• Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours (approx.)
From EUR 91.90

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Revel in the excitement of Rio’s Carnival year-round at a nightly Platforma show, complete with samba music and professional dancers. Enjoy prime seating and see dozens of brilliantly costumed performers during an energetic evening that includes live percussion, capoeira and hip-shaking samba moves on stage. If you’d like to include dinner, upgrade your tour and enjoy a barbecue buffet of marinated meats at the Plataforma Restaurant, a Brazilian steakhouse.


  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • All entrance fees included
Rio de Janeiro signifies Carnival, symbolized by the rhythmic music, vivid costumes and and samba dance — a fusion of Portuguese, indigenous and African cultural influences. At the ever-popular Plataforma Show, you’ll be caught up in the celebration as you watch a light show and a stage full of mesmerizing dancers.

After pickup from your Rio hotel, you’re transferred to the performance venue in Leblon before your night show begins. From your prime seat, you’ll be awed by the 2-hour spectacle as you listen to the songs that express Brazil’s cultural roots alongside drummers who play popular music. Watch a cast of talented performers show off Rio’s famous samba along with typical folkloric dances and the eye-catching spins of capoeira. This unforgettable program culminates in a final Carnaval parade.

The Plataforma Show ends around midnight, when you’ll be transported back to your hotel. Or, extend the party at a nearby nightclub or bar — some located just a few steps away.

Optional Upgrade: Buffet Dinner
Indulge in a buffet dinner at a traditional Brazilian steakhouse that includes a variety of marinated, barbecued meats and local specialties including seafood and salads. Drinks and dessert are available to purchase at the restaurant at an additional cost.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Pickup is available from most major hotels in the zones Sao Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana.

Departure Time:
  • Show with dinner - pickup at around 7pm
  • Show only - pickup at around 9pm (show begins at 10pm)
3 to 5 hours
Return Details:

Returns to original departure point at approximately 12:00am

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Show Only
Code: 11SHOW

Plataforma Show only

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With Dinner
Code: 11DIN

Plataforma Show with Dinner

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Plataforma Samba Show in Rio de Janeiro

Plataforma Samba Show in Rio de Janeiro

  • Plataforma Show
  • Buffet dinner (if option selected at time of booking)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks
  • Desserts
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • There is no specific dress code for the samba show and / or dinner. Casual attire is acceptable
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Important: All bookings purchased and taken during the period of the Olympics (August 1st, 2016 to August 28th, 2016) are 100% non-refundable
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Ian M, September 2016

Amazing as always. 2 nd Time round and it was worth it. The performances and the colour.......! You haven't been to Brazil if you miss this show.

Reviewed by: jtorres_md, August 2016

Wohoooo!!! I learned a lot of Brazilian history inside this performance. Plus beautiful dresses and dancers. Love the way transportation went out too.