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Paraty Explorer

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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Ranked #2 of 29 Activities in Paraty
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

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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Lausanne, Switzerland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My wife and I did the half day kayak tour with Michael - the half rather than full day being an excellent suggestion from Michael as we were pretty much first time kayakers. The day was gloomy with occasional showers, but it was welcome relief in the heat. The trip took in a few island visits, a tour past a... More

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Zug, Switzerland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I came to Paraty for a weekend getaway from Sao Paulo during a work trip. Before arriving, I spoke with Michael from Paraty Explorer and he provided several great tour options for my short visit. He took the time to modify the standard tours to fit my schedule and preferences. His pricing was reasonable and he answered all my questions... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Our 3-day adventure began with an introduction to the history of Paraty from Harry which was fascinating, funny and very detailed - and set the scene for our adventures. This was followed by dinner with Michael who briefed us on what lay ahead over the next 3 days. Our trip out from Paraty to Saco do Mamangua in a double... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Our whole group really enjoyed our trip. Sea Kayaking offers a great way to see some parts of the coast that motor boats will not venture too. It was especially nice to see the mangroves and our guide was very helpful and gave us lots of interesting history about the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We chose for a whole day of sea-kayaking on the bay of Paraty. Beautiful views, pretty beaches and islands, amazing mangrove, good (english speaking) guide, but most unforgettable were the dolphins swimming right next to us. An amazing experience you shouldn't miss!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

the guys know all the places to go in paraty. they speak english, and more importantly they are really friendly, helpful and easygoing. we missed a bus on one of our two trips with guys. they quickly scrambled a car and the day was fantastic, with views and swimming in spectacular places. just book, you'll be in good hands and... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Both the kayaking and the guided walking tour were excellent. Our guides were knowledgeable, friendly and just plain fun. The kayaking was a great way to see the bay and take in stunning views of the coast. Our walking tour was the perfect way to take in the town while learning about its history. I highly recommend both trips and... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This was the best hike that I have been on in Brazil. The team at Paraty Explorer were very considerate and knowlegable about the area. Porta Negra was an amazing place to visit. It was perfect to get out of São Paulo into the remote village. Although the rain stopped us from doing the last hike, it was still a... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We opted for a half day sea kayak with Michael and Rodrigo; it was probably one of the highlights of my trip to Brazil; it gave you some absolutely stunning views of the bay around Jabaquara beach and you also gained a lot of local knowledge about the wildlife and some of the history of Paraty too. These guys take... More

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