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O Verde Eco & Adventure Tours

Shopping Alfa, 2nd floor | Vila Do Abraao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55 (24) 9989-0682
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Ranked #2 of 3 Activities in Ilha Grande
Type: Islands
Owner description: O Verde is a company that offers you a variety of services and customized tours integrated and oriented to develop ecotourism and sustainable... more » Owner description: O Verde is a company that offers you a variety of services and customized tours integrated and oriented to develop ecotourism and sustainable activities on Ilha Grande. We have a professional team of guides, coordinators, instructors, photographers and educators, and we integrate quality, safety, and customer satisfaction into all of our tours. We deal with our clients directly and arrange customized tours based on what you would like to do on Ilha Grande. Our goal is to turn your stay into unforgettable experiences! « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We went on two trips with them and had a great time! They respect everyone's pace and make it a fun trip for all. Great mix between relaxing and adventure...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I had a good experience with O Verde Eco & Adventures , they have different packages within Ilha Grande but We only took the transfer from Rio -Ilha Grande- Rio, because my wife is pregnant and the plan was only to rest in the near beaches. Despite the miss understanding about the time to return, Gigi the owner, was capable... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Gigi was an amazing tour operator - so friendly and knowledgeable. I did the full day snorkel tour and was traveling alone. Gigi and the others in the tour made me feel very welcome and I had a wonderful day! The lunch was spectacular as well, a little expensive, but the only option on the island. I ordered an anchovie... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

this outfit came recomended by the Pousada where we stayed. Owner Gigi comes to the POusada and describe the tours. She is friendly and run a small yet responsible outfit. We went for a one day snorkelling tour. Great value for money. We had a agreat day. Everything was well organized. Gigi has a touch to make everyone feel confortable.... More

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Ilhagrande has gorgeous places to visit and the experience was made unique by Gigi's special care with her clients. The tours are suited for small groups as the program is adapted to each one's preferences. I was impressed by her effort to make every tour unique and the effort to catter for everyone's needs.

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Garden Grove, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

My friends and I had a very good time trekking and snorkeling. We were lucky to see a turtle and pufferfish in the water. I think the best part for us was getting to sunbathe and enjoy the beautiful beach. The only issue we had was that upon returning to the main part of the island, there was a blackout... More

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overde-tours, Public Relations Manager at O Verde Eco & Adventure Tours, responded to this review

We are so happy you had a great time snorkeling and you got to see the beauty of Lopes Mendes. As for your pictures, we apologize that we missed you in the office the next morning. If you want to send us an email though we would be more than happy to email you your pictures of your fantastic day.... More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I had an incredible, authentic and fun experience in Ilha Grande thanks to Gigi! A hike trekking the island to the waterfall, seeing howler monkeys! having lunch in a secret off the beaten track with water reflecting on the rocks from a small waterfall we enjoyed all to ourselves. A fantastic fish platter dinner with lovely live music and the... More

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Gigi picked my husband and I up from our hotel and we had a phenomenal day trekking and snorkeling. She tried her best to help us find turtles and fish while we snorkeled on a cloudy day. She's very knowledgeable about the area and loves what she does. She is very laid back and ensured that we had a positive... More

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Omaha, Ne.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Our stay on Ilha Grande was wonderful - the hotel "Naturalis" had great views, good breakfast & the staff went out of their way to be helpful. The two reastaurants we ate at "Lua E Mar" & "Pe ra Areia" had super food & large portions and were right on the beach so atmosphere was tops - how do you... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Our group had a terrific time even though the snorkeling part of the excursion was rained out. Gigi, our guide, was fun and very knowledgable. It's clear she loves what she does. I recommend O Verde without hesitation over any other options in the area.

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