Train Tour and Boat Tour in Antonina – private
A special day for those who enjoy nature: in the morning, train rideand in the afternoon,boat tour in the Bay of Antonina, surrounded by the Serra do Mar mountain range. How about it?
To book for 1 person or for groups with more than 10 people, please contact us.
BOAT TOUR IN ANTONINA AND TRAIN RIDE FOR THOSE WHO LOVE NATURE: IN THE MORNING, TRAIN RIDE AND IN THE AFTERNOON, BOAT TOUR IN ANTONINA BAY.
‒ Be picked up at your hotel or central address at 7:45 AM. You will go directly to the train station and you will not have to be driven by other addresses or wait for other people ‒ it is a private tour.
‒ Experience one of the most famous train journeys in the world and visit Morretes! The train ride crosses the Serra do Mar in the largest preserved stretch of Atlantic Forest in the country. Be astounded by all the green around you during the tour, which lasts approximately 4 hours and 15 minutes.
Free time to visit Morretes and have lunch wherever you prefer.
‒ Visit also Antonina,with its historic houses and beautiful bay. You will see Antonina Bay close by during a 40-minute boat tour. Here you can see the mangrove swamps ‒ very important for the reproduction of fish and crustaceans ‒ with the Serra do Mar in the background. To brighten up the tour, it is very common to see typical birds of the region, such as spoonbills, biguás (cormorants), herons, red guarás (maned wolves), punches and, with a little luck, porpoises will accompany the boat.
‒ Take the opportunity to learn more about the history, curiosities, fauna and flora of the places visited. The tour is accompanied by an official tourist guide, who will make your experience richer.
ABOUT THE TRAIN RIDE
The stretch of railroad that connects the capital of Paraná to the coast goes through the Serra do Mar. The construction work of this railroad was started in 1880 and was considered a great challenge for the engineers of the time.The route begins in Curitiba at 934 m above sea leveland crosses the largest continuous area of preserved Atlantic Forest in Brazil. This forest is considered one of the five richest biomes in the world.
This journey is frequently cited, by Brazilian and foreign experts, as one of the most beautiful railway rides in the world! It is a contemplative trip and the guide on board explains the whole history of the construction of the railway and curiosities.
The tour may be delayed due to logistic reasons of the railroad.
ABOUT THE TOURIST CLASS
‒ It is the largest class and currently has 22 wagons. Most cars seat 48 people, with cushioned seats and an aisle in the middle. All cars have a toilet.
‒ The trip includes the services of a guide that tells the whole history and curiosities of the railroad (in Portuguese / English). Also included are one bottle of water or soda per person and a simple snack. Feel free to bring an extra snack and, especially, water.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to choose the seats, but they are numbered to facilitate boarding. Reservations are made in sequential order.
ITINERARY OF THE TRAIN TOUR AND BOAT TOUR IN ANTONINA
7:45 AM – Our guide will pick you up at the prearranged location (hotels and central addresses in Curitiba).
8:30 AM – Departure of the train ride from Curitiba to Morretes.
Upon arrival in Morretes (estimated for 12:45 PM), guided tour with your local guide in the historic center of Morretes.
Lunch is not included and we suggest the menu is typical of the region, with “barreado” ‒ beef stew that is served with rice, cassava flour and banana and will have side dishes such as salad, fish and shrimp. If you are a vegetarian or vegan, please inform us in advance when you make your reservation.
In the afternoon, visit Antonina and boat tour in Antonina Bay.
6 PM ‒ Arrival in Curitiba.
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Normal pick up time at hotels and central addresses in Curitiba: 7:45 AM. Estimated arrival time in Curitiba at 6 PM.
Transfers in private vehicle (car / van) according to the number of participants;
Train ticket in the tourist class (guide in Portuguese on board, simple snack and one water or soda per person);
Boat tour in Antonina Bay (approx. 40 minutes);
Tour guide (available in different languages according to availability);
Return by car or van at Estrada da Graciosa or BR-277 (it depends on weather conditions).
Not included: lunch, personal expenses, etc.
IMPORTANT! Delays and cancellations may occur due to technical railroad issues. We do not recommend booking this tour if you have a scheduled flight on the same day.
Required Documents: all must bring original documents or certified copies with photos. Children under 12 years of age can travel with an original birth certificate or a certified copy of this document. The current Brazilian legislation applies in case the child is traveling without the parents.