After pick up at Manaus hotels, passengers proceed to the Port of Manaus to board a speedboat.  Navigating up the Negro River towards the floating platform, you will cross the Jornalista Phelippe Daou Bridge, better known as Rio Negro Bridge.  Arriving at the floating platform, it will be possible to observe these docile porpoises being fed by a native.

The trip continues to the indigenous community where the Indians from the upper Negro River and different ethnic groups come together to share their dances and culture.  As guests of honor, you are invited to participate in a presentation ritual accompanied by much joy and dance.  After that brief moment, time will be available for photographs and purchases of local crafts.  Enjoy the peace and energy to interact with the natives.

Following this incredible experience and cultural exchange, passengers return to the port to disembark and head for the vehicle that will take you back to your hotel.

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Ages 11+):
$54.99
Child Rate
(Ages 4-10):
$40.99
Child - Free
(Ages 3 and Under):
$0.00

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Tour / Activity Details

6 hours
7:30 am on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
(Time is approximate for hotel pickups; exact tour departure time will be specified upon reservation reconfirmation.)

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Tour includes hotel pickup.  Passports required to participate.  Rates are per person in US Dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

COVID-19 Protocols Updates

Currently, all travelers arriving in Brazil by air must provide all of the following documentation:

  • A negative Covid-19 Antigen test within 24 hours of flight departure OR a negative Covid-19 Laboratory RT-PCR test within 72 hours of flight.
  • Proof of vaccination for applicable ages - either printed or electronic - of immunization approved by ANVISA, WHO or health authorities in the country where immunized - whose last dose has occurred at least 14 days before the flight departure. Some exeptions apply for specific circumstances and anyone declared exempt must quarantine for 14 days.
  • Must present to airline before boarding printed or electronic proof of filling out the "Travelers Health Declaration" within a maximum of 24 hours before the flight.
  • Currently there is no personal interaction between guests and porpoises due to the pandemic.

 

Important

Porpoises are sensitive animals and aiming at the safety of visitors and the welfare of the animals, some care is necessary:

  • Do not try to touch or feed the porpises.
  • Do not scream.
  • The tour operates regardless of weather conditions but schedules may change due to a number of reasons.
  • In the period of ebb, there is a phenomenon in the rivers called Piracema (fish migratory movement) which influences, in some cases, the porpoises to change migratory patterns, resulting in no possibility of interacting with the animals; something that can only be determined on the spot on the day of the tour.

 

Tour Highlights

  • Safe and comfortable boat ride
  • Opportunity to observe the porpoises
  • Contemplate the nature and culture of the natives
  • Participate in an indigenous cultural dance presentation ritual
  • Local crafts available for purchase

 

Included

  • Roundtrip transportation from most Manaus hotels
  • Professional bilingual tour guide (English/Portuguese)
  • Speed Boat Boarding fee and visitation fee

 

Not Included

  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses

 

What to Bring/Wear

  • Comfortable flat-soled shoes
  • Light clothes
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Cash in local currency for bar drinks or souvenirs

 

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Tour includes Manaus hotel pickup.  Rates are per person in US Dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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