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Kayak Crossing in Paraty X Mamanguá

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Kayak Crossing in Paraty X Mamanguá

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Highlights of the Kayak Crossing Paraty x Mamanguá 03 days

✔️Classic row on the most beautiful coast of Brazil.

✔️The panoramic view from the peak of Pão de Açucar do Mamanguá.

✔️Beautiful beaches, stunning mangroves and waterfalls hidden off the beaten ground.

✔️The magical mangrove of Rio Grande do Mamanguá.

✔️The Caiçara do Mamanguá Culture – everyday life, gastronomy and handicrafts.

✔️ Chalets “Pé na sand” at Mamanguá Beach.

✔️ Ocean kayaks (single and double, with rudder).

✔️Local and experienced Trip Leaders trained by the ACA (American Canoe Association)


📃 Description and information of the Kayak Crossing Paraty x Mamanguá

On this kayak expedition you will get to know Saco do Mamanguá – a classic paddle of Brazilian canoeing. And because it is in protected waters, this crossing is suitable for both inexperienced rowers and experienced rowers. During the 03 days we will experience an incredible mixture of beautiful beaches, tropical islands and Caiçara culture.

Leaving behind the houses and centuries-old churches of the historic center, on the first day we will follow the coast and discover beauties that we often do not see by boat. Bromeliads, trees with their branches touching the sea water, hidden coves and beaches, fish jumping and flying, birds diving and swimming and all without engine noise or smoke.

Arriving at the entrance to Saco do Mamanguá, we understand why we paddled there, the film set and it really was. Chosen as the setting for the film Twilight, only without vampires or wolves, but lots of fish, dolphins, birds, crabs and shrimp.

We spent the night in an inn in front of the beach, after having dinner under the starry sky. After a long day in the kayak you are sure to enjoy the simple pleasures – taking sea salt in a hot shower and stretching your body in a real bed!

We took the second day to discover the incredible charms of Saco do Mamanguá, supposedly the only tropical fjord in the world! We will climb the peak of the Sugarloaf Mountain of Mamanguá with its beautiful panoramic view of the region. And in the afternoon we will row the mangrove of Rio Grande and visit the waterfall. Nothing better than cooling off in a waterfall after a day of adventure!

On the third day we return to Paraty, stopping on the way to visit other beaches and islands. Maybe we can even see the famous Golden Lion Mico on Ilha do Mantimento.

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  • Departure Time
    Time to be agreed
  • What to wear
    Light clothes, hat / cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, raincoat, extra clothes for sleeping. we supply watertight bags

DIA 01 - Paraty x Saco da Velha x Mamanguá

Leaving Paraty in ocean kayaks.


Stopping at less visited spots like Forte da Tapera.


And the beautiful beach of Jurumirim.


Paddling the beautiful Costa Verde. On the Costa Verde each end brings a new surprise - a beach, an island or an unforgettable view.


Arriving at the entrance to Saco do Mamanguá.


Praia do Cruzeiro where we slept 2 nights

DAY 02 - Pico e Manguezal  
Mamangua Sugar Loaf
Mangrove of Rio Grande

DAY 03

Mamangua x Paraty

Mamanguá Beaches

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03 days duration subject to changes due to time. Day 01: Paraty x Mamanguá, Day 02: Mamanguá Day 03 Mamanguá x Paraty

Difficulty level: Medio. Remamos aproximadamente 4-6 horas por dia em aguas protegidas
  Included: 02 noites de hospedagem em Pousada com café da manhã, 02 jantares, 03 almoços (estilo lanche), todo equipamento de caiaque, Guia de Turismo Credenciado com experiência em canoagem oceânica.
Not included: Drinks and personal expenses.
Group size: Minimum of 2 people; Maximum 12 people
Minimum age: 18 years or older.
Accommodation: Inn. Bed Linen and Towels included. Electric showers, sockets for charging electrical appliances. Wi-Fi.
Equipments: We supply all kayak equipment - individual ocean kayak or double ocean kayak (86cm x 47cm cockpits), paddles (imported), vests (mandatory use), skirts, waterproof bags (2 x 30l per person).
Discount for those who bring their own kayak.

What to take:

Water - Minimum 1.5L per day, Sunscreen, Hat or cap, Sunglasses, Swimwear; Dry clothes and towel (sarong); Nécessaire (soap, shampoo); flashlight (better headlamp); repellent; evening clothes (long pants and long sleeves recommended); raincoat or coat; flip flops; track shoes or shoes; blouse / sweatshirt; Cash.

Accredited tour guide specialized in kayaking: With safety and rescue training from the ACA (American Canoe Association).
Script: Sujeito as alterações para garantir a diversão e segurança dos participantes. O roteiro vai depender do tempo (principalmente o vento), condições do mar (maré, ondulação, correntezas), e a disposição dos participantes.
Postponement and Cancellation Policy: In case of bad weather you can switch to another tour, postpone or cancel.
Covid-19: We follow security protocols.

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