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Paraty Explorer

391 reviews
#6 of 117 Tours in Paraty
Paraty, Brazil
About Paraty Explorer
Try something different in Paraty! Nobody knows Paraty better than the local guides. We offer guided walking tours of the Old Town, Foraging tours in the Atlantic Forest, Sea Kayaking trips (suitable for inexperienced paddlers), Hiking & Stand Up Paddling (SUP) trips on the green coast. 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 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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58 reviews
Paddle a kayak through the bay of Paraty during this 4-hour eco-adventure. After a safety briefing and orientation on dry land at Jabaquara Beach, follow an expert kayaking guide to pristine beaches, uninhabited islands and mangrove swamps. Swim and snorkel at Rosa Beach and Sapeca Island. Enjoy snacks, fresh fruit and personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour.
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$55.00 per adult
2-Hour Walking Tour of Historic Paraty, Brazil
5 reviews
Paraty is a popular coastal destination between Rio and Sao Paulo in Brazil. For a deeper understanding of this peaceful town, join this brief but diverse walking tour. Visit colonial churches, learn about Portuguese heritage including Portuguese royalty, see how sugar, gold, and coffee booms shaped the town, and taste cachaça, Brazil's national drink.
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$30.00 per adult
Forest Forager - Wild Food Walk
3 reviews
The best (and tastiest!) way to explore the Rainforest near Paraty is with foraging expert, Jorge, who has unrivalled knowledge of the edible local fruits, flowers and plants. This is a fascinating and fun day out for anyone interested in wild food or just curious about the Rainforest!
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$60.00 per adult
Full-Day Small-Group Mamangua Sugarloaf Peak Hike
4 reviews
Go hiking on Brazil's only tropical fjord, the Saco do Mamanguá, on this nature tour from Paraty. Explore the Juatinga Peninsula Eco-Reserve with a small group of 10 people or fewer while enjoying a guide's commentary on the region's marine ecosystem. Let your guide lead the way up the 1,444-foot (440-meter) Mamagua Sugarloaf Peak, which allows views of the bay and rain forest. Lunch and a swim at the nearby beach included.
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$100.00 per adult
Walking the Gold Trail tour
3 reviews
Take a historic hike through Paraty’s Gold Trail and discover its rich history. Learn how African slaves paved this path to bring the precious metals of the region to Portuguese ships. Observe the local wildlife and stop at natural pools and waterfalls to unwind a bit. End the tour at a cachaça distillery and sample various types of the Brazilian rum.
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$60.00 per adult
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The guide was very knowledgeable with kayaks and the island itself. Highly recommend even for those who have never kayaked before or don't even know how to swim! It's super safe and exciting!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Damian9438
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I had 3 days in Paraty. We had planned to Kayak at some point over the 3 days however an impromptu private boat tour of the surrounding islands took the majority of the time on our main day. We were pretty upset...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An overnight trip to a fishing village only accessible by foot or boat was exceptional. We were a group of 3 adults and 2 teenagers and we all had a fantastic time. A challenging but do-able hike to get there made the views of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 667janinep
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A superb day tour with great company, amazing scenery and unforgettable experiences. We were conveniently picked up from our accommodation in Paraty before embarking on a beautiful tour of the gold trail. The tour was tailored for our interests with interesting history mixed with great...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank fraserpeart
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

We had an amazing time on the Sea Kayaking Tour - we kayaked through the open ocean and mangroves which were both beautiful and had lovely beach stops where we could catch our breath. Michael was a great guide well equipped with snorkels, fruit and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank globetrottingandgoon
Reviewed April 20, 2019

A group of seven friends was visiting Paraty for a few days, and the Gold Trail hike was an ideal start to our trip. There was jungle, hiking, history, cachaca, science, swimming and waterfalls, all delivered in just four hours with knowledge and friendliness from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dan S
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Kayaking across the sea was a great experience! We had an awesome guide and the equipment was in good shape. I recommend that tour to everybody, who likes activity and fun!

Thank mimiii333
Reviewed April 5, 2019

Not only is Mamagua a hidded gem but is Michael a very special tour guide who makes you feel like you are traveling with a local friend. My personal highlights of the tour were the hike up to the little sugar loaf with an amazing...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SophiaHoefling
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

Michael and Jorge showed us in a perfect way how you can use quite every plant and flower in the jungle. Michael picked us up in our Pousada - he is the driver and translated everything in English for us. Then we picked up Jorge,...More

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MichaelParaty, Owner at Paraty Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2019

Thank you for the review, Stefan. And for choosing to spend time with us in Paraty. It was such a great day out, wasnt it? As you saw, Jorge loves to show and share some of the huge amount he knows about Rainforest plants, ecology,...More

Reviewed April 2, 2019

Our 3 day trip with Paraty Explorers was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It wasn't just kayaking – we got to experience remote villages, ate fantastic fish, went on a beautiful hike and swam in a natural pool below a waterfall. Traveling with Michael didn't feel like...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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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