Rio De Janeiro Soccer Match - Rio De Janeiro

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If you love football, you won't want to miss the chance to see a soccer match in Rio de Janeiro! Come watch one of Brazil's passions and watch the best teams in Rio fight for the win. Accompanied by your guide, you'll feel the electric atmosphere of a Brazilian football match. It's an experience you'll never forget!


  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

Rio's famous stadiums accommodate over 100,000 people and have been host to many championship games over the years, including the 1950 World Cup and Pele's last game.

From January through May, Rio de Janeiro's Championship is played in two cups: Gunabara's Cup and Rio's Cup. The two champions of each cup will play the final in two games and become Rio de Janeiro's champion team.

From May through December, the Brazilian Championship will take place, in which 20 teams play against each other to determine the Country's best team.

General seating is individual and under cover, and your guide is always in attendance. Note that the schedule is subject to change without prior notice.

Inclusions for Rio De Janeiro Soccer Match

  • General admission ticket to stadium
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

Exclusions for Rio De Janeiro Soccer Match

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks


  • JANUARY 16TH 21:30 Botafogo X Portuguesa Carioca Championship - Guanabara Cup
  • JANUARY 20TH 17:00 Fluminense X Botafogo Carioca Championship - Guanabara Cup
  • JANUARY 27TH 17:00 Flamengo X Vasco da Gama Carioca Championship - Guanabara Cup
  • FEBRUARY 3RD 19:00 Botafogo X Madureira Carioca Championship - Guanabara Cup
  • FEBRUARY 9TH TBD TBD X TBD Carioca Championship - SEMIFINAL - Guanabara Cup
  • FEBRUARY 10TH TBD TBD X TBD Carioca Championship - SEMIFINAL - Guanabara Cup
  • FEBRUARY 18TH TBD TBD X TBD Carioca Championship - FINAL - Guanabara Cup
  • FEBRUARY 24/25TH TBD Fluminense X Flamengo Carioca Championship - Rio Cup
  • FEBRUARY 24/25TH TBD Botafogo X 1st Classified Carioca Championship - Rio Cup
  • MARCH 3RD/4TH TBD Flamengo X Botafogo Carioca Championship - Rio Cup
  • MARCH 7/8TH TBD Vasco da Gama X Fluminense Carioca Championship - Rio Cup
  • MARCH 7/8TH TBD Botafogo X Bangu Carioca Championship - Rio Cup
  • MARCH 17/18TH TBD Botafogo X Vasco da Gama Carioca Championship - Rio Cup
  • MARCH 21ST TBD TBD X TBD Carioca Championship - SEMIFINAL - Rio Cup
  • MARCH 22ND TBD TBD X TBD Carioca Championship - SEMIFINAL - Rio Cup
  • MARCH 25TH TBD TBD X TBD Carioca Championship - FINAL - Rio Cup
  • MARCH 28TH TBD TBD X TBD Carioca Championship - SEMIFINAL
  • MARCH 29TH TBD TBD X TBD Carioca Championship - SEMIFINAL
  • APRIL 1ST TBD TBD X TBD Carioca Championship - FINAL
  • APRIL 8TH TBD TBD X TBD Carioca Championship - FINAL

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Game Schedule is subject to change without prior notice

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Seating is in an area that has some protection from the sun. Seats are on a first-come, first-served basis and passengers are able to sit in a different location and meet the guide after the match, at a scheduled location

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Cancellation Policy
All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.

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  • This was great! The game was intense and players were aggressive. The tour guide was very considerate of all his clients and spoke in both English and Portuguese. He also helped with buying beverages and snacks. I highly recommend this activity for those who like to watch soccer. We had amazing seats!

  • I loved it! We went to a botafogo vs vasco game! The fans were very enthusiastic!
    Tour guide was on time ! Must try if a big club is playing!

  • The match was amazing and to be in Maracana. There was no tour, the tourgide didnt say a word of the stadium or it's history, he seemed to be drunk and the were late.

  • I reached out to tour provider multiple times prior to game Day to confirm time, and pick up location. After waiting for email or telephone call from tour provider up until game Day, I decided to call the morning of game Day as I still had no confirmation. I was told unfortunately the game was not available for the Day that I had booked but if interested they would reschedule for another day. Unfortunately, I was scheduled on other activity's for the rest of my stay. I ended up taking a taxi to the game on my own and having to pay a premium on the ticket from a person on the side of the road(not the safest thing to do in Rio).

  • We had booked the tour for Sunday 19th October some time ago in readiness for a trip to Brazil which included 3 days in Rio.
    When we arrived at the hotel we were told to check back on the Saturday with regard to transfer times. A few hours later the rep told us that there was no football on the 19th and that the match was on the 18th ( when we had already booked other tours ). After much to-ing and fro-ing we had to change our other tours, losing out on seeing some of the great sites of Rio, in order to make it back in time for collection.
    I wonder if we hadn't been organised and chased the rep whether anyone would have told us in advance of the date?
    No email from Viator or it's partners to advise of the changes was ever sent -

    Very disappointing customer service!!!

    But the game and the tour guide was great!

  • Ruiz was our guide, he introduced some background of this Derby match and record the attendance number to told us after the match, it was a pleasure experience. (Flamengo vs Botafogo)

  • Had a great time at the match and with Joe who was a very good guide!

  • Everything went smoothly. Jose gave us a little background on the way to the game (useful for someone like me who doesn't follow soccer.

  • Most terrible experience ever!!! Got an e-mail saying that we had to call a Brazilian number to confirm that we would be attending. I rang this number and she said that hotel pick up was 1.50pm and I made her call it out again to make sure and she said one, five, zero. Told me I would get a confirmation e-mail with the time which I never got.

    We waited at hotel from 1.30pm and at 2.20pm we asked front desk was there a problem. They said someone had called to hotel at 12 looking for us and drove off when we were not there. The receptionist rang the company who were exrtemely rude on the phone and they said they had come at 1and we were not there. The receptionist advised that they had come at 12 and not 1 and they guy on the phone got very angry and said this was not true! They said if we got a taxi to the stadium they would meet us with the tickets to the match. Our hotel arranged out taxi and thanks be to god the taxi man was fantastic.He found the tour bus and the driver gave us tickets. NO tour guide as promised. We made our way into the match to the end that the tickets advised and clearly there was no tourists on this side of the pitch. We were out in the blazing sun in the middle of all the die hard Flamingo fans. No body told us where to get the bus on the way out so we left 10mins before end and paid a fortune on another taxi back to hotel.

  • Unfortunately the Maracana is closed at teh moment and will not open until late 2013 due to refurbishment. However, going to a Brazilian Footbal Match is an expereince not to be missed, including the pre-match beers! We also went too a second game, I can now say i have seen both seedorf and ronaldinho play!

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