Jungle Island was founded in 1936 by Franz Scherr under the name “Parrot Jungle”, not far from famous South Beach. It was one of the first attractions south of Miami and its main objective was to let birds fly free. In 2003 it moved to Watson Island where it was reopened as “Parrot Jungle Island”. Today it is home to over 110 species of animal and has been renamed “Jungle Island”.
Land, water or air? You decide how you would like to discover one of the most fascinating cities in Brazil with its unique natural beauty. Rio de Janeiro is the city of carnivals, of Samba and home to the Girl From Ipanema. However, this magnificent destination is alluring an increasing number of sports lovers and adrenaline junkies who, aside from the ideal weather conditions, seek the lush landscapes that Rio de Janeiro boasts to practice extreme sports.
When practicing extreme sports in Rio de Janeiro it is highly recommended that you seek a fully-qualified professional guide to make sure that you do so in the safest way possible.
As we already know, Rio de Janeiro is a Marvelous City not only because it boasts beautiful landscapes and stunning beaches, but also because it is officially the World’s Top Gay Destination overtaking rivals such as Madrid and Portland. TripOutGayTravel and MTV Networks declared Rio de Janeiro the first ever winner of the TripOut Gay Travel Awards honouring those destinations and services that cater most for the LGBT traveller. This coveted prize is evidence of the pleasant and tolerant atmosphere that reigns throughout this cosmopolitan city, home to a highly multi-ethnic and multicultural population.