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Paraty Safaris & wildlife activities

Our most recommended Paraty Safaris & wildlife activities

Paraty Bay: Islands & Beaches Boat Tour with Snorkeling

1. Paraty Bay: Islands & Beaches Boat Tour with Snorkeling

Board your vessel and enjoy a pleasant trip around Paraty Bay. Your crew will be waiting to welcome you and make your trip as fun and relaxing as possible. Your boat offers a bar, restaurant service, restrooms, floaties to use at the stops, snorkels, and masks for rental, a motorized backup boat, music aboard, fruit, and complimentary coffee at the end of your journey. Travel through the wonderful bay of Paraty making four stops along the way. You can also enjoy an optional lunch inside the boat.   During this 5-hour tour, you will visit two beaches and two islands, making stops for around 30 to 40 minutes. Enjoy stops ideal for bathing and snorkeling, and you can even have a swim in a natural pool. Join this unforgettable tour for a fun and relaxing day of sea and sun.  

Paraty: Fast Boat Expedition to Saco do Mamangua

2. Paraty: Fast Boat Expedition to Saco do Mamangua

On this tour, explore the region of Mamangua aboard a speedboat, which provides a delightful taste of adventure due to its high speed. The route itself is a spectacle with an unbelievable landscape of extreme natural richness. It is still possible to be lucky and find turtles and dolphins swimming freely. Leaves from the Paraty Pier and make four stops at beautiful beaches where it is possible to explore the beauties of Baia de Paraty and Saco de Mamangua. Get a chance to either swim or snorkel to experience the natural beauty and marine life.

Paraty Bay: Half-Day Mangroves and Beaches Tour by Kayak

3. Paraty Bay: Half-Day Mangroves and Beaches Tour by Kayak

The guide will meet you at Pontal beach where the kayak tour begins. A experienced English speaking guides will give paddling and safety instruction for double kayaks before you set out on the flat waters of the bay. No previous kayaking experience necessary. You will paddle past between islands and stop at beautiful beach for swimming, refreshments and relaxation. On the return to Pontal beach you paddle through the mangrove full of bright red crabs, providing the tide is high enough. This is an active, fun tour for people who want to explore the bay of Paraty.

Paraty: 3-Hour Rainforest Horseback Ride

4. Paraty: 3-Hour Rainforest Horseback Ride

Transfer from the meeting point in Paraty to the neighborhood of Pedras Azuis, where the trail begins. The horses are well cared for and trained for beginner riding tours, ensuring your well-being during the whole experience. You will be with a trained local monitor throughout the entirety of the tour. Gallop by the Serra da Bocaina National Park, established in 1971 and one of the largest protected areas in the Atlantic Forest. The national park boasts varied landscapes and stunning natural attractions, like beaches, natural pools, rivers, peaks, and viewpoints — not to mention the wide variety of flora and fauna. Canter down amazing trails by forests and plains, with stops at waterfalls, for bathing, and at lookouts, where you can take in fantastic vistas over the city and the Paraty Bay. After the tour ends, transfer back to the meeting point in Paraty.

Paraty: Discovery Scuba Diving Experience for Beginners

5. Paraty: Discovery Scuba Diving Experience for Beginners

Paraty is one of Brazil's top dive destinations and is known for its rich marine life and high underwater visibility. Located inside the Ilha Grande Bay, the water in Paraty is calm year round, making it a great place for a beginner dive. Your 40-minute dive will take place only after all the safety information is passed during the boat ride to the site. You will be accompanied by a professional instructor throughout the entirety of your dive. You'll have all the equipment you need to communicate and breathe underwater on your dive between 13-26 feet. Discover the colorful underwater life up close and personally. Each person on the tour will dive individually, so enjoy your downtime on the boat by taking in beautiful views of crystal clear water and the luscious surrounding scenery.

Idyllic Islands Private Speedboat Tour in Paraty

6. Idyllic Islands Private Speedboat Tour in Paraty

Spend a day at sea on a luxury speedboat tour with an experienced captain. Enjoy a private tour to discover the enchanting beaches and islands along the coastline of Paraty Bay, where forested hills meet warm, transparent sea. Explore the stunning landscape and swim in the crystal clear waters on this 5-hour tour.  After meeting at the local partner's office Paraty, board the boat and set sail to discover the area around the bay. With this exclusive tour, you can set the itinerary or follow the recommendations of your captain. The boat offers an icebox so you can bring your own drinks and food onboard, and towels, masks, snorkels, and floats are provided.

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What people are saying about Paraty

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 1 reviews

The actual dive, experience, staff and the friendliness were amazing. The Paraty office staff amazing and helpful! I think the company is excellent. However, two important points for improvement. A) not knowing that Uber is not available here left me panicking and rushing to the Paraty tour office to get help to get to the marina for my dive. Please ensure travellers are informed that there is no Uber in Paraty. The company should give local taxi numbers so they can to get to and from the marina without a worry. B) Also inform us of the name of the boat or company office location at the marina before we get there because I was again worried as I had no name of who I was meeting. A local marina staff lady was my only help and she spoke a little English which helped massively. And thankfully I had the office staff on WhatsApp to get the information from. If I did not have data I would be lost and angry. But not this time.

Great activity to do in the day! The bay of Paraty is incredible, the landscapes are heavenly. Beautiful boat, well equipped and service of drinks and meals on board (not included). The staff was really friendly and caring. A little extra: the guide we had spoke French! In short, a superb day on the boat!

Very nice trip with lots of stops to swim and relax. Friendly crew. Unfortunately only one photographer spoke English. Everything was announced only in portuguese. Foods and drinks available on board, breathtaking landscapes and lovely beaches to be seen. Wonderful!

This tour is such great value for money! The crew was great, very LGBT friendly which was refreshing :-) The landscapes beautiful, the drinks and food tasty. I would definitely recommend and do it again if I could!

We loved the tour, and actually went on the same tour the day after, as we found it to be a great activity in the hot weather, with all needed amenities onboard the ship.