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Bay of Guaraqueçaba

Guaraqueçaba is a small town in Coastal Paraná.


Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

  • BR-277 from Curitiba via Paranaguá
  • PR-410 (Graciosa) from Curitiba
  • PR-405 from Antonina. This route is unpaved and can be in pretty bad condition during the summer months.

By bus[edit]

  • Viação Graciosa has a bus departing from Curitiba at 7AM. Tel. +55 41 3482-1236.

By boat[edit]

Ferries for Guaraqueçaba leave the dock in Paranaguá at 9AM and 1PM, with return trips at 6AM and 2PM. Tel. +55 41 3425-4542.

Get around[edit]


  • Ararapira. Now a ghost town, this village was founded by the Portuguese crown in the mid-18th century and abandoned in the 1940s. Most of the houses have been eaten away by the waves, and only the cemetery is still in use today.
  • Igreja do Nosso Senhor Bom Jesus dos Perdões.
  • Superagüi National Park (Parque Nacional do Superagüi). Largely untouched mangue ecosystem, including the Ilha do Superagüi. Boat tours available.
  • [dead link] Salto Morato Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural Salto Morato), access from PR-405 (4km kilometers from the turnoff), +55 41 3381-9671. Tu-Su 8:30AM-5:30PM. Has a visitor center with information about tropical forest and Atlantic Forest ecosystems. R$7.
  • Tagaçaba River (Rio Tagaçaba).


  • Morro do Quitumbê (Quitumbê Hill). This short trail starts beside the Igreja do Nosso Senhor Bom Jesus dos Perdões, leading to an exceptional spot for watching the sunset.



  • Restaurante Mata Atlântica, R. Dr. Ramos Figueira, s/n, +55 41 3482-1253.




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