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The Rio Times

riotimes“As anyone familiar with overland travel in Brazil can attest, bus stations can be pretty rough going. With this in mind, ex-pats and Brazil enthusiasts Jonathan Flynn and Jane Bell started Cruz the Coast, a transport service between Rio and Salvador that provides backpackers and independent travellers with a safe, convenient and fun alternative to the standard stresses of getting from A to B.” – The Rio Times


BBC – Danny Robins Indie Travel Guide


“Another company worth looking at is Cruz the Coast. Run by an Aussie and an Irishman, they run fun sounding mini-bus tours up the coast between Rio and Salvador. The idea is that they provide door to door transport to tried and tested spots for travellers and give you loads of tips on what to do in each place. Excellent guides and drivers and good value for money.” – Danny Robins

“The tour takes in everything from lush nature reserves to stunning colonial architecture, and with fun extras like caiprinha-making classes, capoeira lessons on the beach, really delivers a whole lot of bang for your tourist buck….” –