereza. The lodge offer a variety of activities and the most popular one being the Ocelot hide. They build a hide where the ocelot is being fed daily. It provides great opportunities to spot and photograph the elusive ocelot in the wild. For ocelot photography tours visit the following page: Ocelot photography

  • 67 KM drive from Poconé to Southwild Pantanal lodge
  • Swimmingpool
  • Private bathroom
  • Wifi
  • Airconditioning
  • Horseback riding
  • Boat rides
  • Ocelot photography hide
  • Pixiam river
  • Jabiru nest observation tower, tapir, ocelot, crab-eating fox,

Hotel Pantanal Norte - Porto Jofre

5-star Pantanal lodge
5/5

Hotel Pantanal Norte is located at the end of the Transpantaneira at Porto Jofre and on the bank of the Cuiaba river. The cuiba river is the starting point for jaguar safaris. Hotel Pantanal Norte is one of the finest and most expensive lodges in Pantanal. A great hotel to stay at for a jaguar safari.

  • 146 KM drive from Poconé to Hotel Pantanal Norte - Porto Jofre
  • Airstrip
  • Swimmingpool
  • Private bathroom
  • Airconditioning
  • Wifi
  • boat rides (jaguar safaris)
  • Cuiaba river
  • Hyacinth macaws at the lodge

Santa Rosa lodge - Porto Jofre

4-star Pantanal lodge
4.5/5

Santa Rosa lodge opened in 2019. it is a beautiful new lodge offering spacious and modern rooms, a nice restaurant with buffet style breakfast, lunch and diner. Outside they have a pool and bar area with an open view on the Cuiaba river.

  • 148KM drive from Poconé to Santa Rosa Lodge
  • Swimmingpool
  • Private bathroom
  • Airconditioning
  • Wifi
  • Boatrides (jaguar safaris)
  • Cuiaba River
  • At the lodge in the nighttime you can spot tapir in the garden and jabiru storcks

Pousada Porto Jofre

3 star Pantanal lodge
3/5

Pousada Porto Jofre is a family lodge with a cousy vibe. it is located next to the Cuiaba river and over the last two years they have been renewing the lodge. Last year and in 2020 new rooms will be build and modernized even more. The restaurant offers buffet style breakfast, lunch and diner. At the lodge you can spot a variety of birds, macaws, tucan, hummingbird and capucin monkeys, capibara’s.

  • 146 KM drive from Poconé to Pousada Porto Jofre
  • Swimmingpool
  • Wifi
  • Private bathroom
  • Airconditioning
  • Boatrides (jaguar safaris)
  • Cuiaba River
  • Tapir in the nighttime, jabiru stork during the day, capibara, capucine monkey's, variety of birds
3-star Pantanal lodge
3/5

The Yacht Millenium is a boat hotel located near Piquiri river. The location is just outside of the meeting of the waters statepark. It provides with great opportunities to be in the statepark with sunrise and come back just before sunset.The Yacht Millenium offers 12 rooms. All rooms have airconditioning, minibar and private bathroom. On the upperdeck guests can enjoy a drink at the bar or relax in the jacuzzi after a full day in nature.

  • 146 KM drive from Poconé to Pousada Porto Jofre + 35 minute boat ride
  • jacuzzi
  • Private bathroom
  • Airconditioning
  • Bar
  • Boatrides (jaguar safaris)
  • Cuiaba River
  • jaguar, giant river otters, capibara, anaconda and a variety of bird species

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