Rio De Janeiro Capoeira Tour & Show 2 hours

  • Shared tour
  • Small group
  • Family friendly
  • Eco Aware
  • Book now pay later*

A capoeira show in Rio de Janeiro is a fascinating experience that combines martial arts, dance, acrobatics, music, and tradition. Capoeira, an expression of Brazilian culture, is a martial art with African roots that harmoniously integrates strength, speed, and agility in fluid, dance-like movements. During the show, attendees can admire various styles of capoeira, witness amazing acrobatics, and listen to traditional rhythms and singing.

9:00 Client Pickup

Our guide will pick you up from your location in the area between Copacabana and Sao Cristovao. Enjoy a scenic drive through Rio as we head to a roda of capoeira organised by the biggest capoeira school in the world.

9:30 Arrival to Capoeira Show - Introduction to Capoeira

Welcome speech and a brief introduction to the day's activities. Delve into the rich history of capoeira, tracing its roots from Africa to Brazil, and learn about its significance in Brazilian culture. Understand the graduation system, our school ethics and learn about the great masters of capoeira and our school.

9:45 Capoeira Show

Witness a captivating capoeira performance by highly skilled capoeiristas. Experience the energy and rhythm of this Afro-Brazilian martial art, which combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music.

The performance will showcase various capoeira styles, highlighting the diversity within this fascinating cultural practice. See the acrobatic moves and different styles in

Understand the different capoeira moves, their names, and purposes, as well as the symbols and meanings behind the show sequences you just witnessed.

Understand the instruments used during the capoeira fight and understand their significance.

Try capoeira for yourself, learn the moves and see how easy/ difficult it is to fight. Try the to play the instruments or even learn an easy song.

10:15 Photo Session and Farewells

Grab your camera for a final photo session with the capoeiristas, capturing the memorable moments of your capoeira tour. Share your gratitude and say your goodbyes to the performers and your guide.

10:25 Return to Pickup Location

Relax as we drive you back to your initial pickup location, enriched with the knowledge and experience of Rio's vibrant capoeira culture.

Please note:

  • The capoeira tour & show itself lasts around 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  • The total time includes the pickup and the time necessary for the arrival at the show location which can vary. The minimum number of participants is 4 people on a single show. In case fewer people booked than required we will offer you an alternative date or cancel the tour and refund the money.
  • A big part of the fee goes straight to the copoeristas that take part in the show and supports their capoeira training and career. By taking part in the tour you support the local community.
  • It is possible to organise the tour on other days of the week (not only on Saturday). Please send us a request via Q&A form at least 7 days in advance of the required date.

What's included

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


  • English-speaking guide
  • Transportation to and from the pickup location
  • Capoeira show & interactive talk


  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees


Available in

English, French, Polish
(Other languages available on request)

Available for

Students, Adults, Seniors, Children

Departure & Return

Start city: Rio De Janeiro , Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Pick up times available: 9:00

Pick up location: Any place between Ipanema, Copacabana, city centre & Sao Cristovao neighbourhood (except the communities)

Ends at: Same as Pick Up

Nearest airport: Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)

We are Eco Aware:

  • Contributing to nature conservation or indigenous project(s)
    Contributing to nature conservation or indigenous project(s)
    A percentage of product income is contributing to local nature conservation or indigenous project(s)
  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 8 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 5-7 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-4 days before the travel date

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from $53.76 per person