RIO COCO / COCO RIVER (PARQUE DO COCO) IN FORTALEZA, CEARA BRAZIL

PLACE: RIO COCO/ COCO RIVER (PARQUE DO COCO)

NEIGHBORHOOD (BAIRRO):  COCO

HOURS

Friday 8AM–5PM
Saturday 8AM–1PM
Sunday 8AM–1PM
Monday Closed
Tuesday 8AM–5PM
Wednesday 8AM–5PM
Thursday 8AM–5PM
** Rides by appointment only! To set it up, call: MR. ARAUJO – (85) 9.8527-8216  (PORTUGUESE)

PRICE: (As of September 2018)

*Boat Rental for 1 – 10 people: R$ 100 or R$10 per person – 20 minute trip

*Boat Ride to Sabiaguaba for 1 -15 people: R$ 300 or R$ 20 per person – 2 hour trip

DO THEY SPEAK ENGLISH? : As of yet, no. You will need a translator to schedule your trip for you by phone, but you will be able to enjoy the ride, regardless, once you get there! Have your translator on hand just in case!

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Conveniently located at the end of one of the trails at Parque do Coco
  • Easy access from the street if you don’t feel like hiking that day.
  • Beautiful views of the Park.
  • Within walking distance to Iguatemi Mall

HOW TO BOOK A RIDE:

PASSEIO DO BARCO NO RIO COCO (COCO RIVER BOAT TOUR)

OPEN: TUESDAY –  FRIDAY 0800 – 1700; SATURDAY -SUNDAY 0800 – 1300 (*depending on if the tide is too high or low)

BOOKING: MR. ARAUJO – (85) 9.8527-8216  (PORTUGUESE)

DEPARTURE POINT: PARK ENTRANCE ON AVENIDA SEBASTEAO ABREU (Near Iguatemi Shopping Mall)

(SPECIFY TO TAXI DRIVER THAT YOU ARE GOING TO THE PARK ENTRANCE!)

IS IT WORTH IT? YES! YES! AND YES!

HOW TO GET THERE: Taxi or Uber. Taxis tend to be available in the area, but download the SINDITAXI PASSAGEIROS APP or take an Uber just in case you don’t see any on the streets.

ADDRESS Avenida Sebastião de Abreu, 298-302 – Cocó, Fortaleza – CE

 

2 comments

  1. That is pretty cool, Vonetta!!!! We (the Fortalezences) do need you to show our tourists that there are other things to do in Fortaleza other than going to the beach!!! Keep up the good work cause you’re doing a wonderful job!!!!

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