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Address: Rio Negro, Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil
Phone Number: 09221234350

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Yes, it's a floating gas station and mini-mart

As part of a river tour, we stopped at the floating gas station to give people a chance to buy snacks, water, beer and whatever else. Nice bit of local color.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has the old charm. I was here many years ago and things have changed quite a bit. The floatíng dock is still used by little boats and littel companies, depending on the water level you might get wet feet.

Thank mopetersen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of a river tour, we stopped at the floating gas station to give people a chance to buy snacks, water, beer and whatever else. Nice bit of local color.

Thank MARTINKalfatovic
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another riverine oddity ! u can get fuel, phone , exchange money , pay your bills and buy your grocery in the middle of the river!

Thank Aristotelis K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Our guide Milton stopped the boat at a floating dock to get gas in Manaus, and I must say it's an interesting experience to say the least! To see other boats line up to get gas and watch workers get on the boat to pump the gas is a world unique to the concrete jungle (somewhat larger city) I live... More 

Thank Tigerman777
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

It's a dock that floats and there are boats hooked up to it. The dock can rise and fall considerably based on the river's flow, but a 5 minute look and that's it.

Thank mamava
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163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Never seen something like this before so that alone makes it special. I really like the way it is maintained.

Thank Muriël G
St. Petersburg, Florida
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1,480 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

The floating dock is an interesting site, given that the Amazon rises 30 or more feet during rainy season.

Thank Les L
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

We were docked along side all of the trucks unloading and boats being loaded for their trip up the Amazon. The workday started around 7AM and continued way into the night time hours with truck after truck carrying everything imaginable to be loaded on the small river boats. The men working on the dicks had a very hard day of... More 

Thank texaswillie
Manaus, AM
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

I loved the way the port administration takes care of it now. I remember 10 year ago it was mentioned by Lonely Planet how it was dangerous and dirt , but with the time it going better Now it is jungle a wonderful place..

1 Thank amazongerotou
Broadview Heights, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013

I spent two days at floating dock on a Holland American Cruise Ship, Maasdam. There is no doubt that this is dark side of Manaus. Apparently there are some very nice areas far from the docks. I did not see them. The dock area is congested, dirty, and smelly. But it was a real slice of life and interesting. I... More 

1 Thank DavidKeltner

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