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Address: Jabaquara Beach | (In the Middle, Next to Paulinho Kiosk), Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 24 99952-4496
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Description: Guided Sea Kayaking, Hiking & Stand Up Paddling (SUP) trips on the green...
Guided Sea Kayaking, 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, cultural, educational and community based tours. Try something different and experience a fascinating and fun side of Paraty!
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Great way to experience Paraty

Paraty was our favourite stop in South America and the kayak trip was a real highlight, it was expertly run by Michael who is not only a great bloke but an expert kayaker with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Paraty was our favourite stop in South America and the kayak trip was a real highlight, it was expertly run by Michael who is not only a great bloke but an expert kayaker with great knowledge of the area. We really enjoyed the tour and would recommend for anyone looking at getting out on the water!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Exceptional. If you're the kind of traveller who likes to scratch beneath the surface of a place, get a different perspective, and maybe some adventure thrown in, then this is for you. Paraty Explorer runs multi-day trips but also offers day or half day activities. I took a 6 day/5 night sea kayak trip which began in the sheltered bay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Paraty was one of our stops on a South American cruise last month, and as I was researching things to do/see, I came across the Paraty Explorer website. Four of us decided to book their ocean kayaking trip - what a fun day! We had such a great time with Michael and his two assistants. Michael was right there at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Me and a friend booked onto the paraty explorer kayaking trip and had a great time. Michael and his colleague were lovely and very accommodating. The trip involved kayaking to different islands, through mangroves and the chance to snorkel. We learnt lots about paraty and the paraty bay and even saw a turtle. Would definitely recommend this kayaking adventure to... More 

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We did standup paddle boarding and kayaking with Paraty Explorer while we were in Paraty. Both activities were great even for a novice like me. I especially enjoyed the mangroves and paddling thru the bays. After you are finished, get a beach massage by Joey. It was the best massage I've ever had and I get one at least once... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Half day kayak tour was great. Professional company with good equipment together with very friendly and knowledgable guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Always wanted to go the brazilian tropical fjord, Saco do Mamanguá close to Paraty. This place is magical, and specially the hiking Paraty Explorer offers to Mamanguá Peak, is really worth it. First a public bus ride from Paraty to the small village of Paraty Mirim and then a nice boat ride to the Saco do Mamanguá for the hike.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

There were only four of us. Me and my wife in one boat and a lady and Russo, our guide, in the other boat! We left at 9 am at perfect conditions, warm but shady, low tide and no wind. We did almost 4 hours of kayaking visiting some private islands and deserted beaches. Unfortunately we couldn't make to the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Great kayak tour with Michael, in spite of the rainy weather. Friendly, professional, and adapting to the situation. Great way to explore Paraty in a relaxing way!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The half-day kayak trip was awesome. We got tips on how to kayak, we kayaked for a perfect amount of time and stopes in two really nice locations. And also, we really appreciated that they could take us out the next day even though we contacted them late the previous day.

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