Activities in Curitiba

Curitiba is an inland city, and has won many awards for the many urban green areas, which is due to the urban planning that originally included a large number of urban parks, and even with extensive growth in the population, Curitiba has managed to steadily increase the number of parks as well.

Many of the activities in Curitiba are based around the outdoors, nature, hiking, biking and other forms of exercise. With many tours and activities that specialize in showing off the beauty of the city.

Almirante Tamandaré Passeio Ecológico - arredores de Curitiba - 4 Resort Lake: Almirante Tamandaré Passeio Ecológico - arredores de Curitiba is 6 acres of beautiful, lush views located 19 km from Curitiba. Melt your cares away with plenty of activities for leisure, including pools and sports. Need a little exercise? It also includes all the equipment you need to stay in shape. It is located at Rua Pedro Teixeira Alves, 2548. - Tel: (041) 757-1154 / 757-1159. Capuchi...
MapAraucária Acqua Park - MAP 4   The Araucária Aqua Park is one of the largest leisure and tourism in the south. It was built in a beautiful area with a total size of 250,000 m2, of which 43.000m2 are covered with a wonderful water park. Formed by water slides, 9 pools, lazy river (ski buoys with current artificial), water slide with circular track, Kamikazi, a wet bar, water playground, snack bar, restaurant, ice cream, event space and ...
MapBalsa Nova Ecological Tour - MAP 6 The St. Louis Purunã District is located on the edge of the first and second plateaus, about 40 km from Curitiba BR 277. It includes attractions like the Martin Corner Rosembach, a beautiful pool, playground and the Monument of Christ. Located on Highway Coffee, km 46 - Spree. Tel: (041) 292-3999. Chapel of Our Lady of the Conception has a beautiful green area with thick pine trees. It's the first chapel bui...
MapBioParque - MAP 4 The Biopark is a venue for concerts and events where it is held, among other entertainment options, the Lupaluna Music Festival. The site has an area of 52 000 m² with six lakes and preserved forest near the meeting of the Belém and Iguaçu rivers. The BioParque is located 8 km from downtown Curitiba, close to the entrance of San José and the Avenue of Towers in Curitiba, Paraná.
MapCachoeirinha Ecological Tour - MAP 4 This rustic area is excellent for camping and recreation. Although there aren't any facilities, it's very popular with residents. The site is adjacent to Roncador, the old mill dam, and serves as tank fisheries. There is also a 115 m waterfall.. It is located in Cachoeirinha, 3 km from the city center. Access is by road from Tunas do Paraná.
MapCampina Grande do Sul Ecological Tour - MAP 6 CAMPINA Pico Paraná is located on the border of Campina Grande do Sul with Antonina. See a spectacular view on the highest peak in the state. Access is made by the BR 116 (sense Curitiba - São Paulo) 50 km from Curitiba, with entry into the Bridge River Tucum in a path over 9 km road grit. Pico has 1962 m, being the highest in southern Brazil. Capivari Falls Lake Dam has a spectacular waterfall with a vol...
MapCanoeing - MAP 6 1-14 people allowed. Ages 6 and up. Location: Central Village - Morretes - PR Distance from the center of Morrisons to where the descent begins: 3 Km Description: Easy river to canoe on with small rapids, 3 km of river. Average time is one hour and thirty minutes. Equipment: Double kayaks, life vests, helmets and transportation operations 3 km upstream. Sights to see include pools,plantations, birds, mountai...
MapCanoeing Tour In Morretes - MAP 6 1-40 people allowed.  Location: Morretes - PR Distance: 500 mts. Average time is two hours. Level of difficulty: easy. Access: BR 277 and Graciosa Road. Sights to see: Church of Our Lady of Porto, colonial mansions, the first division telegraphs of Parana, a former municipal market, imperial palm trees, parks and gazebos, old bridge, Nhundiaquara River, riverside restaurants and craft shops. Facilities: R...
Morretes in CuritibaCuritiba to Morretes by bike and train - MAP 8 The BWT Operadora has a package that combines cycling and Parana state history.  For those seeking an adventure and some excitement, this cycling and train tour takes you through the historic town of Morretes first, using a combination of train and bicycle. The route takes you through striking landscapes, past historic houses and churches, all the while having the history and story of this town, founded in 1733, retold. ...
MapCycling Tour - MAP 8 For 1-10 people. Location: Morretes / PR You'll pass through the following villages: Central, High Bridge, America's Up, America Down, Marumbi, Pantanal and Anhaia. Distance: 30 km of dirt road of which only 1.5 km are uphill. Journey time: Approximately 3 hours. Level of difficulty: moderate. Access: Home on the Road of Central / End of the Road Anhaia. Attractions: Rural villages, cross...
MapDiscovering Curitiba by Bike - MAP 8 A great and different way of getting to know Curitiba is by bike! With KuritBike’s Bike Tours you can enjoy the city in a fun and healthy way. The itineraries were designed to show you many different colors of Curitiba: from the touristy Curitiba with its most famous attractions, the unknown Curitiba with its beautiful parks and woods, when they’re not crowded, the cultural Curitiba with its artists and theaters, the hist...
MapEco Tour by Bike at Full Moon night - MAP 8 Pedal Volta do Rio do Julio at night. Located in the Valley Itapocu in the region of Joinville, 187km from Florianópolis. The town of Schroeder is recognized for its beautiful flower gardens, traditional festivals such as Strassenfest, Schroederfest and Kolonestenfest. It has a rainforest that is home to a vast wildlife sanctuary formed by noble trees, rivers, streams, waterfalls and rocky natural systems. It is...
MapFesta da Uva e do Vinho de Colombo - MAP 6 An authentic Italian feast in the city. You'll see the entire marketplace where they sell grapes, juices, wines, preserves and fresh produce. You'll see exhibits of industrial products, folklore and art, and typical dishes of the colony. An outdoor mass completes the event, which brings together approximately 200,000 participants. Location: Municipal Park Grape Phone: 3...
MapItupava - Sanctuary Lock Colonial Way - MAP 6 For 1-40 people. Location: Marumbi State Park. Walking time: 2 hours (one way). Level of difficulty: Moderate. Access: Porto de Cima - Morretes / PR. Attractions: Original paving of the century, Atlantic Forest and wildlife site, rivers and streams, waterfalls, Shrine of Our Lady of the Padlock, Ferrovia Paranaguá / Curitiba Marumbi State Park. What to bring: Sturdy, yet comfortable shoes, backpac...
MapJEEP Tour - MAP 6 For 1-30 people. Location: Morretes / PR. Sights: Passing through villages: Central, High Bridge, America's Up, America Down, Marumbi, Pantanal and Anhaia. Distance: 32 km of dirt road.  Average time: Approximately 2 hours. Access: Home on the Road to Central / End of the Road Anhaia. Attractions: Rural villages, crossing rivers and streams, waterfalls, mountains, plantation, candy factory, natura...
MapMananciais da Serra - MAP 6 This section of the Sierra is located west of the Serra do Mar of Paraná. It's a beautiful rain forest. You'll see dams that served to supply water to the city of Curitiba since the first half of the twentieth century. They are located in the municipality of Piraquara, metropolitan region of Curitiba. The region is a protected area of Piraquara.  It's considered a reserve of the Atlant...
MapMarumbi State Park Expedition - MAP 6 Marumbi State Park For 1-10 people. Location: A.P.A. Environmental Protection Area of Serra do Mar. Distance from the center of Morriston to the base of the mountain: 15 km - 6 km of asphalt and 8 km of dirt road. Sights to see: Road Itupava - Porto de Cima Ferrovia Paranaguá-Curitiba. Walking options: Rochedinho: 625 m above sea level - 40 min. walk - moderate level of difficulty. Marumbinistas Waterfal...
MapMontanhismo - Parque Estadual Marumbi - MAP 6 For 1-15 people.  Location: A.P.A. Environmental Protection Area of Serra do Mar. Distance from the center of Morretes to the base of the mountain: 6 km of paved road, 8 km of dirt road and 1 km of track. Sights: Path Itupava - Porto de Cima Ferrovia Paranaguá-Curitiba. Walking Options: Abrolhos: 1200 m altitude - 2:30pm. Far Ponta do Tigre: 1400 m altitude - 3pm.  Far Olympus: 1539 m altitude - 3:30pm. ...
MapPanoramic Field Flight - MAP 6 Begin in the morning or late afternoon for a thrilling flight over the beautiful green fields of Campo Largo, 31 km from Curitiba. It lasts  for about 1 hour. However, considering the time of preparation of the balloon, including time to pack the balloon after landing and the return to the place of departure, the whole tour takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes. PREPARATION: You will receive instructions to moni...
MapPedal ao Morro do Canal Piraquara - MAP 6 A formation with a little over 1000m altitude, Piraquara is located in the metropolitan region of Curitiba, near the headwaters of the Sierra. It is a place of easy access by bike or car. The region is full of country roads and landscapes along the route. It's a gentle ride that lasts a little over 1 hour to the farm of Mr. (Seu) Zezinho, which begins the trail. The accent is peaceful and easy going. Anyo...
MapPraça Carlos Gomes - MAP 4 Inaugurated in 1925, the 7000 m​2 Carlos Gomes Square has a lake in the central part, a fountain with a small waterfall, wooden benches throughout the space and the bronze bust of the composer Carlos Gomes, by sculptor John Turin, as well.   The Praça Carlos Gomes currently works as a transportation terminal, making it possible for you to access many tourist attractions locations from downtown, as it has go...
MapRafting - MAP 6 For 2-22 people.  Location: River Falls - Bairro Alto - Antonina-PR. Distance from the center of Morriston: 40 km by road. Length: Approximately 30 minutes. Access: Antonina-PR. Route: 03 km of river. Time: about an hour and thirty minutes. Level of difficulty: Class II and III. Equipment: Boats for 4 to 6 people, life jacket, helmet, locker rooms with hot showers and transportation 3 km up...
MapRua 24 Horas - MAP 8 It's called "24 Hour Street" or "The Street that Never Sleeps" for a great reason- because it's 24 hours a day of fun! It can be found between Visconde de Nácar and Visconde do Rio Branco.  Shop 'til you drop with 34 shops that are always open. Indulge yourself at the many wonderful restaurants, including several steak houses, such as Comendador Grill and Restaurante Galla, w...
MapRua da Cidadania - MAP 6 Citizenship Street is designed to make life easier for those who live far from downtown, it brings together essential services to the city, shops, leisure and cultural spaces and a mass transit system. There are six areas across the city: Rua da Boa Vista Citizenship, Citizenship Street Boqueirão, Fazendinha Citizenship Street, Street Pinheirinho Citizenship, Citizenship Street Santa Felicidade and Citizenship Street Matrix, l...
MapSalto da Fortuna - MAP 6 For 1-20 people. Location: Parque Estadual do Pau Oco Distance from the center of Morriston: 11 km of dirt road to the trailhead Walking time: an hour and a half (one way) Level of difficulty: Easy Access: Anhaia Road - Morrisons-PR Attractions: Waterfall with 50 m drop with a large natural pool at its base. Along the trail visitors can observe an historic chapel and part of the Way of the Camp,...
MapSalto dos Macacos Guided Hike - MAP 6 A guided tour through Marumbi State Park, which includes transportation in and out.  From the city center of Morretes to the trailhead is roughly 10km and the walk takes roughly 2 hours to complete.  The adventure is for groups between one and twenty people and is considered moderate difficulty.     Attractions include a the Monkey Jump (70 meters), the Round ump (40 meters), Several water pools, loca...
MapSao Jose dos Pinhais Tour - MAP 8 Cologne Muricy was founded on June 6, 1878 at the river Miringuava for 60 Polish settlers coming from Galicia and East Prussia (the Krakow region). It appeared in the third stage of Polish colonization of the Paraná. The settlers had to work the land learn the ways of the "new world," its traditions, customs and the Catholic religion. In addition to Poles, Italians came to the colony of Trento. They planted...
MapScenic City Balloon Ride - MAP 6 Take a thrilling balloon ride over the city of Curitiba. The flight lasts around an hour, but preparation time and returning time turns the event into a three to four hour journey. From the very start you will be able to take pictures. The first stage includes setting up the balloon and filling it with cold air using a fan.  Next the air is warmed using the gas heaters and the balloon starts standing up in a position to take...
MapSerra Verde Express - MAP 6 The Serra Verde Express is a train to the coastal town of Morretes. It makes for an excellent day trip and is the main reason to visit Curitiba. The views from the train are unforgettable.   The ride departs daily at 8:15am, descends through some of last remaining Atlantic rainforest and offers some spectacular views (not to mention it is one of the few train rides in Brazil). On Sundays the train continues to Paranagu&a...
MapSport climbing - Campo Base - MAP 7 The Campo Base has a structure with more than 500 square feet of climbing walls in downtown Curitiba, with an area for stretching, gym equipment, locker rooms with showers, a cafeteria, and a coffee shop. Campo base has activities of different levels, from beginners to choices of walls of the greatest difficulty in Latin America, with an average gradient of over 45 and routes of up to 25 m.   Rates: Rental equipment for clim...
MapWalk leisurely through the long and unique Rua das Flores - MAP 7 Rua das Flores (Flowers Street) is the name by which the streets XV de Novembro and Luiz Xavier became known, in the heart of the city of Curitiba, capital of Paraná. It was the first major public road exclusively for pedestrians in Brazil, inaugurated in 1972.It is characterized by centuries-old buildings and houses, tourist bars and flower beds throughout its length. One of its most notable buildings is the Avenida Palace. ...