Adventure Tourism

The geography of Rio Grande do Norte is plentiful in mountains, dunes, grottos, caverns, waterfalls dives, trails and secrets to be revealed for those who like action. Choose a destination and prepare yourself, the land of the Potiguares is pure adventure. New adventure routes are discovered every day in Rio Grande do Norte, that go through marshes, cliffs, artisanal salt extraction, colored dunes and fishing Villages with buggy or a car with 4×4 traction. Just like trekking in several places, like Mata Estrela in Baia Formoso and Parque das Dunas in Natal. Another recent attraction is the diving tourism. The State has everything to be one of the great points in Brazil of this segment with clear, warm waters, lots of reefs , enormous schools of fish, exotic coral formation and sunken ships scattered all along the coast, as for example in Natal and Maracajaú. The beaches of Barra de Cunhaú and São Miguel do Gostoso, are part of this beautiful setting of Norte Rio Grandense Kite surfing. These are ideal locations for beginners or experienced practitioners, since they offer constant winds and a good infrastructure of hotels. Other activities that also stand out are deep sea fishing, hang gliding, and the trails for ‘all terrain vehicles’ (ATV) in the Serra do São Bento, besides the adventure races, horseback riding and challenges such as climbing, Tyrolean crossing and rappelling. Rio Grande do Norte also has one of the best points in the world for the practice of free flying. This place is the city of Patu, 369 km from Natal, from where these sport lovers take off in search of world records.

Adventure Destinations