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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 10 August 2017

This was a lovely day that made a welcome change after a number of days on the road and on the beach . I had sent an email the evening before and all was set within hours. We started off with our private kayak guide...More

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MichaelParaty, Owner at Paraty Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you for the review! It was a pleasure having you both on our tour. This combination of kayaking in the bay and touring the waterfalls in the rainforest by jeep is a great way to fit in as much as possible in one day!...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Fantastic SUP surf tour with Rodrigo. Extremely knowledgeable & nice guy. The beach was incredible..... We paddled out fishing village to a secluded break. The Atlantic jungle came right down to the beach. Decent waves sufficient for 10-15 second rides. Reasonable rental boards and paddles...More

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MichaelParaty, Owner at Paraty Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you, Josh! Great to hear you enjoyed your day out with Rodrigo. In addition to SUP surf we also offer flatwater SUP paddling which is suitable for people trying SUP for the first time. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Brazil!

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Great. Everything was well prepared. Excellent guide. Even our fly was 1 day delayed, Paraty Explorer changed for us operatively the schedule. When we decided at 9PM to have a next day morning a Walking tour of the old town, it was arranged and the...More

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MichaelParaty, Owner at Paraty Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hi Mnichovice, Thank you for your review and for choosing to do the overnight Jungle & Beach trip with Paraty Explorer. We are really pleased we could make the last minute changes to the itinerary as a result of your flight delay. This trip is...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

This tour was absolutely amazing. I can't begin to express how attentive and helpful the staff were. We got to paraty at 10pm on Sunday and emailed paraty explorers hoping to organise a tour for the next day (we were being very wishful). To our...More

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MichaelParaty, Owner at Paraty Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Hi Footech231, thank you for the amazing review! We were really pleased we were able to set the kayaking and hiking trips up for you at such short notice. And the fact that you had such a great time made it all worthwhile. Rodrigo showed...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Our tour started with Kayaking from Jabaquara beach. Our own guide, Rodrigo met us on the beach and taught us how to Kayak, with all the water we could drink and snacks! Our kayak tour of the ocean waa absolutely stunning and we saw wild...More

Thank Mathew K
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The day started with a fantastic kayak tour setting off from Jabaquara beach. Rodrigo, our tour guide was informative, laid back and always willing to help us out with our terrible steering! The tour led us through beautiful mangrove and a secluded beach where we...More

Thank Sanjay K
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We are a family of three with a teenage daughter and did a half day sea kayaking trip with Paraty Explorer, we absolutely loved it. Michael was very prompt in replying to our emails and whatsapp messages. He is very knowledgeable with a great sense...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We were looking for a different way to see the bay and islands that didn't mean being crammed on a schooner with lots of other people or having to do a booze cruise. The half day kayaking tour was perfect. Great guides, chilled pace, and...More

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MichaelParaty, Owner at Paraty Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Hi Stuart, thank you for your review. It was a real pleasure paddling with you on the bay of Paraty. As you say, this is a great alternative to a schooner boat trip - fun and active and suitable for inexperienced paddlers. Hope you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

I love kayaking (despite only partaking in the activity quite seldom). And kayaking off the cost of Paraty, in the sea, surrounded by the tropical green-covered mountains, the warm, light-blue ocean, and the white sand beaches - absolutely amazing. Our guide was brilliant. He was...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2016

I really enjoyed experiencing a new activity in sea kayaking. Besides having a new physical activity to try out, I also very much enjoyed the new cultural aspects of an area that I thought I had known very well. I have visited Paraty several times...More

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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