We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gruta Azul

Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
Tours from Gruta Azul tend to sell out - travellers recommend booking in advance!
More Info
US$400,00*
and up
Private Tour: Day Tour to Arraial do Cabo from Rio de Janeiro
More Info
US$130,00*
and up
Arraial do Cabo Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro: The Brazilian Caribe
More Info
US$110,00*
and up
Arraial do Cabo Boat Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro and Lunch
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“state” (3 reviews)
“cave” (3 reviews)
“boats” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
CONTACT
Website
Ways to Experience Gruta Azul
from US$130,00
More Info
from US$110,00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (781)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"state"
in 3 reviews
"cave"
in 3 reviews
"boats"
in 4 reviews
"water"
in 3 reviews
"arraial"
in 2 reviews
Filter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unclear why this is supposedly one of the top tourist attractions in the state of Rio de Janeiro. The boats are no longer allowed to enter the cave so you just do a brief (like 2-minute) stop for pictures as part of your boat tour...More

1  Thank LizzyHS
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The excursion was good but they promised to bring us to 3 different places: one for 30 min (ilha do farol), Gruta azul just passing by without possibility for stopping for diving, pontal de atalaia was not possible to stop due to weather conditions, and...More

1  Thank Sandro G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 July 2016

After passing the Fenda dos Ingleses, the boat will reach the open seashore, and arrive at Gruta Azul. Some boats enters in the Cave, but this is only secure in good sea conditions. I have never been in Greece, but it seems to me to...More

Thank meliseolive
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Crystal clear waters on the Atlantic Ocean, many boats go there to see an impressive cave called Gruta Azul. It is a sort of Brazilian Capri. You can even see whales when they search for less cold waters for laboring. It is a must see...More

Thank RafaTraveller
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We stayed at Saquarema beach south of Arraial do Cabo and drove one hour north for a day boat trip. It's too far to do a day trip from Rio, though tours do operate from there. Most charter boats charge R$30 for a 5 hour...More

Thank Rosemary W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 hotels in Arraial do Cabo
Canto da Canoa
3 reviews
3.35 km away
Pousada Do Capitao
235 reviews
3.96 km away
Pousada Terra do Sol
171 reviews
3.99 km away
Loft Praia dos Anjos
11 reviews
4.19 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bar Nosso Cantinho
136 reviews
4.23 km away
Farol Velho Cervejaria
166 reviews
4.29 km away
Saint Tropez Plage
119 reviews
4.33 km away
Saint Tropez
1 116 reviews
4.32 km away
Nearby Attractions
Farol Beach
3 889 reviews
.98 km away
Crevice of Our Lady of Assumption
194 reviews
.94 km away
Pedra Perfil do Gorila
172 reviews
1.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gruta Azul staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;