Maica Lake Cruise
This is an excellent opportunity to explore the ecosystem of the Amazon. The lakes of this section of the river are especially lush, containing a wealth of vegetation. Upon the drive via Alter do Chao/Santarem road; your portion of the adventure by boat begins at the Santarem pier, passing by the Wedding of the Waters, where the Amazon and Tapajos Rivers come together. Then you continue downstream on the Amazon to Maica, which is a natural outlet " a much smaller stream, making it easier to see things as the boat meanders through the flood plain. As your riverboat approaches the entrance to the Maica¡ Lake, you will see native homes as well as being able to admire the local flora " you should also keep your eyes peeled for the rare pink dolphins. If river conditions permit, you may have an opportunity to fish for voracious piranhas while at anchor. On the return to the Santarem pier, board your motor coach for the drive back to Alter do Chao and to your tender back to SeaDream.
Notes: There will be a walk of up to 60 metres (295 feet) to board the boat, which is reached by a gangplank. The boats have a restroom and PA systems. This adventure is wheelchair accessible. PRICE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Port: Alter do Chao, Para
Duration: 4.5 hours hours
Price: 109 USD