Rio de Janeiro is a city surrounded by amazing natural wonders, and therefore it is perfect for different kinds of adventurous activities. Have a marvelous vacation, whether you are traveling with your family, colleagues, friends or by yourself. Get the best out of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil by taking part in the incredible activities that Rio has to offer! Our guides for adventure sports and activities in Rio organize safe, yet extreme activities in Rio. Below we have listed some of their best adventurous activities for groups!
A Hiking tour is definitely one of the most exciting ways to see Rio de Janeiro and the mountains in and surrounding the city. Hiking up to the Morro da Urca, for instance, and then taking the cable car up to the Sugar Loaf mountain is absolutely a must-do activity while visiting Rio. Furthermore, one of the most rewarding hikes is to the Pedra da Gávea, which is located in the Tijuca Forest, and on the top you have unbelievable views both over the city and the forest.
Hang-gliding / Para-gliding in Rio
Fly over beautiful Tijuca Forest and admire the wonderful view of the coastal islands, Morro dois Irmaos (the two brothers mountains) and more. In addition to the magical view, the flight itself is something worth experiencing! Probably, you have already added this activity to your bucket list so why not have it checked while visiting Rio?
Rappel / Abseiling
Since there are a lot of rocky mountains and dense rainforests, Rio de Janeiro is perfect for rappelling and abseiling. The tours take place in the Sugar Loaf vicinity, and after the climb it is possible to go on top of the Sugar Loaf mountain by traditional cable car. These Rappelling and Abseiling tours don’t require previous experience, be brave and try this extreme activity!
The rafting tours take place in gorgeous regions with mountains, rivers, rapids and lush vegetation. Rafting is such a fun and sensational experience, it is one of those once in a lifetime things that you just have to experience. Why not do it while in Rio de Janeiro!
Admire the stunning singular coast, fascinating mountains, rainforest, beaches and islands of Rio from completely different angle, from a canoe. On top of the exceptional experience, it is also a great workout!
No matter what level diver you are this is suitable for everyone! Dive under the water surface and see the breathtaking view that is being displayed right in front of your eyes. The area has an extremely rich biodiversity with several wrecks, islands, and caves. This activity is something that can’t be missed while in Rio!
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