Ilhabela (Sao Sebastiao), Brazil
Local Sightseeing, All
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Approximately 1 Hour
Sail the day away in Ilhabela on board a two-masted schooner. Ilhabela is an outstanding natural environment. It is an uncontaminated ecosystem, formed by countless waterfalls, and is the natural habitat of the local flora and fauna.
You'll motor for 45 minutes through the São Sebastiao Channel, a two-mile wide canal between the island and mainland. Strong winds have earned the island the title of Sailing Capital of Brazil and it is host to various international sailing competitions.
Head towards Pereque Beach and the downtown area. Long before attracting thousands of visitors with its charm, Ilhabela was a popular destination among pirates and buccaneers who used its bays and canals for shelter while they counted their loot and made repairs to their ships. Listen to your tour guide as some fascinating stories unfold during this narrated tour.
Return directly to the ship after your schooner ride.
Wear sunscreen and a hat. Bring insect repellent. Not advisable for guests who are allergic to insect bites, as small mosquitoes are seasonally present. Place your belongings (wallet, cell phone, camera, camcorder, etc) in a re-sealable plastic baggie before leaving the ship, to protect them from the significant humidity.