Amazon Santana and Belle Amazon Yachts

Amazon Fishing Expeditions offers you the fishing voyage of a lifetime aboard our elite and custom-designed yachts. They will serve as your base of operations for an unforgettable week-long fishing adventure on Brazil’s Amazon River. The Amazon Santana has served as the Amazon watershed’s home for well-known dignitaries and fisherman from all over the globe. The Amazon Santana is considered the Gold Standard in Amazon Peacock Bass fishing.

Amazon Santana


When you travel with the Amazon Fishing Expeditions staff aboard the Amazon Santana or the Belle Amazon, you will be treated to unparalleled luxury and adventure in the magnificent Amazon rainforest.

Our first class yachts contain the following onboard amenities for our clients:

  • Each boat is completely furnished in lavish mahogany and marble
  • Separate bar on the top deck
  • Fully air-conditioned suites as well as all interior rooms of yachts!
  • Master Suites with King-size bed, stereo, walk in closets and Master bath
  • Larger standard rooms with dressers for your clothes, private baths and separate luggage storage
  • Television and game room, elaborately furnished with leather sofas, recliners T.V., C.D player, video and stereo
  • Satellite phone
  • Open-air decks (“mosquito free” thanks to the slightly acidic black water)
  • Laundry service
  • Unbelievable food and service that will equal or exceed the finest restaurant!

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Belle Amazon

Each night aboard either yacht, you will be able to relax in the bar area and on deck with a beverage of your choice and some appetizers before being served a delicious meal in the elegant air-conditioned dining room.

Our chef prepares a variety of regional and international dishes, tailored to the American palate rivaling those of the finest restaurants.

You will be able to experience exotic and delicious cuisine including, but not limited to:

  • The amazing “tambaqui”, a fruit eating fish with the sweetest meat, found only in the Amazon region.
  • “Pirarucu”, a prehistoric fish with both lungs and gills, with fillets at 100 lb.
  • A Brazilian churrasco (barbecue) of whole tenderloin, calabreza (Brazilian sausage), fish and chicken
  • A variety of almost 300 edible fruits native to the Amazon region and other delicious regional foods.
  • A selection of fine white and red wines is available, in addition to bottled water, soft drinks, fruit juices, and beer.

The entire boat is completely furnished in lavish mahogany and marble. It contains the following onboard amenities for our clients:


  • Jacuzzi on the top deck
  • Bar
  • Central air-conditioning in the rooms and all the dependence of the ship!
  • One Master Suite with king size bed, closets and bath
  • Eight Standard rooms with dressers for your clothes and private baths
  • Television and game room, elaborately furnished with sofas, T.V., C.D player, video and stereo
  • Satellite phone and fax
  • Laundry service
  • Unbelievable food and service that will equal or exceed the finest restaurant!
  • Water filtration system 
  • Solarium with shower
    • Command room with a complete  navigation system

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    Most importantly, the shallow-draft design allows the Amazon Santana or Belle Amazon mother ships to access the more remote interior reaches and tap the prime fishing spots off-limits to deeper hull riverboats. Fishing begins each day aboard the 18’ fast and comfortable fishing boats featuring raised casting platforms front and rear, comfortable seats, Minn Kota Trolling Motors and 50 hp Suzuki Outboards, radio communications and GPS. Each boat has an abundance of floor space for tackle and cooler full of bottled water, soft drinks and beer.

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    Fishing Boats

    Amazon Peacock Bass Fishing Adventure Overview 

    You will be Peacock Bass Fishing Aboard The Most Luxurious Vessels in Brazil’s Amazon – 6 1/2 days of heart stopping exciting action and fishing . Peacock bass fishing is considered by many to be the greatest adventure a fresh water angler can ever experience. Whether Peacock Bass fishing with conventional or fly tackle… chances are… you’ll become addicted to the Peacock Bass Passsion!  

    Trip Itinerary

    Fly to Manaus, Brazil

    Your trip begins when you leave home and fly to Atlanta or Miami, where you’ll connect with your direct flight to Manaus.

    The Day of Arrival in Manaus

    Rest and relax in resort luxury at the Tropical Manaus Hotel as you prepare for the next day to board one of our first class yachts.

    All Aboard For the “Adventure of a Life Time”…depart via charter float plane or fixed wheel to the jungle.

    On board the Amazon Santana or Belle Amazon, you will enjoy world-class accommodations, first class service, and gourmet foods, as you and your fellow anglers prepare for your passionate pursuit of the worlds most explosive fresh water fish the Peacock bass.

    All You Can Fish for 6 1/2 Days!

    Wake up every morning to gourmet breakfasts with the knowledge that in a short time you will be out on the open water with the best of  native, seasoned and professional guides experiencing the thrill of fishing the dark waters and “Lost Lagoons” of the Amazon.


    Pricing for 2014-15 Season for the Amazon Santana or Belle Amazon Yachts

    Our all-inclusive Amazon Peacock Bass Fishing Adventure  of a Lifetime is only $5250.00 per person**

    Your Amazon Fishing Expeditions Trip Includes:

    • Greeting at airport and ground transportation.
    • Transportation – either by boat or charter plane service.
    • Semi-Private rooms at our facilities (per two anglers).
    • Fully Air Conditioned Rooms.
    • Daily Laundry Service
    • Daily Maid Service
    • Delectable meals of both American and Brazilian foods served with choice wines and other beverages.
    • Regional cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres, soft drinks, fruit juices, bottled water, beer and wine
      • We reserve the right to limit the number alcoholic beverages consumed by each client when health or safety issues are involved
    • Guided fishing (two anglers per boat)
    • Guide operated boat, outboard, trolling motor and full cooler
    • Fishing Tackle packages are available for a small rental fee.
    • One night hotel in Manaus (if necessary)

    Not Included:

    • ESP Fees
    • Fees associated with obtaining your Passport or Visa
    • Fees associated with pre-trip medical planning and medications
    • Domestic air or ground travel from your home city to Atlanta or Miami
    • International airfare to Manaus, Brazil
    • Gratuities to staff personnel and fishing guides
    • Personal Expenses in Manaus, i.e. shopping, meals, and city tours.
    • Overweight luggage charges from the airlines or charter flights
    • Fly fishing gear
    • Airport departure taxes (if applicable)
    • Hotel stays (if necessary) in Atlanta or Miami

    **Deposit Required: A deposit of $1,500 is due within 10 days of booking, in order to hold your reservation. The balance of the adventure package is due in full in our office 75 days in advance of the departure date.