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Meeting of the Waters

Santarem, State of Para, Brazil
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A Very Noticeable blending of the Muddy Amazon and Clear Tributaries

This was an amazing natural occurance when two rivers merge, which was highly distinguishable as... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
San Diego, California
Family trip

There was 15 adults and 15 children and the staff were so friendly and looked after us with fab... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Bernie L
Dublin, Ireland
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Santarem, State of Para, Brazil
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was an amazing natural occurance when two rivers merge, which was highly distinguishable as seen from our cruise ship going up the Amazon. We were first taken aback at how muddy the Amazon was when we were still out in the Atlantic Ocean. Then,...More

Thank bsimosd
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

There was 15 adults and 15 children and the staff were so friendly and looked after us with fab food served with a smile and a chat.. Fabulous views of the two rivers meeting.. Highly recommend...

1  Thank Bernie L
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The line of the muddy Amazon and the clear blue Rio Tapajos is very prominant and goes on and on before the Amazon obliterates the line completely. Up and until the meeting of the waters, the Amazon seems not as muddy, but when compared to...More

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Meeting of the Waters can be witnessed all over along the Amazon River. It is more defined before boats stir up the waters

Thank Cruiser_D_R
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

As part of a cruise ship excursion, we sailed to the wedding of the waters and up through tributaries of the Amazon. Spotted iguanas, monkeys, sloths...even went piranha fishing! Just an amazing view into daily life in the Amazon.

Thank ElspethDesign
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Our cruise ship arrived at 0700 one morning after cruising up the Amazon River - a superlative sight in its own right - until we met the Tapajos River at Santarem. What a difference! The light bown, slightly "muddy", look of the Amazon River met...More

Thank mccorquinn
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The Tapajos river is very clear, whereas the the Amazon is very muddy so the two do not mix. The line between them is very clear and worth visiting.

Thank Cumulu
Reviewed 15 February 2017

On nay visit to Santarem the meeting of the waters of the rivers Amazonas and Tapajos. Its an interesting sight, one of many similar ones at the confluences of the rivers of the amazon basin

1  Thank Ges R
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We booked Gil's tour of the jungle and flood plains near Santarem for November 2016. The entire tour was most disappointing. The tour was sold as a small group excursion (maximum 16 people) with Gil as its leader. It promised participants that they would see...More

1  Thank kbor2013
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I was lucky and was here the end of the dry season so the meeting was close to shore. Defiantly something unique to see.

Thank Senhorpowers
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30 September 2017|
Response from Cruiser_D_R | Reviewed this property |
In Manaus you can get other tours. You can probably get them in other ports as well. When I was there, I did not have any time to look for other excursions, otherwise I would taken some private tours. Good luck
3 October 2015|
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Response from luveuropeMidwest | Reviewed this property |
We did not snorkel on the Amazon and were not aware of any opportunities to do so