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Polynesian Canoe Tour of Rio de Janeiro

Instant confirmation E-Voucher Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Approximately 4 hours 

  • Start time

    9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., depending on the location of your hotel 

  • Meeting Point

    You'll be picked up from your hotel.

  • Ending Point

    Same as the Meeting Point 

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Cast off and chart a course for a true maritime adventure during your Rio tour!
  • Paddle your way across Guanabara Bay for fantastic views of the city!
  • Navigate the open ocean and land at Fora Beach below Sugarloaf Mountain!
  • Equipment and safety instruction are included!
  • Enjoy convenient hotel pick-up and drop-off at most Rio hotels!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!


Gain a new perspective of the city during a Polynesian Canoe Tour of Rio de Janeiro!

With your Polynesian Canoe Tour of Rio de Janeiro tickets, you’ll chart a course around Guanabara Bay before heading out onto the open ocean! Start your journey at the beautiful Urca Beach after meeting your guide and professional instructor! Learn how to properly use your equipment and receive safety tips before hopping in your Polynesian-style canoe and hitting the water! If you’re looking for a little adventure during your Rio trip, then taking this tour is what to do in Rio de Janeiro!

Soak up fantastic views of Rio from a unique vantage point while paddling around Guanabara Bay! Check out top Rio de Janeiro attractions before heading out onto the open ocean! Then, make landfall at Fora Beach on the far side of Sugarloaf Mountain and take some time for a cool dip in the sea. Finally, you’ll make your way back to Urca Beach for one last look at the Rio skyline. It’s what to do in Rio if you want to escape the city and get back in touch with nature!


  • Polynesian Canoe Tour of Rio de Janeiro
  • A 4-hour, guided canoe tour in Guanabara Bay
  • Pick-up and drop-off at most hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, and Copacabana
  • Instructor
  • Safety Equipment
  • Live guide and commentary


  • Food and drinks 

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes early.

The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation.

Canoeing duration is approximately 1.5 hours and is considered moderate exercise.

Wear light clothes, swimsuit, sunscreen, and sandals. Bring water, snacks, dry clothes for changing, towel, cap or hat, sunglasses, and cash. If you wear glasses, bring a strap band to prevent it from falling into the water.

The tour date might change depending on weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Children below 12 years of age will have to sit this one out.

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