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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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All reviews sea kayaking kayak tour these guys fantastic morning eco farm dry bags an english speaking guide different perspective highly recommend this trip fishing village clams beautiful scenery day trip perfect combination small group took pictures deserted beach
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 11 October 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 11 October 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

Reviewed 25 September 2018

We had an amazing day out on the sea kayaks. About 9km in 5 hrs including two empty beaches, coconuts fresh from the tree, along the forested coastline and through a mangrove. Jumping fish, diving birds and bright red mangrove crabs. Felt very safe due...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AoifeK_Irl
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We are a family with 4 children and had a fab day kayaking around Paraty. Michael was a great guide and a fountain of local knowledge. Look no further.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roman P
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We took a guided tour of Paraty in the evening with the good and very kind Michael. He led us around the village giving us nice explanations on architecture and much more. We highly recommend a Paraty tour with him.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank awolodim
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Kayaking: trip was excellent. Kayaks in great condition, good paddling instructions, nice choice of the route and stopping points, esp. the short paddle through the mangroves. Really enjoyed the conversation and perspective that Michael brings to the local area and Brazil in general... not to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Mike will answer your messages promptly, which makes reservations, stress free and simple. Even if you travel solo they can accommodate you with a pair, who can be very interesting to talk and interact with during the 4 to 5 hours paddling. For people who...More

Thank Fernando M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Thank you Paraty Explorer for this amazing experience. This paddle through the bay of Paraty was the best part of my trip. Wonderful place, beautiful beaches and islands, calm waters and the nice company of Michael.

Date of experience: August 2018
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11 September 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