1. Brazil
  2. State of Maranhao
  3. Barreirinhas
  4. Lencois Maranhenses National Park

From Barreirinhas: Preguiças River Speedboat Tour

Product ID: 230052
Discover the natural beauty of the Preguiça River on this speed boat tour. Explore the largest river in the region, which divides areas of state and federal environmental preservation and offers those who cross it a unique look at its flora and fauna.
About this activity
Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Portuguese, Spanish, English

Pickup included

Wait in a hotel lobby
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Marvel at the majestic Preguiça River and its beautiful flora and fauna
  • Interact with capuchin monkeys in their natural habitat
  • See the beautiful meeting of river and sea
  • Take a swim in the natural pools at Pequenos Lençóis in Vassouras
  • Choose to ride and ATV on the beach in Caburé
  • Get close to the majestic wind farms that provide electric power to the region
Full description
Enjoy a tour through the beautiful Preguiças River, located in Lençóis Maranhenses National Park with rich animal life, flora, dunes, and beaches.

Enjoy pick up from hotels in Barreirinhas around 8:00 AM and depart from the pier in a speedboat. Ride through the majestic Preguiças River with its calm waters and mangroves, buritis, Juçara's trees (famous for açai), tucunzeiros, as well as animal life, such as herons and kingfishers.

Stop at the Vassouras community, also known as "Pequeno Lençóis," to enjoy delicious coconut water, interact with capuchin monkeys in their natural habitat, and take a swim in natural pools. Also stop in Caburé, a strip of dunes between the river and the sea where you can have lunch and, optionally, ride an ATV on the beach. Afterwards, relax returning to Barreirinhas around 3:00 PM.
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off from Barreirinhas hotels
  • Professional local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food or drink
  • ATV ride, which is available to purchase

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• It is recommended to bring cash, as credit cards may not be accepted at the places visited
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• It is recommended to use comfortable clothes and to bring swimwear, hats, and sunscreen
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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January 9, 2020


Guter Bootsführer

November 24, 2019


Muy bien

Igual en lugar de un descanso de 2,30 horas para comer lo dejaría en dos horas

August 31, 2019

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Product ID: 230052