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Balneário Camboriú: Unipraias Park & Laranjeiras Beach

1. Balneário Camboriú: Unipraias Park & Laranjeiras Beach

Departure from your hotel in Balneário Camboriú and transfer to Barra Sul station to board the cable car to visit the Unipraias Park. Ride up 240 meters to the Mata Atlântica Station. At the top of the park, visit the Parque Ambiental and explore several ecological walking trails with local fauna and flora. Admire wonderful panoramic views over the city. Optional activities are available including the Zip Ryder Zip Line, Youhoo Mountain Sled, and Enchanted Forest (these optional activities are not included in the tour price). Then, descend to Laranjeiras Station to enjoy the charming beach of the same name. With calm waters and ideal for the whole family, find a complete structure of bars, restaurants, shops, and souvenirs shops. Return by cable car to Barra Sul station and then transfer back to your hotel in Balneário Camboriú.

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Balneário Camboriú: Pirate Boat Bay Cruise to Unipraias Park

2. Balneário Camboriú: Pirate Boat Bay Cruise to Unipraias Park

The day begins with morning pickup from your hotel and heads to the South Barra pier where the adventure begins. Hop on board a fun, pirate themed boat and set sail onto the shimmering blue waters. As you sail around the breathtaking Balneário bay, enjoy panoramic views of the city and the picturesque island of the Cabras. During the trip, watch a live pirate show with exciting re-enactments from the crew on deck. Disembark the boat at the stunning Laranjeiras beach and spend some free time relaxing on the shore. Soak up the sun on the white sandy beach, or cool off from the hot Brazilian weather with a dip in the ocean. Around 4pm, take a cable care ride up to Unipraias Park to the Mata Atlântica station, 240 m above sea level. Spend roughly 2 hours exploring the unique landscapes of the park as you wander along its many ecological trails, surrounded by native flora and fauna. From this height, marvel at the panoramic views of the city below and the glistening waters of the bay. There’s also plenty of optional activities available at the park, such as a zip wire and mountain sled, not included in the price. Finally, jump back on the cable car and ride your way to Barra Sul for transfer back to your hotel.

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Balneário Camboriú: Germanic Route with Blumenau & Pomerode

3. Balneário Camboriú: Germanic Route with Blumenau & Pomerode

Depart from Balneário Camboriú and set off for the "European Valley" known for its beautiful landscapes and unique Germanic culture. Start the tour by visiting the small town of Ilhota, considered to be the manufacturing center for underwear and bathing suits. Continue on to Blumenau, and visit the Beer Museum, the City Hall building, and Vila Germânica Park that hosts major events such as Oktoberfest - the second most important beer festival in the world, after only Munich in Germany, and the 2nd largest Brazilian event after Carnival. Stop off in the Vila Germânica Park to explore the scenery, and have an optional lunch (not included in the price). After this, proceed to Pomerode, the most Germanic city of Brazil where approximately 90% of its population speaks the German language. Find out about how the city colonizers came from Pomerania in northern Germany, and their culture is alive even today. Explore the main sights and take an interesting walk along the Route of the Enxaimel where you will see typical houses that hold curious stories about the Nazi period. Enjoy free time to stroll around the city, shop for chocolates, and savor a delicious German pie (not included) in a traditional confectionery shop. At the end of the afternoon, return to Balneário Camboriú.

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Balneário: Florianópolis Historical Tour & Beach Day Trip

4. Balneário: Florianópolis Historical Tour & Beach Day Trip

Depart from Balneário Camboriú and set off towards the capital and political center of the state of Santa Catarina, the "Magic Island" of Florianópolis. Find out how the city was founded in 1645 by the Azoreans, and still has the influence of culture and traditions of its colonizers, present in its historical and cultural patrimony. Discover how the island is very rich in gastronomy based on the seafood and culturally in many festivals, crafts, and architecture. Considered one of the most beautiful capitals of Brazil has more than 40 beaches, some still unexplored as well as large green areas that concentrate rich biodiversity. Visit the historic center and a viewpoint to enjoy a beautiful view of the Conceição Lagoon. Then, visit one of the amazing beaches where you will spend the day relaxing. At the pre-arranged time return to Balneário Camboriú, where you will be dropped off at your hotel and the tour ends.

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Balneário Camboriú: Full Day Panoramic City Tour

5. Balneário Camboriú: Full Day Panoramic City Tour

After pickup from your hotel in central Balneário Camboriú your tour will start at Barra Sul where you'll visit the pier and the Passarela that leads to Igrejinha da Barra. Then, board the Unipraias Park modern cable car at the Barra Sul station and ride up 240 meters to the Mata Atlântica Station. At the top, you'll have around 2 hours to visit the Parque Ambiental. There are several ecological walking trails that showcase the local fauna and flora, and you can enjoy wonderful panoramic views over the city. Optional activities are available including the Zip Ryder Zip Line, Youhoo Mountain Sled, and Enchanted Forest (these optional activities are not included in the tour price). Then, descend to Laranjeiras Station to enjoy the beach. You will find restaurants, shops, bars, and souvenirs stores onsite. At about 4:30 PM you'll return to Barra Sul station via the cable car. Continue your tour at Avenida Atlântica which has many unique buildings, bars, and restaurants. From there, you can see the beautiful Ilha das Cabras featured on postcards around the city. Finally, end your day at the highest point of the city, in the Cristo Luz Panoramic Complex and see the city light up at night before returning to your hotel.

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Balneário Camboriú: Beto Carrero Round-Trip Transfer

6. Balneário Camboriú: Beto Carrero Round-Trip Transfer

Benefit from round-trip transportation to and from Beto Carrero, located 35 kilometers from Balneário Camboriú. Explore this incredible theme park, the largest in Latin America, with theaters featuring daily shows, radical attractions, and a zoo. The park is divided into seven distinct areas, with its particularities ranging from attractions, shows and even the complete thematization such as Madagascar and Old West. The transfer tour lasts for 1 day, with an 8:00 AM departure from Balneário Camboriú and return after the last show.

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From Balneário Camboriú: Day Trip to Bombinhas

7. From Balneário Camboriú: Day Trip to Bombinhas

Begin your day with pickup at your hotel in Balneário Camboriú and drive approximately 40 kilometers to Bombinhas, one of the most picturesque parts of the southern coast of Brazil. Spend the day exploring Bombinhas' paradisaical nooks of beaches with crystal clear waters and excellent diving spots. Once in Bombinhas, enjoy a free day using your time however you choose. Chill out on the famous Sepultura Beach, or take advantage of the local infrastructure, including restaurants, bars, inns, hotels, and diversified commerce. Sample the local seafood-based cuisine and support the area's artisanal fishing. At a predetermined time, transfer back to Balneário Camboriú at the end of the day.

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From Florianópolis: Serra do Rio do Rastro & Urubici Tour

8. From Florianópolis: Serra do Rio do Rastro & Urubici Tour

After pickup from your hotel in Florianópolis, your first stop is Urubici. Visit Igreja Hill and see famous rock formations such as Pedra Furada, Avencal, and the Véu de Noiva waterfalls. Enjoy some free time for lunch in the city center (not included). On your way to São Joaquim, view the 4,000-year old rock inscriptions and signs. São Joaquim is one of the coldest cities in Brazil, and during the winter snow is possible. Visit the main attractions of the city. The area is famous for wine production, and there is the option to visit the Villa Francioni winery (extra fee payable locally). Learn about the production methods and taste award-winning wines. Head to Bom Jardim da Serra, and go to the viewpoint of Estrada do Serra do Rio do Rastro from where you can observe the SC-390 road crisis cross the incredible landscape.

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Balneário Camboriú: Italian Route Tour

9. Balneário Camboriú: Italian Route Tour

Your first stop will be in São João Batista, a small town which you will discover is one of the largest poles of the shoe industry in southern Brazil. Whilst there, you will take some time to learn of the local trade. Following that, discover Nova Trento, colonized by immigrants from Trentino Alto Adige, northern Italy, in 1875. There you can explore its main attractions, such as a charming artisan winery that sells delicious colonial products. You will then encounter the Santa Paulina Sanctuary, which is dedicated to the first Brazilian saint canonized by the Pope in 2002. You will visit the complex and the Basilica, before moving onward to the Museum of Italian Culture. You will finally visit Brusque, a city which is considered the cradle of the textile industry and the capital of prompt delivery for southern Brazil. It was colonized by Germans and Poles who turned it into a major garment production hub. At the conclusion of your insightful tour of the Italian Route, you will be returned to your hotel.

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Balneário Camboriú: Green Coast & Sea Region Tour

10. Balneário Camboriú: Green Coast & Sea Region Tour

Explore the surprising northern coast of Santa Catarina, known as Green Coast and Sea, on a full-day adventure from Balneário Camboriú. Discover numerous attractions and places of interest including the Pontal Norte, Queen's Road, Amores Beach, Brava Beach, Cabeçudas Beach, Papagaio Peak, Atalaia Beach, Beira Rio, Regata Village - built to receive the Ocean Race Regatta - Public Market, Historical Museum and the beautiful Matriz Church. Cross with a ferry to the city of Navegantes, one of the main ports of the state. Continue by the sea, and pass by Gravatá Beach, and the famous city of Penha, where Beto Carrero World Park is located, the largest themed park in Latin America. Enjoy some free time for lunch (not included). Later, head to Piçarras Beach and the Univali Oceanographic Museum, which has one of the most complete collections in Brazil. Continue to the Bacia do Vovô Beach, where you will have some free time to enjoy the beach. After the visit, return to Balneário Camboriú.

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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 6 reviews

This is a very well balanced tour covering the main sights and with sufficient free time. Guide is friendly and service minded, also shares a lot of information!

The tour is good and the guide is excellent telling a lot of interesting facts and making sure all wishes are accommodated

Friendly, timely and excellent and safe driving style. Also shared some insights on how to get around while visiting SC.