Adventure in Rio de Janeiro

A city where towering mountains tower over the crashing Atlantic Ocean, and where dense tropical jungle sits just seconds away from residential developments, Rio de Janeiro Adventure comes thick and fast.

Adrenaline junkies in Rio de Janeiro will not be disappointed - nowhere else in the world is the term 'Urban Jungle' more appropriate. The world's largest stretch of city jungle, the Tijuca National Park, can be seen as one giant playground for adventure lovers, although even experienced explorers should arrange a guide before heading here as it is all too easy to get lost.

The many mountains of Rio de Janeiro are just crying out to be tackled by abseilers and rockclimbers, while surfers and body boarders can test their skills alongside the locals' at surf hotspots such as Aproador and Recreio, while the crashing waves at Ipanema mean that just taking a dip in the ocean becomes an adventure sport.
For scuba diving in Rio de Janeiro, head down coast to Angra dos Reis, where there are literally hundreds of tropical islands surrounded by calm, clear waters, perfect for scuba adventures.

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Parque Nacional de Tijuca

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Floresta da Tijuca

For hikers and nature lovers... read more

Pedra da Gávea

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São Conrado

Rising up to the challenge... read more

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Morro da Urca

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Praia Vermelha

Next stop – Sugar Loaf!... read more

Praia do Arpoador

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Copacabana / Ipanema

Surfing and beautiful people at the edge of Ipanema... read more

Recreio Beach

Praia do Recreio das Bandeirantes

Surf, Sand and Sunbathing... read more

Hang Gliding in Rio - Voo Duplo de Asa Delta

Est. das Canoas, 1.476, Casa, 24

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Ipanema Beach

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Avenue Vieira Souto 460

Beat the Heat at the Beach... read more

Angra dos Reis Day Trip and Schooner Cruise

Island-hopping Adventures... read more

Surfing in Rio

Praça do Arpoador - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22080-070, Brazil

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Rock Climbing

Rua Alice 1512A Larenjeiras

Conquering Rio's many mountains... read more
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