Our new and refurbished Delfin I take you one step beyond luxury, where comfort and grace combine effortlessly with the wilderness of the amazon in the most unique and personalize vessel ever to cruise the amazon river. In a setting of understated elegance and world-class hospitality, this classic river vessel features 4 spacious deluxe suites, all of them with private terraces and two of them with private whirlpool baths, intimacy, and personal attention is the key success to our service.
This vessel feature artwork by the women of Puerto Miguel community and with your help buying this beautiful work you will help us provide the children of this community with enough school aids to be used in the entire school year.
Low water season: June to october. Ideal for travelers that prefer to walk through the rainforest to discover its flora and fauna. Allows for more trail walks.
High water season: November to may. Ideal for travelers that prefer to duck into otherwise isolated corners of the reserve onboard speedboats. Allows for more extensive exploration and access via water.
The Delfin I, Delfin's new stylish vessel begins the journey in the remote town of Nauta, Peru and transports guests in exceptional comfort into the amazon rainforest. Iquitos is served by numerous daily flights from Lima, Peru’s capital. The flights take one hour and twenty-five minutes.
Located on the main deck, this two spacious suites of 360 square feet, features a king size bed, (or separate twins) who are wrapped on 180° panoramic windows from floor to ceiling, mini bar, in-suite seating area with a sofa bed (may be converted in one additional bed), fine peruvian linens (with a threat counts in hundreds), environmentally friendly amenities, silent a/c units, hot water, hair dryer, safe deposit box and internal communications system. Our new addition is private terraces of 320 square feet with private cold-water whirlpool baths, being the first and only river vessel with this feature.
Located on the second deck these two master suites of 340 square feet and a private deck of 320 square feet are a little smaller than the ones before, but quite spacious too. Shares the same comforts as our deluxe suites but without whirlpool baths; they features panoramic windows from floor to ceiling and the same amenities as the deluxe suites.
It is located on the second deck. Dining on the delfin offers an unrivalled level of sophistication and the luxury of tasting simple and natural products. Peruvian cuisine is considered one of the worlds finest and reflects the country’s cultural diversity, the amazon wild choice of fresh ingredients and the gentle blend of immigrant traditions have created one of the world´s most unique and delicious cuisine.
Delfin amazon cruises will accommodate special request and deal with dietary requirements (children, vegetarian, allergic). Because we sail in such remote areas, all requests must be made at least 30 days in advance.
You will enjoy our compromise with the local communities and with the wonderful and special arts & craft we have worked together with them, you will find many unique gift items and merchandising from the amazon area.
Open Observation Deck
On the top deck of our vessel, a casually elegant setting creates a welcoming and peaceful environment for those who want to get away from it all. Enjoy luxury and comfort seated on soft, large sofas while seeing the breathtaking sights of the amazon and brilliant star-gazing at night.
The Delfin is also equipped with an entertainment center, a range of DVDs and reading material about the amazon rainforest, different wildlife presentations, an xcube (for children) and an open bar offering a variety of international and local drinks. Coffee and tea is always available.
Thanks to the cultural diversity of our country, Peruvian gastronomy has become one of the most craved-after kitchens on the continent and the world. Because of this, the delfin, apart from being dedicated to bringing you the adventurous amazonian spirit into your life, is proud to have the opportunity to present you with a full menu of foods and beverages prepared in utmost style, quality, and originality. We hope you enjoy the creativity of our specialized kitchen and its crew who work hard to present you with balanced and exquisite menus every day. Our innovative chef will surprise you with the most exotic culinary delights, always freshly prepared in the school of peruvian gourmet gastronomy infused with touches and inspirations from the rainforest around you.
Buffet Breakfast: to start each day, you will have the opportunity to taste a grand selection of flavors and textures from the rich amazonia area which we have chosen specially for each journey. Always a favorite are the regional fruits used in a variety of ways in your meals and drinks. You may also select your own preparation style of eggs and omelets, pancakes, and more. It is all made at your pleasure.
Lunch: a carefully and gracefully created starter will lead into a delicious main dish flush with the unforgettable flavors, color, and character of Peru and the amazon. Complete your meal with a succulent dessert sure to pique your taste buds. Additionally, if you prefer, you can enjoy lunch in the privacy of your suite terrace.
Dinner: meals will be served, as is our custom, in the dining room. Your 3-course epicure experience on board the Delfin paired with a selection from our carefully curated menu of wines and other beverages will be an ideal way to indulge after a long day of excursions in the incredible rainforest. As always, the crew will be happy to attend to your wishes.
DELFIN I FACT SHEET
Latest updates: Refurbished in 2010
Type of vessel: River vessel
Port of Embarkation: City of Nauta
Vessel´s Registry: Peru
Length: 67 feet
Beam: 33 feet
Capacity: 12 passengers
Generator: Caterpillar, 45KW (encapsulated)
Engine: Cummins 285HP diesel turbo boosted
Cruising Speed: Average 8 knots
Water: Water treatment plant with 5.0 cubic meter capacity
Sewage Waters: 2.5 cubic meter septic tank
Radio Communication: VHF, UHF and satellite phone on board
Launch Boats: 2 aluminum 10 passenger skiffs equipped with four
stroke low emission Mercury 60HP engines + radio communications
with the main vessel, life jackets and flares
Life Jackets: one per passenger, available in each Suite