HIGHLIGHTS

  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels in Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) - if pick-up is not available at your location you will be directed to the nearest available pick-up point
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Boat tour and lunch included
  • Local specialized tour guide
  • Languages offered on activity/tour: English, Spanish and Portuguese
  • Immediate confirmation 

ITINERARY

Begin the full-day tour with a 165 km ride from Rio de Janeiro to Angra dos Reis, in the Costa Verde region. Head to the port to board the schooner towards Ilha Grande. aboard the schooner and enjoy the paradisiacal landscapes.

Make your first stop on Ilha de Cataguás, its calm blue waters are a perfect invitation for a swim. Then, head to Ilha Grande and discover the Lagoa Azul (Blue Lagoon), check out the collection of starfish at the bottom of the ocean, as well as colorful fish and corals in this natural pool perfect for snorkeling and swim with floating “noodles”. Visit the Freguesia de Santana, a small beach that houses the first church of Angra dos Reis, built in 1843. Visit Praia do Japariz and enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant and a refreshing dip in the sea.

Disembark at the pier and return comfortably to Rio de Janeiro.


PICKUP & DROP OFF

  • Departures in the morning from Wednesday to Saturday and return at night
  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels in Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) - if pickup is not available at your location you will be directed to the nearest available pick-up point.
  • Estimated times: between 06:10 and 7:40 am (pickup) and 7:00pm (drop-off) – subject to changes according to traffic conditions.
  • Please contact the company responsible for the tour to confirm the pickup time.

INCLUSIONS

  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Boat (schooner) tour in Ilha Grande with stops for swimming
  • Buffet lunch at Praia de Japariz with vegetarian options
  • Professional guide with live tour commentary in English, Spanish & Portuguese
  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels in Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) - if pick-up is not available
    at your location you will be directed to the nearest available pick-up point


EXCLUSIONS

  • Drinks, appetizers, and desserts (available to purchase on the boat)
  • Diving mask/snorkel (available for rental on the boat)
  • Access for people with locomotor disability condition
  • Tips (optional) 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

  • Ages considered for: Adult – 11 years and up; Child – 5-10 years; Infant 0-4 years (not occupying).
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary, provided they do not occupy a seat.
  • There is no access for people with locomotor disability condition.
  • Roundtrip transportation from Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • This tour operates rain or shine.
  • The tour is subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative tour date. 
  • For your safety, the boat (schooner) ride in Ilha Grande, as well as all nautical routes, are subject to change according to maritime conditions and intervention by the Brazilian Navy.
  • It is recommended that you bring water, sunscreen, a towel, extra dry clothes, and a camera.Confirmation will be received at time of booking.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • At least 12 hours in advance, full refund.
  • No refunds for cancellations on the day of the tour.

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