Solimoes River Piranha Fishing and Alligator Watching Tour

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Manaus

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See the wildlife of Brazil in this tour of the Solimoes River. Participate in Piranha fishing and alligator washing for a thrilling activity. Visit the center of hand crafts and explore the streams and flooded areas if the season is the right time of the year.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Amazon River, BrazilThe tour combines piranha fishing and alligator spotting, which is a good option for those who want to enjoy exciting and authentic Amazon experience. The adventure begins upon leaving the river terminal in Manaus for Iranduba. For this adventure, explore interesting places and observe their palafitas, fishermen and a landscape ribeirinhos. Upon arrival in Coast Iranduba, search for a good place to fish for piranhas. The Solimões river is much richer with fish than the Rio Negro.When it gets dark, that means its time to search for alligators. The trained naturalist guide makes an effort to catch an alligator with his bare hands, so you can take pictures and get a closer look at the animal. After the explanations, the animal will be returned to their natural habitat. Aside from the piranhas and alligator, enjoy the igarapés and the Igapós (small channels). This tour is a fantastic experience for the first time visitors to Amazon!Duration: 4 hours

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks


  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included