We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
This was a great trip. Air conditioned sleep, a bar, and the Rio Napo, this was very comfortable. However it was not perfect. My partner and I visited in November 2013.
We were on a seven night 'cruise' after visiting the excellent La Selva Lodge....More
6 Thank AzRat
Response from Advantagetravel, Guest Relations Manager at Manatee Amazon ExplorerResponded 11 March 2014
Dear azrat, thanks for your comments. Im glad to tell you that the Manatee will suffer a complete renovation. Regarding the engine deal, we are sorry this happened; we are actually in dry season so sand banks are usual; we have our operations department in...More
My family and I (including husband and 2 kids) took the 5-day cruise on the Manatee and we had a very nice experience. We travelled as part of a large extended family group, which included people from all ages, ranging from 9 to 79, so...More
5 Thank MCN73
Response from Advantagetravel, Director of Sales at Manatee Amazon ExplorerResponded 6 October 2013
I have just passed all your comments to our customer service department. I’m so sorry for the inconvenient you had with the shower and the menu with kids. We will make sure this never happens again with future passengers. Thank you for your suggestions!.
I loved this trip. I booked through Get Your Guide which was the worst company on the planet. They did not place my reservation. But this wonderful company accommodated me, took care of me, cooked me special meals and was the true definition of customer...More
3 Thank Gail3207
Response from Advantagetravel, Director of Sales at Manatee Amazon ExplorerResponded 1 October 2013
Thank you for such great comments. Our goal is to make every single passenger on board happy and that they never forget their Amazonian Experience. We are proud to say that we have a couple of the best Ecuadorian chefs on board…passengers are always satisfied...More
My family and I stayed in the Manatee for a 5 day cruise of the Amazon. Cannot recommend it enough! Such a wonderful way to explore the Amazon. Our guides Raul and Pedro were fantastic-informative and so approachable. The excursions were great! Don't miss the...More
4 Thank Andromeday23
Response from Advantagetravel, Director of Sales at Manatee Amazon ExplorerResponded 9 September 2013
Great to hear you and your family had a wonderful experience aboard the M/V Manatee Amazon Explorer. We are proud to say that we have two of the most knowledgeable and professional naturalist guides of the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest…Thank you for recommending this trip!.
I was with a saga group from 21 June to 28 June 2013. From the reviews and their web site I was expecting something special but it was far from it. In my cabin I had a double bed which was passed into the corner...More
2 Thank Betty168
Response from Advantagetravel, Director of Sales at Manatee Amazon ExplorerResponded 21 July 2013
I’m so sorry to hear you did not have a pleasant experience, even though we did our best trying to minimize at maximum all the complications caused by the power of nature. We did in fact run aground on a sand bank and because of...More