Cattleya, For Your Amazon Cruise

by Captain Bill

Cattleya Amazon River Cruise Boat, The Facts

"Cattleya Amazon River boat with crew"

Cattleya Amazon River boat with crew

Cattleya was constructed in 2013  with 6 comfortable air conditioned cabins, in-suite bathrooms, warm water showers, featuring picture window views. The Cattleya Amazon river cruise boat has a capacity for 12 passengers and a crew of 8 to 12, including 2 knowledgeable naturalist guides fluent in english and spanish.

"Cattleya Amazon River Cruise Boat"

Cattleya, one of the most beautiful, comfortable, Amazon River cruise boats

The Cattleya is 75.5 feet = 23 meters long, the beam is 19.7 feet = 6 meters wide, draft is 6.5 feet = 2 meters deep. With a 185 hp caterpillar engine she cruises at 16 knots. The caterpillar 48 KW encapsulated generator provides power for the 220/110 volt electrical system. Communication is by UHF and VHF radios, and by satellite phone.

"Cattleya dinning room"

Cattleya dinning room with a view

All enclosed areas of the Cattleya are air conditioned, including all cabins, the dinning room, lounge, bar, and even the crews quarters.

"Cattleya gourmet"

Cattleya gourmet

Cattleya has an on board chef who creates delicious Peruvian cuisine so beautifully presented that you may want to take a photo before you enjoy your meal.

"Comfortable cabins"

Comfortable cabins

The Cattleya cabins have king size beds, bed side tables and lamps, air conditioning, mirrors, comfortable pillows, sheets, blankets, organic bathroom accessories,bathrobes, towels, electric plugins for 110/220 volts, shower, hot water, safe deposit boxes, and minibar.

"Cattleya skiff"

One of the two skiffs used for expeditions from the Cattleya cruise ship.

Cattleya cruises with two skiffs powered by 60hp mercury outboards, with capacity of 8 – 10 passengers, guide, and boat pilot, for excursions into small streams and lakes where larger boats can not go, for birdwatching, looking for pink dolphins, to trailheads for jungle hikes, fishing, visiting native villages, and swimming.

"Cattleya expedition boat in Pacaya Samiria National Reserve"

Cattleya expedition boat in Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

The Cattleya destination is Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, a vast wetland harboring one of the most bio-diverse eco-systems on earth.

To book your cruise, email me

You can choose cruises of 7 nights from Sunday to Sunday,  4 nights from Sundays to Thursdays, or 3 nights from Thursdays to Sundays.

Cattleya, For Your Comfortable Amazon River Cruise

Bill Grimes, President of Dawn on the Amazon Tours and Cruises, and the Amazon Explorers Club.

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Jerry Jennings August 11, 2014 at 11:12 am

How much is this trip?


2 Captain Bill August 12, 2014 at 10:36 am

Hi Jerry, Thank you for getting in touch with me. I can help arrange your amazon cruise, whether on the Cattleya, Selva Viva or Dawn on the Amazon, or at our Jungle Cabin or Samiria EcoLodge. We have something for nearly every taste or budget. I will send you the details in an email and we can work out the Amazon adventure that fits you specific needs the most.

Best regards,

3 Michelle August 19, 2014 at 8:51 am

Please send me rates and availability for November 4day cruises on the Cattleya for 5pax.

4 Captain Bill August 20, 2014 at 2:51 pm

Hello Michelle, Thank you for getting in touch with me. I can help arrange your cruise on the cattleya for 5 passengers. I will email you with the details.

Best regards,

5 Taryn De Luca November 9, 2014 at 6:19 am

Hi Bill,

Can you please send me prices and boat options for a 3 night cruise in early June? There will be 2 of us.


6 Ugne November 10, 2014 at 10:56 pm

Hello, please send me the rates and availability for end November/start December for 2 pax. Thank you.

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