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Rio From the Sea: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Optional Barbecue Lunch

Rio From the Sea: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Optional Barbecue Lunch

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Sail on Guanabara Bay for half a day, viewing the Rio's picturesque city skyline and Sugarloaf Mountain from the water. On this cruise from Rio, glide through the bay's tranquil waters, passing islands and historic forts. Upgrade your experience to enjoy a local all-you-can-eat barbecue lunch at a restaurant in Rio. Round-trip transportation from most Rio hotels is included.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$42.32
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3 Hour Sailing Experience in Rio
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3 Hour Sailing Experience in Rio

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See two iconic Rio de Janeiro landmarks from the water—Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf—while sailing aboard a 40-foot (12-meter) yacht. Sail in Guanabara Bay or the open sea while you relax with a welcome drink and snacks. Enjoy stunning views and discover the magic of sailing from the captain who illuminates Rio’s history. This 3-hour boat tour has a max capacity of 10 for a small-group experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$50.00
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US$50.00

Full-Day Arraial do Cabo Tour with Lunch from Rio de Janeiro

Full-Day Arraial do Cabo Tour with Lunch from Rio de Janeiro

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Visitors to Rio de Janeiro looking for pristine beaches and clear waters need look no further than Arraial do Cabo. With this day-long tour, you’ll explore the area known as the 'Brazilian Caribbean' while letting a guide take care of transportation and lunch. You’ll also get the best of both worlds, combining a quick city tour with a boating excursion along the coast and to several islands for swimming and snorkeling.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$63.47
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Shared speedboat ride with beer included!

Shared speedboat ride with beer included!

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The shared tour is ideal for those who want to know Rio de Janeiro in a different way, observing the city from another angle, having a cold beer and meeting people from other cultures, all on board a speedboat.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.00
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Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

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Relax on the pristine, uncrowded beaches of Ilha Grande and Angra dos Reis during this 12-hour excursion from Rio de Janeiro. Take a break from the urban pace with a sightseeing cruise through the islands, passing Ponta da Piedade, Lagoa Azul and Ilha de Cataguases. Stop to swim and snorkel in the azure waters or dig your toes into the soft sand. Enjoy lunch aboard the boat; drinks are available for purchase. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$67.32
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Skip the Line: Fast Pass Ticket Bondinho Pão de Açúcar

Skip the Line: Fast Pass Ticket Bondinho Pão de Açúcar

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Head to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain by cable car for sweeping views of Rio de Janeiro. Your skip-the-line ticket gives you priority access to both cable cars, and is valid for any departure time on the day you select.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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US$44.24
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Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip with Schooner Cruise and Lunch
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Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip with Schooner Cruise and Lunch

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Explore the waters around Angra dos Reis on a schooner during this full-day excursion from Rio de Janeiro. Sail on the turquoise blue waters through the islands that dot the Agra dos Reis, making several stops to swim and snorkel along the way during your cruise. Relax with the wind in your hair and tropical sun warming your skin, then enjoy a delicious buffet lunch onboard before returning to the pier. Round-trip transportation from Rio de Janeiro is included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$63.28
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Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf

Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf

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Tour Rio de Janeiro your way, with a private car and driver, during this fully customizable tour. Choose the landmarks and attractions that you want to visit, such as Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Selarón Steps, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the city's famous beaches. Learn about the food, language, culture and history of the city and its inhabitants from your informative local guide while you explore. Round trip transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned private vehicle is included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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US$150.99
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Sugarloaf Cable Car Ticket

Sugarloaf Cable Car Ticket

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With your ticket at Morro da Urca, you visit and have access to the Praça dos Bondes - which displays the two previous generations of the Sugar Loaf Cable Car and the life-size bronze sculptures of those responsible for the creation and implementation of each one - Augusto Ferreira Ramos and Christopher Leite de Castro and; Cocuruto - a place that tells the story of the Sugar Loaf Cable Car, inaugurated over 100 years ago, with exhibitions of images, projections, machinery and objects that marked the trajectory of the 1st Brazilian cable car and the oldest in operation in the world. At some times of the year, the space hosts temporary exhibitions. The park has preferential access, lift platform, adapted toilets and ramps, making tourism accessible for wheelchair users and people with reduced mobility.
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  • 2 hours
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Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro
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Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro

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Ride through Tijuca National Park's rainforest in an open-top Jeep during this half-day trip from Rio. During guided eco-tour, hike through the forest to spot sloths, butterflies, monkeys, and birds. Enjoy panoramic views from Vista Chinesa (Chinese View) and marvel at the fact that this section of the Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest) is just 10 minutes outside the city limits. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60.59
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The Best of Rio in a Full Day Tour - Corcovado, Sugar Loaf, Selaron and more
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The Best of Rio in a Full Day Tour - Corcovado, Sugar Loaf, Selaron and more

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Get an overview of Rio's most important sights during this comprehensive, full-day tour. With a local guide, visit Copacabana Beach, Botafogo Beach and Palácio Guanabara. Travel through the Tijuca Forest, stopping at Paineiras on the way up Corcovado to see the Christ the Redeemer statue. Take the cable car from Urca up to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, then eat lunch at one of the city's best steakhouses before visits to Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$79.50
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Ginga Tropical Show with Transportation and Optional Barbecue Dinner

Ginga Tropical Show with Transportation and Optional Barbecue Dinner

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Attend the Ginga Tropical Show, a dance and music that allows you to learn about Brazil's vibrant history and culture through its traditional music and dance. During this show, see talented performers dance the lambada, samba and bossa nova dressed in outrageous Carnival costumes. Hear folklore from around the diverse country, live drumming and the Brazilian martial art: capoeira.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$92.33
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Full Day Tour to Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande

Full Day Tour to Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande

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Located in the Costa Verde region, Angra dos Reis is 150 km from Rio de Janeiro, about two and a half hours' drive from the capital. More than 365 islands and 40 beaches make the bay of Angra dos Reis one of the most famous in Brazil. Ilha Grande, the largest and best known island in the region, is one of the most sought after and coveted places by tourists who come to visit Rio de Janeiro. With blue - green and crystalline waters, with its corals and a marine fauna full of species Ilha Grande becomes a perfect scenario for diving. Amid so many options, the most popular beaches / islands are Lagoa Azul, Lagoa Verde, Praia Cataguazes, Praia de Freguesia de Santana and Praia de Japariz where you will stop for lunch.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70.00
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Arraial do Cabo Tour in Rio de Janeiro with Lunch

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Arraial do Cabo Tour in Rio de Janeiro with Lunch

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Known as the “Brazilian Caribbean” it is an indispensable place to be visited by tourists who come to know Rio de Janeiro for the first time, it is considered one of the most sought after destinations in Brazil. The sea of Arraial do Cabo is breathtaking for anyone, white sand and crystal clear waters with a mixture of turquoise, baby blue and pool blue also has a vast sea life perfect for snorkeling. With more than 10 paradisiacal beaches each one with its particular beauty, the most sought after are Praia do Forno, Pontal do Atalaia and Praia do Farol.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60.42
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Arraial do Cabo with Boat Tour and Lunch - From Rio de Janeiro

Arraial do Cabo with Boat Tour and Lunch - From Rio de Janeiro

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Begin the 12-hour tour with a drive from Rio de Janeiro to the region of the Costa do Sol (Sun Coast). When you arrive in Arraial do Cabo, head to the boat (schooner) and admire all the beauty of the region known as the “Brazilian Caribbean”. Sit back and enjoy the views of paradise. Disembark and enjoy a 40-minute stop to dive in the crystal-clear waters of Ilha do Farol and Prainhas do Pontal. Make a stop for photos in the beautiful landscapes of the Gruta Azul, Fenda de Nossa Senhora and Pedra do Gorila. Your last 20-minute stop is at one of the city's most famous spots, enjoy the refreshing waters and incredible scenery of Praia do Forno. Then, have typical lunch at a local buffet restaurant (meal included/drinks not included) and return to Rio de Janeiro. This itinerary may change without prior notice, by order of the competent authorities, according to maritime conditions.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$72.00
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Guided Tour to Buzios with Boat Trip and Lunch

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Guided Tour to Buzios with Boat Trip and Lunch

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We accompany passengers in their respective hotels, we will proceed to Búzios by the Rio-Niterói Bridge. Arrival in Buzios is expected around noon. Passengers can stroll in Buzios, walk along Rua das Pedras, go to the beach, have lunch at the restaurant and shop. Our lunch, also already included, will be in one of the best restaurants that the city has to offer. Lunch drinks are not included. Búzios is a beautiful city that houses many beaches of different formats, all with waters ranging from emerald green to sky blue. In addition, there is nothing like a beautiful tour in Búzios on board a schooner to discover the best beaches in the region.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Buzios Day Trip with Lunch, City Tour and Cruise from Rio de Janeiro

Buzios Day Trip with Lunch, City Tour and Cruise from Rio de Janeiro

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Explore the charming, cosmopolitan town of Búzios on this full-day trip from Rio de Janeiro. During this 13-hour outing, stroll through the center of Búzios on a guided tour to get oriented, then spend free time discovering the former fishing village's charms on your own. Opt to take a 2-hour cruise offshore which stops at several idyllic spots for swimming and relaxing. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is provided.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70.21
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Private boat tour in the wonderful city for up to 8 people!

Private boat tour in the wonderful city for up to 8 people!

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Discover the lush beauty and tranquility of the Cagarras Islands on this private half-day speedboat tour from Rio de Janeiro. This archipelago off the coast of Ipanema offers visitors a popular day trip. Along the way, see some of Rio's top sights, including Sugarloaf Mountain, Praia Vermelha and Copacabana Beach.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$408.00
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Private Boat Tour In Rio – With Food & Drinks (Optional Barbecue) –Group Package

Private Boat Tour In Rio – With Food & Drinks (Optional Barbecue) –Group Package

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Spend a day experiencing the natural beauties of Rio on an all inclusive boat tour. After pickup at your hotel, travel to a marina and embark on a motorboat to cruise up open waters sailing around. Once onboard, enjoy 6 hours of fun with a live guide and an attentive crew to assist you throughout. We offer the perfect place for your party with a selection of drinks, food, snacks, floating accessories, snorkeling gears and great music as you sail along the Guanabara bay with unparalleled views of the coastline. It includes barbecue for groups bigger than 14 people instead of sandwiches. Choose from boats with 6, 10 or 15 seating capacity and use it to sail freely to explore at your convenience. Choose between the 2 most popular itineraries, the Cagarras archipelago or the Niterói beaches. Stop at scenic different swimming and snorkeling locations to take a dip and see marine life. At the end of the tour, our private vehicle will be waiting for you to drive back to your place safely.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,560.00
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Angra dos Reis Full-Day from Rio de Janeiro with Boat Ride & Lunch

Angra dos Reis Full-Day from Rio de Janeiro with Boat Ride & Lunch

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Visit the islands of Angra do Reis aboard a boat on this excursion from Rio de Janeiro. Relax as the boat sails through the deep blue waters and you watch the vibrant green of the Atlantic forest pass by on the shoreline. Get a chance to interact with some local dolphins and participate in water sports (own expense). Disembark on some of the small islands to explore the beaches, shop the open-air markets for local handicrafts and sidle up to one of the beach bars for a drink. Lunch on board the boat and round-trip transportation from Rio hotels are included.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$54.00
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Boat Tour Arraial do Cabo: The Brazilian Caribbean

Boat Tour Arraial do Cabo: The Brazilian Caribbean

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Experience the beauty of Arraial do Cabo, also known as the Caribbean of Brazil, on this full-day excursion from Rio. Depart the bustling city and board your vessel to begin the journey across the turquoise waters of this idyllic local. Throughout the day, stop at several beaches to relax and make several stops for diving.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$44.05
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Speedboat tour of the beaches and islands of Rio de Janeiro with drinks!

Speedboat tour of the beaches and islands of Rio de Janeiro with drinks!

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The speedboat tour is ideal for those who want to get to know Rio de Janeiro in a different way, observing the city from another angle, having a cold beer and meeting people from other cultures, all on board a speedboat. ​
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.00
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Rio de Janeiro Sightseeing Cruise with Morning and Sunset Option

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Rio de Janeiro Sightseeing Cruise with Morning and Sunset Option

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Begin our tour at Marina da Gloria, boarding our exclusive catamaran. We depart toward the Museum of Tomorrow, one of the architectural icons of Porto Maravilha, Rio's port region. On the way we will see Villegagnon Island, Santos Dumont Airport, Fiscal Island, and the Navy's Arsenal. After the Museum of Tomorrow we continue towards Niterói, passing by the beautiful Rio-Niterói Bridge and the famous Concha Acústica (Acoustic Shell) before heading to the MAC, the Museum of Contemporary Art, designed by Oscar Niemeyer, which enchants everyone with its disc shape. Before returning to Rio de Janeiro, get to know other remarkable sights that surround the Guanabara Bay, such as: Adão and Eva Beaches, Santa Cruz Fortress, Lage Fortress, São José Fortress, and São João Fortress. Our next stop is the famous Sugarloaf where we have a few minutes to take a picture at the foot of the mountain. Before returning to Marina da Gloria we pass the old Urca Casino and Flamengo Beach.
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  • 2 hours
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Full-Day Arraial do Cabo from Rio de Janeiro with Boat Ride & Lunch

Full-Day Arraial do Cabo from Rio de Janeiro with Boat Ride & Lunch

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The crystal-clear water in shades of blue and green is waiting for you! We start the pickup very early in the morning, so we we will not miss a thing. As soon as we get in Arraial do Cabo, we go straight to the pier to take the boat and start our trip. We will go through the beautiful beaches with their white sand and beautiful water that are just ready to dive in. We are going to stop in three different locations to swim and enjoy the ocean. After the boat tour, we stop for lunch before going back home. Roundtrip Transfer, boat tour, lunch and tour guide included.
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  • 14 hours
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Rio From the Sea: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Optional Barbecue Lunch
"It’s amazing tour! Our tour guide, ian did a great job! |He very kind and helpful. definitely recommend!"..."
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3 Hour Sailing Experience in Rio
"Such a beautiful afternoon on the boat, the crew were welcoming, informative, and really made the trip super fun! The views were spectacular and the food and drinks were a very nice touch. Highly recommend for couples, families, or even a Business group!"..."
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Full-Day Arraial do Cabo Tour with Lunch from Rio de Janeiro
"We had an amazing guide, really enjoyed the beaches and the boat cruise was so much fun and vibrant. The drive is very long so be prepared but it’s definitely worth it"..."
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Shared speedboat ride with beer included!
"Great experience!!! Beautiful views! I loved the opportunity to swim in the sea, the trip, the islands, the beaches, everything!"..."
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Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro
"It was nice to get out of the city for a day....diving in the blue lagoon and watching the fish is definitely worth it"..."
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Skip the Line: Fast Pass Ticket Bondinho Pão de Açúcar
"Incredible views. Fast pass was a benefit but would have been more benefit if I went at a busier time of day. Awesome start to my trip though."..."
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Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip with Schooner Cruise and Lunch
"The weather was appalling but the tour organiser was excellent and managed to keep us all entertained in very difficult conditions. The boat trip was a wash out through no fault of the organisers who were excellent in every way."..."
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Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf
"Amazing day in Rio! Driver and guide were outgoing, friendly, and knew the city by heart. We got to see so much more than I thought we would. Steps, library, cathedral, soccer stadium, Christ redeemer, sugar loaf, and more. They were a fun team that balanced each other very well and made our day in Rio unforgettable. We would definitely recommend."..."
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Sugarloaf Cable Car Ticket
"Extraordinary views. Buying the ticket with victor was handy but you still must go to collect the actual ticket at the ticket office. You do join a online ticket que on arrival which is shorter than those that did not pre book."..."
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Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro
"Great trip, very informative and a lovely walk through the national park. Great views too as well as the open top jeep…great fun!"..."
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The Best of Rio in a Full Day Tour - Corcovado, Sugar Loaf, Selaron and more
"Sergio our guide and our driver Lino were amazing! Sergio was super knowledgeable and took us everywhere we wanted to go. We truly had an amazing time.. The Brazilian steakhouse was amazing!!!!!"..."
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Ginga Tropical Show with Transportation and Optional Barbecue Dinner
"Dinner was good, not great! Show was high energy. Samba lesson was a lot of fun! Too bad you couldn’t take photos."..."
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Arraial do Cabo Tour in Rio de Janeiro with Lunch
"Arraial is amazing. It is the brazilan Caribean. The guide Maristela, the bus driver and the people at the boat were GREAT!!! I do recommend the trip."..."
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Arraial do Cabo with Boat Tour and Lunch - From Rio de Janeiro
"Nice tour. The views on this tour are breathtaking and we even saw a small turtle just swimming among boats on one of the stops."..."
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Guided Tour to Buzios with Boat Trip and Lunch
"The bus ride to Buzios which allows one to see the country. Of course, the amazing scenery and the sophistication of the town."..."
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Buzios Day Trip with Lunch, City Tour and Cruise from Rio de Janeiro
"This was a great trip out to Buzios. The service was good from the hotel pickup to the drop off. In Buzios, we were on our own to sightsee and take a tour of about 12 islands. I will use the services of this tour operator again when I return to Rio de Janeiro."..."
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Private boat tour in the wonderful city for up to 8 people!
"Ricardo was amazing, polite, he offered us something to drink. We actually got out of the boat on one of the small islands. Once we returned to the pier we realized we left a phone on the island. With no problem Ricardo took us back out to get it. He is the best!!! Thank you so much!!!"..."
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Full-Day Arraial do Cabo from Rio de Janeiro with Boat Ride & Lunch
"Firstly, shoutout to the tour guide - Monica. She was being very accommodative and understanding towards everyone during this trip from the toilet break up until we are on the boat. No one was left behind. The journey was properly planned and everything went smoothly. Pick up - 1 hour ride - toilet break - another 1 hour - arrived at the jetty - took the boat and did the tour. The experience was amazing especially when the crowd is so joyful. The boat has a minibar where everyone can purchase drinks and food. Reasonable amount of time was allocated to each stop. It was a good trip!"..."
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