From Rio de Janeiro: Angra dos Reis Boat Trip with Lunch
- Transportation included
- Duration: 14 hours
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We were picked up on time by the bus and Alex (our main guide) was very helpful in translating in English for us even at the stopover store to buy some snacks. The boat ride was pretty smooth and had about 150 people onboard. The stops were about 15-45 minutes for each island. The 1st stop being the shortest and the last one being the longest stop to have buffet lunch. We got to swim with schools of fish at one of the stopover island and enjoyed being immersed in the clear turquoise water even for a short time. It was also fun being on the boat with music whilst people danced and sang. I wish the time at the islands were longer than the commute but 4 islands is quite a lot to visit for a full day. We did return to Rio De Janeiro later & more exhausted than expected but it was totally worth it. This tour was definitely one of the highlights of our trip to Rio de Janeiro. Highly recommended for those who love being in the water and enjoy the islands!
Now that I am back home in RSA ..... Oh my gosh I had the most amazing time and Pricilla was the best( from the time I met her to the end with a beautiful warm hug at the end of the trip) .... the whole trip she kept us informed - as she says she is paid to talk what I loved about her is that she is warm, interacts with all and most of all she gives you an insight of all the placeless we went to, She needs a Chivas 50yrs Whiskey and an increase. Thank you so much for an amazing boat tour and the boat people were amazing. I would recommend this trip with my hand on my heart !!! Well done !!! Dominic - Atlantico Rio 04 Jan 2020
The overall day trip was very enjoyable and fun. The pickup was prompt and right on time. We are then whisked away and dropped off in a small port with other group parties and loaded in a boat which could have limited the people in there because it was somewhat crowded & not everyone was wearing a mask for obvious reasons. The boat then stopped for a couple of times for swim time. The island stop was cool & the lunch buffet by the beach was not that bad. Alex the guide was super helpful & helped translate with the Portuguese language.
First of all our guide did a great job. Always friendly, informativ and speaks three languages fluently. The tour was great and I really enjoyed the different stops we made. Beautiful beaches, blue water and normal / good lunch. But there is one thing to mention which is a bit annoying: The description of the tour is wrong. The duration was not 10 hours as mentioned but 15 hours. The traveling time was MUCH to long. We drove 8 hours (without any traffic) and that was pretty long. If you don’t care about it this tour is perfect.
I would bring a backpack with essential stuff. All I brought was 2 towels and a book which was enough for me but if you need more for the ride there and back I would pack something a sweater/blanket stuff like that. Also there are only two bathroom breaks on the way home so I would really drink as least water as possible I had to get off before my drop off cause I couldn’t hold it any longer haha