Guided tour

Rio de Janeiro: Arraial do Cabo Scuba Diving Day Trip

Rio de Janeiro: Arraial do Cabo Scuba Diving Day Trip

From $156 per person

Experience an underwater adventure and discover the world beneath the waves. The crystal clear waters of Arraial do Cabo offer amazing visibility and a rich marine biodiversity.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Small group
Limited to 5 participants


  • Scuba dive in Arraial do Cabo, one of the best spots in Brazil
  • Explore the Atlantic Ocean's marine wildlife
  • Go off the beaten track to the beautiful Região dos Lagos (Lakes Region)
Full description
Get ready for an awe-inspiring scuba diving excursion perfect for beginners and advanced divers. After driving two and a half hours from Rio, get to the crystal clear waters of Arraial do Cabo. The average water temperature is 20°C and the depth of dives goes from 6 to 35 m, depending on the area and the diver's experience. Arraial do Cabo is famous for being the largest dive center in Rio de Janeiro and one of the most important in Brazil. Its crystal clear waters offer amazing visibility and rich marine biodiversity, allowing you to see squids, turtles, groupers, lobsters, seahorses, rays or even dolphins.
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide and instructor
  • Full equipment
  • Snacks and beverages on the boat
  • Two cylinders for certified divers and one cylinder for the “baptism” (a guided dive for those without certification).
  • Lunch
  • Pier entrance fee (approx. BRL 10, per person)
Not suitable for
  • People prone to seasickness
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative rapid test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sandals
  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Insect repellent
  • Breathable clothing
  • Daypack
  • Personal medication
  • Diving certification
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Not allowed

  • Intoxication
  • Alcohol and drugs
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Product ID: 400168