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Rio de Janeiro Tourist Attractions & Activities

Coming up: Rio de Janeiro! You’re ready to set course in a new direction. Perpetually prepared for inventive ways to get inspired and expand your horizons you’re eager to investigate a new city like the savvy traveller you are. Find and book your activities now and the only thing left to do is count the days until your trip and imagine all the places you'll go because Expedia Australia can connect you with tons of things to do.

  • Book your favourite tours and excursions on Expedia Australia for significant savings

    and you'll still have enough cash for a dream hotel or luxurious dinner while you’re in town. The activities in Rio de Janeiro are not only topnotch but they won’t break the bank. We have 175 things to do here and you can make them yours starting at just AU$12.
  • Rio de Janeiro is a favourite among adventurers like you. In fact a good percentage of travellers can't wait for their next holiday to this cityto check out local hot spots and explore the best things to do. The most booked activities can get the attention of even experienced explorers and it's not hard to see why. Our collection includes an impressive range of historically based outings and opportunities for adventure. From Rio de Janeiro's most fun-filled attractions like the Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf Mountain Half-Day Tour to epicurean adventures like Plataforma Samba Show there is a huge selection of opportunities to choose from when you review the activities list here at Expedia Australia.

You'll want a game plan to make the most of a trip to Rio de Janeiro especially when you want to include trips to museums and outdoor activities. And it's evident that you don't want to hunker down in your hotel room—you're excited to get out and play. You're excited to sign up for the top activities around and an afternoon walk through charming neighbourhoods is always time well spent. Our activities are the best way to organise your getaway. Book professional city tours on Expedia Australia and there will be no need to worry about looking at a map.


Guide to Exploring around Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro Neighbourhoods


Mingle with the local residents on one of the world’s most famous beaches, admire art deco buildings and party until dawn in this effervescent neighborhood.


Barra da Tijuca

Rio de Janeiro’s longest beach, a sprawling shopping mall and some of the city’s best seafood restaurants and bars await in this relaxed neighborhood.

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Relax on beautiful beaches, shop for fashion and revel in the nightlife of one of Rio de Janeiro’s most stylish areas.



Attend a service in the city’s main cathedral, ride the tram across a colonial-era aqueduct  and then dance the night away in this popular Rio neighborhood.


Santa Teresa

Stroll along the winding cobblestone streets of this famous Rio de Janeiro neighborhood to see aging 19th-century mansions and haunts of local artists.