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Amazon Explorers - Private Day tours

249 reviews
#13 of 101 Tours in Manaus
About Amazon Explorers - Private Day tours
It was a fresh start, a very difficult one; especially at a time when tourism in this region was limited to a few fishing trips planned for some directors of Panair do Brasil and a few foreigners who wanted to venture themselves in the Amazon jungle, which was known as GREEN HELL around here. In 1965, the idealist, Manuel Alcy Goes Barros, founded Amazon Explorers, giving his first steps toward the growth of tourism in this region, supported by Bulbol and Trados families, who also had a very futuristic view concerning this issue. Since its foundation, Amazon Explorers has been very proud to offer very nice tours with the same responsibility and lots of joy. Eury Barros, his brother and sister have managed the agency with a lot of responsibility to increase the number of services offered to their customers; services such as: Airline tickets, Domestic and International Tours, Language Courses abroad and the Reception of cruise liners at the local harbor. The name of the agency, Amazon Explorers, was suggested by Richard Brill, an American who fell in love with our region. And it is this spirit of affection which is required to explore the Amazon consciously in order to preserve its environment and to promote a better relationship between man and nature. This is how AMAZON EXPLORERS sees the future in tourism.
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

This tour is fabulous! They picked us up at our hotel, drove us to the meeting place where we met up with the rest of our tour group, and off we went! They pack so much fun into one day, yet we never felt rushed....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

We were a group of 8 people and we were really lucky to have Enil as our guide and Helder as our driver, they were amazing. It was a really short stay in Manaus, but we got to visit MUSA (amazing views from the tower)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank GleberA1
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I had little time in Manaus and definitely wanted to do the meeting of the waters. I contacted Amazon Explorers via email and was seen to by Gabriela, who was very very helpful. They pick you up at the hotel and from there you get...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mlwalker1971
Reviewed 19 March 2018

the tour was good. the boat was very clean. the service was nice, and the food was good. however, the activities did was too touristy for our liking. we are very active people. it would be an excellent trip for people who want to tour...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank FayeJay99
Reviewed 12 January 2018

This was a really amazing way to spend the day. The tour guide was engaging and funny with his commentary. The tour locations stopped at several places that were awesome to experience, including swimming with (feeding) dolphins, a stop to see the ancient traditions of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MicahB204
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I write this while sitting in a hotel in the Algarve of Portugal. My family and I took a tour on a boat that I will mention in another review today. Throughout the journey, I regretted that it was not like the tours I had...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank marcushall
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This was a great tour for our family of 3. I had hoped for a longer swim with the pink dolphin, but understand the regulations are to maintain safety for the animal. Everyone was very professional on the boat. We were provided a great translation...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank dtamayo33
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We have had a perfect cruise day in Manaus, Amazon, with Amazon Explorers! Nice guide, perfect timing, good food, peaceful trip in well-equiped boat with bar and air-conditioning. Very comfortable!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Dan K
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I got to know about the agency through a local friend, because I didn't remember about it on TripAdvisor, since others had more reviews. It happens that it's actually one of the oldest ones, if not the most (1965!). And they have offices at the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank fercatala
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This was a brilliantly organised trip with a wonderful buffet lunch. Julio (our guide) was brilliant - full of information but not too pushy - just the right combination of information and letting us see things for ourselves. I'm sure that there are more economical...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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