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M/V Delfin III Amazon River Cruise, Iquitos, Peru
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M/V Delfin III
M/V Delfin III

The Ship

The 169-foot-long, M/V Delfin III (formerly named the Amazon Discovery) has been tailor-made to suit its environment, while maintaining its integrity as a true luxury river cruise ship. Built in 2015, the M/V Delfin III offers an extraordinary level of comfort and style. The ship's 22 suites can accommodate a maximum of 44 cruise ship guests in four different styles of suites featuring floor-to-ceiling panoramic picture-windows.

Cruise along the Amazon enjoying views of the vast rainforest full of wildlife and natural beauty from the comfort of your air-conditioned suite. This luxury river cruise ship is the perfect size to sail along the Amazon River, providing an extremely comfortable indoor and outdoor lounge, outdoor plunge pool, exercise room, spa, dining room, and sleeping accommodations.

Technical Specifications/Amenities
M/V Delfin III

•Built in: Iquitos, Peru
•Year: 2015
•Refurbished: 2017
•Type of vessel: River vessel
•Port of embarkation: City of Iquitos
•Vessel's Registry: Peru
•Length: 168 feet (x41 mts)
•Beam: 39 feet (x9.30 mts)
•Draft: 5 feet (x2.25mts)
•Capacity: 28 passengers + 2 Tour Conductors (bunk bed cabin)
•Generators: 2 Caterpillar - 55KW each (encapsulated for noise reduction)
•Engine: Caterpillar 250 HP eco-electronic
•Cruising Speed: Average 10 knots

Safety On Board
Every effort is made to ensure the safety of all passengers
aboard the Delfin III. The vessel is equipped with:
•Radio communication system
•Satellite phone
•Life jackets
•Flare signals
•Fire extinguishers
•Smoke detectors
•Onboard defibrillator

•Non-smoking interior
•Elegant, contemporary design
•Friendly, English-speaking crew
•Cruise Director
•Upscale bar serving premium spirits
•Multilingual Naturalists
•Multimedia natural history lectures
•Air-conditioned throughout
•Outside viewing deck
•Spacious, open seating restaurant
•Air-conditioned indoor lounge with nightly entertainment
•Floor to Ceiling Panoramic Windows
•Small gym
•Indoor/outdoor Bar & Lounge
•Complimentary coffee, tea, mineral water, soft drinks,
local beer, and local spirits throughout
•Free flow house wine with dinner
•Open-air deck with shade system & premium lounge chairs
•Rainforest Spa
•Outdoor Plunge pool on open-air deck
•Comprehensive shore excursion program
•Headsets for all guided shore excursions
•Deluxe skiffs (excursion) boats with cold towel service,
fresh fruit, and refreshments
•Series of cultural performances, educational talks,
cooking classes and ship tour


NOTE: The weather in Iquitos is warm and humid with average high and low temperatures of 95°F and 70°F.
The dry season is from May to November.
The wet season is from December to April.
The seasons feature particular differences in the plant and animal life as well as in the climate. All activities are subject to change due to weather conditions and time of year. River and tributary levels may vary and thus navigation times and excursions may need to be modified at the captain's discretion.

Animal Rescue , M/V Delfin III
Birdwatching, M/V Delfin III
Animal Rescue

Clothing & Necessities

Bring comfortable, soft-soled shoes, light weight pants and long-sleeved tops, hat, sun glasses, lightweight rain gear, sunscreen, mosquito repellant, BINOCULARS, camera and spare batteries. Don't forget to include some items that you can give away to the locals (T-shirts, pens and paper are especially prized).

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