Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip with Schooner Cruise and Lunch


  • A great way for families and first-time visitors to escape the city

  • Access parts of the archipelago that are only reachable by boat

  • Hassle-free hotel transfers mean you don't have to worry about finding a meeting point


Following pickup at your Rio hotel, board your comfortable, climate-controlled vehicle for the approximately ride to Angra dos Reis. When you arrive in the picturesque town on the water, featuring architecture from the 1500s, board the schooner and set sail. Find a spot on the boat to relax and watch the idyllic tropical scenery glide by, including Angra dos Reis' almost 300 scattered islands. During your cruise, make several stops where you can choose to swim, snorkel, or stay on the boat. Stop at the Ilha Cataguases (Cataguases Island), a gorgeous spot with white sand beaches and clear, blue-green water perfect for water activities. Continue sailing to Lagoa Azul (the Blue Lagoon), Praia de Freguesia de Santana (Freguesia de Santana Beach) on Ilha Grande and the pier on Piedade Island. During the day of exploring, enjoy a buffet lunch of steak, fish, chicken, rice and beans onboard your schooner. After the around Angra dos Reis is finished, return to land and board your vehicle for transportation back to Rio and drop-off at your hotel.

Tour info

12 hours
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Why take this tour?

Escape the crowds on land and get the best views of Rio de Janeiro from the water during a cruise to Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande. You’ll access parts of the archipelago that are usually off-limits and enjoy regular stops to swim and snorkel among diverse marine life.

What’s included?

  • 4.5 - hour schooner cruise

  • Buffet lunch - Vegetarian options available

  • Hotel pickup and drop off

  • Professional Guide

  • Gratuities

  • Beverages

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Before you book

  • Duration: 12h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Additional measures might be added to our list of procedures as we receive guidance from the local health and safety authorities and as more information becomes available. And some of these restrictions might be lifted at some point in the future if we are authorized to do so by local authorities

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Gray Line Rio de Janeiro provides Tours, Activities and Transfers all over Rio and surrounding regions, providing Last Minute availability and multilingual guides to help you experience Rio.

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