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Adventure in the Heart of the Amazon by Private Riverboat

Program No. 21982RJ
Discover the wonder of the Amazon on board a private riverboat and learn about rich biodiversity, intricate rivers, sustainable farming and a jungle metropolis alongside local experts.

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DATES & PRICES

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A cabin with a window or porthole to view the outside.
Oct 1 - Oct 11, 2024
Ship Outside 4,799
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Oct 8 - Oct 18, 2024
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Oct 15 - Oct 25, 2024
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Nov 5 - Nov 15, 2024
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Nov 12 - Nov 22, 2024
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Dec 3 - Dec 13, 2024
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Dec 10 - Dec 20, 2024
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Jan 7 - Jan 17, 2025
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Jan 14 - Jan 24, 2025
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Jan 21 - Jan 31, 2025
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Jan 28 - Feb 7, 2025
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Feb 4 - Feb 14, 2025
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Feb 11 - Feb 21, 2025
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Feb 18 - Feb 28, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Feb 25 - Mar 7, 2025
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Mar 4 - Mar 14, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Mar 18 - Mar 28, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Apr 8 - Apr 18, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Apr 22 - May 2, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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May 6 - May 16, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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May 13 - May 23, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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May 27 - Jun 6, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Jun 10 - Jun 20, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Jun 24 - Jul 4, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Sep 2 - Sep 12, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Sep 16 - Sep 26, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Oct 7 - Oct 17, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Oct 21 - Oct 31, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Oct 28 - Nov 7, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Nov 11 - Nov 21, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Dec 2 - Dec 12, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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Full Inventory
Dec 9 - Dec 19, 2025
Ship Outside 4,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

DATES & PRICES

Ship Outside
A cabin with a window or porthole to view the outside.
Oct 1 - Oct 11, 2024
Ship Outside 5,799
Special Offer

We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

Oct 8 - Oct 18, 2024
Ship Outside 5,799
Special Offer

We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

Oct 15 - Oct 25, 2024
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

Nov 5 - Nov 15, 2024
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

Nov 12 - Nov 22, 2024
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

Dec 3 - Dec 13, 2024
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

Dec 10 - Dec 20, 2024
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

Jan 7 - Jan 17, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

Jan 14 - Jan 24, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

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Jan 21 - Jan 31, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

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Jan 28 - Feb 7, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

Feb 4 - Feb 14, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

Feb 11 - Feb 21, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

Feb 18 - Feb 28, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

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Feb 25 - Mar 7, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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Mar 4 - Mar 14, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

Mar 18 - Mar 28, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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We are pleased to offer this program with air included! Participation includes flights to and from the MIA airport. Road Scholar can assist with additional arrangements from your preferred airport, just ask for Custom Arrangements.

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Apr 8 - Apr 18, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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Apr 22 - May 2, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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May 6 - May 16, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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May 13 - May 23, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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May 27 - Jun 6, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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Jun 10 - Jun 20, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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Jun 24 - Jul 4, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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Sep 2 - Sep 12, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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Sep 16 - Sep 26, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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Oct 7 - Oct 17, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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Oct 21 - Oct 31, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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Oct 28 - Nov 7, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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Nov 11 - Nov 21, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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Dec 2 - Dec 12, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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Full Inventory
Dec 9 - Dec 19, 2025
Ship Outside 5,799
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At a Glance

Discover the very heart of the Amazon — the biggest, most biodiverse rainforest on Earth — on this private riverboat adventure. Led by naturalists, walk the jungle to find giant trees and exotic plants. Take morning canoe excursions to search for tropical birds as the forest wakes up. After dark, use the boat’s spotlights to see nocturnal jungle-dwellers like caimans. Encounter pink dolphins and even fish for piranhas.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking up to one mile over uneven, potentially slippery terrain in tropical conditions; some unavoidable stairs. Climbing in and out of the riverboat's flat-bottomed, large, 16 passenger motor canoes.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Navigate the Amazon, the dark-watered Rio Negro and narrow tributaries on an exclusively chartered riverboat.
  • Join naturalists for jungle walks and canoe excursions in search of incredible wildlife like toucans, hoatzins, caimans and pink dolphins.
  • Explore Manaus and its iconic Amazon Theatre opera house, an isolated metropolis in the heart of the jungle once made rich by the rubber boom.
Featured Expert
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Wolfhard Wink
Wolfhard “Wolf” Wink was born in Germany. After he studied public relations, he worked for 19 years in social insurance. However, nature has been his passion since the age of 6. In pursuit of his dream, Wolf moved to Manaus in 2007 and has been working ever since as a naturalist expert in the Amazon. Wolf is married with two children, Sebastian and Julia. Wolf has been leading Road Scholar river expeditions in the Amazon area since 2016.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Wolfhard Wink View biography
Wolfhard “Wolf” Wink was born in Germany. After he studied public relations, he worked for 19 years in social insurance. However, nature has been his passion since the age of 6. In pursuit of his dream, Wolf moved to Manaus in 2007 and has been working ever since as a naturalist expert in the Amazon. Wolf is married with two children, Sebastian and Julia. Wolf has been leading Road Scholar river expeditions in the Amazon area since 2016.
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Aldinei Cruz View biography
Aldinei “Al” Cruz is a certified professional travel expert in Manaus, Brazil with more than 25 years of experience exploring and leading through the Amazon. Aldinei keeps discovering new things and his passion for sharing makes the learning adventure a very rich experience. In addition to his certification as a naturalist guide, he is certified in First Aid by Brazilian Red Cross. He has been leading our river cruise expedition for the last 5 years.
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