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Armação dos Búzios Sailing trips & boat tours

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Búzios Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

1. Búzios Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

Visit the city of Armação dos Búzios, located on a peninsula on the northern coast of Rio de Janeiro, during this 12-hour excursion. Búzios grew from a fishing village into a charming tourist destination after a visit by the renowned French actress Brigitte Bardot in 1964. Take a walk in Búzios with your guide and enjoy a schooner ride that passes the main Búzios beach. Enjoy a lunch buffet at one of the best restaurants the city. You’ll have a choice of meat, fish or chicken, with an option for vegetarians. On the schooner ride you’ll see Bones Beach, Azeda, Azedinha, João Fernandes, Tartaruga, Boi and Rasa.

Búzios 2.5-Hour Schooner Boat Experience

2. Búzios 2.5-Hour Schooner Boat Experience

Join the most traditional tour of Búzios aboard a Schooner boat. Ride through the peninsula and see the natural beauty of Búzios from the best angles. Visit Armação Beach, Caboclo Island, Bardot Shore, Bone Beach, Azeda and Azedinha Beaches, João Fernandes and Fernandinho Beaches, Turtle and little Turtle Beaches, White Islands, Feia Island, Lovers Beach, and Canto Beach. Stop at João Fernandes Beach, Feia Island, and Little turtle beach. At each one, you will be able to go onto the beach for some time to swim or relax before continuing the boat tour.

Armação dos Búzios: 3-Stop Schooner Boat Ride

3. Armação dos Búzios: 3-Stop Schooner Boat Ride

Make your way to the Babylon Búzios store, located on the famous Rua das Pedras in Armação dos Búzios, for check-in. Then, make your way to the boat and embark on a 2.5-hour boat ride along the beautiful coastline.  Sail by some of the most scenic beaches and islands along the coast. See Caboclo Island, Armação Beach, Ossos Beach, the Azeda and Azedinha Beaches, and João Fernandes. Make the first stop at João Fernandinho Beach.  Then, continue sailing by Branca Island, before stopping at Feia Island. See Moças Beach and Manguinhos Cove, before arriving at Tartaruga Beach which will be the third stop of the trip. Continue past Virgens Beach, Amores Beach, Canto Beach, and disembark at Orla Bardot at the end of Rua das Pedras. Enjoy the journey on a spacious vessel that has a capacity of 120 people and is equipped with life jackets, a music system, a bar, 2 toilets, covered spaces, tables, and benches for all passengers, in addition to a children's pool and a waterslide.

Búzios: Catamaran Boat Tour with Snorkeling

4. Búzios: Catamaran Boat Tour with Snorkeling

Board at the downtown pier for a catamaran ride in Búzios, a city known for being one of the most charming seaside resorts in Brazil. Enjoy the paradisiacal views on a panoramic tour passing by Caboclo Island, Armação, Ossos, Azeda, Azedinha, and João Fernandes Beaches. Make a 30-minute stop to dive into the crystalline waters and observe the marine life of the Parque dos Corais (Coral Park). Continue toward João Fernandinho Beach, Branca Island, and Ilha Island. Enjoy another 30 minutes of diving. Then, head to Moças Beach, Enseada de Manguinhos, and Tartaruga Beach, the last diving stop. End the tour by exploring the unique scenery of the beaches of Virgens, Amores, and Canto. Finally, return to the pier in Búzios.

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What people are saying about Armação dos Búzios

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 43 reviews

The excursion was very good, the only thing that they have to improve is the pick-up, we were 10 minutes earlier than scheduled but they passed 45 minutes later than the schedule, but we did not finish there they continued looking for passengers, we arrived at Buzios 13h, in my opinion it is late because we did the activity running, we went to lunch at 4:00 p.m., it's a pity, everything can be done more calmly and enjoy more, thanks

Great time!

We enjoyed our short trip very much. We thought we would see islands but it was only beaches. We also thought we would stop more. But all in all it was excellent and our kids (5 and 3) really enjoyed their experience. I would recommend it. We were super lucky to have an empty boat. Not sure if it would have been as great if the boat had been packed.

The tour was done in a comfortable schooner, with rest areas with pillows very nice and tasty! We passed beautiful beaches with clear waters with areas for diving with equipment available on the schooner. The crew very friendly and attentive. Very worth the ride!

It was great as an english speaking guide accompany us to help translate everything that was happening on the boat. The day wasn't much sunny but still very enjoyable getting in the water.

Excellent value for money

Very relaxing with three lovely swim stops and beautiful scenery. Only downside - crew spoke no English!