Captain Frosty World (Parque Tematico Mundo Gelado)
You can explore Captain Frosty World for up to 20 minutes, during which you’ll have time to delve into ice chambers, marvel at ice sculptures that depict the Eiffel Tower and Rio’s Christ the Redeemer, and pose for photos on an ice chair or ice bed. Standard admission tickets include access to Captain Jacks museum, which exhibits a collection of miniature ships and naval memorabilia.
Captain Frosty World is home to an Ice Bar, which opens in the evening and serves a range of alcoholic and soft drinks in ice glasses.
Things to Know Before You Go
Captain Frosty is a fun attraction for families with kids in tow, but is not suitable for babies or toddlers.
Admission tickets for Captain Frosty World and the Ice Bar are sold separately; Ice Bar tickets include a drink.
There’s a gift shop and café where you can purchase warm drinks and ice creams after your self-guided tour.
Temperatures in the Mundo Gelado are between 14ºF (-10°C) and -4ºF (-20ºC)—warm clothing is provided for all visitors but it’s best to wear closed shoes.
How to Get There
Captain Frosty World is located around four miles (six kilometers) north of Canela, from which its a 10-minute drive or taxi ride via Rua Jose Pedro Piva.
When to Get There
The park is open daily from 9:30am to 5:30pm, with tours departing every 15-20 minutes. The Ice Bar opens from 7pm-11pm.
Winter Fun in Canela
Even though the sun shines year-round in Canela, there are still a number of attractions with a winter theme. After visiting the ice museum and enjoying a drink at the Ice Bar, head to neighboring Gramado to visit the Snowland theme park, where you can try skiing and snowboarding on indoor slopes. Nearby, the Santa Village is full of festive spirit that’s created by fake snow, reindeer, and a real-life Santa Claus.