Swimming With Dolphins

Program Overview

This full-day expedition travels up the Rio Negro, visiting local villages before reaching the Dolphin Sanctuary, where one can swim in a natural pool with the native botos (river dolphins).  Depart by speed boat and continue up the Rio Negro and arrive at Ponta do Lago Araras Tatu. Explore the surrounding jungle before enjoying a local barbecue with fish fresh from the river and various Amazonian fruits.  Afterward, proceed to the local Dolphin Sanctuary.  Learn about the dolphin’s revered place in indigenous Amazonian lore and legend.  Enjoy some close contact swimming in the river with these large and friendly mammals before returning to Manaus