Sugar Loaf Mountain

Sugar Loaf Mountain

A 369 meter monolith that closely resembles a sugar loaf

Sugar loaf mountain is a peak located at the mouth of Guanabara Bay. It sits on a peninsula just off the cost and rises 396 meters into the air. It was given the name ‘Sugar loaf’ it closely resembles the shape of a traditional refined sugar loaf. In 2006 the Sugarloaf Mountain and Ura Hill Natural Monument was created to protect the mountain and in 2012 this mountain became a UNESCO world heritage site.

The peak of Sugar Loaf Mountain connects to the peak of Morro da Urca via a 1400 meter cable car route that starts at the ground station at the Morro da Babilônia base. The glass-walled cable car can hold up to 65 people at a time and deports every 20 minutes.

Nearby flights

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Copacabana Beach helicopter flight

HeliRio helipad

All aboard for a fantastic bird’s-eye view of the Barra da Tijuca Beaches. Experience the beauty of the Jardim Botânico including an up-close view of Christ the Redeemer. Your journey in the sky will take you via Joá, Pedra da Gávea, São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema to Arpoador. You will make your way up Forte de Copacabana, the famous Copacabana beach, Urca e Sugar Loaf, Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, Jockey Club and Floresta da Tijuca. All this and more of our beautiful city makes this tour a must for any visitor.