How To Get There
Paths, Routes and Directions
You can get get to the Templo Do Ser by bicycle. Leaving the ferry, head towards the south of Ilhabela, go through Portinho beach, go through the entrance to the Três Tombos waterfall and take the next left on Av. Engenho Velho. Unfortunately there is still no bike path in this area, so be careful when cycling in traffic. Ah, there are many ups and downs along the way, so be prepared for the effort of the ride.
To go to the Temple using the public transport from Ilhabela you can use the Balsa / Borrifos or Balsa / Veloso lines, both leaving Barra Velha, near the ferry terminal. To know the schedules click here to download the schedule and opening hours of Fenix Bus Company.
To go by car, just head towards the south of Ilhabela, pass by Portinho beach, go through the entrance to the Três Tombos waterfall and take the next entrance on the left on Av. Engenho Velho. The path usually has no traffic and has beautiful views. The nearest taxi point is the ferry. Phone +55 12 3895-8587.
It is not possible to arrive at Templo Do Ser by helicopter because there is no heliport nearby. But you can get to Ilhabela by helicopter using the existing helipad on the island and from there continue by land to the Temple. To learn more about the helipad, visit the website here.
For those who come from far away, the closest commercial airports are Cumbica International Airport in Guarulhos, and Viracopos International Airport in Campinas. From these cities it is possible to reach Ilhabela using intercity buses to São Sebastião and then cross the canal by ferry or catamaran.