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Getting There

By Plane -- The fastest way to get to Bonito is to fly. TRIP (tel. 3003-8747 or 0300/789-8747; www.voetrip.com.br) offers flights between Campo Grande and Bonito twice a week, on Sunday and Thursday, departing at 11:20am. Return flights from Bonito to Campo Grande depart on the same days, at 12:10pm. Flying time is 30 minutes and one-way airfare starts at R$159.

By Car -- To reach Bonito take the BR-060 from Campo Grande to Guia Lopes da Laguna and then the MS-382 to Bonito. Count on a 4-hour drive.

By Bus -- From Campo Grande, take Viação Cruzeiro do Sul (tel. 067/3312-9710; www.cruzeirodosulms.com.br/canais/passageiros/linhas). Tickets cost R$55, and the bus ride takes about 5 hours. Daily departures are at 7am, 9am, 11am, 4pm, 7pm, and 11pm (call to confirm).

Visitor Information

The official tourist office is at Rua Cel. Pilad Rebuá 1780 (tel. 067/3255-1850); open daily from 9am to 5pm. The Bonito tourist information site is www.portalbonito.com.br.

Getting Around

Getting around Bonito without a car means getting gouged by taxis. Tour operators don't provide transportation; taxi companies all charge the same high rates. If you haven't come with a package tour, think seriously about renting a car. Contact Agência Ar Bonito to reserve a vehicle (tel. 067/3255-1008 or 3255-1897).

Fast Facts

Banco do Brasil is at Rua Luiz Costa Leite 132 (tel. 067/3255-1121). For Internet access, try Rhema Cópias Lanhouse, Rua Pilad Rebuá 1626 (tel. 067/3255-4271). Open daily from 8:30am to 10pm; R$8 per hour.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.