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Pousada Uacari / Uakari Floating Jungle Lodge

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Seoul
Reviewed 1 week ago

The perfect experience to immerse yourself in the Amazon. The lodge is not 5 star, but that would be out of place in this environment. The lodge is eco-tourism at its finest. you enter, you observe and you leave, without any impact on the nature. Don't go here if you want a 5 star luxury experience. Go here to experience...

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

A perfect experience in the Amazon. The naturalist (Thamara) was incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. The local guides were nothing short of amazing with their ability to spot animals, and inspiring in their love for their work. The lodge itself is a beautiful floating building in a bend in the river with amazing views. All kinds of wildlife from monkeys to...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Read the reviews here and set your expectations accordingly! This was my first visit to the Amazonas and for me it was thrilling! I love nature, am curious of flora, fauna, people, culture and food. Mosquitos normally don't bother me. I enjoy heat and am used to getting soaked, having trekked in the Swedish wilderness and in other places in...

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UK
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The second half of our holiday we stayed at Uakari - magnificent place to stay. The rooms are basic with eco system - river water to wash in etc; but was just wonderful. The sounds of the animals, birds etc is mesmerising. Especially when resting in the hammocks on the balconies! we saw caimans, dophins swimming past! The guides are...

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2Thank Terjan
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I loved our stay here so much that I cried on departure, in fear of the future of this amazing reserve. Money, and a lot of it, is needed to keep this pristine part of the Amazon protected. If you are lucky enough to stay here, you truly help preserve the existence of this lodge and the livelihoods of the...

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Green Bay
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Originally it was a ecotourist area. Basically, this resort is now catering fly fishers after a new specimen of fish on a fly--arapaima. (All catch and release) I landed a 75pound one! A very responsible way for the area native tribe to provide jobs and income for their people. The eco-biologist were fascinating. Nightly, they would give presentations about their...

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2Thank Drox
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I am an avid and wildlife traveler with experience guiding in rainforests of Costa Rica and Peru and I was quite disappointed with my stay here. We booked to stay for a full week because I know that it takes time to observe wildlife in the rainforest. Uacari is located in a unique type of forest habitat called varzea, an...

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3Thank Jason H
LucianaVieira, Gerente geral at Pousada Uacari / Uakari Floating Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Jason, we appreciate your feed back, and we sorry that your experience here wasn't as you were expecting. We recognize how special is this place and we work trying to provide the best of a community-based ecotourism. For this reason we are always listening comments as yours that help us to improve this experience, and you can be sure it...

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Professional, well organised Amazon experience! Staff were sensitive to the environment, displayed great knowledge of the area and kept us busy with an excellent range of activities with their eagle eyes helping us to spot the elusive wildlife. Accomodation, though simple was kept clean and tidy and food was outstanding, catering to all needs. Highly recommend staying here for a...

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LucianaVieira, Gerente at Pousada Uacari / Uakari Floating Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Simone! So nice you spend such a good time with us. Thanks for shared it with us! Kind regards,

Reviewed 9 September 2016

This lodge is true finding for those who would like to experience the true nature connection. This is a community integrated floating lodge, with excelent staff, fantastic activities. It's for sure one of the best places we,ve ever stayed. The wood lodge have all the confort you can expect in the jungle, with fans, hot water, confortable beds, and of...

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LucianaVieira, Gerente at Pousada Uacari / Uakari Floating Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

All our efforts it's looking the best way to provide exactly this: nature connection, with great services. It is always good to hear that it happened!! Come back anytime!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is the best place you can stay to get a real taste of the Amazon in all it's glory! But many of the people staying here were disappointed that they didn't see a Jaguar. Wildlife spotting is hard here in the Amazon compared to the Pantanal - the rainforest is so thick. So make sure you know what sort...

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Pousada Uacari is located in Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve, in the heart of Amazon.Mamiraua was the first sustainable development reserve in Brazil and is a world Natural Heritage site. The reserve is one the most important protected tropical forest blocks in the world and harbors a rich ecosystem home to endemic species, such as the exotic bald uacari monkey and the black-headed squirrel monkey.The lodge floats peacefully above water and consists of 05 comfortable bungalows with an exceptional location from where you set off on tours to see fauna, interact with residents from local communities and meet researchers who work on the reserve.Pousada Uacari is an initiative of the community-based tourism program of Mamiraua Institute. It is administrated through shared management between the Institute and the communities of the reserve. The objective of Pousada Uacari is to generate income for local residents and promote the conservation of natural resources. ... more   less 

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Address: Reserva de Desenvolvimento Sustentavel Mamiraua | Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve, Tefe, State of Amazonas, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Amazonas > Tefe
Number of rooms: 10
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