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This tour hasn't been reviewed quite yet; however, this tour's operator has 49 reviews.
By: Brazo Tours
Fine tour, nice horses, saw some beautiful nature. People at the ranch did not speak English, but more important, did not speak or smile to us at all.
Great Private Tour
Fantastic private tour with great personal attention paid to our special requests. Prompt pickup at 10:00 at our hotel. Comfortable ride. Drove to many beautiful locations on the central and north part of the island including downtown, beaches, shopping areas and historical sites.
Highly recommend this tour. You won’t be disappointed.
Great tour !! amazing places and a super friendly guide ... totally recommended, specially for backpackers
Amazing tour around the island.
Charles was a great tour guide and fluent in English which was great since I don't speak Portuguese. He is also extremely flexible to your needs. He knows the entire island very well including the history, where to shop for local art & handmade items, food spots and night life. I was able to see the historic downtown areas, many of the beaches and had a great lunch that I wouldn't have been able to do on my own; he also arranged for me to go parasailing. All for great price; worth every penny! Not only was he a great guide but I enjoyed spending the day with him. Would recommend to anyone for a tour in Portuguese or English.
360 tour of Floripa with Charles
Charles is very energetic and knowledgeable about his city. He will tell you all you need to know about Floripa. The 360 walk gives nice aerial views of the northern beaches (ie Praia Brava). It can get a bit muddy if it recently rained but still beautiful vistas. Bring a swimsuit/ towel afterwards, and you can go for swim on nearby beach or surf! (Charles can also help coordinate surf lessons with english speaking teacher). He offers more custom tours as well, which I wish I knew about ahead of time.... maybe next time !
Tenafly, New Jersey
Great way to see Florianopolis!
I was here on business by myself and wanted to get a bit of site-seeing in. Hey, I'm in Brazil! I found Charles through Tripadvisor and booked the 360 hike and he then suggested we do a city and beach tour the second day. Charles was extremely knowledgeable and flexible. I loved the hike as it allowed me to see a beautiful part of the island.
The city and beach tours were tailored to my schedule. We had a nice breakfast in the city and browsed the local shops. I really enjoyed them as I got to see some of the touristy areas as well as get a better feel for life on the island. A highlight was a fishing boat that came into shore with a big load of fish. You could see the pride on the faces of the fisherman of a job well done. It was nice to feel part of the island for a moment.
Thank you Charles for two great tours!
Best tour ever
I learned so much I feel like I’m from here. I got to try delicious food. I got to see places I would have never made it to on my own. Places like the waterfall. If you want to see the island this is who you want showing you.
Brazo Is Great!
Brazo is fantastic! Very dependable and had great recommendations for the island. Would highly recommend!
Wonderful & special day
I was on a business trip in Florianapolis and had one day to spend on the island before flying back. I found Charles in the internet and contacted him. He was very responsive, punctual and flexible, so that we explored the island tailor-made to my preferences.
Charles knows his island very well and he loves it, this what makes it special to have him as a guide.
I learned a lot about the island, nature, history, people. On top we saw also whales!
All in all a wonderful guide and a memorable day tour, I can highly recommend! Shall I come back to Floripa, I will contact him again for sure! Duska
Personal downtown and South Island beach tour
We just finished a fantastic day touring florinopolis with Charles . It is the only way too see the island . Charles picked us up at our hotel at 10 am and took me and my wife on a personal 6 hour tour of the island. We did the complete downtown /old town area with the cathedral , open market and shops . Bought some nice locally made crafts . Then we went south to three beautiful beaches and two small towns . We watched whales breach over and over for a half hour, visited a small tradional fishing village and strolled out on a small island , and had a fantastic seafood lunch on the lagoon while watching kitesurfers fly across the waves. Thank you Charles for making our time in florinopolis so unique and memorable . I highly recommend Charles for any thing you want to do since he customizes the trip for each customer.
Best Birthday Ever!
We wanted to do something fun for two friends birthdays. What better way to spend a sunny Saturday in Floripa than on a sail boat?! Charles came recommended to me and immediately was so easy to work with. He was quick to respond, flexible with hours and payment options. We ended up booking just 1 day before. We chartered the catamaran for a half day of sailing and fun. We brought our own food and drinks but Brazo additionally provided a beautiful basket of fruit. We sailed all day and anchored right off of a beautiful island for a few hours. They provided floaties and noodles for us to have in the water. The crew was very nice and fun! We had an amazing time and would highly highly recommend spending a day sailing with them!
What a beautiful view and wonderful experience. Charles was the perfect tour guide providing with knowledge and history of the area. Sampling fruits along the way. This is a must if you enjoy a heart healthy hike!! Bonus was the view of a monkey playing in the trees!
Michele PA USA
Booked a fishing trip with Charles and had one of our best days in South America. A local fisherman/guide took us to the best spots - we caught about 60 fish!
We highly recommend this trip! Cheers 🍻
Huntington Beach, CA
Great Info & Sights
We (husband & I) were picked up at our accommodation promptly by Charles. His English is good & he really knows the island since he was raised here. We loved the market with all the vendors, seeing all the different beaches & having a special lunch with the local fare.
Go private touring if you can afford it....the best!!!!
Florianópolis is in fact a beautiful city, and Charles (of Brazo Tours) made our tour of the city the most enchanting. Friendly and knowledgeable, Charles was the perfect guide. We got to see amazing corners of the so-called Floripa (nickname for the city) which we would never have discovered on our own. Our congratulations and best wishes to Charles.