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Open Sunset Sailing TourDay Cruises

Open Sunset Sailing Tour

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Sail along Guanabara Bay just as the sun is setting below the horizon and experience Rio when it starts to come to life. This small-group sailing adventure is a perfect way to relax and see the sites such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sugarloaf Mountain, and the Rio-Niteroi Bridge. Relax with complimentary drinks and light snacks while you sail.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Sail in Rio - 3 Hour Sailing ExperienceSailing

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Sail in Rio - 3 Hour Sailing Experience

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.84 
$54.06
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Angra dos Reis with Boat Tour and Lunch Day Trips

Angra dos Reis with Boat Tour and Lunch

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Begin your full day tour with a 165 km (100 miles) ride from Rio de Janeiro to Angra dos Reis, in the Costa Verde (Green Coast) region. After your arrival at the port Cais de Santa Luzia, board the boat (schooner), sit back and enjoy the views of paradise. Stop at the Ilhas Botinas, two small, almost twin islands with a calm translucent sea, perfect for snorkeling and watching marine life. Then, visit Praia de Jurubaíba commonly known as Praia do Dentista, with its fine white sand and intense color waters that vary according to the sky, is considered one of the most beautiful in the region. Cross an ecological small trail (optional) of nearly 10min towards the Pier. Bypassing Ilha da Gipóia, stop for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant at Praia do Vitorino. On your way back, visit the historical Capela do Senhor do Bonfim, build around 1780’s. Next, return to Cais de Santa Luzia port to drive back to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Rio From the Sea: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Optional Barbecue LunchDay Trips

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.99 
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Buzios with Boat Tour and LunchDay Cruises

Buzios with Boat Tour and Lunch

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Begin the 12-hour tour with a drive from Rio de Janeiro to the city of Armação dos Buzios, located on a peninsula on the north coast of Rio de Janeiro. Arriving in Buzios, take a boat (schooner) ride through some of the best beaches in the region. Visit the beaches of João Fernandes, Ilha Feia (Ugly Island) and Praia da Tartaruga (Turtle Beach), with stops for diving. After the boat trip, stroll along Orla Bardot, where you will find the statue of Brigitte Bardot, renowned French actress who in 1964 escaped the paparazzi and went on vacation in the city. Then, enjoy a delicious lunch at a buffet restaurant. After lunch, use your free time exploring the charming Rua das Pedras (Stone Street) - the most famous street in Buzios - and its shops, bars and restaurants Admire the charming and bucolic atmosphere of a former fishing village that has adopted tourism as one of its main activities and has become one of the most visited cities in Brazil. Return to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Full Day Boat Tour - Super Ilha Grande All Inclusive from Rio de JaneiroDay Trips

Full Day Boat Tour - Super Ilha Grande All Inclusive from Rio de Janeiro

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What will the Super Island tour be like? Imagine a special day in Ilha Grande all inclusive… A day of adventure in paradise, without having to worry about anything, as this tour includes transportation from Rio de Janeiro (round trip) + speedboat ride in Ilha Grande to Lagoa Azul and 4 more stops + lunch + drinks and snacks. We want to show you that paradise is very close and for everyone. We at Adventure Boat will take you there. We guarantee all the ease, comfort and quality for an unforgettable trip. In SUPER ISLAND tour we do: 4 stops about 1h: blue Lagoon Aripeba Small Bananal Grumixama Jaconema Beach Strong Site The stops may vary slightly, but we always look for the best 4 for the day, depending on the tide and the movement. Let's look for the empty beaches to ensure a better experience.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip with Schooner Cruise and LunchDay Cruises

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
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Private Boat Tour - Super Ilha Grande All Inclusive - Leaving Rio de JaneiroDay Trips

Private Boat Tour - Super Ilha Grande All Inclusive - Leaving Rio de Janeiro

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What will the Super Island tour be like? Imagine a special day in Ilha Grande with your family and friends… A day of adventure in paradise, to enjoy all the beauty of the paradise islands of Ilha Grande. This tour includes transportation from Rio de Janeiro (round trip) + boat ride in Ilha Grande to Lagoa Azul and 4 stops + drinks and snacks. We want to show you that paradise is very close and for everyone. We at Adventure Boat will take you there. We guarantee all the ease, comfort and quality for an unforgettable trip. In SUPER ISLAND tour we do: 4 stops about 1h: blue Lagoon Aripeba Small Bananal Grumixama Jaconema Beach Strong Site Stops may vary slightly, but we always look for the best 4 for the day, depending on the tide and the movement. Let's look for the empty beaches to ensure a better experience. NOTE: Lunch is not included so the group is comfortable doing whatever they want :)
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation

WONDERFUL tour to the CAGARRAS ISLANDS with an UNDERWATER FLIGHT! FREEDOM AND FRESH AIR are only found on the SEA!Snorkeling

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WONDERFUL tour to the CAGARRAS ISLANDS with an UNDERWATER FLIGHT! FREEDOM AND FRESH AIR are only found on the SEA!

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Enjoy an unique tour with the peace of the Islands, a stunning view of Rio and the chance to practice Planasurf! We start the tour with safety instructions on the way to a place that has the best water conditions where we will present incredible activities. You will be surprised by this tour and if you do a towing experience it will be an surprisingly experience! Feel like a fish under and over the water in a wonderful scenerio in front of Ipanema Beach and the Cagarras Islands! Pilot a stingray-like wing or command an innovative board flowing like a dolphin and glide over the water using the Planafloater buoys. We stop for swimming and also perform towing circuits at slow speed for up to 5 people simultaneously in the water during approximately 20 minutes ensuring every ones safety and no difficulties to any user. We finish the tour snorkeling among turtles in an unforgettable experience. Don't miss out!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Full Day Cabo Frio Schooner Cruise - Rio de JaneiroDay Cruises

Full Day Cabo Frio Schooner Cruise - Rio de Janeiro

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Cabo Frio, conveniently situated about 2 hours from Rio de Janeiro, makes for an easy day trip. The region has beautiful beaches and a wealth of activities to entertain visitors. Take a schooner cruise to Praia do Forte, a white-sand beach with crystal-clear waters, and explore the 15th-century stronghold of Forte São Mateus. A barbecue lunch is included with round-trip transport from Rio hotels for an easy getaway.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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

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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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  • 12 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.00
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  • 12 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

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

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
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

NEW! BEAUTY and PURE AIR on a BOAT TOUR! DISCOVER a VENICE in RIO gliding over the waters from GIGÓIA ISLANDS at the Lagoon till the BEACH!City Tours

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NEW! BEAUTY and PURE AIR on a BOAT TOUR! DISCOVER a VENICE in RIO gliding over the waters from GIGÓIA ISLANDS at the Lagoon till the BEACH!

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We are a specialized boat tourism agent in the Barra da Tijuca region known by its exotic nature including crocodiles. Our fiberglass boat is brand new and uniquely dedicated to local tours with a distinctive quality promoting trilingual tours (English and Spanish) and going from the Marapendi Channels to the sea exit and passing by the pictoresque Gigóia island and its channels. We also offer the option of walking through Ilha da Gigóia and indication of eating places to taste local culinary and typical gastronomy, traditionally focused on seafood (eg shrimp pastries and moqueca). *we have other customized itineraries including trips to the sea and Tijucas Islands in the region, usually on calm days where the nature and adventure of the Planasurf boat combine in an underwater flight among the turtles (check this tour using keyword Planasurf).
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$14.40 
$16.00
$1.60 savings
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Boat Party by Night in Rio de Janeiro Admission & Transfer Bus Tours

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Boat Party by Night in Rio de Janeiro Admission & Transfer

Spend an evening out on Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay partying with your friends on a boat. Get picked up from your hotel in the south zone or downtown areas and head to Marina da Gloria to board your boat. Sail out across the waters and enjoy views of the Rio de Janeiro skyline as you dance to the music and sip on fresh caipirinhas.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.90 
$60.00
$6.10 savings
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Open Morning Sailing TourSailing

Open Morning Sailing Tour

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Enjoy some of the most spectacular sights in the world from a different point of view. ​ Sailing around Rio de Janeiro is for sure one of a lifetime experience that we can offer in a unique way with a great all incisive onboard service design for you.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Day tour and boat cruise in Arraial do CaboFull-day Tours

Day tour and boat cruise in Arraial do Cabo

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Arraial do Cabo's pristine coastline, crystal-clear waters, and abundant marine life make it a destination for nature lovers. With pickup from your Rio de Janeiro hotel and transport by air-conditioned minivan, it’s an easy escape from the city. This guided day trip includes a relaxing boat cruise and buffet lunch to take the stress out of planning logistics.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Catamaran Boat trip through the Guanabara Bay in Rio de JaneiroDay Cruises

Catamaran Boat trip through the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro

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Take a relaxing boat trip through Rio’s Guanabara Bay during this 90-minute tour. Sail along the coast of the beautiful city and see famous landmarks like the Rio-Niteroi Bridge, the Museum of Contemporary Art designed by Oscar Niemeyer, the Christ the Redeemer statue, Sugarloaf Mountain, and much more. Soak up the tropical Brazilian sun as you relax on the cruise and watch the scenery go by.
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  • 1 hour 24 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour 24 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Sailing in RioSailing

Sailing in Rio

Lifemar Náutica began with the dream of two sailing friends who came together to provide people with a unique sailing experience, in which our travelers experience an incredible tour: contemplating Rio de Janeiro in a unique way from the sea and learning navigation techniques too , if they wish.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

The Most Exclusive River Sunset onboard Private BoatJet Boating

The Most Exclusive River Sunset onboard Private Boat

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In this exclusive tour you will enjoy the most beautiful Sunset of the Marvelous City aboard our boat! Only for you and your guests, away from the hustle and bustle of the classic sights. Take advantage of taking unique photos and contemplating the breathtaking views.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Buzios Day TourDay Cruises

Buzios Day Tour

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Explore the fishing town of Buzios on a guided day trip from Rio de Janeiro, located about 2.5 hours away. Visitors have time to discover some of the many pretty beaches on the peninsula as well as explore the shops of Rua das Pedras. With a buffet lunch provided along with round-trip hotel transport, this makes for an easy escape from Rio.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

A BOAT TOUR to the TIJUCAS ISLANDS with the AMAZING UNDERWATER FLIGHT! PURE AIR AND FREEDOM IS ONLY FOUND AT SEA!Water Tours

A BOAT TOUR to the TIJUCAS ISLANDS with the AMAZING UNDERWATER FLIGHT! PURE AIR AND FREEDOM IS ONLY FOUND AT SEA!

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Feel like a fish under and over the waters in the dazzling sea of ​​Barra da Tijuca in front of the giant Gavea rock and Tijucas Islands! Hang on the boat or be the pilot of a board with a stingray-like wing, command an innovative equipment under and over the water flowing like a dolphin or glide in one of the Planafloater buoy options. Practicing any type of Planasurf is easy, it will take you only a few minutes to become an expert! An instructor can guide you. We will begin the tour with all the necessary instructions to perform the activity with safety and to a place that presents the best condition for the day. We perform towing circuits for up to 5 people simultaneously in the water for approximately 20 minutes ensuring a delightful experience on board or in the water with no difficulties for any user.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Sail Boat Tour With BarbecueSailing

Sail Boat Tour With Barbecue

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Benefit from personalized attention during this private sailboat tour with a barbecue lunch from Rio de Janeiro. Step aboard a sailing vessel with your private party and a captain dedicated to your comfort and enjoyment. You'll depart along the shoreline, taking in photo-worthy views of Vermelha Beach, Santa Cruz Fort, Lage Fort, Urca Beach, and others. Jump off the boat for a dip at Copacabana and then enjoy a freshly cooked barbecue lunch of Brazilian specialties.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sunset Sailing TourSailing

Private Sunset Sailing Tour

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More than just a sail in the Private Tour we can arrange the boat and customize the service especially for the occasion. The Private Sunset Tour is perfect for romantic occasion. Or staffs are ready to provide a perfect atmosphere to you have comfort and unique time enjoy a pleasant afternoon with the iconic view of Rio de Janeiro. The feeling of peace and liberty of a Sailboat, combined with a worldwide first-class service, will give you the unique moment that you are looking for in your time in Rio.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Guanabara Bay Cruise Half-Day Tour in Rio de Janeiro with TransferBus Tours

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Guanabara Bay Cruise Half-Day Tour in Rio de Janeiro with Transfer

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Admire views of Rio from a different vantage point during this 5-hour sightseeing cruise. As you cruise over Guanabara Bay, snap photos of the Christ the Redeemer Statue atop Corcovado Mountain, Copacabana Beach and Sugar Loaf Mountain. Make a stop for swimming and relaxing at a local beach. Learn about the history, culture and people of this vibrant city through your guide's thoughtful commentary. Pickup and drop-off at Rio hotels is included.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.00
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

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