About The Adventure

The plan behind the trip of a lifetime

Your Adventure Begins…

…a narrative.

You will depart your home airport in the morning (perhaps even later in the day depending on your home airport) and arrive at Miami International Airport during the mid-afternoon. Your flight to Manaus will then leave approx. 5:00 pm and you will be in Manaus approx. 10:05 pm.

The Day of Arrival in Manaus
Once you land in Manaus you will be met at the airport terminal by an English speaking staff member. They will transfer you to the Quality Inn Hotel, Manaus where you will spend the night. The next morning, you will be treated to a delicious Brazilian breakfast and then transferred to our charter airport in Manaus. Here you will board a short one hour charter flight to Barcelos where the yacht staff is awaiting your arrival.

All Aboard For the Trip of a Life Time
Once aboard the Amazon Lord you will enjoy world-class accommodations, first class service, and gourmet foods, as you and your fellow anglers sail off to the best fishing either side of the equator.
All You Can Fish for 6 1/2 Days!

Wake up every morning to a gourmet breakfast with the knowledge that in a short time you will be out on the open water experiencing heart-pounding Amazon fishing like nowhere else.
Departure
Wake up every morning to a gourmet breakfast with the knowledge that in a short time you will be out on the open water experiencing heart-pounding Amazon fishing like nowhere else.
Departure

After your last day of fishing you will once again spend the night on the yacht. The next morning our staff will assist in getting you packed up and transferred to the local airport. You will be flown back to Manaus where you have the option to reserve a day-room at the Quality Inn Hotel, Manaus. After your day of city-tours, or resting, the group will have a farewell dinner at one of Brazil’s best churrascaria restaurants, Bufalo’s. After dinner you will be transferred to the airport where your flight back to Miami will leave around 12:00 midnight. You will arrive into Miami Airport at approx. 5:30 am and then board your flight back to your home airport. You should be back in your living room by late afternoon on Sunday.parture

Give us a call. Make your reservation today!
(888) 295-HOOK (4665)

Pricing

Our all-inclusive Amazon Peacock Bass Trip of a Lifetime is only $5495 per person for the 2019-2020 season

Deposit Required: A deposit of $1,500 is due within 10 days of booking, in order to hold your reservation.

Your Hooked on Adventures Trip Includes:

  • Greeting at airport and ground transportation per regular schedule.
  • First night hotel stay in Manaus. (per regular schedule)
  • Last night hotel stay in Manaus. (per regular schedule)
  • Transportation – either by boat or charter plane service.
  • Semi-Private rooms at our facilities (per two anglers).
  • Fully Air-Conditioned Rooms.
  • Daily Laundry Service.
  • Daily Maid Service.
  • Delectable meals of both American and Brazilian foods served with choice wines.
  • Regional cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks, fruit juices, bottled water, beer and wine.
  • We reserve the right to limit the number of alcoholic beverages consumed by each client when health or safety issues are involved.
  • Guided fishing (two anglers per boat).
  • Guide operated boat, outboard, trolling motor and cooler.
  • All hard non-disposable tackle including: rods, reels, top-water, and, sub-surface lures
  • *The yacht manager will have hand-tide jigs for sale as they are extremely popular with the Monster Peacock Bass*

Not Included:

  • Fees associated with obtaining your passport or visa.
  • Fees associated with pre-trip medical planning, travel insurance, and medications.
  • Domestic air or ground travel from your home city to Miami.
  • International airfare to Manaus, Brazil.
  • Fees associated in sport fishing areas.
  • Gratuities to staff personnel.
  • Personal expenses in Manaus, i.e. shopping, meals, and city tours.
  • Overweight luggage charges from the airlines or charter flights.
  • Fly fishing gear.
  • Airport departure taxes (if applicable).
  • Hotel stays (if necessary) in Miami.

Michael Losinno Testimonial

Hi David, Hooked on Adventures is by far the best choice for Peacock Bass Fishing.  I have now been on it twice and I can say it is a first class adventure like no other.  I feel an excellent trip all starts with the guides.  Hooked on Adventures has...

Earl Wooten – Dallas Safari Club Lifetime Member

David, I greatly enjoyed the Peacock Bass fishing trip to the Amazon River in Brazil.  I caught lots of fish including five over 15 lbs and one monster Peacock Bass that weighted 20 lbs.  I plan to return! Earl Wooten DSC Lifetime Member

“One of the best vacations anyone can ever take…”

Thanks to Dave and Hooked on Adventures, Whether you're a fisherman or not this is one of the best vacations anyone can ever take. Dave and his staff take care of you like royalty you want for nothing. There's nothing like getting up in the morning knowing you're...

Testimonial from Stan Ratzlaff, Nov. 4 Week

I highly recommend this fishing experience to anyone.  The fishing and the accommodations were excellent and the scenery was absolutely breathtaking.   The food, meals, snacks and shore lunch were all wonderful.  The entire staff were...

Testimonial from David Scott Nov. 25 Week

We had a fantastic time fishing with those Canadian Boys. They are all very nice and it is good to make new friends.  I also got to tell them my portfolio of jokes!  David is a great host and he really has a first class crew. Thank you and Happy...

From: Dennis Allen

David, The fishing trip was truly a "Trip of a Lifetime".  I'm planning another trip back to the Amazon as the fishing was incredible! One day I caught 50 Peacock Bass, and NO mosquitoes!!  Thank you for making the trip so wonderful.  I would recommend...

From Ken Schultz

“The Santana yacht line is luxurious, better than any other Mother Ship that I’ve seen in the Amazon.  The staff is excellent, as is the food and service, and the guides are the most experienced for Peacock Bass in this region.” - Ken Schultz, Author of the Ken...

From: Randy Kremer – The Best of Both Worlds

I recently had the opportunity to head back to the Amazon to pursue for one of the most explosive species in the water, the Peacock Bass. For this trip, we hooked up with David McCarthy’s Hooked on Adventures as our outfitter!  We traveled aboard the 125 ft....

From Larry Larsen

“The Santana has the most experienced giant Peacock Bass Guides in South America.” - Larry Larsen, author of the Peacock Bass Library and Director of PeacockBassAssociation.com

Ron Ratliff’s Amazon River Experience

"David, GREAT TRIP!! There were fourteen of us in our group and everyone really enjoyed themselves. We caught somewhere between 1,800 and 2,000 fish during the week. The best catch of the day was 109 fish for one of the boats. My brother Larry caught the biggest at 18...

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Is airfare included in the price?

Fishing packages are all-inclusive “except” for commercial airfare to Manaus. Once you arrive in Manaus, all chartered flights are paid for by Hooked on Adventures.

How many guests does the mother ship accommodate? Do I have to reserve the whole vessel?

Built to our specifications, the Amazon Lord accommodates a maximum of 20 guests. The Belle Amazon holds 18 guests per trip. Sometimes the entire vessel is booked for a week by a large group, but we are pleased to accept reservations when space is available for individuals, small groups, couples, and families. Many of our tours are comprised of several small groups (two, three, and four in a party) who often become friends after their shared experiences.

How far in advance should I reserve a week on the mother ship?

Hooked on Adventures enjoys a high repeat clientele rate. Because of this, and the fact that we have a limited season and space, we recommend reserving a year in advance. Many of our guests reserve a space for next year immediately after completing the current year’s trip. Please call to check on available space at any time, however. Also note that sometimes we have an opening or two that we can offer at a special price on relatively short notice.

How far in advance should I make airline reservations?

You should make airline reservations as soon as you select a week and send in your deposit. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE. Direct flights from Miami, or Atlanta, to Manaus are very limited, and the planes usually fly full. Also, you’ll need to leave several hours between your arrival in Miami, or Atlanta, and your departure for Manaus (the same applies on the home-bound leg), so the sooner you make air reservations, the more likely you’ll get flights with good connection times.

Give us a call. Make your reservation today!
(888) 295-HOOK (4665)

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