Dangers & Annoyances

If you go to Praia Grande, watch for stingrays – use a long stick to poke the shallow water in front of you.

Embassies & Consulates

Venezuelan Consulate Travelers of many nations need to obtain a Venezuelan tourist card before entering the country by land. The process can be completed in Boa Vista and usually takes about 30 minutes, although check the prevailing situation in Venezuela before crossing the border.

Emergency & Important Numbers


Banco do Brasil Changes euro and US dollars.

Bradesco Reliable ATMs.


Travel Agencies

Timbó Turismo Sells plane and bus tickets.