Fortaleza Activities

Beach Park in Fortaleza

Vacations in Fortaleza offer up a variety of activities. From general sightseeing to walks through romantic beaches. Typically, you will find a select number of activities that are almost always available at every tourist beach. Dune Buggy Tours are one of the most popular, with the tour guides taking you down the beaches, off into the dunes and coastal areas and showing you many hidden locations you would never find yourself.

Of course, being on the water there are a variety of water activities, including surfing, wind surfing, scuba diving and snorkeling. If you've got your own equipment, you're set. If not, there are often rental places that will provide you with everything you need.

One of the more popular activities in Fortaleza is the huge water park, with the multitude of slides, pools and other park related activities.

4x4 ride through the coast4x4 ride through the coast - 5 If you like the idea of a real Brazilian adventure and want much more than a thrilling ride in the back of a buggy through the dunes of the beaches of Fortaleza, there are a few companies that offer off road 4x4 tours.  The tours take you through miles of the famous coast of Ceará, visiting some of the most famous and often remote attractions of Ceara on a path punctuated by cliffs, dunes and beaches with indescribable tu...
Beach Park in FortalezaFortaleza Beach Park - MAP 6 The entire Beach Park complex is a tourism and leisure structure situated 15 minutes away from the city of Fortaleza, in Ceará.  You will find a 180,000 square meters of fun and excitement, which annually attract around 800,000 tourists.  The water park is the main draw, but there are several other great aspects to this park which pull in many adults looking for a day of fun in the sun.   The park has th...
MapHistory Train and Step-by-Step History - MAP These are two free tours that are offered on alternating Saturdays inteh city center. The History Train and Step-by-Step History are two free tours that last roughly three hours. Learn about the history of the area, and some of the interesting historical areas of the city. These tours start at the Banco do Nordeste, on Rua Floriano Peixoto 941, at 1:15 PM. Basic Portuguese is a must. Come out and learn a bit about this great cit...
Jericoacoara Sailing in CearáKitesurfing, Windsurfing and Sailing in Cauipe, Cumbuco and Jericoacoara - MAP 6 Kitesurf and Windsurfing in Cumbuco and Cauipe is one of the best spots for sailing in the state of Ceará, and perhaps even all of Brazil. Fortaleza is well know for its steady winds that blow across the Atlantic from Africa, but Cumbuco really stands out here, as one of the best spots because of it's constant winds and surfing conditions.   The Caucaia region  of the coast is parallel to the eq...
MapMergulho no Parque Estadual Marinho da Pedra da Risca do Meio no Ceará - MAP 7 Few people know, but there is a real fortress wildlife sanctuary, a park totally different from anything we've seen and is located on the ocean floor:  the Pedra da Risca do Meio Marine State Park. The Pedra da Risca do Meio Marine State Park is an important center of ecological tourism, and a real research lab. There, students and researchers can observe the marine fauna and flora live, their habits, relationships and i...
MapPasseio de helicóptero - MAP 7 Take a scenic and touristic helicopter tour over the city of Fortaleza, up and down the beaches for ten to twenty minutes. There are a couple of options available, the ten minute tour runs around R$170 and covers Porto das Dunas Beach, while the twenty minute flight also includes Ponta do Mucuripe and Praia do Futuro for R$340. These helicopter tours are run by Northeast Air Taxi, which can be reached and scheduled over the phone: +...
Passeios de Barco pela orlaPasseios de Barco pela orla - MAP 7 Take a boat ride along the shore, tours are between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.  Time your tour to catch the sunset, as it sets over the city.   The two hour long tours in sailing boats cover several beaches and offer up stops for diving along the way.   These tours include Mucuripe Beach, Iracema Beach and Meireles Beach, all of which are beautiful from the ocean waters.   The price is roughly R$30.00...
Trilhas na Serra de AratanhaTrilhas na Serra de Aratanha - MAP 7 This is for the people who love nature trails, and participating in eco tourism activities.  The trails in Serra de Aratanha are a great place to surrender to the charms offered in this 304 acres of green heaven, embedded in the Serra of Aratanha in the municipality of Guaiúba, only forty five kilometers from downtown Fortaleza.   This site not only has many nature trails, fishing and activities, but offers a...
Y-Park - Parque TematicoY-Park - Parque Temático - MAP 7 The main attraction on the Ypióca Farm, is the field of adventures were there are a wide range of activities, that also range in price from about R$15 to R$3. Two Tyrolean's,  one 200 meters and the other 240 meters, a tree climbing circuit, and a climbing wall.   Several programs offer far more relaxing activities, including several walking trails, a horse and carriage ride, kayak rentals and pedal boat rentals....