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Amazon Cruises

Just announced: WWF expert guides to join May, June & October cruises.

  • Look for blue-and-yellow macaws during sunrise skiff rides along the banks of the Amazon.

  • The WWF-supported Pacaya Samiria Reserve is teeming with wildlife, including yellow-spotted turtles.

  • Naturalist guides will teach you about the famous pink river dolphin.

  • Named in honor of a British queen, the Victoria water lily of the Amazon can grow to nearly 10 feet in diameter.

  • Keep an eye out for flamboyantly plumed hoatzins.

From the sky, the Amazon looks like a lush, green blanket stretching as far as the eye can see, with silver ribbons snaking across it. But on the ground, the world’s largest rain forest and its rivers comprise a complex realm where even the teeniest insect, seemingly invasive vine and inhibited bird all serve important roles.

Available Tours


Great Amazon River Cruise
Explore the wonders of the world's largest rain forest on a voyage aboard a brand-new riverboat. Itinerary highlights include Pacaya Samiria Reserve, Río Ucayali and Yarapa River.
9-day tours from $4,595


Discover Amazon & Machu Picchu
A privately guided small-group exploration of Peru’s natural and archaeological treasures. Itinerary highlights include Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco and the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve.
10-day tours from $5,995


Amazon Aboard the Aqua
Cruises through the great river are available weekly. Itinerary highlights include Yacapana Island, Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve and Puerto Miguel.
8-day tours from $6,265


Custom Family Machu Picchu Adventure
Explore the mysteries and marvels of Machu Picchu on a fully guided family adventure that brings its wonders alive for all ages.
7-day tours from $3,595

Scheduled WWF Experts


Paul Hardy
Paul Hardy, director of strategic planning for WWF’s Latin America and Caribbean Program, will join our May Great Amazon River Cruise, as a guest lecturer. From the Amazon to the edge of the Antarctic, Paul works with WWF teams on large-scale conservation projects that address growing threats to rain forests, fisheries, island systems and wetlands. Read more.


Amy Smith
Amy Smith, a senior program officer with WWF’s Global Forest and Trade Network, will join our June Great Amazon River Cruise as a guest lecturer. Amy has more than 15 years of experience in tropical forestry, forest products manufacturing and marketing, including work with indigenous communities in the Peru Amazon. Read more.


Eric May
Eric May, Program Officer for WWF’s Latin America and Caribbean Program, will join our October Amazon River Cruise as a guest lecturer. In his role, Eric works directly with field offices throughout Latin America on program development and implementation. He is currently focusing his time on the final phase of a ten-year tri-national program in Bolivia, Brazil and Peru called Amazon Headwaters Initiative (AHI).

Available Extensions

Guided Machu Picchu Adventure 6 days from $2,995
Easter Island Extension 5 days from $2,595
Lake Titicaca Extension 4 days from $1,365


Video: Water World – A Voyage on the Amazon
Five Myths about Amazon River Dolphins
What’s in my daypack: Amazon edition
One Amazonian Protects the Future of Nature
Freshwater Dolphins Surface on the Amazon
Wild New Wonders of the Amazon
Amazon Photo Journal: Indigenous Masterpieces
Living the High Life in the Amazon Canopy
Get to Know a Guide: Renzo Zeppilli
Five Reasons You Should Take an Adventure Cruise
5 Meaningful Ways Eco-Travelers Make a Difference
Ten Interesting Facts about Machu Picchu

WWF & Natural Habitat Adventures
Call (888) 993 – 8687 to book your spot on this tour. Questions? Email us at

WWF in the Amazon
WWF has been working in the Amazon for 40 years and is at the forefront of efforts to protect the forests, species and people that call it home. Read more here

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