Explore the fascinating world of terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity in Rio de Janeiro with a visit to the main hubs of education, research, and conservation: BioParque do Rio and AquaRio - Rio Marine Aquarium. Embark on your journey to Quinta da Boa Vista, situated in the historic São Cristóvão neighborhood, once the residence of the Royal Family in the 19th century. Dive into the modern and revamped Rio Zoo, BioParque do Rio, where animals now thrive in thoughtfully designed environments rather than conventional cages. BioParque boasts over 1,000 animals representing 140 different species, organized into various sectors such as Imersão Tropical (Tropical Immersion), Vila dos Répteis (Reptile Village), Horto (Vegetable Garden), Reis da Selva (Kings of the Jungle), Asiáticos (Asians), Sumatra, Savana Africana (African Savanna), Carnívoros (Carnivores), Cerrado (Brazilian Savanna), Ilha dos Primatas (Primate Island), Polinizadores (Pollinators), and Jardim Burle Marx (Burle Marx Garden). The Fazendinha (Little Farm) offers an additional activity (separate ticket, available within the park) where supervised interactions with farm animals, including touching, petting, and feeding, are possible. Continue your exploration at AquaRio, South America's largest marine aquarium. Witness over 5,000 animals representing 350 different species from around the globe housed in 28 saltwater tanks. Experience close encounters and even interactions with a diverse array of fish, invertebrates, rays, sharks, and corals. Capture a memorable photo inside the main tank tunnel as marine life passes overhead—an enchanting nature show suitable for all ages! Located in the revitalized Porto Maravilha area, AquaRio is part of the city's port region that has undergone a complete transformation, housing the newest tourist attractions in Rio de Janeiro. After the visit, choose to explore the area independently or return to your hotel with us.
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Embark on a unique journey showcasing the captivating contrast between nature and the cityscape of Rio de Janeiro from a sea perspective. Begin with a panoramic 360º view of Guanabara Bay, encompassing the stunning beaches of the South Zone: Flamengo, Botafogo, and Urca. Cruise past the historic forts of Fortaleza de São João and Forte da Laje towards your first stop at Praia Vermelha. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery, take a refreshing dip at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain, and capture memorable photos of the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain Cable Car with Christ the Redeemer in the backdrop. Next, venture to Copacabana, renowned as one of the world's most famous beaches, where you'll witness the picturesque merging of Copacabana and Leme. Anchor in the tranquil waters near Copacabana Fort (Posto 6) after passing through Arpoador. Your journey continues to the Cagarras Archipelago, a protected natural area, where you can unwind with a refreshing beverage amidst the serene surroundings, far from the city's hustle and bustle. On the return journey, explore the Niterói region, passing by the enchanting beaches of Adão and Eva and the iconic MAC – Museum of Contemporary Art designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer. As you near Santos Dumont Airport, marvel at the aircraft landings and take-offs up close. Finally, conclude your voyage as you return to Urca pier. This tour package includes insurance coverage and offers the option of round-trip transportation from your hotel for added convenience.


Welcome to Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Boulevard and Porto Maravilha, a vibrant area that has undergone a remarkable transformation. Your first stop is the Tomorrow Museum, or "Museu do amanhã" in Brazilian Portuguese, an architectural marvel and a hub for applied science. As you approach, marvel at the futuristic design that reflects the innovative exhibits within. Inside, immerse yourself in a journey through sustainability and coexistence. Explore the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for humanity in the coming decades. The Museum of Tomorrow provides a unique and interactive experience that encourages visitors to contemplate the future of our planet and the human race. Don't forget to capture some stunning photos in front of the unusual and captivating architecture that makes this museum one of Brazil's most visited. Next, head to the iconic Kobra Mural, one of the largest graffiti murals globally, created by the talented Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra. This masterpiece showcases five ethnic groups against a vibrant backdrop of geometric shapes. Take some time to appreciate the intricate details and cultural diversity portrayed in this colossal work of art. It's a perfect spot for unique and colorful photos. Finally, conclude your tour at AquaRio, the largest marine aquarium in South America. Step into a world of underwater wonders as you explore 28 saltwater tanks housing over 5,000 animals from 350 different species. From fish and invertebrates to rays, sharks, and corals, AquaRio offers a mesmerizing display of marine life. Don't miss the chance to walk through the main tank tunnel, where you'll be surrounded by marine creatures swimming overhead—a truly immersive experience for visitors of all ages. Capture the memories, enjoy the entertainment, and marvel at the diverse attractions that Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Boulevard and Porto Maravilha have to offer. This tour is a perfect blend of science, art, and the wonders of the ocean, making it a memorable journey for people of all ages who are excited to explore this dynamic city.