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Address: Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 24 99952 4496
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Guided Sea Kayaking (suitable for...

Try something different in Paraty!

Guided Sea Kayaking (suitable for inexperienced paddlers), 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, jeep tours and cultural, educational and community based tours.

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Amazing Kayak tour

Our tour with Rodrigo was one of the highlights of our stay in Brazil. We spent the entire morning kayaking around the mangrove and beach hopping. A nice little adventure for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Boris C
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour with Rodrigo was one of the highlights of our stay in Brazil. We spent the entire morning kayaking around the mangrove and beach hopping. A nice little adventure for those spending some time in Paraty!

Thank Boris C
North Wales
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Michael at Paraty Explorer was so helpful from the moment I made contact with him. I booked in for a morning of sea kayaking. The group was small, the attention and support from the guide, Gabriel was excellent. He was incredibly friendly and really patient with the less confident members of the group. Gabriel's English and knowledge of the area... More 

Thank Helen M
Beckenham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best parts of our entire holiday. We booked the morning kayaking session and it was great! We were greeted by Michael on the beach who is warm, welcoming and friendly. He clearly explained how to use the kayak and offered us some handy tips. We stopped off at beautiful beaches - the scenery was incredible.... More 

Thank chelrob15
Santiago, Chile
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Parati is a great place to explore and has a lot to offer. Apart from hiking through the lush tropical forest to remote beaches we really enjoyed our day of sea kayaking. The warm waters of the Atlantic make this an enjoyable activity even for those with little or no previous sea kayaking experience and we found the folks of... More 

Thank veg-warriors
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I always wanted to try Standup Paddleboarding, and had a great lesson with Michael at Paraty Explorer. It was easy to make the arrangements, the water in the bay at Jabaquera is calm and tranquil - perfect for learning SUP. Michael is a patient teacher and the class is good value. A shame I'd booked to leave Paraty or I... More 

Thank Elizabeth H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

The Nature is simply amazing! First we were kayaking through the mangrove forest and it was amazing to see pure nature so close. After that, we visited few beaches, no people there. Guide is really nice, kayaking is easy! I highly recommend!

Thank Simon R
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We did a great hiking trip to a small fishing village and slept there 2 nights. Everything was perfectly organized and the wonderful nature made this an unforgettable trip. Thanks Michael!

Thank Toon V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice and beautiful trip with Michael. Perfect for discover islands in group. Kayaking is possible even with the wind !!!

Thank Sylvain J
San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Michael was wonderful in helping us set up a self-guided trip. We rented the tandem kayak through him. He also help us plan the route and obtain reservations at Happy Hammock Hostel and a campground. He provided maps and lots of supporting information for our trip. We also stayed before and after our trip in one of the rooms at... More 

Thank aig2
Troy, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

As a solo (female) traveler I was really happy to join Paraty Explorer for some company and to make sure not to get lost or in trouble. I joined the Mamangua Sugarloaf peak hike and a half day of kayaking. Michael and Rodrigo were great company, took good care of me and it was really nice to be able to... More 

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