The Northeast has the best places and landscapes for practicing extreme and adventure sports such as parachuting, diving, rafting, scuba diving, kitesurfing and bodyboarding. When you think of Ceará, the state’s 573 km of coastline automatically comes to mind, with its warm, green waters and 300 days of sunshine a […]
Adventure and extreme sports in Bahia and Northeast Brazil
The northeast has the best places and landscapes for practicing radical and adventure sports such as skydiving, diving, rafting, scuba diving, kitesurfing and bodyboarding.
Adventurous and extreme sports in Bahia and the Northeast
Bahia was already born with a great potential for extreme sports.
At sea, it has the grandeur of the Baía de Todos os Santos (All Saints Bay) and more than 1,000 kilometres of coastline, from the Costa dos Coqueiros (Coconut Coast), on the border with Sergipe, to the Costa das Baleias (Whale Coast), in the extreme south.
There are over 40 tourist destinations and 300 beautiful beaches, which give tourists the chance to do whatever they want to exercise and have fun.
For those looking to mix extreme sports, nature and adventure, the challenge will be to decide where and what to do.
Biking, canoeing/buo-cross, canyoning, horseback riding, diving, motorcycling, motocross, parachuting, sport fishing, rafting, sandboarding, surfing, rappelling, trekking and hang-gliding are some of the options tailor-made for the adventurous.
Among them, the mountains and caves awaken the desire for challenge with rappelling and climbing.
The more adventurous prefer cascading – rappelling down waterfalls – exploring the beautiful waterfalls.
The municipality of Paulo Afonso is one of the favourite places for extreme sports.
The area near the São Francisco canyon is the starting point for the radical rappel sport, as well as the Metálica Bridge is the most appropriate point for bungee-jumping.
The Chapada Diamantina region has a rugged terrain, from where countless waterfalls spring out, and excellent spots for rappelling and canyoning.
If coming down from mountains, buildings and viaducts already cause such a fury among the practitioners of these modalities, it is possible to imagine the level of adrenaline and contentment reached when the scenarios are the main mountains and waterfalls of the Lençóis region.
Adventure and radical sports in Bahia and the Northeast
Rio de Ondas located near the center of Barreiras in Caminhos do Oeste and as its name says its beautiful waves formed by the force of the waters, and with these conditions one can descend in its rapids quietly enjoying nature. Barreiras in Bahia is home to a true ecological […]
Quixadá is a municipality in Ceará and is 175 km from Fortaleza, belongs to the Mesoregion of the Sertões Cearenses and the micro-region of the Sertão de Quixeramobim. It is the largest in the central hinterland, with a population of 100,000. Quixadá is known as the university city of the […]
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In the village of Taboquinhas (BA), very close to Itacaré, the descent of the rapids of the Contas River in inflatable boats is an invitation to extreme sports and contact with nature. The rapids are moderate, but the adventure is guaranteed. Famous for its natural beauty, the Cacao Coast, in […]
During abseiling, the practitioner descends by vertical ropes into chasms, canyons, waterfalls, free spans and walls. You can choose between a slower exercise for admiration or a faster exercise for fun. All you have to do is control the slide with the glove and the metal brake. In addition, the […]
Dive sites in Bahia Cabrália, Camaçari, Caravelas, Itacaré, Morro de São Paulo, Porto Seguro, Salvador and Abrolhos. Salvador, capital of the State of Bahia. There your travelers will be entertained with beautiful beaches, museums, houses and baroque churches of the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth century. Besides all these predicates, the […]
Praia da Pitinga in Arraial d’Ajuda with its colorful cliffs is an ideal beach for paragliding. Praia da Pitinga which is in the district of Arraial da Ajuda in Porto Seguro more or less 1 km from the center. A colorful maze of cliff-top vegetation surrounds the golden sand and […]
When you think of sun, beach, carnival and Brazilian culture, Bahia is one of the first places in the country to come to mind. However, the state is also a reference when it comes to extreme sports. Its exotic nature and large number of parks, waterfalls, lakes and mountains have […]
Skydiving is practiced by sportsmen (parachutists) who jump from aircraft, or fixed places (BASE jumping), making use of a parachute (casing containing a folded sail designed to unfold increasing its contact surface with the air) to decrease its fall speed, being possible to perform jumps from high altitudes without suffering […]
Trancoso is the ideal place to practice different sports, such as mountain biking, kitesurfing, among others, attracts many visitors. A place of many natural beauties, Trancoso was discovered by hippies in the 70’s and since then has developed a lot, but has kept its natural riches preserved. For those seeking […]
Trekking in the Pati Valley is considered one of the most beautiful in the country. Trekking lovers can choose from the lightest trails with a few hours of walking, to an unforgettable adventure of up to six days around the Pati Valley. A fantastic place, which mixes the rare specimens […]