Guanabara Bay was first encountered by Europeans on January 1, 1502, and it is in honour of this date that the city was named Rio de Janeiro. During the course of this cruise, you will discover the bay's numerous islands such as Governador Island, Fundão and Snakes' Islands.
From a point between the cities of Rio and Niteroi, you will be able to admire the bay, Copacabana's beaches, the Sugarloaf and the Christ the Redeemer statue. You will also be able to see the Botafogo and Flamengo districts, as well as Santa Cruz fortress which defends the bay. Then you will have lunch at a seafood restaurant in the Ipanema district.