1 DAY ISLAND TOURS
Southeast and Southwest
Morro das Pedras, Armação, Pântano do Sul, Açores, Solidão, Saquinho, Costa de Dentro, Ribeirão da Ilha.
1 hour hike to a secluded beach, a dip in the waterfall pool, lagoon, visit to an artisanal cachaça distillery and fisherman´s village. Expect to see: 8 beaches, whales (Jun- Sept), the remaining Atlantic forest fauna&flora with a variety of birds, butterflies, monkeys, stunning views of the coastline and ocean as well the interior of the island.
Naufragados, Ribeirão da Ilha e Morro das Pedras
40 minutes hike to secluded beach and coastline of the extreme South of the island. A return by boat is a possibility should weather and sea conditions permit. Expect to see: 8 beaches, whales (Jun- Sept), the remaining Atlantic forest fauna&flora with a variety of birds, butterflies, monkeys, stunning views of the coastline and ocean as well the interior of the island.
Downtown and mainland
The cathedral and main square, Estreito, Coqueiros and Itaguaçu.
Visit the public market, view historical colonial buildings and sites, learn about the old bridge, museum, and visit a shopping mall. Cross the bridge and discover Florianópolis´s mainland. Expect to see: 6 beaches, a stunning view of the island from the mainland and the everyday life of our local residents (May – Oct) and tourists (Nov – April).
Northeast to Northwest
Santo Antonio de Lisboa, Sambaqui, Daniela, Jurerê, Forte, Canasvieiras, Brava, Ingleses e Santinho.
Fisherman´s village, calm waters beaches, visit to a historical fortress, stroll along the trendy pedestrian street of Jurerê, hike on ecological park throw white sanded dunes and have a dip in the ocean. Expect to see: historical sites, stunning view of the mainland, dolphins bay (and may be dolphins), shops and marinas.
HALF DAY ISLAND TOURS
Lagoa da Conceição e Costa da Lagoa
Induction to Lagoa downtown-village, 20 minutes hike throw the Atlantic Forest, waterfall, transfer back by taxi boat. Expect to see: lace makers, fisherman´s village, the fauna&flora of the remaining Atlantic Forest, stunning views of hills, lagoon, and marinas.
Joaquina, Mole, Galheta e Gravata
Beach hopping including sand board down white dunes and a 30 minutes hike to secluded beach. The left side of Mole is non-officially destined for GLS and Praia da Galheta is an official nude beach with no restrictions for dressed people. Expect to see: huge white sanded dunes, stanning beaches and coastline, surfers, fisherman, and may be nude people on Galheta.
Barra da Lagoa:
fisherman´s village, 20 minute hike, beaches, lighthouse.
Ribeirão da Ilha e Morro das Pedras:
beaches, village, lagoon, view point to Campeche island south beaches.
Santo Antonio e Sambaqui:
historical villages, calm water beaches.
public market, main square and cathedral, view point to the bridge, Pedestrian Street. Expect to see: scenic views of the old bridge.
Lagoinha do Leste:
for those who like hiking and be part of the natural resources this remote beach can offer. Expect to see: people who like us want to enjoy nature at its best. A river flowing into the sea, strand dogs, surfers, and an unforgettable view of the ocean.
2 day Round the Island Tour
Beach hopping, historical places, hills, lagoons, ecological park, boat ride, fisherman villages, visit to a basket weaver artesian, fisherman´s house and cannon ranch. Take clothing, gear and gadgets for: swimming, hiking, eating in a restaurant, have a pic-nic by the lagoon, for protecting against the sun and mosquito, hydration, munching, identifying yourself, paying a bill at a restaurant and bar.
1 day Eco-adventure with White Water Rafting Tour
Fun, adrenaline and nature. Includes all transfers, gear, and snacks. We also visit a thermal bath located on a historical colonial little village. Thermal bath is optional and not included in the cost of the tour.
1 day Beach Hopping down South Tour:
Pinheira, Guarda do Embau, Ovidor e Rosa.