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Lençóis Maranhenses Barreirinhas: Rio Formiga Tubing Tour

Product ID: 288485
Enjoy floating along the Formiga River and take in the surrounding nature. This tour is ideal for those who need a relaxing break from going up and down the dunes of Lençóis Maranhenses.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Portuguese, Spanish, English

Pickup included

Wait at the hotel lobby
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Admire the nature from a float down the Formiga River
  • Relax in the fresh and clean waters of Formiga River
  • Explore the native plants of Lençois Maranhenses region
Full description
The town of Cardosa attracts tourists who want to relax with the wonderful opportunity to float on the Formiga River. The tour is among the most relaxing in Barreirinhas and is recommended for all ages. 

The river is not deep and the current is very light, making this a delightful experience. For those who want to relax after climbing the sand dunes in the park, this tour will offer you relaxation and refreshment from the high temperatures of this region. 

Float along the Formiga River accompanied by a local guide, while appreciating the fauna and flora of this region.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Barreirinhas
  • Floating device
  • Local guide in Portuguese or English and Spanish-speaking (depending on option to chosen)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Departure from Barreirinhas in a 4×4 vehicle for a one and a half hour ride to reach the village of Cardosa