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  • Paraty: Jungle Waterfall and Cachaça Distillery Jeep Tour

    1. Paraty: Jungle Waterfall and Cachaça Distillery Jeep Tour

    The tour departs from Paraty and heads out towards the vibrant Serra da Bocaina National Park, a vast area of protected Atlantic rainforest. Arrive at the park and hike through the tropical forest until you reach the stunning Pedra Branca waterfall, one of the most beautiful in the region. Take advantage of the breathtaking location and snap unforgettable photos for your holiday album. Continue through the forest and learn about the rich biodiversity of the park, watching out for native species of bird along the way. With your guide, discover the park’s unique flora and fauna including the Jequitibá, one of the largest trees in the region. Afterwards travel to the village of Penha to visit the nearby Tobogã waterfall, where locals and tourists practice surfing on the rock. Admire this one-of-a-kind location as well as the natural pools of Poço do Tarzan and cool off from the humid weath...

  • Paraty Bay: Boat Tour Experience with Snorkel

    2. Paraty Bay: Boat Tour Experience with Snorkel

    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 back-up 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 at Praia Vermelha, Ilha Comprida, Praia da Lula, Lagoa Azul. These spots are 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: Sono Beach Half-day Tour

    3. Paraty: Sono Beach Half-day Tour

    Discover one of the most unspoiled beaches in the Paraty area on this 6-hour tour to Sono Beach. Hike through preserved Atlantic forest, and enjoy free time on the beach to swim and relax. Begin your day by meeting your guide at the meeting point, then take a short walk up to the bus station. From there, hop on a regular public bus from Paraty to the village of Laranjeiras, a 28-kilometer (17-mile) journey that takes about 40 minutes. Upon arrival, take the trail to Sono Beach, which takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Observe bird species in the Atlantic forest and delight in incredible panoramic views of the beach from the viewpoints found along the trail. Find a typical fishing village as you arrive at Sono Beach. See a waterfront shaded by native almond trees beside the houses and fishing boats of the locals, known as caiçaras, that live there. Now it's time to relax in a ...

  • Paraty: Discovery Scuba Diving Experience for Beginners

    4. 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.

  • Paraty: 3-Hour Rainforest Horseback Ride & Waterfall Tour

    5. Paraty: 3-Hour Rainforest Horseback Ride & Waterfall Tour

    Transfer from the meeting point in Paraty to the neighborhood of Corisco, 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, waterfalls, 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: Fast Boat Expedition to Saco do Mamangua

    6. 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.

  • Rio de Janeiro: Shuttle Transfer to Paraty

    7. Rio de Janeiro: Shuttle Transfer to Paraty

    Enjoy a safe, comfortable, and convenient shared transfer to your accommodation in Paraty from Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (otherwise known as Galeão), Santos Dumont Airport, or from hotels in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro. Choose 1-way in either or both directions according to your needs. Book your shared transfer in advance and arrive safely at Paraty without the inconvenience of the public transport network or the expense of a last-minute taxi ride. Relax in the safety and comfort of a licensed, air-conditioned vehicle driven by a professional driver. From Rio Airports to Paraty, the service runs 365 days a year and the departures are available from 8 AM-9 PM. Your driver will be holding a sign with your name on it at the meeting point in the international arrivals hall. From Rio South Zone Hotels to Paraty, the service runs 365 days a year and the departures are ...

  • Paraty: Idyllic Islands Private Speedboat Tour

    8. Paraty: Idyllic Islands Private Speedboat Tour

    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.

    Everything was perfect, the guide took us to nice places and we had time to dive and had a good lunch

  • Paraty: Capoeira Class and Cultural Workshop

    9. Paraty: Capoeira Class and Cultural Workshop

    Expand your knowledge about Capoeira, which is an Afro-Brazilian expression that has been developed since colonial times as a form of cultural resistance through dance, music, rhythm, and tradition.  Learn about the history before using your body and start with the basic movements and reactions of escape and attack within the capoeira stance Ginga, always following the rhythm of the music.  The ritualistic roots that have persisted in Afro-Brazilian culture make Capoeira look like a dance. Ancient rhythms and instruments play while participants sing, creating Axé, the sacred energy that makes it all happen.  Immerse yourself in the rhythms played with traditional instruments and learn some basic phrases in Portuguese. Learn to understand that Capoeira is a game about a mutual connection where 2 participants challenge each other for fun and not for competition.  At the same time, the ...

  • Paraty: Half-Day Bike Rental

    10. Paraty: Half-Day Bike Rental

    Explore Paraty with ease with a half-day bike rental. In addition to enjoying the stunning scenery of the city, take a breath of fresh air while participating in a relaxing outdoor activity. This tour entitles you to 3 hours with the bike, and includes a map, helmet, and padlock. To get the most out of the city, there are several recommended itineraries. Jet between trails, waterfalls, and famous cachaça distilleries in the middle of stunning nature. Head to the Morro do Defensor Fotress, a remarkable fortification that rises over the sea, perched on a hill. Criss-cross through the historic city center, with its beautiful colonial architecture and charming shops. Explore the vast beaches around the city, with great bike paths and many kiosks for a break as you bike along the Atlantic.

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What people are saying about Paraty

Very efficient and helpful communication with GetYourGuide and local providers! Very punctual and comfortable transfer to the accommodation!

Everything was perfect, the guide took us to nice places and we had time to dive and had a good lunch

Very professional and a very fun trip with beautiful nature and beaches

it was ok BUT too long time at The lunch. 90min too long!!!