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Escuna Banzay

| Cais de Turismo de Paraty, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 27930-000, Brazil
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Perfect day

We had a perfect day on the boat with our 2 year old daughter. Plenty of time to swim and snorkel... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Randy v
via mobile
Very good company/Excelente operadora

We took a 5h tour of the islands and beaches of Paraty with George and his crew Banzay. The tour... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Pancho_and_Pancha
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Montreal, Canada
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Exclusivity : We are the only regular schooner in Paraty travelling every day to Saco do Mamangua! Unforgettable moments on the most beautiful islands of the Bay of Paraty - this is what we offer in Schooner Banzay! We conduct daily tours with comfort and safety. And there's even a special service made ​​personally by the owner Jorge Koyama! Our accommodations are spacious and new, with a separated deck , male and female toilets, bar and restaurant, and it has 160 passenger capacity . And on deck , we have mattresses , tables and chairs ensuring your comfort! Masks, fins and snorkels for rental guarantee fun for your family!
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Cais de Turismo de Paraty, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 27930-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We had a perfect day on the boat with our 2 year old daughter. Plenty of time to swim and snorkel and watching the gorgeous surroundings. They serve pretty good food and ice cold drinks. Also there was live music onboard. A so called perfect...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

We took a 5h tour of the islands and beaches of Paraty with George and his crew Banzay. The tour is very comfortable even though they take a lot of people (145). They are well organised and go the extra length to make your tour...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

I actually did not take this tour. After being there and taking three different tours, I realised that this is the most convenient, as it goes to the same isles and beaches of the other companies plus the most beautiful, Saco de Mamanguá. If you...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

I would echo other reviewers comments in that this was a great little excursion. Good boat, great staff, nice vibe and wonderful views of the beautiful coastline. That said it would have been immeasurably better for us if they made some of the announcements regarding...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2015

This tour came recommended by our Pousada, and I would definitely recommend. The boat was clean and well kept, the crew was highly attentive and very friendly. Of course it didn't hurt that the surroundings were gorgeous. We stopped at 4 locations, a couple small...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2015

R$50/person. Of course they charge an arm and a leg for snorkel gear (R$20/person) and food (French Fries=R$28), but the boat is beautiful, the 6 hr tour was relaxing, they do give free coffee and fresh fruit towards the end of the tour and they...More

Thank GringoNRio
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Reviewed 12 December 2014

This boat ride across the Bay was probably the highlight of the honeymoon. Apparently this boat can get crazy crowded during peak season, but we were lucky enough to go in early December with only about 30 other travelers, so we had a great spot...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2014

We traveled with our five kids under eleven. We sat up at the top. We asked for them to add some more shade, but they couldn't change the cover, so we shifted our chairs and table over. They made a few stops and all who...More

4  Thank BigFamilyofTravelers
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