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Gatun Lake Expedition

Immerse yourself in the nature, history and impressive engineering of the Panama Canal during this 45-minute boat tour of Gatun Lake. This major part of the canal is home to abundant tropical wildlife and is surrounded by a lush forest. Aboard a boat with a local guide and captain, visit some of the islands in one of the largest artificial lakes in the world.
  • Duration: 45 minutes
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$37.45 USD
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  • Duration: 45 minutes
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Catamaran to Magdalena Island Penguin

Located 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Punta Arenas in the middle of the Strait of Magellan, Magdalena Island is a must for animal lovers. The island, a protected area since 1982, was renamed Los Pinguinos Natural Moment. It has an interesting ecosystem, home to more than 120,000 couples of penguins which come during the summer to reproduce and other birds such as cormorants and Andean seagulls.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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$190.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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Amazon Day Tour

With our excursion AMAZON DOLPHINS DAY TOUR you will have the opportunity to live a once in a lifetime experience in the Amazon jungle.  This tour begins in the city of Manaus and takes you board a boat to sail the Black River to reach the Lake Acajatuba. Here you can see the dolphins and feed them.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$61.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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$61.00 USD

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Exclusive Full-Day Trip on the Islands, Cholon and Gente de Mar from Cartagena

CHOLON AND PEOPLE OF SEA, earthly paradise in the insular zone of Cartagena de Indias; this fascinating experience begins with a panoramic walk through the archipelago of the Rosario Islands, ruins of the famous island of Pablo Escobar and view of the sunken plane in 2015. Deep draft vessels, sailboats, fishermen in their canoes, refreshing breeze and the water splashing our face, make this tour more pleasant.CHOLON Island, perhaps the most famous and preferred by our visitors who arrive in boats, yachts, sailboats and boats to RUMBEAR without leaving the sea, to meet people who are in other boats and to enjoy the nature that surrounds this island. Beautiful palm trees and dry palm huts form a beautiful landscape on this beach, whose beauty lies in its calm and shallow waters of blue and white sands.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$115.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Navigation by the Rio de la Plata from Madero Port

Appreciate the architectural splendor of Buenos Aires during a 3-hour sailing stint on the Rio de la Plata from Madero Port. Climb aboard your luxurious sea vessel and cruise the word’s widest river while enjoying a comfortable position on the top deck of the boat. While listening to informative audio commentary, gaze at the atmospheric bustle of Buenos Aires port; admire the characteristic architecture of the Fisherman Club; and capture fantastic photographs of Buenos Aires’ skyline from your unrivalled vantage point.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$19.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Tigre Delta Sightseeing Cruise from Buenos Aires

Spend a day on the water with a full-day sightseeing cruise to the Tigre Delta from Buenos Aires, including lunch, hotel transfers and snacks. Set out from San Isidro by motorboat and sail along the serene Rio de la Plata river, stopping to swim or kayak along the way. After a picnic lunch, cruise around the canals and nature reserves of the Tigre Delta and discover the unique communities that inhabit the many islands.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$232.00 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Jungle River Cruise at Palo Verde National Park

This guided tour to Palo Verde National Park from the Guanacaste area is an easy way to see some of the wildlife that makes Costa Rica famous without going too far out of your way. Take private transit out to the park, and then hop onto a leisurely river cruise for chances to see iguanas, birds, monkeys, and more in the wild. Park fees and transportation are included in tour price for a good value.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$69.00 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Ballestas Islands and Paracas National Reserve Day Trip from Paracas

Get up close and personal with the rich array of marine life that inhabits the waters and rocky shores of Peru during this 7-hour trip to the Ballestas Islands and Paracas National Reserve. Start your morning with a boat ride to the Ballesta Islands, stopping to check out the Candelabra geoglyph and observe the wild array of species like Humboldt penguins, Peruvian boobies (birds), sea lions and sometimes even dolphins that inhabit the area. In the afternoon you’ll continue your trip at Paracas National Reserve, observing the area’s Andean flamingos and ‘La Catedral’ rock formation. Your trip also includes the services of a guide.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$34.00 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Panama Canal Eco Cruise and Embera Village Combo Tour

Take an in-depth look at the famous Panama Canal and the indigenous tribes of the Chagres River during this 8-hour, boat-based, eco-adventure. Cruise amidst the waterways, lakes, and islands that make up the Panama Canal stopping to observe local bird life and primates. Then meet up with residents of the Embera tribe in Parara Puru village for cultural presentations and an included lunch.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$125.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Panama Canal Partial Transit Boat Tour

Travel through the Pedro Miguel and Miraflores locks of the Panama Canal on this 5- to 6-hour boat tour from Panama City. Experience how the locks work firsthand aboard a boat; tour includes refreshments and a buffet lunch.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$180.00 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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$180.00 USD

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Canoe Trip in the Mangroves

Get away from the crowds and explore an area rich with wildlife and tradition on this tour to the Cienaga de la Virgen mangrove forest. Paddle through winding mangrove channels on a canoe along with your guide, stopping to admire the scenery and learn about wildlife along the way. As you go, you also learn about the traditional fishing villages and people who call La Boquilla home.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$61.34 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Sarapiqui River Sightseeing Cruise and Zipline Canopy Tour from San Jose

Delve deep into the Costa Rican rain forest with his full-day tour to Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí. Take in views of lush tropical landscape and native wildlife during a leisurely riverboat cruise, and then experienced the thrill of swinging through the jungle canopy on a series of treetop ziplines. This action-packed day includes a traditional Costa Rican lunch and round-trip transport from your San Jose hotel.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$98.99 USD
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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The Black Pearl Pirate Boat Trip from Florianopolis Harbour

Have you seen Pirates of the Caribbean? Well here's Pirates of the Brazil! This 6-hour family-friendly trip aboard The Black Pearl Pirate Boat includes lunch (as option) , a swashbuckling entertainment show, and plenty of opportunities for swimming and snorkelling as you enjoy the beautiful coastline.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$60.00 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Tropical Itaparica Island Tour Including Lunch

Sail off the coast of Salvador during this 8-hour cruise on All Saints Bay. Climb aboard the traditional schooner to meet your friendly captain and crew, then find a spot to get comfortable and enjoy the scenery. Listen as your hosts detail the history of the area and the bay's importance as an epicenter of colonization. Go ashore on one of the 56 islands in the bay, like Itaparica, Brazil's largest island. Eat a traditional lunch of regional specialties, then enjoy samba music and caipirinhas on the way back to the mainland.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$66.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Isla de Lobos

Conocé la colonia de lobos marinos más grande de América y disfrutá de un avistaje amigable y respetuoso en una aventura a mar abierto.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$80.00 USD
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Navigation to Grey Glacier from Puerto Natales

Snaking for 12 miles (19 km) from the southern ice field of Patagonia to the iceberg-filled waters of Grey Lake, the Grey Glacier ranks among the most spectacular natural attractions within Chile’s Torres del Paine region. With this tour, you’ll see the impressive wall of ice from the closest vantage point possible aboard a boat. Sip on a typical pisco sour as you take in the views.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$300.00 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Guanabara Bay Cruise Half-Day Tour from Rio de Janeiro

Admire views of Rio from a different vantage point during this 5-hour sightseeing cruise. As you cruise over Guanabara Bay, snap photos of the Christ the Redeemer Statue atop Corcovado Mountain, Copacabana Beach and Sugar Loaf Mountain. Make a stop for swimming and relaxing at a local beach. Learn about the history, culture and people of this vibrant city through your guide's thoughtful commentary. Pickup and drop-off at Rio hotels is included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$54.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Low Cost Full Day Angra dos Reis Schooner Cruise - Rio de Janeiro

Explore Brazil’s Angra dos Reis on a 12-hour tropical sightseeing tour. Relax on board a schooner, as you island hop and stop along the way to snorkel. Look out for sea stars, coral reefs, tropical fish, and jellyfish. Visit Ilhas Botinas, also called as Twin Islands, known for their natural beauty. Then stop at Gipoia Island and Vitorino beach, and where you eat lunch at the Canto das Canoas restaurant next to the ocean. Return to your hotel with of memories and photos from your day on the water.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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$55.00 USD
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Lake Atitlán Sightseeing Cruise with Transport from Antigua

Spend the day discovering the gorgeous Lake Atitlán, along with the picturesque villages that line its shore, during this 10-hour sightseeing excursion from Antigua. Take in breathtaking views of this mountain lake, its southern shore ringed by volcanoes, as you visit the town Panjachel and take a boat cruise to the hamlet of Santiago de Atitlán. This Lake Atitlán adventure finishes with time for browsing the handicraft stands and businesses along Panjachel’s Santander Street. Your tour also includes a guide and round-trip transportation from your Antigua hotel.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$96.99 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Panama Canal and Gatun Lake Jungle Eco Cruise

Cruise the Panama Canal to Gatun Lake on a 3-hour nature tour from Panama City that includes round-trip transport from central Panama City and time to explore Gatun’s wildlife-rich shoreline by boat. Visit jungle islands that were cut off from mainland Panama by construction of the canal, which protect a thriving population of monkeys, birds, crocodiles, and mammals.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$70.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Puerto Madryn Gulf Sightseeing Cruise

Step aboard your cruise ship for a thrilling 4-hour sightseeing cruise from Puerto Madryn. Enjoy impressive views of the coastal city, then sail around the Golfo Nuevo to the UNESCO-listed Peninsula Valdes. Keep your camera to hand as you pass by colonies of sea lions, cormorants and South American terns, and spot whales and dolphins in their natural habitats.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$33.90 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Lake Atitlan, Panajachel and Santiago Village Day Trip by Boat from Antigua

Delight in the scenic splendor of Lake Atitlán, and the charming villages that surround it, on a full-day trip from Antigua. Travel to Guatemala’s western highlands to observe virtually unchanged Mayan traditions, and then sail on the glittering surface of Lake Atitlán. Absorb the vibrant colors of lakeside settlements, Panajachel and Santiago, and delve into the region’s rich history with your guide. Lunch and round-trip transport from your Guatemala City hotel are included on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Ometepe Island Day Trip from Managua

Discover the highlights of Ometepe Island on this full-day guided sightseeing tour from Managua. Travel by car through a lush landscape, then board a ferry to reach the island, the largest in Lake Nicaragua. Visit a nature reserve that contains two volcanoes and visit a museum dedicated to the island's original inhabitants. Relax at a local restaurant and enjoy a traditional Nicaraguan lunch. Round-trip transportation from Managua hotels is included.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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$160.00 USD
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Round-Trip Sunset tour in Cartagena's Bay

Sail, sip, and enjoy stunning coastal views on this cruise of Cartagena Bay. An open bar keeps you refreshed throughout the trip, and snacks are available for purchase. Plus, this Cartagena Bay catamaran cruise is limited to a small-group tour of 12 people or fewer, making for a more intimate experience watching the sunset over the city.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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$28.00 USD
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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