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Try something different in Paraty! Nobody knows Paraty better than us local guides. We offer guided walking tours of the Old Town, Sea Kayaking trips (suitable for inexperienced paddlers), Hiking & Stand Up Paddling (SUP) trips on the green coast...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Avenida Jabaquara | 777b, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
+55 24 99952-4496
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very well and professional organized trips, great hiking adventure to a hidden waterfall, deep insights to history and nature of Paraty, all provided by Chicco and Michael with a friendly and nice sense of British humor. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Heiko_Botsch
Reviewed 1 week ago

With 3 young kids in tow, kayaking & hiking sadly weren't an option for us, but Michael came up with the best solution of a day's boat trip and a half-day trip to some local waterfalls & cachaca distillery. Both were very special memorable days,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great paddle with these guys. Was nice and chilled with a very cool little section through the mangrove forests. A highlight was also the little beach we stopped at for an hour for a swim and snorkel.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yulmalzahn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say? So much fun!!!!!! We highly recommend taking up Michael as your tour guide for a spectacular kayak ride. He also organized a boat trip with SUPS for the next day that was equally as amazing.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the Gold Trail day-tour with Paraty Explorer. The history and cachaca tasting made our time in Paraty feel unique, and this was one of our favorite experiences. Bring your swimsuit for the water slide - it's so fun!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bundken
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Had a great morning paddling around the bay of Paraty with Michael and three other people. Michael was very helpful and gave good instructions and information about the places we saw. We swam at a beautiful beach and paddled through a mangrove.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hannnah_w
Reviewed November 26, 2018

I booked a 3-day kayak trip with Paraty Explorer through a travel company called muchbetteradventures. The experience far exceeded my expectations. It was extremely well organised, the guide was very knowledgeable and the activities were super varied. We kayaked around the various islands, had picnics...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sean M
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

During an extended stay in Paraty I came across Paraty Explorer and its proprietor Michael who lead myself and another Paraty visitor on a most enjoyable kayak paddle of approx 13km visiting two islands and then passing through mangroves complete with majestic red crabs. Michael...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johncrowland
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Traveling solo I was looking for something to fill an empty day. Booked a trip with Mike and to a chance the rain would clear. It did and we had a great day out on the water. Mike really knows his stuff and is one...More

Thank Alex I
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We booked a kayak tour with Paraty Explorer. Contacted them by whatsapp late in the evening and they answered immediately that we could do the tour the day after. Great service! As we were the only people on the tour, we actually got a private...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mattivdn
MichaelParaty, Owner at Paraty Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Hi Matti, great to hear you enjoyed the kayaking. And your timing with the weather was perfect. Beautiful sunny day! (not like today, haha). Enjoy the rest of your trip in Brazil. Michael

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September 11, 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