Outdoor activities in Rio de Janeiro

Top Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro

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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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€104.87
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2 hours
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€142.79
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Bus Tours
5–6 hours
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€71.39
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Kitesurfing
1–2 hours
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€148.17
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Day Trips
6+ hours
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€64.16
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2–3 hours
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€166.71
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Skyscrapers & Towers
6+ hours
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€91.79
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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€52.43
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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€79.12
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Half-day Tours
3 hours
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€29.87
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Walking Tours
1–3 hours
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€112.36
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Bus Tours
3 hours
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€46.82
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5 hours
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€56.18
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Full-day Tours
150–180 minutes
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What travellers are saying

  • Anne V
    1 contribution
    Our tour guide Monica was fantastic - a total expert on Rio and its history - as well as navigating us comfortably from site to site. She even helped us get the best pictures at Christ the Redeemer. Excellent overall tour that covered a lot of ground!
    Written 4 February 2023
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  • Gary B
    2 contributions
    A great experience and a great team, Daniele was very organised as we’re the pilots. A good video included, even the car journey up the mountain was good
    Written 25 January 2023
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  • Nathaly R
    3 contributions
    It was amazing! The pilot has lot of experience and it explains everything! Love the experience and the adrenaline!! Best views!!!
    Written 14 January 2023
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  • FelipeRRM
    Stockholm, Sweden4 contributions
    Our guide Pedro was very nice and very friendly, Bonus points because was able to communicate both in Portuguese with me (Since I'm from Brazil) and in English with my girlfriend (she is from Lithuania). Thanks!
    Written 28 January 2023
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  • Lauren L
    West Babylon, NY1 contribution
    We went hang gliding and paragliding with Beto and Edu and had an experience of a lifetime. They were very communicative and we felt safe the whole time. Booking with this company was so easy too and they handled everything from start to finish for us.
    Written 31 January 2023
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  • kinch1
    Canada116 contributions
    Fabulous visit - it is a natural wonder and the view from the top is worth the trip alone. We did the fast lane, so there was very little waiting. The cable cars were fast and comfortable. Definitely worth a visit.
    Written 29 January 2023
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  • Sara B
    1 contribution
    Had a great time, Danial and crew made us welcome. I recommend this sail to anyone. Beautiful day, had a swim off the back of the boat enjoyed the sites while relaxing on board with cold drinks and snacks.
    Written 23 January 2023
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  • Greg McKinney
    1 contribution
    The overall experience was 5/5… the guide was amazing; informative; fun
    The reason I rated it a 4/5 was the pickup was almost 30 min late and we (2) were the last of 10! people in the back of the ride.. there was seats for 10 but were sized for children … not 10 adults.. felt packed -shoulder to shoulder and knee to knee…for a bouncy curvy ride
    great scenery; amazing views; would do again except maybe 8 people for that size ride
    Written 7 November 2022
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  • Hamed B
    Washington DC, DC6 contributions
    The perfectly organized trip from start to end with an awesome guide. Thiago, our tour guide had great English skills. He is passionate about the forest and nature. He loves what he is doing as his job and you can feel it during your journey to the top. He explained a lot about Rio and its neighborhoods, national park, and also their culture. We were guided safely to the top. Thiago got some once-in-a-lifetime pictures. This was an experience I will never forget.
    Written 24 January 2023
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  • Chika
    3 contributions
    I had a great time on this excursion. The driver and guide Renato were so pleasant and helpful. I was treated really well being the only English speaker on the trip. I would definitely suggest that everyone take this tour. The beaches were nice and the lunch was tasty.
    Written 23 December 2022
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  • Yaritza L.
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ1 contribution
    Alvaro's tour is amazing. I don't book a lot of experiences on Trip Advisor but I'm so glad I found this one and booked it for my family and I. It is great for mature kids (who have been taught not to complain), for nature lovers, avid hikers, and anyone who wants a unique experience and not a cookie cutter, squish-as-many-people-as-you-can together type of experience. Alvaro keeps it small and personal. I loved his upbeat, optimistic personality, and he loves to have a good time. You will have a blast, see some areas you didn't even imagine, get the best pictures ever, and see some crazy amazing views. Plus, you'll get a rejuvenating workout out of it. Don't miss this!!!
    Written 30 January 2023
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  • Mike
    Charlotte, NC3 contributions
    Wonderful experience. Pick up on time from the hotel. Safe and enjoyable flight. Recommend for a rush! This place I left very safe.
    Written 21 January 2023
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  • EAH22
    North Wales, UK8 contributions
    Great experience. It was cancelled a few times due to the weather, so I would recommend booking the hang gliding when you know you have a few days to spare in case. The instructor was friendly and explained everything. Pictures from the Go pro are really good quality. Really good communication through what’s app regarding the weather etc. A must do in Rio.
    Written 14 September 2022
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  • Jayne T
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ2 contributions
    The tour today of Rio with Márcio Lima our tour guide was wonderful! Márcio is extremely knowledgeable about all the history of Brazil and speaks English well which made our tour a plus! We appreciated his caring nature and professional attitude also.
    Written 25 February 2021
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  • Bia
    17 contributions
    Buzios was amazing and I don't regret going on this tour at all. But please make sure to do a little bit more research than I did because I had no idea it was so far from Rio. My husband and I ended up being the only English speaking people on the tour, so we were a little bit of an after thought during the whole thing. But Rachel, our guide, was great at making sure we knew what we were getting into and where we needed to meet. I did speak a little bit of Portuguese, so it made it a little bit easier since no one on the boat spoke an English. It is about a 3 hour drive there from Rio, so make sure to pack some food for the bus ride. And please don't do what I did and drink alcohol on a boat with an empty stomach. Other than that little mistake, it was wonderful swimming in the ocean and walking the cobblestone streets!
    Written 23 December 2022
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