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Crux Eco

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-040, Brazil
+55 21 3322-8765
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Crux Eco is an adventure tourism outfitter, with more than 18 years of experience. Offering a differenciated leisure option, all activities are linked to the nature, interacting sustainably with the environment. Our tours have daily availability and they are private and exclusive, so you have the total control of your tour. It means you can change the schedule, pick up time and so. The guides are bilingual, and they are ready to serve customers the best way possible. For large groups we do have special prices. For those who need a shuttle or private driver, we offer a differentiated high quality service. We also develop Team Building to improve your team performance in company. Our crew organize corporate events with recreational and sports activities. One of our features is always work according to the customers needs. Crux Eco runs a Social Work called Vidigal Mountain Center, to include poor youngsters into Mountain Sports for free. They also learn how to preserve nature inside the favela they live, which are Vidigal and Chacara do Ceu. Our company is recommended by the best travel guides in the world, including Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Trip Advisor, Rio Official Guide and others. Always on the media, Crux Eco is present in Go Outside Brasil magazine and other brazilian sports channels, like Canal Off and SporTv. And to cover all ages, we have specials tours for kids, so the family can enjoy together a day outside with your kids, stress free. We have some characters to amuse the kids, they are called Cruxinhos.
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“rock climbing” (4 reviews)
“didi” (2 reviews)
“marcello” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-040, Brazil
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+55 21 3322-8765
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing and wonderful experience. Marcello was very friendly and accomodating. I recommend it very very much. Multo obrigado!

Thank Aurélien S
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cruxecoaventura, Proprietário at Crux Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

ey Aurelién, you were a awesome participant on our K2 climb! Thanks for the compliments. Hope to see you soon. Cheers, Marcelo.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

My group & I were beginners in cascading but Marcelo made it super easy for us. He is fluent in multiple languages including English so that made it easy as well. If you are looking for a refreshing rush of adrenaline & love the beautiful...More

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Marcelo C, Owner at Crux Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hey Cassie, thanks for the compliments. We are so happy to serve you and show the beauties of our city. Exactly 20 years ago i stablished this company in order to show foreigners how nice rock climbing is in Rio. Later on we managed to...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

I cannot recommend Crux Eco enough. After an easy reservation process directly with Marcelo, my wife and I were set up to climb with Didi, our guide for the day. Did came prepared with climbing ropes, helmets, harnesses and everything else you could think. He...More

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cruxecoaventura, Manager at Crux Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hey man, thanks for the compliments and preference! I am really happy that you had a blast! Hope to see you again in Rio. Best regards, Marcelo.

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

We booked half a day of rock climbing with Crux Ecoaventura, and were lucky enough to have Marcello be our guide. Soon enough we discovered he was kind of a local celebrity amongst the climbing community and more! The climbing part on the sugarload was...More

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cruxecoaventura, Gerente at Crux Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Hi Camille and Nicolas, you are so kind. Here in Crux Eco we try to make it as an experience, as you felt. Congrats for the stamina on reaching the top of the Sugar Loaf by climbing the Coringa route and linking with the east...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2016

We had a great time rapelling the waterfall in the Tijuca Forest. The staff made us feel comfortable and safe throughout the entire process. They were very helpful and informative regarding Rio in general. Would definitely recommend. This experience was the highlight of our trip!

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cruxecoaventura, Manager at Crux Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

Thanks Renee, we really appreciate your info. Anything you need in Rio, let us know. We will be more than happy to help you. Cheers, Marcelo Castro.

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Reviewed 15 February 2016

An exhilarating and challenging climb. I hadn't climbed for sometime and took a while to find my feet, as you need too. Great views to enjoy and places to take photos. My guide (Didi) spoke good English and was a very experienced climber. I recommend...More

Thank Andrew T
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cruxecoaventura, Manager at Crux Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

Thanks Andrew, Didi is really awesome. I'll let him know you're happy with his work. Best regards, Marcelo Castro.

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

Everything was great! The organisation and support from the office, the guides, the tours (2) - fantastic!

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Thank Michael B
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cruxecoaventura, Manager at Crux Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

Michael, we are glad you liked our tour and our commitment to a good and honest service. Anything you need in Rio, feel comfortable to call us, we are more than happy to help. Best regards, Marcelo Castro.

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Reviewed 5 January 2016

I recently went on a 2 week trip between Argentina and Brazil. we had done pretty much a tour on everyday give or take a holiday. This tour by far was the most memorable as it may have been one of the more extreme tours....More

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cruxecoaventura, Gerente at Crux Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2016

Hi Guys, thanks for the compliment and the recognition. Hope you'll be able to meet us in Rio again. Have a nice 2016! You guys were amazing doing the rappel by the waterfall. Cheers.

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Reviewed 3 September 2015

Thank you Marcelo for our great stay in Rio... My family, my friends and me had a beautiful surf day with your friendly staff...and not only! A very prepared guide for the Centro tour...he showed us the delightful corners of Rio.... Thank you to organize...More

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cruxecoaventura, Manager at Crux Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2015

Hi Antonella, thanks for the kinds words. We try harder to make your staying in Rio more wonderfull. Most of the time we suceed! Kind regards, Marcelo Castro.

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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Our first visit to Rio was made soooo much better due to the help and local advice and knowledge from Marco. The Favella your to Vigigal was incredible and loads of fun. Marco was really helpful in answering all our questions and really loves his...More

Thank Alicia J
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cruxecoaventura, Manager at Crux Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2015

Hi Alicis, thanks for the reply and the compliments. Vidigal tour is one of the best trips to know Rio better. As a former resident (still going there for the rock climbing and highlining) i can tell you that people are happy to receive you...More

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