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Floripa by Bus

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Address: Av. Madre Benvenuta, 687 | Santa Monica, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88035 000, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(48) 3239 8966
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8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 am
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Gostei muito

This bus tour was a great value for the money. We saw quite a bit of the island for a half day tour. The bus was comfortable and fun when you sat on the top tier. You felt part... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Judyfriedkin
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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English first
Toulouse, France
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

So, we call to ask if the tour will be in english and they said yes. When I took the bus, they said that the tour will be in portugese but, they will tell the main stuff in english... and actually the guide didn't speak english at all. And the city tour was bad. Lucky that I have a friend... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This bus tour was a great value for the money. We saw quite a bit of the island for a half day tour. The bus was comfortable and fun when you sat on the top tier. You felt part of the landscape as the top tier is open and it was fun to duck under the tree tops. You had... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Faulty business practices. Specifically asked if English guide available for tour, was told yes, and then once the bus was moving, was told no. Tour was given in Portuguese and limited English. Friend and I had to fight with staff to get a partial refund. Also, the customer service lacked with other passengers that made my friend and I turn... More 

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New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This bus tour was excellent. We went on a Saturday, where we explored the northern part of the island. We were given the opportunity to visit the Turtle Sanctuary (separate entrance fee), where efforts are being made to learn and save turtles. It was lovely. The restaurant for lunch (not included) was up a set of stairs, making it not... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It's a family owned business, where the driver is the dad and the guide is the daughter. They treat everyone as their own family, and they make sure everyone is having a good time! Aside from that, the boat trip to the Costa da Lagoa was absolutely amazing, with awesome fresh fish served for lunch (not included). I wish I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Went to Iguatemi Shopping to get the bus. The desk/ kiosk was unmanned. The landline was not working. The mobile went straight to voice mail. To date, nobody has bothered to return our call. Waited at the Floripa Bus Stop, in vain. The bus never arrived! Ten very, very disappointed tourists. Surely a better service may be offered.

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Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Vale muito a pena para conhecer a Ilha.tem vários passeios para fazer no sud, norte e centro de Floripa. Além simpatia e atenção de Rosana e o seu pãe e outro ponto que faz a diferença. Recomendo muito It is really worthy as it gives you a good overview of the island with different tour options. Wonderful and very nice... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We didn't expect such an anteresting tour. It was on a Sunday, and the guide Rosana was very helpful and knowledgeable. The big green bus is open on the top level and it was a great experience.

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