The Tijuca Forest + Surfing is quite an unique tour. You get the best of the jungle and the best of the ocean in one trip. In Brazil, surfing is becoming quite a popular sport, and growing strong too. We host many international events from WCT to WQS. The coast of Rio has over 18 km of surfing waves, waiting to be riden. First timers are welcome to get on the board and stand up. It is considered a low impact activity, that interact with the natural environment, without disturbing it.
Tijuca Forest + Surfing – Program
This tour normally starts with a visit to Tijuca Forest park, stopping at Vista Chinesa Cascatinha Taunay (Taunay`s Falls) and some other important sites. After seeing the forest and its magnificent fauna and flora, tour heads out to the beach ( usually Barra, which has better waves for first timers). Once there, the guide introduces the group to the surf instructor. After a great time in the water, tour heads back to the hotel.
* The order of the activities may be changed.
R$ 359,00 per person – Groups of 02 people
R$ 319,00 per person – Groups from 03 to 10 people
R$ 259,00 per person – Groups from 11 to 20 people
Around 6 hours round trip.
Transportation, tour in the forest, surf lessons, equipment rentals and guiding services.
From 02 to 20 people
Easy to moderate
Daily, under request. Pick ups between 8:00 am and 9:00 am
Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes, bring towels, swimming suits and extra clothes to wear after the lesson.
How to Book :
Please click on the BOOK NOW button at the top right of this page, and fill out the booking form. Please read and agree with our terms and conditions, then pay the R$99,00 deposit . Choose an available date. We usually need at least 48 hs in advance, in order to provide this tour. In case the chosen date does not appear on our booking calendar, please send us an e-mail requesting availability. Remainder is always paid in cash to the guide, at the start of the tour. For full payment requests , we use Paypal with a 7% surcharge.
* We do not operate this tour during Carnival season or in any other busy holidays.
* The order of the activities may be switched according to weather conditions.
* In case of poor waves conditions, that may prevent the surf lesson from happening, the tour to Tijuca Forest still happens normally, rain or shine. The tour goes back to its original price of R$149,00 per person, and the balance to be paid for the forest tour will be R$ 50,00 per person