Rio Negro Cruise from Manaus to the Amazon River

4 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 9
Mobile ticket


On this half-day tour from Manaus, you’ll head to an ecological park to see the Amazon’s famous Victoria regia water plant; have lunch on a floating river restaurant and visit local native craft stores. Cruise down the Rio Negro to the Meeting of the Waters, the location where it meets the Amazon River. Be awed by this natural phenomenon, where the Rio Negro’s black waters and the Amazon’s muddy waters flow separately for a few miles.


  • Lunch
  • Professional guide (english/portuguese speaking)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Speed Boat Boarding fee
  • Entry/Admission - Parque Ecologico Janauari
  • Entry/Admission - Comunidade Catalao

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Parque Ecologico Janauari, Rio Negro / Rio Solimoes Salidas Marina David / Manaus Moderna, Manaus, State of Amazonas Brazil

Downstream the Negro River: Leaving from the port in the beginning of the afternoon, the tour visits three sights going downstream the Negro River, the Janauari Ecological Park, an area of preservation where it’s possible to taste the wonderful amazonian cuisine, besides visit the exposition of handcrafts made by local artisans, visit the Lili Water Lake (Lago das VitóriasRégias), through a pleasant walk on a catwalk**

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Comunidade Catalao, Rio Negro, Manaus, State of Amazonas Brazil

After, the tour visits the Catalão Floating Community, where the houses and everything else are floating, showing how the caboclo communities adapt themselves to live in the forest. Stop on a floating fish farm to see the Pirarucu fish (Arapaima Gigas), the biggest specie of scale fishes from fresh water, natural from the Amazon.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Meeting of Waters, Rio Negro e Rio Solimoes, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69005-141 Brazil

Then the boat navigates to visit the last sight of the tour, the Meeting of the Waters, greatest natural phenomenon of the Amazon Region

Duration: 1 hour

Time of tour

12:00 PM

Meeting point

Traveler pickup is offered
Please stay at the hotel lobby 10 minutes before scheduled pick up time

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • In the period of the ebb (September to December) according to the level of the rivers, the visit to the water lilies lake is likely to be suspended, being replaced by a walk in the jungle glimpsing species of plants of the Amazon.
  • Suggestion of what to bring: shoes, raincoat, light clothes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, money for drinks or souvenirs, clothes and bath towel.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Note that tour durations might vary depending on hotel of stay.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Additional measures might be added to our list of procedures as we receive guidance from the local health and safety authorities and as more information becomes available. And some of these restrictions might be lifted at some point in the future if we are authorized to do so by local authorities


  • Gratuities
  • Drinks

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
March 2022

Tour company didn’t turn up, we only found out after we called them to find out where they were - they had cancelled the trip. We ended up booking a private trip with Louraturisto and that was great but we’d already wasted half our day.

January 2020

I have been to over 60 countries and this was the worst organized outing I have ever had. I booked a trip for 11:30. They sent me an email telling me to meet at 8:15. I waited until 9:00 and no one came. My hotel clerk managed to find a phone number for them and they said they would pick me up at...

January 2020

This afternoon cruise in the Rio Negro was excellent! The guide was very knowledgeable and spoke Portuguese and English! Fishing Pirarucus in a environmentally friendly way was amazing! The meeting of the waters is gorgeous!

Stuart B
October 2019

Trip lasted less than 3 hours, a lot of the time was spent waiting for buses and boats. Boat was comfortable with a mixture of jungle and industrial scenery on the way Lunch was in a riverside floating Restaurant food was ok but nothing amazing. Trip is basically up the river for lunch then ret...

August 2019

We enjoyed the cruise very much. The weather was very good throughout. The guide was excellent and explained everything clearly.

July 2019

The tour was held with a flat boat , not with that - two deck - presented in the brochure. This made impossible for us to see the different colour waters flown in parallel, as we were almost at see level with this boat. No dolfins at all and the ecological park was a rather unsafe construction, ...

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