Intimate, Action-Packed Cruising in Brazil's Remote Amazon
The Jacaré-Tinga combines adventure, ecology and comfort. With special authorization to operate in some of the most remote parts of the Brazilian Amazon.
With a well-trained and very experienced crew, she is able to undertake thrilling itineraries of up to ten days, that offer incredible scenery, wonderful wildlife-spotting opportunities, and constant adventure activities.
The Jacaré-Tinga - which means Spectacled Caiman in Portuguese - has been inspired by the traditional charm of caboclo culture - the European-Indian racial mix that has arisen along the Amazon, and developed a distinct set of customs and practices. So the boat draws on their boat-building tradition, the cuisine is rich in local ingredients and influence, and the itinerary visits and supports Amazon riverside communities.
The three-cabin boat is rustic and cosy, with room for only eight passengers, but still boasts all modern amenities. So, all cabins are air-conditioned and with private facilities; and there are three inviting public areas for relaxation and socialising ... and meal times!
And if you wish to include a dose of adventure amongst all the beautiful scenery and wildlife, then the Jacaré-Tinga can offer tree climbing, jungle hikes, parasailing, inflatable tubes and piranha fishing.
Please note that the Jacaré-Tinga is the sister ship of the larger Jacaré-Açu. When a departure has more than eight passengers, the Jacaré-Açu is used.
Please note that a pre-arranged visa is required by holders of US, Canadian and Australian passports, in order to enter Brazil. Contact us for more details.