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Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour

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One of the most enthusiastic and powerful tour-guides I have ever met!

Without a doubt the best tour I was on during my two week trip to the Amazon. While Gil’ mastery of... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Ronan B
A Snapshot of the Amazon Wildlife

Our ship the 'Braemar' had been delayed into Santarem by the strong current but Giles worked... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
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We offer special tours in the Amazon Region with focus on Wildlife observation, Environmental issues and History. We also provide support to film makers and writers.
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Alter do Chao, State of Para 68109-000, Brazil
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+55 93 99130-5298
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Without a doubt the best tour I was on during my two week trip to the Amazon. While Gil’ mastery of the rainforest wildlife goes without question, what makes the tour so special is his the way he interweaves the presentation of the Amazon’s rich...More

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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

How nice of you Ronan. Thank you so much for your words. Enjoy your time in Brazil mate.. All the best and thanks indeed Gil Serique

Reviewed 24 March 2018

Our ship the 'Braemar' had been delayed into Santarem by the strong current but Giles worked tremendously hard to make up for our lost time. We explored creeks finding a fantastic array of local wildife. Everything from Botos to Black-collared Hawks. A great experience and...More

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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. I hope Braemer gets on time next time. Still, it was a great honour having met you and your friends. All the best GS

Reviewed 5 March 2018

If you ever get the opportunity to go on one of Gil Serique's tours, grab it. He is so knowledgeable and he makes things so interesting. We arrived in Santarem on P&O's Adonia on 17th February. There were supposed to be six of us on...More

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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you for your dissertation on our time. The time now is for a great cocktail! I wish you all the best in the name of my team! Cheers Gil

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had booked Gil Serique from England and on our arrival at Santarem, Gil was waiting at the harbour gate. Unfortunately several other persons from the ship failed to turn up however this did not cause Gil a problem and we started our trip. He...More

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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

What a marvelous day! Thank you for it and for your time to share it on Trip Advisor. We are committed to keeping up the quality our tour and it is pretty much based on respect to those who know the importance of the Rainforest...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

A recently did a day tour with Giles Serique. Time was short due to the late arrival of our cruise liner. Nonetheless we packed in a tremdous amount. Giles is an enthusiastic narrator of the fabulous natural wonders and he will regail you with tails...More

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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you so much for you words. We wish you all the best. Cheers GS

Reviewed 13 February 2018

Our cruise ship the Adonia was visiting Santarem on 20/01 and having reviewed the on board excursions before the holiday I was not impressed what was being offered for such an amazing location. So I searched the internet and quickly found Gil Serique’s website. I...More

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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Mate, It will hard for me to forget that great time we had all together. Last week we had guests from Breamar, it turned out really good but no Hoatzin, they moved to a place it was not deep enough to explore, still a 10-rated...More

Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Our cruise took us to Santarém and we wanted to make the very best of our trip to the Amazon. I researched other reviews and e-mailed Gil. He and his team are absolutely amazing and the enthusiasm, especially Gil’s, is beyond all bounds. Each sighting...More

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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Hello there thank you so much for your time to write this review. It was indeed a great tour. Thank you for your attention and enthusiasm. I wish you always a pleasant cruise. GS

Reviewed 6 January 2018

We booked our tour over 12 months in advance originally thinking that we had a private tour booked. But over the months through various contacts we discovered that Gil also accepts other bookings at the same time on the same day. Oh well we thought...More

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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Thank you so much for your words Wayne. The pink Dolphins, sloths and Hoatzins are key species and we saw them all quite well. I really can not say NO to the ones who want me as a guide. I look forward to meet the...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017

Just got back from a amazing, unforgettable trip with Gil and Celso Serique. Gil is an international famous guide, who brings you to unbelievable places. We booked the 3 day tour. Gil was waiting for us at Santarem airport to take us to his house...More

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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this review Thank you so much for the great time. It was real. I shall never forget the juvenile Harpy Eagle that you protographed and the reason one can not share the...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

We were going with a smallish group on one of Gil's tours. When we turned up, Unknown before hand, the numbers had trebled, one guy did not even have a seat. if you want just to sit and drink beer this is for you, we...More

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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you for your time. If the guy who had no chair thinks the same as you I would take it as true, I am not calling a lier though. The group was 26 on a boat for 45 passengers. November the river was still...More

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lilamani
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Thank you Michael! It is far better!!
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