Sao Francisco River Nature Sanctuary Boat Tour
- Small group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 10 hours
per group up to 2
per group up to 2
Located on the northern coast of Maceió lies the beautiful beach of Paripueira, famous for its warm, calm, and shallow waters. This magnificent location is home to the Coral Coast Environmental Preservation Area. Within the area is the Municipal Marine Park, the world’s second largest reservation and preservation area for marine manatees. Enjoy the natural beauty of this preservation area in the form of tide pools between coral-lined reefs. Strap on your snorkel gear and look below the water's surface to see the vibrant tropical fish and other marine life. After swimming and snorkeling visit the tourist facilities full of local restaurants and stop for a delicious meal or peruse the fine arts and crafts.
Explore the Sao Francisco River Nature Sanctuary on this exciting full-day trip by boat. After a hotel pick-up in Maceio, drive along scenic, coconut-lined roads to the quaint fishing village of Piaçabuçu. Along the banks of the “Old Chino,” board a charming tour boat, and head for the mouth of the longest river in Brazil, the Sao Francisco. Embrace exotic nature and superb landscapes as you cruise along the river to a broad and fine sand beach. As you sail, a knowledgeable tour guide will tell you about the importance of this pristine environmental preservation area. Look out for the array of migratory birds that flock to the shifting dunes. Dine on a delicious buffet lunch, prepared on board the boat. After lunch, soak up the beautiful and natural surroundings as you swim, or simply sink your toes in the sand and relax on the beach.
Enjoy a panoramic half-day tour of Maceio City to discover the largest city of the coastal state of Alagoas. Available as a group or private option, your journey begins at the Museum of Image and Sound to see photographic and cinematographic exhibitions. Continue to attractive city squares, such as Praça Marcílo Dias, Praça Visconde de Sinimbu, and Praça Dom Pedro II. Admire magnificent colonial architecture as you wander down laid-back streets to the Legislative Assembly and 19th-century Metropolitan Cathedral of Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres. Enjoy superb coastal views from the São Gonçalo do Amarante lookout, and admire the seat of the Alagoas government at the palace of the Praça Floriano Peixoto. Other highlights include the Church of Bom Jesus dos Martírios and the Governor’s Palace. Your guide will narrate a fascinating history of the city as you explore, and give you time to shop ...
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