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Colonial Igarassu & Island City of Itamaracá Full-Day Tour

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Activity provider: Gray Line Brazil
Water activity

Colonial Igarassu & Island City of Itamaracá Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: Gray Line Brazil

From US$ 32.64 per person

Explore the beautiful colonial town of Igarassu and the exotic island of Itamaracá on a full-day tour to experience the real side of Brazil. Sail by catamaran to Coroa do Avião sandbar to watch hundreds of migratory birds.

About this activity

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Duration 9.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, Spanish
Pickup included
Your exact pickup location and time will be advised upon reconfirmation of your tour. Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.


  • Explore one of the earliest colonial towns in Brazil, first settled in 1537
  • Enjoy optional water sports activities at Brazil's favorite water sport destinations
  • See beautiful migratory birds nesting on the sandbars
  • Sail by catamaran to the paradise islet of Coroa do Avião
Full description
In this itinerary it is possible to know some tourist and historical points of the region. About 50 minutes away from Recife, the support point Catamaran Praia Beach Club, located in Praia do Capitão, has an incredible structure and delicious cuisine. Once there, it is possible to take a water tour (optional), a must see to discover the famous Coroa do Avião Island. Islet located in Igarassu, the oldest city in the state, it is possible to enjoy a delicious bath in the sea. On this water tour, we also have the opportunity to visit the island of Itamaracá, where we can observe Forte Orange and learn about its history, which began in 1631. It's impossible to talk about Itamaracá and not remember the ciranda, a popular dance from Pernambuco, often played at carnivals, in which you can even take the risk of learning a few steps. In addition to the catamaran tour, it is possible to venture on a guided quad bike trail (optional) to discover the viewpoints in the region and Vila de Nova Cruz. The North Coast has all this to offer you!
  • Professional tour guide
  • Roundtrip transfer to most hotels located in Boa Viagem and Piedade (Recife) or Porto de Galinhas
  • Food and Beverages
  • Optional catamaran ride to the islet of Coroa do Avião.
  • Tickets to attractions
  • Optional tours

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a swimsuit, sandals, a towel and hiking boots or tennis shoes
  • Your exact pick-up location and time will be advised upon reconfirmation of your tour. All bookings must be made no later than 48 hours prior to the activity date
  • · The tour depends on the conditions of the tide, so this activity can be rescheduled for the next day or canceled, according to the weather conditions
  • · Some churches, forts, and museums may be closed for visitation so the itinerary is subject to change
  • Food, beverages, entrance fees, and gratuities are not included
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November 25, 2022


May 12, 2022


Product ID: 24714