Rules

These are to be observed and complied with for the mutual benefit of guests and the management of THE PANTANAL NORTE HOTEL, not withstanding the fact that use of common sense and mutual respect are the best ways to ensure conviviality and high levels of civility.

1st. THE LAWS OF IBAMA

STATE LAW Nº 9893 OF 01/03/2013 – The capture of fish measuring smaller than the sizes below is not permitted.

Fish Minimum easure (cm)
Barbado 60
Cachara 80
Chimburé 25
Curimbatá 38
Dourado 65
Jaú 95
Jurupensen 35
Jurupoca 40
Pacu 45
Pacu Peva 20
Piaú 25
Piavuçú 38
Pintado 85
Piraputanga 30

STATE LAW Nº 9893 of 01/03/2013 – Maximum permitted catch size.

The maximum permitted catch size for fish being transported by river or overland is 05 kg plus a trophy, independent of weight. It is essential that the amateur fisherman’s licence be carried whilst fishing and whilst transporting the catch. Fishing is by hook and line only; the use of any kind of trap, nets or cast nets is prohibited.

Chapter: 263 STATE/ 272 FEDERAL, SUBTITLE: THE ENVIRONMENT

The killing or shooting of wild animals whether for their feathers, skin or leather, as well as amateur or professional fishing during the closed season, is a payroll-ineligible crime.

The carrying of firearms on hotel property is expressly forbidden.

2nd. BRAZILIAN MARITIME LAWS

Art. 312 Clause XIII – It the throwing of cans, bottles or other non-biodegradable refuse into rivers, bays or lagoons is prohibited.

Warning: All small vessels (launches, amphibious aeroplanes) are considered high-risk, putting their users “in danger of being shipwrecked”. Therefore, for their own protection lifebelts should be used whilst on trips or out fishing.

3rd. SWIMSUITS IN THE RESTAURANT

You are requested not to enter the restaurant in swimwear or without a shirt on; the bringing in of alcoholic drinks and domestic animals is also prohibited.

4th. OPENING HOURS

Opening time (Hrs)

Closing time (Hrs)

Breakfast 05:00 08:00
Lunch 12:00 13:30
Dinner 19:00 21:00
Fishing 05:00 18:00

5th. ALCOHOLIC DRINKS

For your own safety it is prohibited to offer ALCOHOLIC DRINKS TO THE STAFF, especially during working hours (“the river’s got arms to drag you in, but not hands to pull you out with”).

THE HOTEL WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR INCIDENTS CAUSED BY THE FLOUTING OF THIS RULE.

6th. NIGHT FISHING

The HOTEL does not do NIGHT FISHING due to the high level of danger involved.