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Amazon River

33707, Brazil
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Ranked #851 of 9,821 Attractions in Brazil
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Viewing foliage
Owner description: The world’s largest river is filled with mystery and adventure: churning rapids, giant waterlilies large enough to fit a child, alligator-like... more » Owner description: The world’s largest river is filled with mystery and adventure: churning rapids, giant waterlilies large enough to fit a child, alligator-like caimans, narrow tributaries that stretch for miles through the dense rainforest and an incredible variety of wildlife. « less
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Round Rock, Texas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

August 16-23, 2014 We just returned from our 7-day cruise on the Aqua and it was one of our most favorite cruises ever. The service is outstanding! We went during the "low" season and yes you cannot get to many of the places that are available in the "high" water season. I was asked at our orientation if there were... More

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Altona, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Absolutely fantiastic - rustic, but beautiful lodge. Enjoyed every minute of our 3 night/4 day stay. The time spent on the river was so relaxing. Guide Hildo was so knowlegable, pleasant and made sure we saw wildlife. Saw pink dolphins, monkeys, caimans, farm, boa constricor, etc etc. Food at lodge was good. Staff is so reliable - picked us up... More

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Oslo, Norway
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12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Oct 2012: This was part of a 18 day tour organised by Kuoni UK. The review concerns "Amazon Clipper Cruises and Wolf as guide" only. We had a 5 night stay on the "Traditional" boat (smaller than the 'Premium' with 8 rooms with bunk beds) in total taking 16 passengers. It turned out to be a very enjoyable 5 days... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

My family took a four-day boat tour of the Amazon in/near Manaus through Maia Expeditions and we had the most wonderful vacation of a lifetime. Our booking contact was Miles and we were met at the airport in Manaus in the evening by Daniel and taken to our hotel rooms at the Holiday Inn. In the morning, we were met... More

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Bacau, Romania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I was comming by plane from Iguazu to Manaus,then I was picked up by the hotel boat .The hotel I stayed was AriauTower,few hours from Manaus. The place is absolutely spectacular,houses in the trees,free Ara everywhere, capucin and squirrel monkeys at my window (one have stollen my lighter),even a slow ,caimans few meters from me.... The place was used by... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

Just completed a tour on the clipper. Our guides Christoff and Wolf were exceptional sharing their knowledge and answering all questions! The staff was warm and friendly taking good care if us guests, and the good was excellent . Wish it would have lasted longer, would highly recommend this tour to anyone seeking a safe, once in a lifetime adventure!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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40 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Literally a once in a lifetime trip. Interesting once but would never repeat....basically a big long river with little else to recommend it except the outstanding trip to Devil's Island on the way back.

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Denver, Colorado
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We took the Amazon Cruise on Princess in Dec., 2012-13. I don't have much to say about it other than it was excruciatingly boring. One tends to think of the Amazon as thick jungle and all sorts of exotic animals. We didn't see ONE. The thick jungle, much of the time, is pasture land for grazing animals with small shacks... More

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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

In November I took a cruise with HAL that included cruising up the Amazon River to Manaus and back to Ft Lauderdale. It was indeed a trip of a lifetime! Visiting the small villages along the way was by far the most interesting part of the trip for me; Manaus is such a big city, that it seemed no different... More

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Me and my husband just came back from beautiful, grand and hot country Brasil, where spent two weeks. Our shedule was very „tight“ – a lot of domestic flights, less sleep, but a lot of best impressions. During two weeks we visited Iguazu Falls, took three days boat trip to Amazone, relaxed in beautiful beach resort Pipa, enjoyed historic sites... More

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