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Manatee Amazon Explorer

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Quito Office: Gaspar de Villarroel 1100 y Av. 6 de Diciembre Edificio Ritz Plaza, Yasuni National Park 17-11-6646, Ecuador
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Manatee river boat NEVER travels on the Amazon River. It only goes on a waterway that leads to the actual Amazon. The food was over all terrible. I have had many meals in South America, but their choice of food was below standard most...More

3  Thank Lindadurham10
Reviewed 8 June 2016

For the average tourist and first timer to Amazonia this is the way to go. Please understand you are not going to the Amazon River, you are going to Amazonia, a province in Ecuador that is part of the Amazon River basin. This part of...More

1  Thank BobH835
Response from Advantagetravel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Manatee Amazon ExplorerResponded 9 June 2016

Dear Bob, Thank you very much for your feedback, we will notify to the crew aboard about your comments of the cruise services. Is great to know that you had a good experience in the Manatee, and the activities met your expectations. We are pleased...More

Reviewed 3 June 2016

A real experience with nature. We booked the Manatee not knowing what to expect, what followed was an experience we will never forget. The ship was Clean and comfortable, the food was an experience into local food, good quality and plentiful. The Crew were brilliant...More

1  Thank AndrewH161
Response from Advantagetravel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Manatee Amazon ExplorerResponded 6 June 2016

Dear Andrew, Thank you very much for your feedback, we will notify to the crew aboard about your comments of the cruise services. The guides really have a sixth sense for animals. When you have respect for nature, It shows its beauty with the fauna...More

Reviewed 2 June 2016

We spent May 6-12 on the Manatee and there were only 3 guests for the week. What a great time. We did everything and more on the weekly schedule. Diego was great. Very patient as my wife could not find the birds and monkeys right...More

2  Thank William F
Response from Advantagetravel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Manatee Amazon ExplorerResponded 6 June 2016

Thank you very much for your feedback, we will notify to the crew aboard about your comments of the cruise services. Is great to know that you and your wife had a good experience in the Manatee, the whole crew works hard to satisfy guest...More

Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Ecuadorian Amazon is true protected rainforest in the Amazon basin. Yasuni National Park and the Quichua people's villages, black water tributaries, it was amazing! We saw 3 species of macaws, 6 species of monkeys, camen, pink river dolphin, parrots and parakeets and dozens of other...More

1  Thank Susan D
Response from Advantagetravel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Manatee Amazon ExplorerResponded 28 April 2016

Thank you very much for your feedback, our guests opinions always help us to improve. Thank you very much for your feedback, we will notify to the crew on board of the Manatee Amazon Explorer about your comment and the cruise services. We are currently...More

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Hello anthonyjames1000, yes, in third deck, the cruise has a open air social area that is possible to smoke
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"Top deck for the view"
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"This is a river boat ! I think the rooms are all pretty much the same."
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