Aqua Amazon Deck Plans - English_Page_1Aqua Amazon: Cruise Ship FACTS

  • Year Built: 2008
  • Cruise port of embarkation: Iquitos, Peru
  • Vessel’s Registry: Peru
  • Type of Vessel: River Expedition Vessel
  • Length: 130 feet / 39.8 meters
  • Beam: 24 feet / 7.3 meters
  • Draft: 5 feet / 1.5 meters
  • Gross Tonnage: 400 tons
  • Cruising Speed: 10 knots
  • Electricity: 220 volts
  • Engines: 2 Cummins 380 HP Marine Engines
  • Generators: 1 x 95 KVA Cummins and 1 x 65 KVA Cummins (encapsulated for noise reduction)
  • Water: 7,000-liter water treatment plant

Safety onboard the Aqua Amazon: Radio communication with separate battery pack; satellite phone; life jackets, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors in each cabin; flares and signals; automatic defibrillator on board.

Launch Boats used for shore excursions from the Aqua Amazon: Three auxiliary aluminum launch boats equipped with four-stroke low emission engines; constant radio communication with the main vessel. Each boat has a capacity of 8 passengers.

Aqua Amazon Crew: 21, including a cruise director, paramedic and 3 English speaking naturalist guides.

Aqua Amazon Capacity: Up to 24 passengers with private facilities (Additional accommodation for one child in each cabin)

Accommodations and Cabins: 12 suites (4 Master Suites measuring 22.3 square meters /240 square feet and 8 Suites measuring 21.4 square meters / 230 square feet). All outside-facing with large panoramic windows. All air conditioned with en suite sitting areas. Four interconnecting suites for families.

Unique Cabin Features and Amenities: Amazon river facing panoramic windows; air conditioning; twin beds that convert to a California king-sized bed; en suite sitting area, bathroom with shower, toilet, sink, cabinet, hairdryer, hot water around the clock and a basket of toiletries; internal communications system.

Common Living and Social Areas: Indoor Bar; Lounge; Dining Room; Outside Lounge; Observation Deck; Boutique

Deck Plan & Ship Facts
Aqua Amazon

Aqua Amazon

Custom built for Aqua Expeditions by leading Peruvian architect Jordi Puig to explore the Amazon in the utmost comfort, the 40 meter (130 foot) long Aqua Amazon set sail in 2008. Extensive interior and...

Deck Plan & Ship Facts

Deck Plan & Ship Facts

Aqua Amazon: Cruise Ship FACTS Year Built: 2008 Cruise port of embarkation: Iquitos, Peru Vessel’s Registry: Peru Type of Vessel: River Expedition Vessel Length: 130 feet / 39.8 meters Beam: 24 feet / 7.3...

Five Star Peruvian Cuisine

Five Star Peruvian Cuisine

Aqua Expedition’s Executive Chef in the Amazon, Pedro Miguel Schiaffino, has earned global recognition, including from The Diners Club® World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy, for his innovative Amazonia influenced cuisine, served at Lima’s top...

Recipes from our Executive Chef

Recipes from our Executive Chef

At least once during any Aqua Amazon voyage, usually during the midday heat, our chef invites guests to gather in the air-conditioned Indoor Lounge for a cooking demonstration of Amazonia inspired dishes, perhaps a...

Excursions Off the Vessel

Excursions Off the Vessel

The Aqua Amazon’s three customized aluminum motorized launch boats, or skiffs, take up to eight passengers in each on two to three daily excursions deep into Amazonia along snaking narrow tributaries. Our experienced naturalist...

Guides and Crew

Guides and Crew

Aqua Expeditions guests unanimously report back to us that their favorite memories of the river journey were made thanks to the talented and experienced team of naturalist guides and professional crew: That night, we...

Shopping On Board

Shopping On Board

The Aqua Amazon’s onboard boutique offers guests the convenience of shopping at their leisure for high quality, thoughtfully selected Peruvian handicrafts, and jewelry and Aqua Expedition souvenirs. Artisanal items featured here include original pieces...

A Day Aboard the Aqua Amazon

A Day Aboard the Aqua Amazon

We asked a recent guest, and regular Conde Nast Traveler contributor to describe a typical day on, and off, the Aqua Amazon: It’s our second day on this great South American river and, along...

Design and Architecture

Design and Architecture

Peruvian architect Jordi Puig, best known for his spare, elegant yet comfortable interior spaces, designed the Aqua Amazon. Floors of handsome local woods, Brazilian slate walls and neutral hued soft furnishings complement the naturally...

Suites

Suites

All of the Aqua Amazon’s eight oversized, air-conditioned guest suites measure a spacious 21 square meters (230 square feet) with panoramic picture windows designed to deliver Aqua Expeditions signature “eye-level cruising” with maximum privacy....

Indoor Lounge

Indoor Lounge

Wood flooring, soft lighting and panoramic windows on both sides create an unbroken connection to Amazonia landscape and river life from this spacious indoor lounge and living room designed to encourage relaxed conversation over...

Dining Room

Dining Room

Among the very few reasons to take one’s eyes off the Amazon would be the cuisine served in the dining room of the Aqua Amazon, thoughtfully created by one of Latin America’s most acclaimed...

Outdoor Lounge

Outdoor Lounge

Nature takes care of the lighting on our generous outdoor deck on the Aqua Amazon, with plenty of invigorating sunshine for those who wish to soak it up on cushioned loungers during the day,...

Observation Deck

Observation Deck

Many guests come aboard the Aqua Amazon imagining their time will be spent either enjoying off shore excursions or the privacy of their spacious suite. In fact, many of our guests enjoy socializing together...