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  • Location:Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Duration:13 hours (approx.)

Buzios Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

Take a day trip from Rio de Janeiro to experience the cosmopolitan style, quaint charm and elegant architecture of Buzios. Walk through the town on a guided tour before there is free time to explore Buzios at your own leisure.


  • Take time out on a full day tour to the charming Buzios
  • Orientate yourself with a guided walking tour along the cobbled streets of Buzios
  • Enjoy ample free time to explore Buzios on your own - go for a swim, take a cruise or a guided coach tour
  • Roundtrip hotel transfers from Rio de Janeiro included

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Buzios Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

Buzios Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

You will be collected from your Rio de Janeiro hotel to cross the Rio-Niteroi Bridge for a 2-hour drive to the peninsula of Buzios. Arriving in Buzios, take a brief introductory walking tour through cobbled streets rich in history and charm. Once a quaint fisherman's village, Buzios has become a fashionable and sophisticated city while retaining its quaint village atmosphere. Enjoy free time to explore at your own pace before returning to your Rio de Janeiro hotel in the late afternoon.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2012

Wonderful Day Trip! Would do it again in a heartbeat.



5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2010

Read the other reviews before booking, booked anyway, and I don't really see what they were complaining about. This was a great day out, definitely one of the best in Rio. The boat ride is a blast, the scenery is spectacular, the swimming is perfect. This isn't a guided-by-the-hand experience and that's what I really liked about it. Do it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2010

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.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2010

Of the six tours I did in Rio, this is the one I enjoyed the most.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2010

Excellent location and friendly guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2009

AWESOME! I wish they told us to bring out swim suits as a boat tour was optional.

4 star rating: Recommended June 2015

Good enough

4 star rating: Recommended August 2014

The trip was very enjoyable - Isaac was a great guide. The bus was very luxurious and comfortable, and the trip to and from Buzios was relaxing. When we got there, we went straight out on the boat trip. The boat trip was too long (2 hours 15 minutes) for what it was (we didn't go very far) - we stopped 3 times, each time for 15-20 minutes for people to swim. One stop would have been enough, and the trip could have been cut to no more than 90 minutes. But it was still worthwhile. Buzios was lovely - but we only had 75 minutes to walk around. As previously mentioned, the boat trip should be shortened, leaving more time to see Buzios. Still, overall a great trip!!

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