ARDCF Amazon Expeditions

Travel with us to the heart of the Amazon

We have expeditions traveling along the Rio Negro of Brazil on the following dates:

February 23-March 3, 2020 (taking reservations now!)

October 11-21, 2019 (BOOKED)​

We will be observing wild river dolphins in their natural habitat, taking morning and night canoe excursions to view the natural beauty of the region and view wildlife, visiting riverside villages to learn about local cultures, and so much more!The cost of the trip includes:

  • lodging for 10 days on a well-appointed boat
  • three meals daily
  • transportation to and from the boat on trip dates
  • Manaus city tour
  • visits to small river communities
  • canoe excursions for bird watching,wildlife observation, fishing, and snorkeling
  • hikes in the Amazon Rainforest  

Deposits are non-refundable

​Contact us for more details: 



Listen to Ashley talk about her experiences during the ARDCF Amazon expedtion. 


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* Handheld depth sounder

* Rite in the Rain® Maxi-Spiral Notebooks 

* All-weather writing paper 


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Additional Information

Q:  What is an endangered species? 

A:   An endangered species is a species that “faces a high risk of extinction in the near future,” according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. Under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S.-specific law to protect endangered species in the United States, a species is considered endangered if they “are in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of their range.” In 2018, more than 40,000 species were listed as endangered (or critically endangered) on the IUCN Red List. 

Q:  Is the Amazon river dolphin an endangered species? 

A:  Yes. In November 2018, the Amazon river dolphin was included on the IUCN Red List.

Q:  How many participants do you take on your expeditions?

A:  We can take up to 20 people.

Q:  Are travel vaccines necessary?

A:  It varies. We recommend that you go to the CDC website to obtain the appropriate information.   

Q:  Do I need a passport?  

A:  Yes  

Q:  Do I need to speak Portuguese?  
A:  No, we have guides that speak several different languages.

Q:  What if I have food allergies or restrictions? 

A:  We have an amazing cook on board and we can accommodate any requests.