Guanabara Bay was discovered on January 21, 1502, by a Portuguese squad commanded by Andre Goncalves. Thinking it to be a great riverand being the month of Januarythey gave it the name Rio de Janeiro.
The largest bay in the world by volume, Guanabara Bay contains several islandsincluding Governorís Island, Fund„o, and Snakes Island. Rio de Janeiro is visible to the west of the bay, while the municipal district of Niteroi is to the east. Explore the local areas of Botafogo, Flamengo, Urca, Sugar Loaf, Fort Sao Joao, Flagstone Island, the Santa Cruz Fortress, the Rio-Nieroi Bridge, and much more!
- Guided tour of Guanabara Bay
- Knowledgeable guide
- Roundtrip transfer from most Rio de Janeiro hotels
Departure time and location:
9 AM; from most major Rio de Janeiro hotels
Return time and location:
1 PM; to most major Rio de Janeiro hotels
Reservation confirmation is required. Please call Gray Line Rio de Janeiro 24 hours prior to your desired tour date. Children 4 and younger may participate free of charge. Be sure to wear comfortable, closed-toe walking shoes. Bring your camera, a hat, sunscreen, and money for incidentals.
|After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:|
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.
Exchange your voucher for activity:
Reservation confirmation is required. Please call Gray Line Rio de Janeiro 24 hours prior to your desired tour date. The phone number will be listed on your printed voucher(s). Pick-up is available from most major Rio de Janeiro hotels. You may arrange hotel pick-up when confirming your reservations; please have your hotel information available when calling. On the day of your tour, please be in the lobby of your hotel 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time. Present your voucher(s) and photo identification upon pick-up.
|Terms and conditions|
|Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.|