Discover and admire Rio de Janeiro from the sea, and get a different view of its the famous Sugarloaf Mountain, Copacabana Beach and the statue of the Christ Redeemer on this 5-hour cruise. Navigate through the beautiful, tropical and warm waters of Guanabara Bay. See a unique view of Rio’s breathtaking coastline and stunning islands. You can also enjoy a stop along the way to swim and relax.
After the hotel pickup, you can step onto the deck of a schooner and cross the great waters of Guanabara Bay. Look back at the verdant mountains framing the colorful beachfront downtown of Rio de Janeiro as you cruise over the waves.
Sail along the beaches at Niteroi. Spend half a day sailing on Guanabara Bay, for the most beautiful views of Rio de Janeiro with Sugar Loaf Mountain towering in the distance. Pass the bay’s islands and forts as you cruise the idyllic waters. The Guanabara Bay Cruise includes round-trip transportation from your Rio de Janeiro hotel. An optional seafood lunch is also available on your return, in a local Rio restaurant.
See the beaches of Niteroi, and sail past the vibrant neighborhoods of Botafogo, Flamengo and Urca. Gaze up at towering Sugarloaf Mountain, the monolithic peak that rises 1,299 feet (396 m) above the harbor, and watch the cable cars crossing this stunning panorama.
Pass the fortified walls of the seafront Fortaleza de Santa Cruz de Barra, built in 1555, and admire the hillside of Fortaleza de Sao Joao. As you ride by the islands that dot the bay, look at the Rio-Niteroi Bridge, the longest bridge in the southern hemisphere, before you head back to the shore.
Don’t forget to bring your swimsuit and towel as there will be a stop for swimming and relaxing.