Amazon Adventures

Amazon Adventures

From AUD $9,180


We are inviting you to enjoy an unforgettable experience along the Amazon River, on a 13-day expedition cruise. Aboard Le Champlain, immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this mythical and impressive river in the heart of Brazil, following a brand-new itinerary.

You will board your ship in Manaus, a surprising city of almost 2 million people, at the confluence of the Amazon and the Rio Negro. You will then sail along the river from west to east, to discover the many treasures it conceals: dense and varied vegetation, tropical fruit, a host of animal species, hamlets, stilt houses, local boats… In spite of the developments brought by modern civilisation, this ecosystem – the only one of its kind in the world – remains the cradle of a protected tropical life, which you will be fortunate to witness.

At the confluence of the Tapajos and Amazon rivers, around Santarem, you might be lucky enough to spot some extraordinary pink river dolphins (also called botos).

Le Champlain will then sail to the beautiful city of Belém, where you will be captivated by the huge open-air market and the walls of Forte do Presépio.

You will then leave the earth-coloured waters of the Amazon to join the Atlantic Ocean and make your way to the Salvation Islands, before disembarking in Cayenne, in French Guiana.

Please Note: your voyage rates include Flight Miami/Manaus + transfer.

Trip Name
Amazon Adventures
Vessel Type: Luxury Length: 127 metres Passenger Capacity: 92 cabins Built: 2017/2018 Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed cabins, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 cabins and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience. As the first ship in a new series, Le Champlain will embody the unique atmosphere that is the cruise line’s hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort. Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service. Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel. RESTAURANTS As it is an essential part of French culture, gastronomy will naturally have pride of place aboard this new ship. Through its two restaurants, Le Champlain will invite you on a journey to elegance and epicureanism. In a relaxed atmosphere, a first dining area located on Deck 3 and able to seat 70 will serve grilled meats daily, along with a variety of salads and desserts. To the back of Deck 4, you will find a 260 m² panoramic restaurant which can accommodate all of our passengers in a single sitting. Designed differently to that on our other ships, this dining area, which opens onto the outside, will have a buffet of salads, desserts and cheeses at your disposal. Our discreet and attentive crew will provide table service for hot meals. PUBLIC AREAS Like Le Boréal and its sisterships, Le Champlain has many common areas that are designed and equipped to meet all of your needs while preserving the intimacy of each passenger. A 140 m² reception area includes: A reception/concierge desk, An excursions desk, The ship’s administrative services, The sales office, manned by our Guest Relations Officer, Our 50 m² boutique which sells clothing, jewellery, beauty products, postcards and various accessories, Toilets accessible to passengers with reduced mobility. A new hydraulic platform with adjustable height provides: Easier boarding than on any other cruise ship, Easier Zodiac embarkation and disembarkation for expeditions, Easier access to the sea for swimming and practising various water sports such as kayaking or paddle-boarding. A pool deck offering: A pool with a panoramic view, equipped with a counter-current swimming system, A pleasant solarium, An outdoor bar and lounge with armchairs and sofas. A 200 m² main lounge which can accommodate all of our passengers to share convivial moments and to host activities organised during the day or evening. Lastly, a theatre that seats 188, equipped with: The latest sound and lighting technology, A LED wall as the stage backdrop, for the projection of high-resolution images and videos.


Day 1 - Day 1 - MANAUS
Day 2 - Day 2 - SILVES
Day 3 - Day 3 - BOTOS & PARINTINS
Day 4 - Day 4 - PARINTINS & BALAIO
Day 6 - Day 6 - CURUA-UNA
Day 7 - Day 7 - GUAJARA
Through the “green corridor” of the Strait of Breves, discover the banks of the Amazon. Sailing via Guajara Bay, you will discover Santarem, a very lively city with a strong traditional style. A unique sight will appear before you: the dark waters of the Amazon will brush those of the Rio Tapajos without actually mixing, like two strokes of paint. A little further on, Alter do Chao will reveal its immaculate beaches.
Day 9 - Days 9 & 10 - BELEM
The historical city of Belém stretches along the Bay of Guajar on the Amazon Delta, at the northernmost tip of Brazil. Its lively waterfront is home to the century-old Ver-o-Peso market and its iconic turreted iron structure, the Mercado de Ferro. Nearby, mango tree-shaded streets lead to the neoclassic Da Paz Theatre, the Baroque cathedral of Sé and Presépio Fort, whose battlements look out over the old town and the bay. The Bosque Rodrigues-Alves Botanical Garden is a fascinating mini Amazonian forest in the middle of the city that was established in the 19th-century.
Day 10 - Day 11 - AT SEA
Day 11 - Day 12 - ILES DU SALUT
Day 12 - Day 13 - CAYENNE
Day 13 - Please Note:
Subject to weather and river conditions. The expedition highlights, encounters with the wildlife and itineraries described above illustrate possible experiences only and cannot be guaranteed.

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Deluxe Stateroom
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Deluxe Suite Deck 6
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Prestige Suite Deck 5
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Prestige Suite Deck 6
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Privilege Suite Deck 6
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Privilege Suite Deck 5
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 5
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Owner's Suite
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Deluxe Suite Deck 3
25-11-201807-12-2018AUD $0Deluxe Suite Deck 5
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Deluxe Stateroom
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Deluxe Suite Deck 3
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Deluxe Suite Deck 6
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Deluxe Suite Deck 5
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Prestige Suite Deck 5
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Prestige Suite Deck 6
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Privilege Suite Deck 6
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Privilege Suite Deck 5
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 5
07-12-201819-12-2018AUD $0Owner's Suite


    • Outings and shore visits in Zodiac® inflatables with a team of experienced naturalist guides.
    • Discovering the Amazon, the river that holds all records: it is the river that carries the largest volume of water to the sea, it is the longest river in the world and the easiest to navigate, and its basin is fed by over a thousand tributaries…
    • Sailing along fabulous straits, meanders and river arms.
    • An incredibly rich variety of endemic wildlife: toucans, hawks, ibises, parrots, insects, iguanas, lizards, monkeys, buffaloes, river dolphins, fish, and more.
    • Alter do Chao and its beautiful white-sand beach that is ideal for swimming.
    • The great city of Bélem, its market and its fort.
    • In the Salvation Islands, the possibility of strolling among the former prisons in an idyllic setting, surrounded by exotic vegetation.
    • Crossing the Equator between Cayenne and Bélem.