Water activity

Rio: Boat Tour of Guanabara Bay

4.7 / 5

25 reviews

Activity provider: C2RIO TOURS & TRAVEL
Water activity

Rio: Boat Tour of Guanabara Bay

Activity provider: C2RIO TOURS & TRAVEL

From US$ 22.44 per person

Discover Rio de Janeiro from a different angle. Take a guided catamaran tour and see Rio's main attractions on an exciting ride on Guanabara Bay.

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Audio guide included
Wheelchair accessible


  • Hear the bustling sounds of Rio's port from a catamaran
  • Discover Rio de Janeiro from a new perspective
  • Leave in the morning or in the evening at sunset
  • Take amazing photos at the foot of Sugarloaf Mountain
  • Departures in the morning and in the afternoon at sunset
Full description

Get a new perspective of Rio on a catamaran tour, on which you'll check out all the bright spots while exploring stunning Guanabara Bay. Your tour begins at Marina da Gloria, boarding a modern and well-equipped catamaran. Depart in the direction of the Museum of Tomorrow, one of the architectural icons of Porto Maravilha, Rio's port region.

On the way, get a look at amazing Villegagnon Island, Santos Dumont Airport, Fiscal Island, and the Arsenal of the Navy. Continue towards Niterói, passing beautiful Rio-Niterói Bridge and the famous Concha Acústica (Acoustic Shell) before heading to the MAC, the Museum of Contemporary Art, designed by Oscar Niemeyer. Be enchanted by its unique disc shape. Before returning to Rio de Janeiro, get to know other remarkable sights that surround the shores of Guanabara Bay, such as Adão and Eva Beaches, Santa Cruz Fortress, Lage Fortress,São José Fortress, and São João Fortress.

Take in views of the famous Sugarloaf, where you'll have a few minutes to take pictures of the mountain from the catamaran. Before returning to Marina da Gloria, you'll pass the old Urca Casino and Flamengo Beach.

  • Catamaran boat tour
  • Guide
  • Commentary in English, Spanish & Portuguese
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to the meeting point
  • Stops at attractions or for diving
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • There are no stops for diving or disembarkations on this tour
  • Adult – 11 years and up
  • Child – 5-10 years
  • Infant 0-4 years (not occupying seat)
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary, provided they do not occupy a seat
  • 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. In case of a strong wind, the boat trip will not take place
  • The boat has two floors. It is not possible to reserve a seat
  • This experience requires a minimum number of people. If canceled due to a lack of participants, you can book on different date, take an alternative experience or avail of a full refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 25 reviews

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