East of Rio de Janeiro, the snorkeling at Arraial do Cabo is known for some of the best snorkeling in southern Brazil. There is plentiful marine life including angelfish, sea turtles, sea horses and moray eels. The snorkeling at Arraial do Cabo is located 90 miles from Rio. This is a year-round snorkeling destination.
Overall, Arraial do Cabo is the 2nd most popular snorkel dive spot of all 10 snorkeling dives in Brazil.