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Flanked by the looming peaks of Sugarloaf Mountain and Papagaio Peak and dotted with over 100 islands, Guanabara Bay provides a dramatic backdrop to the city of Rio de Janeiro. Brazil’s second-largest bay, Guanabara is home to the cities of Niteroi and São Gonçalo, the Port of Rio de Janeiro, and Rio’s two airports.

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Rio From the Sea: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Optional Barbecue Lunch
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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
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$44.73
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$44.73
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Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Barbecue Lunch and Christ Redeemer with Selaron Steps and Sugar Loaf

Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Barbecue Lunch and Christ Redeemer with Selaron Steps and Sugar Loaf

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Combine the highlights of Rio de Janeiro on a single 12-hour tour, including a cruise on Guanabara Bay, visits to the Selaron Steps, Christ the Redeemer, and Sugar Loaf mountain at sunset. Barbecue lunch and pickup from hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$151.28
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$151.28

Boat Party by Night in Rio de Janeiro Admission & Transfer

Boat Party by Night in Rio de Janeiro Admission & Transfer

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00
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Rio de Janeiro: Speedboat Tour with Sunset and Beer!

Rio de Janeiro: Speedboat Tour with Sunset and Beer!

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On this shared tour you will enjoy the most beautiful sunset in the Marvelous City aboard our speedboat. Far from the hustle and bustle of classic tourist spots. Take the opportunity to take unique photos and contemplate the views that are breathtaking!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00

Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro Customizable City Sightseeing with Optional Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Tickets

Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro Customizable City Sightseeing with Optional Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Tickets

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See all of Rio's highlights on this guided private sightseeing tour. Spend as much or as little time as you like and customize your own itinerary to your interests, whether they be sports, art, history or food. Travel between stops in your comfortable private vehicle, enjoying commentary from your local guide. Upgrade your tour with a trip by cog train through Tijuca Forest to the top of Corcovado Mountain or by cable car to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.68
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$104.68
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️ Lapa + Santa Teresa + Selaron Stairs + Electric Scooter ️

️ Lapa + Santa Teresa + Selaron Stairs + Electric Scooter ️

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Effortlessly and efficiently discover the top sights of Rio de Janeiro on a small-group electric scooter tour. Highlights include Flamengo Park, Selaron Stairs, Metropolitan Cathedral, and the National Library. You'll also take a cable car (ticket included) to the Santa Teresa neighborhood. With the electric scooter propelling you up and down the city’s hills, you’re able to comfortably see a long list of attractions in a short amount of time.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

Rio Highlights Express: Christ, Sugarloaf & Beaches Half Day Tour.

Rio Highlights Express: Christ, Sugarloaf & Beaches Half Day Tour.

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Discover the main tourist attractions of Rio de Janeiro on this private guided tour. Start at the summit of Corcovado Mountain to visit the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue. Then, head to Rio’s southern beaches, followed by a cable car ride up Sugar Loaf Mountain. This tour can be conducted at your own pace and adapted to your interests.
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  • 6 hours
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$135.00
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$135.00
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Sea Kayaking Tour near Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro

Sea Kayaking Tour near Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro

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Explore Guanabara Bay and enjoy views of the Rio skyline, Niteroi (Rio’s twin city), and the famous Sugarloaf Mountain from the water with this sea kayaking tour. Choose between a 2- or 4-hour tour and paddle your way around the bay with your guide, stop at various different beaches, and—if you opted for the long tour—enjoy refreshments along the way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.17
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$71.17

️ Urca with Electric Scooter & Hike to Sugarloaf ️

️ Urca with Electric Scooter & Hike to Sugarloaf ️

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Reach the top of one of the most famous landmarks in Rio de Janeiro by electric scooter and on foot. This small-group tour takes you through the streets of the traditional neighborhood of Urca and onto the trail that leads to the top of Morro da Urca (Urca Hill), the first stop of the Sugarloaf Mountain cable car. Along the way you'll enjoy the area's architecture and beautiful scenery.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

Brazil Imperial, Rio: The Fiscal Island Palace – The Last Ball Of The Empire

Brazil Imperial, Rio: The Fiscal Island Palace – The Last Ball Of The Empire

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The 14th-century Fiscal Island Palace sits on an island in Guanabara Bay and is renowned as the location of the “Last Ball of the Empire,” the last royal ball prior to the coup d'état that led to Brazil becoming a Republic. With this private tour, discover the history of Imperial Brazil as you ride the ferry to the island, explore the palace, and visit the Naval Museum.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$202.00
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$202.00
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️ City Tour with Electric Scooter ️

️ City Tour with Electric Scooter ️

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Chill out with this fun and laid-back tour of Rio De Janiro. While riding electric scooters, you'll experience the best of what the city has to offer. See everything from Flamengo Park, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Tomorrow Museum and the Ethnicities mural. You'll connect with the environment on a whole new level while avoiding the chaos of traffic and participating in sustainable tourism practices.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

Museums of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rio and Niteroi

Museums of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rio and Niteroi

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Visit two of Rio de Janeiro's most iconic museums on this half-day tour. First, head to the Museum of Modern Art in Rio and discover the modernist building constructed by Afonso Eduardo. Then, cross the Rio-Niteroi Bridge over Guanabara Bay to the futuristic Museum of Contemporary Art built by the world-renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer. Enjoy guided tours through both museums and learn about the beautiful art within their walls.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$202.94
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$202.94
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Sail Boat Tour With Snacks

Sail Boat Tour With Snacks

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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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$120.00
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$120.00

Helicopter Tour - Samba - (Private Flight - 4 people)

Helicopter Tour - Samba - (Private Flight - 4 people)

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"Wonderful city, full of thousand charms .... Rio de Janeiro is a compulsory itinerary for visitors looking for breathtaking landscapes and that typical Carioca sympathy. One of the most charming postcards in Brazil, can be appreciated in a unique and unforgettable way through a beautiful panoramic flight. Live Rio de Janeiro from another angle and enjoy the moment to take panoramic photos of beaches, mountains and forests.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$440.00
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Sunset At Sugarloaf. 3 ½ Hours Tour.

Sunset At Sugarloaf. 3 ½ Hours Tour.

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See Rio at sunset from 1,200 feet (356 meters) above sea level from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. Choose to travel to the summit by cable car or on foot - if you’d prefer to take a scenic hike to the top. Then sit back and watch the city lights twinkle on as the sun drops into the ocean. See panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro bathed in the golden glow of sunset and leave all of the hassles and logistics of driving and navigating to your private guide.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$160.00
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Sugar Loaf Mountain Canoe Tour in Rio de Janeiro
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Sugar Loaf Mountain Canoe Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Canoe through Guanabara Bay on this 4-hour eco-adventure from Rio de Janeiro. With an expert adventure guide, explore Rio's coastline, including islands, beaches, rainforests and Sugar Loaf Mountain. Paddle to Fora Beach, where you'll hop out for a swim and some time to relax. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included, and no canoeing experience is necessary.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.47
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Private Helicopter Tour over Rio - 45 minutes - 3 people

Private Helicopter Tour over Rio - 45 minutes - 3 people

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See the sights of Rio de Janeiro from the skies on this private helicopter tour. Perfect for travelers who don’t have enough time to take land tours, this panoramic flight offers aerial views of the city’s important sites and attractions, such as Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, Maracanã Stadium, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer, downtown Rio, Guanabara Bay, and the Tijuca Forest National Park. The heliport is located about 30 minutes from Ipanema at the Jacarepagua Airport.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$770.00
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Guanabara Bay Cruise Half-Day Tour in Rio de Janeiro with Transfer

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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Small-Group Speedboat Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Small-Group Speedboat Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Discover the best of Rio de Janeiro in a different way as you embark on a speedboat tour around the city’s waterways. Join a small group and zip around Guanabara Bay and the coast. See famous landmarks like Copacabana Beach, Sugarloaf Mountain, and Ipanema, and make stops along the way for swimming.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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$90.00

Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Barbecue Lunch, Christ the Redeemer and Selaron Steps by Van

Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Barbecue Lunch, Christ the Redeemer and Selaron Steps by Van

Combine a cruise on Guanabara Bay with visits to the Selaron Steps and the Christ the Redeemer statue during this 10-hour super saver tour in Rio. Traditional Brazilian barbecue lunch and round-trip transportation from hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, and Copacabana included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.40
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Parasailing in Rio de Janeiro with Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Parasailing in Rio de Janeiro with Hotel pick-up and drop-off

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Rio de Janeiro’s striking cityscape looks its best from a high vantage point. See all the iconic attractions—Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, Christ the Redeemer, and Sugar Loaf—from a privileged view above the Atlantic Ocean during this parasailing adventure. You might even get lucky and spot dolphins or sea turtles as you soar above the sea.
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  • 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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Rio Top 4 Attractions - 7 Hours Private Tour

Rio Top 4 Attractions - 7 Hours Private Tour

Corcovado and Sugarloaf mountains, Santa Teresa District and Selaron Steps in one day. Take a 7-hour, private tour to the 4 most visited attractions in Rio with a private local guide. Ideal for those who have limited time in Rio, see Christ the Redeemer and the southern beaches of Rio; then take a Swiss-made cable car up to the impressive Sugarloaf. Visit Santa Teresa district. To wrap the day we’ll visit the colorful and famous Selaron’s Steps. Tour includes pickup and drop-off from the location of your choice in Rio. Tour can be conducted at your pace and adapted to your needs.
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  • 7 hours
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$125.00
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Full-Day Guided Tour of Ilha de Paquetá with Pick Up

Full-Day Guided Tour of Ilha de Paquetá with Pick Up

Paquetá is the perfect island to find peace and tranquility. Located in the Guanabara Bay, the Ilha de Paquetá, is a great place to escape from the city for a few hours. Starting with hotel pickup, we take you to Praça XV to pickup the ferry to Paquetá. Enjoy the ferryboat ride in the Guanabara Bay and admire the city view. There are no cars in the island and to go from place to place, you must walk or rent a bicycle (available for rent on location). The tour guide will take you to the best locations in town. The beautiful colonial buildings, the green hills, the colorful fishing boats and the quiet beaches all around will conquer your heart. Around lunch time, we can stop at one of the many traditional restaurants. At the end, we take the ferryboat back to Rio and take you back to your hotel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Best of Rio de Janeiro: 4-Day Customizable Tour
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Best of Rio de Janeiro: 4-Day Customizable Tour

Customize a 4-day tour of Rio de Janeiro's highlights and landmarks with this flexible sightseeing option. Visit the summits of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountains, learn about live in a favela or ride in a Jeep through the Tijuca Rainforest. Sail across Guanabara Bay to see the city skyline from aboard a boat or take a day trip to lovely Petrópolis. Comfortable, air-conditioned transportation between sites, 3 nights in a South Zone hotel and 3 daily activities are included.
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  • 4 days
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$466.74
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