The Manatee Amazon Explorer is a unique way to explore the Amazon basin and the beauty of the surrounding wildlife and nature. Visit two of the famous protected areas of eastern Ecuador, the Yasuní National Park and the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve. Come and enjoy a unique journey along the lush upper Napo River, one of the tributaries of the great Amazon River. Come to explore one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems with its fascinating wildlife and stunning scenery. Come to experience the roar of howler monkeys, meet indigenous rainforest people and much more…

On board, you can expect a comfortable and enjoyable stay. The Manatee Amazon Explorer can sleep up to 30 passengers in the cosy cabins which are located on the upper deck and also, the sun deck. On the sun deck you will also find a bar, lounge area and exterior dining area and on the upper deck, the main dining area. In the conference room, there is a satellite television and also, access to the internet.


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