Diving in Brazil

Brazil has more than 7,000 km (4350 miles) of shoreline, all in the Atlantic Ocean, giving the locals and tourists a magnificent view. Great landscapes and nature await you with many friendly, multiculturally diverse people. Remember that Brazil is a subtropical country with hot summers and warm winters, so make sure you come prepared. The most important cities are located in the Southeast; however, the best diving destinations are located in the Northeast, where you will find better visibility and temperature.

Brazil is located in South America and has one of the most extensive coast on the planet, with over 7,000 km (4350 miles) of shoreline, all of it on the Atlantic Ocean. The two main regions for diving in Brazil are the Northeast and the Southeast. Visibility in the South and Southeast regions may vary, from really low to up to 30 meters (98 feet) with an average of 5 to 10 meters (16 to 33 feet) deep, regardless of the seasons. Temperature can also vary, ranging from 18ºC to 27ºC (64º F to 81º F), with an average temperature of 20ºC (68º F). Brazil has something to offer for every level of diver. You will find a lot of volcanic islands, underwater caves, shipwrecks, and a beautiful, colorful, and diverse marine life.

Travelinformation for Brazil

Languages br
Currency BRL
Timezone UTC-05:00 - UTC-03:00
Tipping 0,1 / Restaurant Staff / The customary tip for good service at restaurants is 10%.
Dial Code 55
Electricity 127 V / 22 / 60 Hz
Power Plug Type C, N
Wildlife in Brazil
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Freshwater Fishes
Carp
Eel
Catfish
Flounder
Crayfish
Reptiles
Alligators
Snakes
Snakes
Turtles
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Rays
Stingrays
Giant Pacific Manta
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Skate (fish)
Guitarfish
Whales
Humpback Whale
Bryde's Whale
Sperm Whale
Minke Whale
Killer Whale / Orca
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Whale Shark
Tiger Shark
Great Hammerhead Shark
Lemon Shark
Sand Tiger Shark
Bull Shark
Nurse Shark
Seahorses
Common Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Ocean Sunfish
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Wildlife in Brazil
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Freshwater Fishes
Carp
Eel
Catfish
Flounder
Crayfish
Reptiles
Alligators
Snakes
Snakes
Turtles
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Rays
Stingrays
Giant Pacific Manta
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Skate (fish)
Guitarfish
Whales
Humpback Whale
Bryde's Whale
Sperm Whale
Minke Whale
Killer Whale / Orca
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Whale Shark
Tiger Shark
Great Hammerhead Shark
Lemon Shark
Sand Tiger Shark
Bull Shark
Nurse Shark
Seahorses
Common Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Ocean Sunfish
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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