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Deep Into the Amazon: Exploring the Amazon Jungle - 2023

Manaus • 8-night Amazon River expedition cruise • Belém
  • Expedition Cruise from Manaus to Lima | Spot some colorful and fascinating birds birds
    SPOT SOME OF THE COLORFUL AND FASCINATING BIRDS OF THIS REGION, LIKE THE LARGE-BILLED TOUCAN AND SCARLET MACAW
  • WITNESS FAUNA THAT ONLY RESIDES IN THE AMAZON, INCLUDING PARTICULAR SPECIES OF MONKEYS, SLOTHS, ALLIGATORS, AND THE PINK DOLPHIN
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Buenos Aires to Manaus | Get up close: Amazon river and birds
    BOARD AGILE ZODIAC BOATS AND HEAD ASHORE WITH YOUR EXPERT EXPEDITION TEAM LEADING THE WAY
  • Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Manaus • 8-night expedition cruise with Badajós, Codajás, Cuxiu Muni, Uara, Rio Jutaí, Leticia, Pevas, Iquitos • Lima
    GET TO KNOW RIO DE JANEIRO WITH A 3-DAY EXTENSION THAT INCLUDES A RIDE TO THE TOP OF CORCOVADO MOUNTAIN AND A VISIT TO THE ICONIC CHRIST THE REDEEMER STATUE
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    CRUISE THE AMAZON ABOARD THE OCEAN EXPLORER, AN AGILE AND STATE-OF-THE-ART EXPEDITION VESSEL THAT CAN NAVIGATE TO PLACES LARGER SHIPS CAN’T
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$6,999
  • $538
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  • 13
    DAYS
  • 21
    TOURS
  • 4 FREE Single Supplements Available
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Launch: 2021
Length: 104.4 Meters
Max Capacity: 162 guests — 134 for polar expeditions
Cabins: 77, including a landmark 15 solo cabins — 80% of all cabins feature a private veranda

The intimate Ocean Explorer and Ocean Odyssey are the cruise industry’s newest and most premier small ships built for global expedition travel, and ready to go to some of the world’s most far-reaching destinations. Accommodating just 134 guests, the ship is outfitted with the latest satellite, sustainability, and navigation capabilities, including SOLAS “Safe Return to Port” requirements and ULSTEIN X-BOW® technology, a significant enhancement for smooth sailing in polar seas.

On all Vantage expedition cruises, education is an essential component of the journey. Enjoy talks from notable scholars, onboard historians who travel alongside you, and handpicked regional experts. On polar expeditions with Vantage, you’ll attend lectures, lessons, and activities offered by a 17-member Expedition Team of experts in fields ranging from biology to oceanography.

In your downtime, you’ll find relaxation and luxury aboard the Ocean Explorer and Ocean Odyssey. Visit the gym or onboard spa for a facial, massage, even a haircut. Soak in the hot tub after a rewarding day of sightseeing. Enjoy gourmet fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus outstanding culinary experiences built into your journey. And because there’s no more than 134 fellow travelers on expedition cruises, you’ll enjoy small group outings by day and share meals, stories, and fun with new friends by night. These fabulous expedition vessels offer:

  • 77 cabins, including a landmark 15 solo cabins
  • 30 triple-ready cabins available
  • Vantage offers FREE roommate-matching services if you'd like to be paired while you travel
  • Spacious, all outside-facing cabins
  • 134-guest capacity
  • Zodiac trips to get as close as possible to nature
  • The latest satellite and navigation capabilities, including ULSTEIN X-BOW® technology
  • Intimate crew-to-passenger ration, plus onboard Destination Manager
  • Environmentally friendly standards with reduced emissions into air and sea and lower energy consumption

Amenities:

  • A culinary program offering gourmet dining and regional fare, with wine and beer included at dinner
  • Hot-rock cooking restaurant
  • Multistory lounge and lobby
  • Three bars and various lounges
  • Top deck observation deck for gatherings, lecturers, performances, and more
  • Spa, massage, and hair services available at the onboard spa
  • Sauna
  • Two hot tubs
  • Fitness center
  • Curated lectures, programs, musical performances, and cultural events
  • Low passenger-to-crew ratio, plus onboard Destination Manager (not available on expeditions)
  • On expeditions, enjoy the services and curated lectures of a 5- or 17-person Expedition Team, comprised of experts in their field
  • Knowledgeable staff by region; expedition cruises will be led by an experienced Expedition Team
  • Onboard medical doctor (travelers are responsible for medical fees associated with doctor visit and medications)
  • Gift Shop
  • Library with over 200 titles
  • Separate, intimate dining space for groups or special events (available upon request)
  • Complimentary unlimited WiFi (WiFi on certain segments of trips may not be available)
  • 20+ live TV channels featuring popular US news channels, the Food Network, the Travel Channel, and National Geographic
  • Entertainment and video on demand for 250 classic movies

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 Departure Comparison Mar Apr
Per Diem $538 $1,800
Included Tours and Special Features 14 included features and Cultural Discoveries with state-of-the-art QuietVox portable audio headsets on all shore excursions throughout your journey - a value of $1,650
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Complimentary services of a Vantage Deluxe Concierge to assist with all your personal requests before and during your adventure
Vessel Size  Our ocean discovery vessel, the m/s Ocean Explorer has 15 solo cabins (11 for expedition cruises) and 15 triple-occupancy cabins each, with a maximum capacity of under 150 passengers on each sailing.   Our ships are smaller, more intimate, and have an industry-leading number of solo-ready cabins, as well as a fantastic crew-to-passenger ratio. 
Accommodations in hotels   On each journey that we offer with Vantage, your hotel accommodations will be included in the total price of your cruise.   We choose all of our partner hotels with comfort and luxury in mind, and will let you know ahead of time which hotel you’ll be staying in at each port. 
 Cruise-Only Price* $6,999   $17,999  Greatest value and most comprehensive features compared to our competitors!
# of Days  13   10
Meals 32 meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, and 11 dinners, with complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks during dinner on board
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Single Travelers Free Singles on every departure - Save up to $10,999!*
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