arraial do cabo with boat tour

Places Visited:

  • Arraial do Cabo (beach and island)

Duration: 9-10 Hours Hours

Flexible Starting Time; we recommend 5:00 am to get the first boat

Languages: English and Portuguese

Although the transfer to and from Arraial do Cabo is private, the boat tour is not. There will be other tourists/groups with you.

FROM: US$ 300.00

What is included

  • Private Car with Driver
  • Pickup and Drop-off within Rio de Janeiro (you say where!)
  • Complimentary Bottled Water

What is not included

  • Tickets for the boat tour (BRL 120,00 per person)
  • Food and Drinks

Questions? Check this tour’s FAQ and/or contact us by email or Whatsapp

What to Expect

We will pick you up at the chosen time at your place of choice and take you on a 2-2:30 hours road trip to Arraial do Cabo where you will experience a memorable 3 ½ hour boat tour. Once finished we can take you to Cabo Frio’s Fort Beach for lunch, where you can also relax (optional). Then, we head back to Rio and drop you off at your place of preference.

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Payment Policies:

  • Prepayment of 20% when booking (Credit cards, Apple Pay)
  • Payment of 80% on the tour day by cash (US$ or BRL) or credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express).

    Cancellation Policies:

    • Full refund of the prepayment if cancelled at least 48 hours before the tour date.
    • No refund if cancelled 48 hours or less before the tour date.

    frequently asked questions

    What are the preventive measures against covid-19 adopted on the tours? If I'm already vaccinated, do I need to follow them?

    We have been following the safety measures recommended by WHO and OMT along with the city laws. Wearing face masks is not mandatory anymore but we recommend using them. All our guides and drivers are fully vaccinated and our vehicles are sanitized after tours.

    What is so good about Arraial do Cabo?

    Arraial do Cabo is famous for its beaches. They are certainly among the most beautiful in the State of Rio. No wonder it is known as the ‘Brazilian Caribbean’. The city itself is small, unattractive. But the beaches……

    Can you explain better this non-private boat tour thing? What if I want a private one?

    We take you and your group by private car but the boat tour itself is open to other participants. If you want a private one please contact us by email or WhatsApp.

    5 am for pickup time time? Seriously?

    I know, too early, right? But it is only a suggestion. Arraial is about 150 km from Rio. The suggestion to start at 05:00 am is for those who want to take the first boat, which departs at 08:00 am. And the advantage of doing this is to enjoy the stops better because the places will be empty.

    But there are several boat departure times so we can start later.

    Will we stop for lunch after the boat tour?

    If you want to, why not? We recommend a stop at Cabo Frio (nearby city of Arraial) to lunch by the Fort Beach. 

    Can you explain the 'per private group of up to 4 people' prices?

    This is how it works: the prices listed entitle up to 4 people, from your group only, to participate in the tours. Those are final prices, not ‘per person’ prices.

    My group has more than 4 people. How can I book?

    You can either book 2 (or more, according to your group size) tours for the same date or contact us for a special quote.

    Will the tour be cancelled in case of bad weather?

    Yes. To operate this tour the agency needs the Navy’s permission to sail. If the conditions are not appropriate they will not grant the permission, therefore the tour will be cancelled. and you will get a refund.

    I am not sure if I feel safe booking on your website. How can I be sure that it's not a fraud?

    We have a TripAdvisor profile and we are registered in the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism. But we understand your concern. There is a lot of scams on the Internet so if you don’t feel safe and/or comfortable booking directly on our website, we strongly recommend that you do on TripAdvisor. You can follow this link or search for ‘be free rio’ on their website. No matter the source of your booking we guarantee that you will have an unforgettable experience!

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