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Delta of Parnaiba

The only one in the open sea of the Americas is the Delta of Parnaíba River. It is divided in five arms, the other deltas in the open sea only occur in the estuary of the Nile River in Africa or Mekong in Asia. But the scenery of the Delta of Parnaíba does not exist anywhere else in the world.

The Delta is in a Federal Protection Environment area . Besides the dunes, beaches, rivers and Igarapés, the Delta of the Parnaíba River is formed by extensive forests and mangroves. The mangroves are one of the richest and vital eco-systems for the environmental balance of the coastal zone, where the sea life feeds and reproduces.

The mangroves are considered a species of “maternity of the sea”, and it is in this environment full of curious exotic plants and curious animal where shrimps, crabs, shells and many species of birds and fish find food in abundance, and safe shelter to multiply. In the region of the Delta there are rock formations, such as granite of thePedra do Salbeach. It exists in a place where nature was blessed by God, this is theDelta of the Parnaíba River, the great meeting of the “Old Monge” (The Old Monk) with the Atlantic Ocean, on the limits between Piauí and Maranhão , it reserves a series of landscapes and surprises that hardly are forgotten after duly explored by the eyes and senses. Besides seeing the beauties of the fauna and flora , one also gets to know a little of the life of the river-dwelling people who are found living on diverse islets where the boat passes until arriving at the meeting with the sea, that is announced by a wonderful breeze.

Delta of Parnaíba


Historic City Tour – Parnaíba

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: About 4 hours approximately
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

The largest city in the Delta was once an important trading centerof “Charque” and carnauba wax.

From these prosperous times, there is are beautiful houses of the 18th and 19th centuries, listed by the National Historical and Artistic Heritage. We started our visit in Porto das Barcas, by the River Igaracu, a waterfront transformed into attraction tourism, with bars, restaurants and craft shops, installed in old buildings.

We continue our visit at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Grace, built in style Baroque in 1770. Despite a reform in 1936 have mischaracterized it a little, church is still one of the postcards of the city. Then we will go to “Cajueiro” Humberto de Campos (see story), Plaza San Antonio, Riverside, among others.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 170,00 (Minimum)
  • 05 – 10 passengers – R$ 60,00 per passengers
  • 11 – 14 passengers – R$ 55.00 per passenger

Historic City Tour – Teresina

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: About 4 hours approximately
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

City-tour in Teresina provides an overview of Teresina and a contact with the past and present of our Green City Places visited:Fossil Forest Park Municipal, Civic Center and Cultural Center History,all with accompanying guide.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 350,00 (Minimum)

Delta Safári Feijão Bravo

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: About 4 hours approximately
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

Our adventure begins in “Port of Tatus”, where we will board the speedboat to visit all islands in the Delta of Parnaiba. We will make a quick stop for photos of the dunes in the “Big Island of Santa Isabel”. We leave the “Igarape dos Piriquitos”, following their narrow channel bypassed by numerous native vegetation. On this “Igarape”we will be watching some crabs and our Guide enters the swamp mud and sticks his arm and brings the famous land crab, a major delicacies of the local cuisine. We will cross the “Igarapé dos Poldros”, which divides “Ilha dos Poldros” and the second largest island of the Delta – “ILHA DAS CANARIAS”. This “IGARAPE”is the usual sightings of animals such as monkeys, alligators, iguanas and several birds. Before we arrive to “Dunas do Feijao Bravo” we will see a set of dunes showing us the bright contrast of nature. From one side we can see miles of deserted beaches with calm and green waters, on the the other side a beautiful ocean beach, lapped by the big Atlantic Ocean Mangrove forests and lagoons complete the picture of this heavenly place with incredible beauty and unique touch with nature.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 385,00 (Minimum)
  • 05 – 10 passengers – R$ 85,00 per passengers
  • 11 – 14 passengers – R$ 75.00 per passenger

Delta Baia das Canárias

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: About 4 hours approximately
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

Our adventure begins in “Port of Tatus”, where we will board the speedboat to visit all islands in the Delta of Parnaiba towards to “Baia das Canarias”. We leave the “Igarapé dos Piriquitos”, following his narrow channel bordered by numerous native vegetation.On “Igarape” is the usual sightings of animals such as monkeys, alligators, iguanas and several birds.

We will stop at “Ilha dos Poldros”, an island in the open sea that enables nice dive on the border between the sea and the river. We will follow the edge of the “Ilha das Canarias” the second largest island in the “Delta do Parnaíba”, until we get at “Ilha Grande no Piaui”, which houses a fishing village with over 2500 inhabitants. The history of “Canarias” start back in 1806, when a fisherman from “Acarau”, along with three companions was attracted by the abundant production of fish.

Today “Ilha das Canarias” is an area of environmental conservation, and is part of the Marine Extractive Reserve. In “Delta do Parnaiba”, we will see Restaurants, Pousadas and the population is distributed in four villages: “Canarias” , “Passarinho”, “Torto e Caicara”. After discover the wonders of the island we will return to “Porto dos Tatus.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 290,00 (Minimum)
  • 05 – 10 passengers – R$ 65,00 per passengers
  • 11 – 14 passengers – R$ 55.00 per passenger

Delta Baía do Caju

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: About 4 hours approximately
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

Our adventure begins in “Port of Tatus”, where we will board the speedboat to visit all islands in the Delta of Parnaiba towards “Canarias”, “Caju”, “Paulinho” and ” Igoronhon.

We will stop at “Morro do Meio” and we will wakk on the big dunes of “Baia do Caju” and we will have the opportunity to dive and swim in the waters of “Parnaiba”. This will be unforgettable and a unique experience.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 490,00 (Minimum)
  • 05 – 06 passengers – R$ 105,00 per passengers

Delta Revoada dos Guarás

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: About 5 hours approximately
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

In order to watch this typical bird from Delta region which is endangered, we will board the speedboat towards “Porto dos Tatus” crossing a maze of islands, on a path where fauna and flora is living in perfect harmony providing the most beautiful landscapes.

On the way, we can observe that the fishermen return home after a hard day of work catching the famous crabs, a delicacy of the local cuisine. The green forest , and the perfume of nature makes the magical ride. We perform then a stop to admire the” Revoada dos Guaras” , the most beautiful flock of “Delta do Parnaiba”of. The phenomenon is like a ballet. Hundreds of birds with bright red plumage, flying harmoniously, a unique opportunity to see this spectacle.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 490,00 (Minimum)
  • 05 – 10 passengers – R$ 125,00 per passengers
  • 11 – 14 passengers – R$ 105.00 per passenger

Delta Night Safári

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: About 5 hours approximately
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, cool clothes (coats or wraps).

This unique and unforgettable adventure begins at ”Porto dos Tatus”, where we boarded speedboat through the maze of the Delta islands looking for alligators. The pilot directs the flashlight to the banks of the river trying to find that little eyes light up when he finds he fixed the light at the alligator is immediately paralyzed. His eyes are red with the beam, denouncing its exact position. Right now, we are silent not to scare them. The pilot then captures the alligator with his bare hands, holding it by body, and put on board the boat to be examined. Then the alligator is returned to its natural environment.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 390,00 (Minimum)
  • 05 – 10 passengers – R$ 90,00 per passengers
  • 11 – 14 passengers – R$ 80.00 per passenger

Bird Watching – “Delta do Parnaíba

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: Full Day;
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

Bird watching is one of the activities related to a more traditional worldwide, especially in England and the United States. It consists of collecting records of birds in the natural environment, using binoculars and camera as the main instrument.

In the “Delta do Parnaiba” the largest Delta in the open sea, we have the great opportunity to perform this charming little activity as performed in our region that allows a beautiful photo safari. During the trip several stops are made for observation of Nature and viewing of birds like :Guara”, Martin Pescador”,”Marrecas”, “Corujas”, “Macaricos, “Garca”, “Chico Preto”, Corrupiao” and “Xexeu”.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 520,00 (Minimum)
  • 05 – 06 passengers – R$ 125,00 per passengers

Tour de Praias Litoral Leste

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: About 4 hours approximately
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

Walking through the main beaches of the east coast of Piauí. “Praia do Atalaia”, where is located the first arm of the Delta do Parnaiba, “Peito de Moca”, “Coqueiro”, “Itaqui”, Carnaubinha””Maramar” and,”Macapa”.

On the way, we will stop for photos at the famous “Arvore Penteada”. We will finish our trip at “Lagoa do Portinho”, which is one of several postcards of Piaui.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 350,00 (Minimum)
  • 05 – 06 passengers – R$ 105,00 per passengers

Delta Traditional

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: About 6 hours approximately
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

We will bring you to the most traditional trip to the “Delta do Parnaiba” on a ride held on our yachts “Camaleao” or “Gaivota” taking maximum quality, comfort and safety since they are the only ones built with steel . All services provided on board are of unparalleled quality and provide our passengers with an unforgettable trip with a complete structure of entertainment and food, the yachts have capacity for up to 70 people (Gaivota) or 80 people (Camaleao) plus 08 crew and specialized bilingual guides.

It is part of the natural landscape of the tour: deserted beaches, dunes, “Igarapes”, river, fields, wetlands,fauna and flora. The tour is conducted by the channel of “Tatus”, “Rio Parnaiba”, “Praia dos Poldros”, Baia das Canarias” (second mouth of the delta), “Igarape”, “Piriquitos” and dunes of” Morro Branco”.

We will stop to swim , take photos and the possibility for hiking and other ecological activities as the sighting animals. Included in the tour: lunch, crab and fruit snack all served on board.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 84 passengers – R$ 55,00 (Minimum)

Delta Travessia (Tatus / Tutóia – With Baia do Caju and Baia da Melancieira)

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: About 6 hours approximately
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

Leaving the Port of Armadillos, aboard of a speedboat we will cross the “Delta do Parnaiba”and his majestic maze of islands, such as “Igoronhon”,” Paulino”,”Caju” and “Canarias”.

We will see iguanas camouflaged under native vegetation, where nature provides us with the most beautiful and unforgettable landscapes. We made a stop at “Morro do Meio” for a quick walk on the giant dunes of “Baia do Caju” and a dip in the waters Parnaíba. The beautiful bird, named “Guara” with their bright red plumage may be seenwhile roost at sunset (the sighting of animals depends on several factors), a rare and unforgettable spectacle.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 750,00 (Minimum)
  • 05 – 10 passengers – R$ 180,00 per passengers
  • 11 – 14 passengers – R$ 140.00 per passenger

National Park – “Sete Cidades”

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: Full Day;
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

Rich in attractions, stories and legends, Seven Cities has everything you need to enjoy beautiful moments of pleasure. The park is administered by IBAMA that provides a full infrastructure for those wishing to visit it enjoying this world of mystery and pleasure and contemplating what nature made so carefully for so many years.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 420,00 (Minimum)
  • 05 – 06 passengers – R$ 125,00 per passengers

Seahorse Tour – Starting Barra Grande

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: Full Day;
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

On the tour of Seahorse, tourists are led by a canoe for about 30 minutes, through mangroves and enjoying the lush flora and fauna of the coast of Piauí, entitled the bath and the encounter with the hippocamppus, known as the exotic seahorse. The species, which is an endangered species found in the waters of Piaui good local to survive. Our Guides will take the Seahorses into a small aquarium for better viewing and returning them to nature.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 270,00 (Minimum)
  • 05 – 06 passengers – R$ 75,00 per passengers

Seahorse Tour – Starting Parnaiba

  • Schedule: According with customer;
  • Duration: Full Day;
  • What to bring: Camera or camcorder, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lightweight clothing, bath towel.

Our tour will star the main beaches of the East Coast of Piauí. Beach of Atalaia, where is located the first arm of the Delta do Parnaiba,Peito de Moca, Coqueiro, Itaqui, Carnaubinha, Maramar, Macapa and Barra Grande, birthplace of Seahorse. On the way, stop for photos at the famous “Arvore Penteada”.

On the tour of Seahorse, tourists are led by a canoe for about 30 minutes,through mangroves and enjoying the lush flora and fauna of the coast of Piauí, entitled the bath and the encounter with the hippocamppus, known as the exotic seahorse. The species,which is an endangered species found in the waters piauienses a good local address. Our Guides will take the Seahorses into a small aquarium for better viewing and returning them to nature.

Delta of Parnaíba

Prices R$ (Reais)

  • 01 – 04 passengers – R$ 510,00 (Minimum)
  • 05 – 06 passengers – R$ 105,00 per passengers

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