Natal and South Coast Full-Day City and Beach Tour
- Pickup available
- Duration: 7 hours
Get picked up in the morning from your hotel in Natal, then set off on a 1-hour drive in an air-conditioned vehicle to the Parrachos de Maracajaú. Maracajaú Beach is known as the “Caribbean” of the Rio Grande do Norte state. Choose between a catamaran or speedboat transfer out to sea. When you arrive at Maracajaú Beach, board your boat of choice and set off into the crystal-clear waters. Get kitted out with a snorkel mask and all necessary equipment and dive into the sea. Explore the region's famous Parrachos, which is a coral formation, and is part of the Environmental Protection Area. At low tide, you can dive into warm waters among many species of colorful fish. At the end of your snorkeling experience, return to shore and soak up the incredible views. Admire the beautiful scenery the area is known for including dunes, lagoons and a panoramic view from the beach to the Tereza Panza...
Begin with hotel pickup in Natal and ride past several beaches and lagoons onboard your buggy. The capital is widely known for its dunes, which evoke great emotion because of their unparalleled beauty and might. Cross by ferry from Barra do Rio to the Dunas Douradas, where the adventure ride begins. Enjoy a thrilling ride through the dunes before arriving at Pitangui Lagoon, where you will stay for around 40 minutes at the lagoon bar. Continue through the dunes to the Jacumā Lagoon, where you can opt to try "skybunda," a sitting sand-board experience, or "aerobunda," a kind of descending zip line which deposits riders in the lake. Have lunch at a restaurant by the sea at your own expense. Depending on the tide, it is possible to extend the tour to Porto Mirim and Muriu before returning to your hotel in Natal.
After morning pickup from hotels in Natal, enjoy a scenic and relaxing 1.5-hour drive in an air-conditioned vehicle to Pipa Beach, consistently rated as one of the country’s most beautiful beaches. Along the way, stop for photos at the Guaraíras Lagoon viewpoint, gazing at the sea cliffs of Cacimbinhas. After arriving in Pipa, you’ll have 3-hours of free time to relax upon the unspoiled sands and swim in the clear, clean waters. Pop into town for lunch, before heading to another beach, the Praia do Amor, for 2 hours. After a full day of savoring the stunning beaches, you’ll head back to your accommodation in Natal. With options to select a group tour with a Portuguese-speaking guide, or a private tour with a Spanish, English, and Portuguese-speaking guide, cater the experience to your preferences and budget.
Learn about the rich history and beauty of Natal on the Natal City and South Coast Tour. Explore the entire city on a full-day tour through its most significant landmarks and neighborhoods, first visiting the beautiful sand dunes at Via Costeira. Next stop is the Three Kings Fort, which dates back to the early 17th century. Learn about how this fortress was used by the French and enjoy the beauty of this urban beach district. Afterwards you’ll see some of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Natal: Santo Reis, Rocas and Ribeira, plus you’ll visit the city center and the cathedral. Moving on, your next stop will be the arts and crafts center where you can enjoy browsing through traditional handmade items. Finally, you’ll reach Morro do Careca, or "the bald hill" for panoramic views down to Pirangi Beach. Your tour ends with a visit to the largest cashew tree in the world and a swim in th...
After a morning pickup from your hotel in Natal, take a ride in an air-conditioned vehicle to São Miguel do Gostoso. Your first stop will be to find out more about cachaça in the district of São José. Enjoy a cultural presentation explaining the whole process for a good-quality artisanal cachaça. Then, head to São Miguel do Gostoso, located 110 km northwest of Natal. Discover this little village that remains largely undiscovered by mass tourism, and enjoy an excellent wide, coconut-lined beach. Explore the village itself and observe the local way of life. Even enjoy access to a small bed and breakfast where you have the option to have lunch and access the pool. Head back to Natal after your relaxing day, being dropped off at your accommodation.
The day begins with pickup from your hotel in Natal and sets off on the 1-hour drive in air-conditioned vehicle towards Parrachos de Perobas. Enjoy a thrilling speedboat ride to the snorkel site, learning about the region’s coral formation and Environmental Protection Area along the way. Upon arrival, put on your snorkel gear then cool off from the heat with a dip in the crystal clear waters. Enjoy 1.5-hours to snorkel in search of colorful fish and coral reef, and discover this fascinating underwater world. You can also admire the stunning coconut grove surroundings, which offer a luscious green contrast to the glistening blue sea. After your snorkel adventure, travel to the stunning Punau Beach where you can soak up the sun on the shore, go swimming in the sea or nearby lagoon, or explore the rolling sand dunes. You’ll also benefit from access to a local hotel where you can dine at t...
After a morning pickup from your hotel in Natal, take a 2.5-hour drive towards Paraíba and relax in an air-conditioned vehicle to João Pessoa during your ride. Arrive at the capital of Paraíba and discover its rich culture and stunning architecture. See well-preserved 16th-century Baroque buildings and the city's important landmarks. After your tour of João Pessoa's historic center pass through the beaches of Tambaú and Cabo Branco and Ponta dos Seixas, the most eastern point of Brazil. End your day to the sound of the ravel and bolero of the saxophone and a wonderful sunset at Jacaré beach before heading back to Natal.
After a morning pick up from your hotel in Natal, take a scenic 1.5-hour drive in an air-conditioned vehicle to the Barra de Cunhaú Beach, at the Potiguar coast. Upon arrival, your first impression will be of standing in front of a huge freshwater lagoon instead of the Atlantic Ocean. Gaze in awe at this unique area, where the river meets the sea to create an optical illusion and unique green coloration. Explore over 5-kilometers of dunes and beaches where the Curimataú and Catú rivers meander, filled with rich vegetation. The river is calm and almost without waves. Discover one of the ecological jewels of the Potiguar coast, a large mangrove that acts as a nursery for oysters, crabs, and other marine animals.
Take a day trip to Galinhos, a small village with one of the most beautiful beaches on the Brazilian coast. Located 160 kilometers from Natal, the beach is set on a peninsula with scenery that enchants everyone who visits. After morning pickup from your hotel in Natal, relax during the 2-hour ride in an air-conditioned vehicle to Galinhos. Framed by sand dunes, salt pans, and mangroves, this area is a haven for wildlife such as oysters, crabs, and birds. Take a boat ride to admire the stunning landscape of salt flats and rolling dunes from the water. Relax on the golden sand, and go for a dip in clear blue sea. At the beach, you can choose to enjoy optional activities such as a buggy ride or a horse-drawn cart ride. Stop at Galos and downtown Galinhos, before returning to Natal at the end of an incredible day out.
Set off on a 7-hour group or private tour and discover some of southern Natal's top destinations. Travel along the beautiful south coast, passing by by the fruit market in Pium, followed by a stop for swimming at the beautiful Cotovelo Beach. Then, head to Pirangi do Norte and see the largest cashew tree in the world, a point of pride for the local community. Note the large branches measuring over 1,640 feet in circumference. Continue with a visit to the fabulous Barra de Tabatinga, where you can take some spectacular photos. Finish your tour with a stop for some swimming at the Arituba Lagoon and Camurupim Beach, before returning to your hotel.
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