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Aqua Expeditions Cruise Reviews

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28 Aqua Expeditions Cruise Reviews


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Appreciative guest

1 Review Written

Perfect voyage

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We chose the cruise because we had traveled with Aqua before on the Aqua Mekong. While the Mekong trip was great, this Raja Ampatexpedition was spectacular. The highlights were the amazing diving/snorkeling and the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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AnelaKamuela

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful 7-Day Amazon Cruise on the Aqua Aria

Both embarkation and disembarkation for our cruise were from Iquitos where we were welcomed at the airport by one of our guides, taken to lunch at a local restaurant, then transferred by skiff to the Aqua Amazon. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jstar1510

1 Review Written

An incredible week on so many levels

We just spent the past week celebrating a friends milestone birthday on board the Aqua Mekong. It was faultless. The crew went above and beyond in every regard. The activities each day were so well organised with ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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tecyeo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

4 Days 3 Nights On AquaMekong from Phnom Penh to Ho Chih Min

First i need to qualify myself on writing this review as i am comparing the AquaMekong curise experience with a luxury train holiday experience on Maharajah Express. To sum up, if given a choice, i will go back ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Wolf Watt

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

4 Days of Magic on the Aria Amazon

We had already booked a 12 day Galápagos Adventure with another company. Our travel agent suggested the Aria post cruise as we were already in South America! The Aria is state of the art, gourmet food, 4 ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jmalux

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Sensational experience

We booked this cruise directly with Aqua Expeditions, and the reservation team was very reactive and helpful. For the two hour transfer from Ho Chi Minh to the ship, we had opted for a Mercedes S-class transfer, ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Alexandra_NZ

1 Review Written

Luxury and culture with thoughtful touches

5 members of my family went on the cruise in Cambodia, 3 generations. From the start to the finish everything was seamless and thoughtful, especially on my daughter's birthday. The crew were exceptional and the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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ssmith2222

1 Review Written

7-night Aqua Expeditions Mekong River Trip

An amazing experience that combines fun, engaging activities (bike, kayak, skip rides and walks) with introductions to culture, history, and local customs. The staff is fabulous and attentive to everyone's needs - ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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dspears

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing service!

We choose the cruise because we are animal lovers and wanted to see he animals of the Amazon in an intimate way. It tuned out that not only was the nature viewing extraordinary but the service we received on the ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Millerman1007

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Perfect from beginning to end!

The guides have to take top slot here, they were absolutely excellent, hugely knowledgeable about the local flora and fauna and organised some amazing and interesting excursions in the skiffs. On one occasion we ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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debbiede

1 Review Written

Fantastic--We loved this ship

My first cruise and what a wonderful experience we had. The boat is perfect for this river. The suites were beyond my best expectations...I could actually unpack!! The designers definitely knew what they were ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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marinmodern

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Decent cruise but lacking a few things.....

We were very excited to go on this 5 day 4 night cruise down the Amazon River. We were VERY disappointed to realize we were not really on the Amazon on this cruise but instead on a river that is an offshoot off of ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Dick and Lale

1 Review Written

Wonderful river cruise

We chose this cruise because we had seen it advertised and it suited us. The Aria is an excellent small cruiser with very professional staff and wonderful guides, The cabins were spacious and well appointed, the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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MelbDemon

6 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Not really the Amazon But close enough

Our 5th river cruise in a row which we find far superior than ocean voyages. All have been small group excursions with this being the smallest vessel we have embarked on(only 32 persons) The atmosphere on the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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deb4077

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Aqua Mekong is perfect in every way

I wanted to understand some of the history...as a child who grew up in the Vietnam era. So special to spend time in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos - beautiful and unique countries. The people there are largely open to ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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lisak2017

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Aqua Expeditions Aria Amazon

We loved the Aria Amazon. The personalised Service was excellent. When we arrived in Iquitos in March 2017 People of Aqua Expeditions were already waiting at the baggage belt to take over all the luggage. All ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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LittleRedJohn

11 Reviews Written

68 Helpful Votes

Great Trip

Our travel agent said the Aqua Mekong Explorer was the best of the ships on the Mekong River. We saw some other vessels that were good-looking on the outside at least. Whatever, the cruise we experienced was ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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AntietamAl

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Aqua Amazing

AQUA EXPEDITIONS ARIA AMAZON 3/10-3/17/2017 Superlatives just aren't adequate to describe this once in a lifetime, high water opportunity. Exploring the Amazon accompanied by excellent guides and service ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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mj@bluegiraffetravel.com

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

.Amazon Cruise, Aqua Expeditions

Small intimate ship. The crew and dining staff, in some cases, the same people, were OUTSTANDING. The shore excursions were highly entertaining, especially when swimming in the Amazon, the water was FABULOUS. We ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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aerodog

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

An Intimate Amazon Experience

The first question is, "take a 3, 4 or 7 day excursion"? If my count is correct, the 4 day trip has one more outing on the skiff than the 3 day excursion. The 3 day trip explores one of the two rivers that ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Nature lover 777983

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Outstanding in Every Way

Mekong Delta cruise Aqua Expedition Mekong delta is outstanding. Delivers everything it promises. The guides are extremely smart and knowledgeable about history, nature, politics, geography and more. All the ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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cccarter

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

The way to see the Peruvian Amazon

We were on the Aria Amazon with a university alumni travel program, so everyone on the boat was with our group. I mention this mostly because the excursions and day-to-day activities were enhanced by knowing ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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kiwismith

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Exceeded Expectations!

If the Queen of England booked a cruise on the Amazon, it would be on this boat. Not that our trip was without glitches - the transfer from Iquitos Airport to the boat was tiring (while waiting for the boat to be ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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russg140

22 Reviews Written

79 Helpful Votes

An Unforgettable Amazon Cruise; Exceptional in Every Way

There is SO much I could write about this unparalleled experience, but I am going to keep this short. We flew into Lima on Jet Blue and spent the night at the JW Marriot. The next day we flew to Iquitos, the ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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LisaKnoxville

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Extraordinary Experience on The Aqua Mekong

We read about the Aqua Mekong in the Andrew Harper Hideaway Report and decided to make it the centerpiece of our tour to Vietnam and Cambodia. We came at the perfect time of the year, at the very end of the rainy ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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