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Rio From the Sea: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Optional Barbecue Lunch

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US$ 52.00
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    What to Expect
    After pickup from your Rio hotel, travel to the launch point to board your boat. Set sail from Rio's urban shores to explore the vistas from the water, including different views of the Christ the Redeemer statue, Copacabana and Sugar Loaf Mountain.

    View the historic neighborhoods of Botafogo, Urca and Flamengo as you sail by Flagstone Island. Cruise under the Rio-Niteroi Bridge and see the beaches of Niteroi, as well as Fortaleza São João and Fortaleza Santa Cruz.

    End your half-day cruise here or upgrade to include an authentic Brazilian barbecue lunch at a local Rio restaurant including multiple options of sides and different cuts of meat as well as vegetarian options. The duration of the cruise is 2 hours, and the total time of the tour is 4 hours.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    * Roundtrip transfer to/from most hotels located in Sao Conrado, Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon (South Zone)
    * Please wait for your guide in the hotel lobby of your selected hotel. if your hotel is not listed, contact us so we can inform you the closest pick up location and time
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 2-hour Guanabara Bay cruise
    • Lunch at Barbecue House - all you can eat style (if option selected)
    • Hotel pickup and drop off to Most Hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana (South Zone)
    • Professional Tour Guide
    • Entry/Admission - Marina Da Gloria
    • Gratuities
    • Beverages
    • Food (if option selected)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Pick-up at selected hotels in Barra da Tijuca available on request ($10.00 per person). Please contact the local provider to arrange this service
    • Most travelers can participate
    • The bay ride is made by Schooner and takes around 2 hours.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 June 2019 via mobile

    Stated as a 5 hour trip, yet you get actually less than 2 hours on the boat that slowly goes round the bay, not sure what I expected but it really was a waste of a morning. Our tour guide who picked us up was...More

    Thank 997AndyR997
    Diogo M, Diretor de vendas at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2019

    Dear 997AndyR997, Thank you for your review. The tour of the bay itself is around 2 hours with adding pick up and drop-off can be up to 4 hours. or longer depending if you select the lunch option. The tour gives a different panorama of...More

    Reviewed 7 April 2019

    Hotel pick ups worked well and we had an English speaking guide throughout. The cruise lasts two hours on a mid sized boat. I think it can take about 100 but we were in a group of 50 and lots of room. The crew made...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Tom210154
    Diogo M, Diretor de vendas at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2019

    Dear Tom210154, Thank you for your review! We are so happy you had such a great time with us on our Cruise through Guanabara Bay and Lunch. We hope to see you again in future visits Thank you, best regards, Pedro Malta on behalf of...More

    Reviewed 1 April 2019

    I was part of a large business group and we took the Guanabara Bay Cruise one morning in two of the old long boats. The trip was a refreshing view of many different natural and man made attractions in Rio. It was a relaxing way...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Julie N
    Diogo M, Director of Sales at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2019

    Dear Julie N, We thank you for your review! We hope you and your group had a great time with us! We hope to see you again in the future! Thank you! Best regards! Pedro Malta on behalf of Diogo M.

    Reviewed 11 January 2019

    This was a 4 hour cruise of Guanabara bay, it departed from the wharf area of Rio. we were promtly picked up in an airconditioned minibus from our hotel by Grayline Tours. We were taken about a lovely cruise boat that took us all aroung...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank Rachael R
    Reviewed 2 December 2018

    Views of Rio are amazing! Our tour guide Yema was fun and helpful, and we had a good time. We did not book lunch, as we got recommendation for quite a few restaurants on Ipanema and Copacabana beaches.More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    1  Thank MandA_travelers
    Diogo M, Diretor de vendas at Gray Line Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2018

    Dear MandA_travelers, Thank you for your review! We are glad you had such a great time with out Guide Yeda. We hope you had a good time having lunch on your own. Our Lunch is a barbecue style all you can eat buffet and different...More

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