Trip Planner: South America / Brazil / State of Rio de Janeiro / Rio de Janeiro / Rodrigo de Freitas Lake
Walk, skate, jog, or cycle the pathway encircling Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, which features numerous convenient spots from which you can photograph the Tijuca Forest and Corcovado Mountain. Along the way, grab a light snack and a refreshing drink from one of many kiosks dotting the 8-km (5 mi) track. You can row, sail, or water ski on the lake, but if your prefer to just bob on the water and admire the sights, rent a small paddle boat from one of several stands located on the eastern side of the lagoon. Visit the area in the evening to enjoy live music, mingle with the locals, and watch the sunset with a cold drink in hand. A visit to Rodrigo de Freitas Lake represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Rio de Janeiro trip planner to plot your vacation.
Tours to Rodrigo de Freitas Lake
Corcovado Mountain, Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $109
Duration: 10 hours
Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $275
Duration: 1 hour
Rodrigo de Freitas Lake Reviews
Está zona es una belleza. Ideal para ejercitarse. Andar en bici es todo un placer!!!! Lo super recomiendo! more »This area is a beauty. Ideal for exercise. Riding a bike is a pleasure!!!! I highly recommend it!
Um lugar interessante para levar seus amigos que não conhecem ainda o Rio de Janeiro.A vista maravilhosa e as várias opções gastronômicas fazem os visitantes rasgarem elogios à nossa cidade. more »An interesting place to take your friends who do not know Rio de Janeiro yet. The wonderful view and the various dining options make visitors tear praise to our city.
The lagoon is massive & spills out to the Atlantic Ocean via a small canal running through the city. This is the same lagoon the media heralded as overly polluted prior to the World Cup and Olympics. This is not the case! It is blue and tranquil.
Nice place to visit Rio. It’s perfect to jogging, walk or just be near from nature. Good options to eat too.
Places to stay near Rodrigo de Freitas Lake
Plan your trip to Rio de Janeiro
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all >©©©
View all >
Hidden gems in Rio de Janeiro
Side trips from Rio de Janeiro
View all >
Nearby attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Plans to Rodrigo de Freitas Lake by other users
5 days in Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Armacao dos Buzios, Santana Do Ipanema & Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Praia da Pipa, Jericoacoara & Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, romantic, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo & Florianopolis BY A USER FROM PERU November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, extra fast, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Extra fast