Manatee Amazon Explorer

Class: Tourist Superior *** | Departure from: Quito + or - Flying Time: 45 min. | Driving Time: 10 min. | Canoe Ride: 1 hrs.

About it

Manatee Amazon Explorer is a comfortable river boat that navigates the Amazon River system from Coca. The courteous crew will attend to your needs and the guides will introduce you to the surprising Amazon world, its people, more than 600 species of birds and hundreds of botanical wonders. 

The Manatee sails along different ecosystems and important natural reserves such as the Yasuní National Park and the Limoncocha Biological Reserve. Manatee Amazon Explorer is designed for adventure, yet featuring the comforts and advantages of modern technology.

What can you do there?

To be defined at the boat with your local guide.


  • 4-day programs leaving every Friday 
  • 5-day programs leaving every Monday 
  • 8-day programs leaving Monday or Friday


The Manatee is a boat specially built for navigating the river system in the Ecuadorian jungle. It is 27 m long and 7m wide and can take 32 passengers aboard. The boat offers 14 comfortable cabins all with twin beds. Some provide the option to be used as triple cabin. All cabins have air conditioning, private bathroom, hot water showers and fly screens in the windows against mosquitoes.


  • Bar 
  • Salon with cable TV 
  • Library 
  • Panoramic terrace area 
  • Kitchen 
  • Boutique 
  • Sun Deck 
  • Laundry service 
  • Furuno GPS 
  • Radar 
  • Radio 
  • Satellite phone and internet