Guided tour

Rio de Janeiro: Arraial do Cabo Scuba Diving Day Trip

Rio de Janeiro: Arraial do Cabo Scuba Diving Day Trip

From US$ 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
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup is available in the South Zone of Rio. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
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
  • 2 cylinders for certified divers (diving certification required)
  • 1 cylinder for the “baptism” (guided dive for those without certification or experience)
  • Lunch
  • Pier entrance fee (approx. BRL 10, per person)
Not suitable for
  • People prone to seasickness
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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Important information

What to bring

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