Andre Robles

Is an expert in everything South America, his passion for the region and exploring off the beaten path makes his travel writing both useful and interesting. He has written for several mainstream publications and you can read his guides on Ecuador, Peru, the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon. Andre is also an accomplished photographer and has been recognized as one of the best wildlife photographers in the region, his photos have been featured in National Geographic and other journals. As a travel agent Andre specializes in curating unique experiences, crafting tailor made itineraries and helping visitors make the best of their vacation, always putting the experience first

Aqua Nera Amazon Cruise

Lungs of the World

No explorer’s bucket list is complete without a trip to the world’s largest rainforest. From its wealth of biodiversity to its sheer size, the Amazon Rainforest is immense on all accounts. Even today, researchers continue to find new species of flora and fauna across this mighty expanse, and there are thousands of such discoveries still […]

Anakonda Amazon Cruises no longer requires COVID-19 testing for fully-vaccinated guests

We are pleased to announce that given the high percentage of vaccinated people and the low infection rates recorded over the past few months in Ecuador,  Anakonda Amazon Cruises has ended the requirement for our fully vaccinated guests to be tested for Covid-19 prior to boarding our cruises. This change will be effective as of […]

Arequipa, Peru: View of the Cathedral main church at the morning

Arequipa “The White City”

When you travel to Perú, there are so many places that are worth visiting, so we understand if choosing and coming to a decision might become of an issue. We got you, that is why one stop that is definitely worth visiting is Arequipa, also known as the White City Now, you may be wondering […]

Cristo redentor

The best places to visit in Rio de Janeiro

Without a doubt, if we think about a cosmopolitan city in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro is the first answer to pop in our head. What is not to like about a coastal city with endless charms and activities to do. This time, we want you to give you a little teaser of the beautiful activities […]

Copacabana bolivia

The island of the sun paradise in Copacabana

During your trip through Bolivia; a necessary stop is in the city of Copacabana, which can be arrived in a private vehicle that will take you through the plateau and the Andes mountain range. Copacabana is a city that has stopped in time due to its adherence to ancient traditions on the shores of Lake […]

Salar de Uyuni

Walking on clouds! Uyuni Salt Flat

In Bolivia you can appreciate one of the most impressive places of all South America and why not of all Earth, that is the Salar de Uyuni. To reach this site, it is necessary to go to the small town of Uyuni located at 3650 m.a.s.l., in the department of Potosi. Considered the largest salt […]

Aqua Nera

Spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve in the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle

The most important festivities of the year are just around the corner. Almost all of us love these dates, because we can’t miss the decorations, the lights, the songs, the delicious food such as turkey, but the most important thing is the experience of sharing all this with the family. And although for many families […]

Reserva Natural Pacaya Samiria

Support Communities in Amazon

We are committed, together with Delfin Amazon Cruises partners, to continue delivering supplies in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve to the Amazon villages. Delfin has a strong commitment towards these communities. We support the women in building their handicraft market, provide books and school supplies all year, run Mother’s Day and Christmas campaigns, and help with health initiatives. We regularly bring […]

Delfin III | Amazon Cruises

Welness Departure Into the Amazon Wilds Aboard the Delfin III

We are delighted to announce that this year we will be hosting a Wellness Departure aboard the Delfin III Amazon Cruise. The 4-Night program departs on November 30th, 2021. You’ll have the opportunity to join Carolina Ward and Patricia Acevedo as they explore Pacaya Samiria National Reserve to find your ideal wellness balance. You will be surrounded by […]

Amazon rainforest

Explore the Amazon Rainforest: 4 Best Countries to See the Amazon

Explore the Amazon Rainforest: 4 Best Countries to See the Amazon The Amazon Rainforest is known for having one of the best natural sights globally. And because of its biodiversity, many adventurers are interested in exploring the rainforest. Many South American countries have access to the Amazon Rainforest. So, here are four countries that can […]

Aqua Nera | Amazon Cruise

Aqua Nera is Ready to Welcome your guests in the Peruvian Amazon

Aqua Nera’s design is a story of embracing the beautiful juxtapositions of the past and the present, colonial and contemporary, color and darkness. By creating a dark and sensorial atmosphere, Aqua Expeditions, together with interior design company Studio Noor ensured that while each element or texture may be in opposition, they are bound together by […]

Aqua Nera Outdoor Lounge

Aqua Nera sails to success on its inaugural voyage

It is with great pleasure that we announce that our newly launched 20-suite luxury river vessel, the Aqua Nera, successfully embarked on its highly anticipated maiden voyage in the remote Peruvian Amazon from July 3rd to July 10th, 2021. 37 guests sailed on 3-, 4- and 7-night explorations into the depths of the world’s most biodiverse […]