Paquetá Island Ferry Boat Tour

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From USD 219

Paquetá Island is a hidden gem that offers a unique experience for those looking for a tranquil retreat away from the hustle and bustle of Rio de Janeiro. The island is only accessible by ferry and takes around one hour to reach from the city. Upon arrival, visitors are greeted by a serene atmosphere, with no cars or tall buildings in sight. The island's quaint streets are still made of clay and lined with colorful houses, giving it a nostalgic charm.

To fully appreciate the island's beauty and attractions, visitors can rent bicycles or electric carts, which are the only modes of transportation available. Alternatively, a leisurely stroll on foot is also a popular option, as the island is small, covering only 1.2 km² (0.5 sq mi).

For those who want to extend their stay, the House of Art provides a unique and cozy experience. The building's Gaudi-like architecture features large windows that offer breathtaking views of the Guanabara Bay and the stunning "fingers of God" rock formation in Teresopolis. The rooms are equipped with everything needed for a comfortable stay, including modern amenities and a tranquil atmosphere that guarantees a peaceful night's sleep.

Watching the sunrise or sunset from the comfort of your room or one of the tiny beaches nearby is a must-do activity that will leave you mesmerized.

Paquetá Island's bucolic atmosphere provides the perfect escape for those seeking a break from the busy city life. The island offers a range of fun activities to choose from, including exploring the island's history and culture, swimming in the clear waters, or simply relaxing on one of the beaches.

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Did you know that Paquetá Island's rich and fascinating history is enhanced by its myths and legends, making it even more attractive to visitors? Over time, fanciful stories have arisen through the association of facts, while others were created by imaginative minds, becoming popular and helping to promote tourism on the island during the 20th century. To check availability and make a reservation, simply send an inquiry or click on "Book Now" and enter your preferred date and time. Our booking system is designed to be quick and efficient, ensuring a hassle-free experience. Don't forget to capture some breathtaking photos of this hidden paradise during your visit!

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off included
  • Urban island experience
  • Includes Ferry Boat ride
  • Lunch included
  • House of Arts Exhibit
  • Bike rides optional
  • Approximately 6 hours


  1. Praça Quinze de Novembro, 21 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro
  2. Paquetá, Rio de Janeiro