- Suites with picture windows
- Daily excursions by water and on land
- Top deck lounge and bar
- 3 course lunch and dinner
- Relax with a massage at the spa
- Relais & Chateaux cruise company
Operates: All year.
Vessel Information: Delfin II is a river vessel, built in 2009. Length: 41 metres, beam: 10 metres, average cruising speed: 8.2 knots. She carries 4 aluminium 10-passenger skiffs (motor launches), equipped with radios and life jackets. The dress code is casual for all excursions and meals.
Location: Delfin II is based at Nauta port on the Peruvian Amazon River. The nearest airport is at Iquitos.
Rooms: There are 10 suites (19.5 square metres) and 4 master suites (21 square metres) plus 1 bunk bed cabin for 2 children or 1 adult, arranged over the upper and main decks. 4 of the suites are interconnecting, ideal for families. All are air conditioned, have an indoor sitting area with a safe and en-suite bathroom with hot and cold running water, shower, basin and flush toilet. Toiletries and a hair dryer are supplied. There is a yoga mat for exercise. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer excellent views. The master suites are located in the bow and have 90-degree wrap-around windows. The usual passenger compliment is 28–30.
Activities: Exploring the rainforest in motor launches and on foot with expert naturalist guides, kayaking in smaller waterways, swimming in the river, visiting a local market and the Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre of Sea Mammals. Pre-breakfast bird watching excursions are available. There are usually 2 activities per day, all of which are optional.
Facilities: The dining room is on the upper deck at the stern of the vessel with individual dining tables. On the top deck there is a bar offering hot and cold drinks, and a large open air lounge. There’s an indoor lecture room with a full set of media equipment for wildlife presentations. This room can also be used as a lounge. Delfin II has a gym with a range of exercise machines and a spa for rejuvenating treatments. Throughout the vessel there are artworks and handicrafts made by women of the Puerto Miguel community which are available to buy. All indoor areas are air conditioned.
Dining: Meals are eaten at individual tables. Breakfast is a buffet while lunch and dinner are 3-course meals. Free tea and coffee, water and soft drinks are available all day. Beer is also offered on a complimentary basis.
Crew: Delfin II has a crew of 20 including 3 expert naturalist guides.
Children: Children aged 7 years and over are welcome.
Health: Malaria prophylactics are recommended for the Amazon.
Communication: There is a satellite phone on board for emergency use.
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