You’ll take a moonlit riverboat cruise into the dense jungle backwaters, where you’ll cross a short gangplank to a small-motorised canoe. Under the expert direction of a native guide, you’ll glide silently into the flooded forest and its countless overgrown tributaries. Armed only with a flashlight, your guide will attempt to locate caimans.

While the bright light hypnotizes the caiman, you’ll slowly approach it until your guide is close enough to attempt to catch the caiman with his bare hands and actually lift it out of the water for all to see. When you have taken photographs, the young caiman will be returned, unharmed, to the water.

After the thrill of this incredible hunt, you will transfer back to the riverboat for your return to the Manaus floating pier.

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