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We went by boat from Barrareinhas to Atins. About 3,5 hours inclusive a nice lunch at the end in... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Haarlemmerliede, The Netherlands
Such great fun

Spent a full day out on Rio Preguiças with the family. Stopped at a few places along the river to... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Fishers, Indiana
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Rua Cazuza Ramos, 328, Cruzeiro, Barreirinhas, State of Maranhao 65590-000, Brazil
(98) 3349-1267
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We went by boat from Barrareinhas to Atins. About 3,5 hours inclusive a nice lunch at the end in one of the fish restaurants. We had a great guide so he showed and explained a lot about the trees, flowers and birds along the way....More

Thank Irma2013
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Spent a full day out on Rio Preguiças with the family. Stopped at a few places along the river to get food and drinks and just relax. At one of the stops we saw a wild monkey out behind the restaurant but he was shy...More

Thank brazilindy
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Booked a trip on the river and spent half day going to Cabure, an idyllic place at the end of the river and beginning of the ocean. The best part for me was walking alone on the vast and empty beach for a couple of...More

Thank DenisS1058
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The Preguiça River is much more than just the fluvial connection between Barreirinhas and Atins. Travel with an open eye and you will see many interesting things along the journey, such as small fishermen communities (or abandoned huts), alligators, exotic birds and monkeys. The fresh...More

Thank sra_raposa
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Although very touristic, a trip to Rio Preguiças is a must! The speed boat trip is super fun and if you like a splash, sit on the very back. At the arrival at the Rio, you have local handcrafts, native monkeys all around and the...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We left the city of Barreirinhas towards the mouth of the river, on a motorboat, over 20 miles away and 75 mins ride. There are some stops during the trip, not really worth it. The one you should do is the lighthouse, but only if...More

Thank BrazilAca
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you are in Barreirinhas you need to do rio Preguicas tour. It is a 6-8 hour deal. Starting at around 8 AM at yout pousada or hotel. They will take you to your boat at the city center next to the river. From there...More

Thank Garzalar
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Was a great boat trip, really beautiful stops along the way at communities and restaurants. Really enjoyable!!

Thank Senhorpowers
Reviewed 17 December 2016

It is good to take a trip on the river. Choose one of the small boats, and it is not necessary to go to fast. The relaxing part is the best

Thank Ellen_Johs
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable trip. We saw lots of different palm trees and mangroves. The trip included a visit to an old lighthouse with 160 steps and a wonderful view from the top. Lunch was at a very simple restaurant but the food was good. The ocean...More

Thank Jose Luiz P
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