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Paraty Explorer

Rua das Canelas, 17 | Portal Sul, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55 24999524496
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Ranked #2 of 26 activities in Paraty
Type: Tours
Owner description: Try something different in Paraty and experience a fascinating and fun side of Paraty! Paraty Explorer is a tour operator specialising in guided stand... more » Owner description: Try something different in Paraty and experience a fascinating and fun side of Paraty! Paraty Explorer is a tour operator specialising in guided stand up paddling & surfing (SUP) trips, sea kayaking trips and hiking on the green coast from Paraty. 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. « less
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We [moderately experienced kayakers] were in Rio for a few weeks and decided to look for a place to kayak. And wow! Mamangua Bay is really a special place to paddle! For anyone with an extra day and kayaking experience or reasonable fitness and enthusiasm, it's really worth it to do an overnight trip! Michael was a fantastic guide. We... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

The tour has two options full day and half day trips...depending on the amount of physical activity you would like or amount of time you have for the activity you may pick one of the options. Both of them are great I personally did the half day and then went to the beach and my friend went on the full... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We had a great day kayaking with Michael! This was definitely one of the most memorable days of our backpacking tour through Brazil!

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West Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We were very pleased that we hired Paraty Explorer for a private 5 hour boat cruise around Paraty Bay. Michael was transparent and honest about his services. The boat cruise stopped at a number of beaches and we also snorkeled and swam off the boat...this was our best experience in Paraty. The casual lunch at a very beautiful small beach... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We had a great adventure today into the Atlantic forest to see part of the Gold Trail with Harry the knowledgeable guide. He has British grandparents and speaks fluent English which was great for us as we don't speak Portuguese. We were collected from our Pousada at 8:20am and then caught a bus with him into the hills to join... More

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Thornbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

'Can't recommend this hike enough. It's a beautiful, reasonably easy trail. Harry is a wealth of fascinating stories and tidbits covering history, culture, flora and fauna of the area. Gorgeous scenery, the fun of the waterfall toboggan slide, meeting locals, cachaca...all combine in a perfect 1/2 day adventure - terrific value for $. We did it with family (teens) but... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We had a great day out with Michael in the kayaks - hopping between beaches, cruising through the Mangrove...Michael gave us a lot of interesting information about the area and overall it was a really pleasant morning and early afternoon. The water was so warm! And so was the day - Next time, in winter perhaps, we would opt for... More

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We went on the full day sea kayak trip with Michael. What a great way to see some of Paraty's idyllic spots that can only be reached by sea. Stopped for a delicious sea-food lunch. Highly recommended!

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

If you are taking a cruise and stop in Paraty, highly recommend booking with Paraty Explorers vs. the standard cruise ship excursion. Michael took 8 of us in a Jeep through the forest, waterfall and an incredible natural rock water slide. Much better than being on a bus with 40 people. And, much better value.

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Frejus, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Signed up for a half day kayaking through the bay, it was a great time, very relaxed, no need to be an extra trained athlete. The views of the bay are beautiful and the guide really friendly. We also went through the mangrove which was quite fun. Recommended.

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