Kayak to Cotunduba Island from Praia Vermehla on this 4-hour eco-adventure in Rio. Get a lesson on paddling technique and basic safety from your expert kayaking guide, then take off for the island, located 1 mile (1.8km) offshore. Explore the island, part of an environmental protection area, and learn about the local flora and fauna from your guide. Get panoramic views of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf mountains, Copacabana and Ipanema beaches with Dois Irmãos hill and Tijuca Forest in the background. Use of all kayaking equipment is included; you must know how to swim to participate in this tour. Round-trip transportation from central Rio hotels is included.