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What Our Guests are Saying

From the delicious local cuisine, to the beautiful accommodations onboard Aria Amazon, to the rich culture of the remaining indigenous people; my journey into the heart of the Peruvian flooded forest, an enormous river system converging into vast flooded plains and forest, is truly a hidden emerald green treasure. This exploration with Aqua reminded me there are still untouched areas of significant biodiversity in the Amazon rainforest, where we need to be the beacons of hope protecting these special places for a more sustainable future. After journeys like this, I am inspired with the greatest sense of hope that we will continue to all work together and keep in motion the many solutions already in place for keeping this magnificent, vital river system alive and thriving.”

Jean-Michel Cousteau - February 2018

Recent Press

Rhapsody – USA

“The Aria Amazon river boat brings unimaginable luxury to the wilds of the Peruvian jungle.”

Condé Nast Traveler – Spain

“Aqua Expeditions: Do not call it a boat when you can raise it to the level of a five-star hotel, designed for those who love expeditions and avoid tourists masses.”

Food and Travel – UK

“The sustainably crafted ship’s 20 designer suites – the river’s largest rooms – overlook the sparkling water through floor-to-ceiling windows… Adventurous aesthetes dine on world-class cuisine created by top South East Asian chef David Thompson and board the Mekong’s only private tenders for expert-guided shore excursions to serene Buddhist temples and stilted villages, as well as having the chance to explore the unique landscape by bicycle and kayak.”


‘Guests on the three, four and seven-night itineraries will be accompanied by one of three hosts: conservationist Jean Michel Cousteau, consulting chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino and the company’s founder and chief executive Francesco Galli Zugaro’

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Live from the River

There’s nothing quite so powerful as a good story. In LIVE FROM THE RIVER, we’ve assembled a visual treasure-trove of some of our favorites – from local lore to guest adventures to insider perspectives about environmental preservation and more – for you to get a glimpse into the fascinating life on two of the world’s greatest rivers.