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Delfin I

Cruise Ships in Peru : Delfin I

Delfin I is a classic Amazon riverboat which plies the quiet, wildlife-rich backwaters of the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve in northern Peru. With only a handful of suites, some with private plunge pools, the vessel has an intimate feel. At the same time, there’s a variety of guided activities and wildlife-spotting opportunities on offer.


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The Delfin I is a classic Amazon riverboat purpose-built for cruising some of the great river’s quieter, wildlife-rich tributaries in northern Peru. Carrying only eight passengers, this vessel offers not only intimacy but also excellent facilities. Suites come with either a private sun deck or a private cool-water plunge pool, and all suites have floor-to-ceiling windows and a minibar.

On the vessel’s top deck you’ll find an open terrace and a lounge with sofas. Ceiling fans help keep you cool. There’s also an Amazon wildlife reference library, a flat-screen TV with DVDs, and a bar. There’s a variety of activities included in your river cruise, from kayaking and paddleboarding to guided rainforest walks, birdwatching, and nocturnal safaris.

Delfin I plies the waters of the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, one of the best-preserved parts of the Peruvian Amazon, where it’s possible to spot everything from sloths to pink river dolphins.


There are four cabins consisting of two cabin types. Master Suites come furnished with a private terrace and are located on the upper (second) deck. Deluxe Master Suites are located on the main deck, are a bit more spacious, and come with private cool-water pools on a private terrace.


  • On-board restaurant
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Three-course lunch and dinner service
  • Complimentary juice, coffee, tea, soda, water, and alcoholic drinks, including wines and Pisco sours.


You can choose from three- or four-night cruises around the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, departing from and returning to Nauta near Iquitos.

Suggested itineraries

  • Macaws and parrots

    Our specialists suggest:
    Our 12-day "Amazon, Cuzco, Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca" itinerary, from CAD8,330pp.
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  • Travelling through the Amazon Rainforest

    Our specialists suggest:
    Our 9-day "Incas and Amazon tour" itinerary, from CAD6,885pp.
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  • Jesuit church, Cuzco

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    Our 10-day "Wonders of Peru: Cuzco, Machu Picchu & Amazon cruise" itinerary, from CAD13,895pp.
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  • Walking
  • Kayaking
  • Boat rides
  • Paddleboarding
  • Fishing
  • Canopy walks
  • Pink river dolphin observation
  • Birdwatching
  • Night safaris


  • Restaurant
  • Lounge
  • Observation deck