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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
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Avenida Jabaquara | 777b, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
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+55 24 99952-4496
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Roman P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank awolodim
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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.

Thank Rodrigo V
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

It was great to spend the day with rodrigo. Grat knoledge of the area, fauna and flora, and the region's history. Highly recommend !

Thank Alexandre D
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely incredible experience! Would recommend to anyone, the views, the walks, the food, swimming in waterfalls, the villages we stayed in were all just incredible. Amazing guides - Rodrigo, See and Gabriel were hilarious, so much fun. Loved it, most amazing, different experience, just something...More

Thank Henry C
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Our guide was very knowledgable, helpful and truly made this an adventure to remember, also native English speaker. I HIGHLY recommend you make time for this while in Paraty. The views were breathtaking and it did not at all feel like a tourist trap. I...More

Thank Travis T
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Wonderful kayaking trip with Paraty Explorer - beautiful, beautiful scenery, very calm and safe waters, gorgeous beaches and a trip through the mangroves. The blues of the water and mountains and sky are indescribable. Michael is incredibly helpful and accommodating and a fountain of knowledge...More

Thank injun
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This was the best part of my visit to Paraty. I went on two separate hikes and one kayak trip with three separate guides from Michael's team. All three guides were brilliant: they had that genuine love of the outdoors which was infectious. I would...More

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Marium100
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
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