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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

Try something different in Paraty!

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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Awesome Day trip

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... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dublin, Ohio
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Dublin, Ohio
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 of humor. We were a little nervous at first because we were poor swimmers nor... More 

Thank rjkattu
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 awesome views. Really good itinarary meant about 14km paddling in total but it was pretty... More 

Thank Stuart W
2 reviews
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 friendly, entertaining, professional, and all in all added to the excellent experience. Our trip started... More 

Thank Nicholas S
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 reviews
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 before, and I think Michael's expert knowledge about the area supplemented the trip in ways... More 

Thank Boimah
Cairo, Egypt
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were a party of 11 on a 2-day kayaking trip. The weather was unseasonably wet, but that didn't stop our guides from preparing an amazing trip for us. The boats and gear were in very good shape, and the guides patiently customized our equipment for our own use. The pacing was excellent (we had an eclectic group of ages... More 

Thank RaeRee
1 review
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We did an overnight trip. These guys are SUPER professional, well prepared, and worked hard to make a rainy and wet weekend an enjoyable experience. South America is not known for quality customer service, but these guys are awesome. They made all the details run smoothly AND were easy to talk with- we enjoyed their company too. We would travel... More 

Thank Jamie C
MichaelParaty, Guide at Paraty Explorer, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed the trip, Jamie. Weather wasnt exactly what we had all been hoping for! But kayaking is still the best wet weather activity in Paraty, haha. Hope to see you and Elizabeth down this way again sometime. All the best, Michael More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Michael and Rodrigo, both excellent and knowledgeable guides took us on a tour to Ze's Eco-Farm further away in the jungle around Paraty. The strenuous, yet pleasant hike to, and the very informative and eye-opening tour on, Ze's farm were amongst the most rewarding and interesting of our three week journey through different countries. If ever I go to Paraty... More 

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MichaelParaty, Guide at Paraty Explorer, responded to this review

Many thanks for the feedback, Kris. Great to hear you enjoyed the trip to Ze´s eco-farm. This is the most fascinating and informative tour available in Paraty and unmissable for people interested in rainforest preservation, sustainability and alternative lifestyles. Hope to see you again here sometime! all the best, Michael More 

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 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
Reviewed 2 September 2016

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
Reviewed 1 September 2016 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 

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