Tourism with adrenaline
Adventure sports are up in Rio Grande do Norte
Fotos: Giovanni Sérgio
Adventure sports are up in Rio Grande do Norte.
For those who enjoy adventure sports, Rio Grande do Norte has a large vein that gradually being tamed. Hiking, bike trails, bike, ATV and off-road cars, kite surfing, trekking in mountainous places and closed forests, snorkeling, deep sea fishing and even free flight. Just get the script and follow the road - or outside, preferably.
The script adventure begins with the kite-surfing, fine explored the beaches of Chichester, Bar Cunhaú and St. Michael's Good. The first two have in common the fact that they are river bars, which promotes the sport. Yummy is a cove and also has strong winds. It is worth remembering: Bar Cunhaú hosted a crowded stage of world kite-surfing.
The three destinations are considered the best in Brazil and offer good infrastructure to visitors. The rookies have qualified instructors, good programs for lessons and equipment rental. Most tourists receives solely for the purpose of kite-surfing.
Diving to see corals and shipwrecked boats
The vast expanse of the Natal coast also allows for visitation diving shipwrecks and coral slabs, very rich in diversity of marine fauna and flora. Next to Natal there are three well-known destinations: Stop Agulhas, Serigado Out and turtle. The first is more famous and has depth between 14-24 meters, 14km from the coast. It's a big slab-shaped stairs, located 14 miles from the coast. The place names reflect the existing fauna: You can view turtles hawksbill turtles in the slab.
Out of Natal capital, the main points are dipping Cabeço of Borges, 12 miles from the coast, and the sinking Commander Person, both at the time of Rio do Fogo beach. Other options are the Shipwreck São Luiz, depths between 22-30 meters, located 14 miles from the Zumbi Beach (Maracajaú and 12), and the famous and stunning Parrachos Maracajaú that the proximity to the coast and shallow water are inviting even to those who have never dived. It's the best place in Brazil to dive pricipiantes.
Another type of sport that is still not as widespread for the general public, but fans will find all year in RN, is ocean fishing for large fish like merlin. Usually companies that organize the fisheries take tourists on board well-structured vessels for locations near Natal coast, as the Anvil Agulhas. Visitors to delight in the natural beauty while practicing an activity of leisure challenging.
Mototourism, a new lode
Meet the coastline RN on two wheels is also becoming fashionable. Some companies organize trips to the seaside with all required (support cars and pre-established script of inns and restaurants) structure. The "Bike Tour" is a new lode in adventure sports, because the options are numerous walks in 400 km of the coast. The vehicles have to be specific to off-road trails.
The scripts do not end there: there are ATV trails through the dunes of Pium (district of Parnamirim), hiking and rappelling in the Seridó region in the municipality of Serra de São Bento and Pedra da Boca (ecological reserve located in Motto of Rio Grande do Norte and Paraíba), and hiking or biking in the Forest of the Star, an important remnant of rainforest situated 90km from Natal, in the municipality of Formosa Bay.
Source: Press Office of Emprotur.