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Paraty Explorer

Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
+55 24 99952 4496
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Try something different in Paraty! Guided Sea Kayaking (suitable for inexperienced paddlers), Hiking & Stand Up Paddling (SUP) trips on the green coast from Paraty by specialist tour operator. Day trips & multi-day trips available in the Bay of Paraty, the Atlantic Rainforest and Mamangua Tropical Fjord. Paraty Explorer also offers shore excursions, guided tours of the old town, the Gold Trail, jeep tours and cultural, educational and community based tours. Try something different and experience a fascinating and fun side of Paraty!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
+55 24 99952 4496

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great. Everything was well prepared. Excellent guide. Even our fly was 1 day delayed, Paraty Explorer changed for us operatively the schedule. When we decided at 9PM to have a next day morning a Walking tour of the old town, it was arranged and the...More

Thank pla285
MichaelParaty, Owner at Paraty Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mnichovice, Thank you for your review and for choosing to do the overnight Jungle & Beach trip with Paraty Explorer. We are really pleased we could make the last minute changes to the itinerary as a result of your flight delay. This trip is...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

This tour was absolutely amazing. I can't begin to express how attentive and helpful the staff were. We got to paraty at 10pm on Sunday and emailed paraty explorers hoping to organise a tour for the next day (we were being very wishful). To our...More

Thank Footech231
MichaelParaty, Owner at Paraty Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Footech231, thank you for the amazing review! We were really pleased we were able to set the kayaking and hiking trips up for you at such short notice. And the fact that you had such a great time made it all worthwhile. Rodrigo showed...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Our tour started with Kayaking from Jabaquara beach. Our own guide, Rodrigo met us on the beach and taught us how to Kayak, with all the water we could drink and snacks! Our kayak tour of the ocean waa absolutely stunning and we saw wild...More

Thank Mathew K
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The day started with a fantastic kayak tour setting off from Jabaquara beach. Rodrigo, our tour guide was informative, laid back and always willing to help us out with our terrible steering! The tour led us through beautiful mangrove and a secluded beach where we...More

Thank Sanjay K
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We are a family of three with a teenage daughter and did a half day sea kayaking trip with Paraty Explorer, we absolutely loved it. Michael was very prompt in replying to our emails and whatsapp messages. He is very knowledgeable with a great sense...More

Thank rjkattu
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We were looking for a different way to see the bay and islands that didn't mean being crammed on a schooner with lots of other people or having to do a booze cruise. The half day kayaking tour was perfect. Great guides, chilled pace, and...More

Thank Stuart W
MichaelParaty, Owner at Paraty Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Stuart, thank you for your review. It was a real pleasure paddling with you on the bay of Paraty. As you say, this is a great alternative to a schooner boat trip - fun and active and suitable for inexperienced paddlers. Hope you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

I love kayaking (despite only partaking in the activity quite seldom). And kayaking off the cost of Paraty, in the sea, surrounded by the tropical green-covered mountains, the warm, light-blue ocean, and the white sand beaches - absolutely amazing. Our guide was brilliant. He was...More

Thank Nicholas S
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I really enjoyed experiencing a new activity in sea kayaking. Besides having a new physical activity to try out, I also very much enjoyed the new cultural aspects of an area that I thought I had known very well. I have visited Paraty several times...More

Thank Boimah
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were a party of 11 on a 2-day kayaking trip. The weather was unseasonably wet, but that didn't stop our guides from preparing an amazing trip for us. The boats and gear were in very good shape, and the guides patiently customized our equipment...More

Thank RaeRee
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We did an overnight trip. These guys are SUPER professional, well prepared, and worked hard to make a rainy and wet weekend an enjoyable experience. South America is not known for quality customer service, but these guys are awesome. They made all the details run...More

Thank Jamie C
MichaelParaty, Guide at Paraty Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2016

Great to hear you enjoyed the trip, Jamie. Weather wasnt exactly what we had all been hoping for! But kayaking is still the best wet weather activity in Paraty, haha. Hope to see you and Elizabeth down this way again sometime. All the best, Michael

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Hi Guys we are visiting the beautiful brazil on the 17th wanted to do some day trips from Rio De Janeiro to Paratay and Illha Grande - is it possible?
11 September 2015|
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Response from MichaelParaty | Property representative |
Hi Marium, technically it's possible to do a day trip in paraty from rio but it's a lot of time on the road. 1 way drive is about 4 1/2 hours. Best to come and spend a couple of nights in paraty and do a couple of day trips... More