• This Tour takes you to the Meeting of the Waters State Park in Porto Jofre and to the seldom visited Taiamã Ecological Reserve in search for Jaguars, Giant River Otters and other wildlife by speed boat.

  • In addition we stay in different lodges along the Transpantaneira Road, where we have good chances of close encounters with highlights including Ocelots, Tapirs, Hyacinth Macaws, Jabiru Storks, Anteaters, Giant Otters & Pumas to mention but a few.

  • Boat safaris, overland safaris, horseback riding, walking safaris in forests and night safaris in search for dry land mammals & birds.

  • Tailor-made Tours to meet your requirements.

  • Option of land-based or floating/ boat-hotel accommodation.


Photo: Wildlife Ley - Pantanal Jaguar Safaris


Availability: June to  November
Gateway city: Cuiabá (CGB airport)
Duration: 10 nights
Departure: Daily
Accommodation: 04 lodges


  • All transfers

  • English-speaking wildlife guide

  • Accommodation

  • Three meals per day

  • Excursions (boat safaris, overland safaris, walking safaris, night safaris)

  • Wi-fi where present

Not Included:

  • Flights

  • Extra accommodation and meals

  • Travel insurance

  • Beverage, Phone calls, Laundry


Day 1.
Cuiabá airport to Pouso Alegre, traditional Pantanal ranch.

Arrival at Cuiabá airport in the morning, where you will meet your guide and transfer to the Pantanal. After driving about one and a half hour we arrive in Poconé. From here our wildlife adventure starts as we hit the Transpantaneira road, a dirt road that transects the Northern Pantanal. We will stop to photograph all kind of wildlife along the road. We will arrive at our lodge just before lunch time. After our midday break we go on a forest walk in search for dry land mammals and birds. At night we go on a night safari in search for night animals such as Ocelot, Puma, Giant Anteater, Tamandua, Crab-eating Raccoon, Potoos and Owls. Dinner and Overnight. (L,D)

Day 2.
Pouso Alegre Lodge.

We have a full morning to explore the many photo opportunities at this place. This ranch stands as the best spot to find Giant Anteaters in the Northern Pantanal, and often offers close encounters with other species, such as Red-brocket and Marsh Deer, Coati, Tayra, and Brazilian Tapir. Our activities are a combination of overland safaris, forest walks and night safaris. After dinner we will go on a night safari in search of mammals and other nocturnal wildlife which may yield good views of Great Horned Owl, Nightjar, Potoo and many other possibilities. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 3.
Pouso Alegre Lodge to Porto Jofre.

Early breakfast and checkout. This morning we drive further into the Pantanal. There is plenty of wildlife along the road, as we cover the entire Transpantaneira to reach Porto Jofre and check-in at our lodge situated on the riverbank of the mighty Cuiabá river. Lunch and break. In the afternoon we go on our first boat safari in search for Jaguars and other Wildlife concentrated along the riverbanks. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Days 4,5,6.
In search for Jaguars and other wildlife in the Meeting of the Waters State Park.

We will have three full days devoted to the boat safari on Cuiabá River and its tributaries, in order to maximize our chances of watching and photographing Jaguars, Giant River Otters and other wildlife in the Meeting of the Waters State Park. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 7.
Porto Jofre and back north to the Piuval Lodge Pantanal ranch.

Breakfast and we go for an overland safari to the Piuval Lodge. We will stop to photograph all kind of wildlife on our way. We will arrive there at lunch time. After our midday break we go out for a forest walk in the monkey forest and climb up the 20m canopy tower. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 8.
Piuval Lodge, transfer to Taiamã Reserve.

Full morning to explore the wildlife in and around the Piuval Bay. Lunch and checkout. After driving about two and a half hour we arrive in Cáceres. From here we hit the a dirt road and will stop to photograph all kind of wildlife. We will arrive to the hotel just before dinner time. (B,L,D).

Days 9&10.
In search for Jaguars and other wildlife in the Taiamã Reserve

We will have two full days devoted to the boat  safaris on the Paraguay River and its tributaries, in order to maximize our chances of watching and photographing jaguars, Giant River Otters and other wildlife. Our outings will always be during the day, from sunrise until lunch time and after our midday break again until sunset. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 11.

In search for Jaguars and departure.

Full morning of boat safari in search for jaguars and other wildlife concentrated along the riverbanks of the Paraguay river. After lunch check out and transfer back to Cuiabá airport. (B, L)



Please ask for your desired period in CONTACT&QUOTATION.

*lodging subject to availability.



Pouso Alegre Lodge

  • Traditional Pantanal ranch in a 8.000ha farm presenting many vegetation sets of Pantanal biome .

  • Good chances to see wildlife as Tapir, Anteater, Coati, Toucan, Hyacinth Macaw and more.

  • AC, wifi, laundry, hot shower.

Hotel Pantanal Norte

  • 3 stars hotel at Porto Jofre, with comfort and excellent food.

  • Radio station support  to boats in search for Jaguars into the State Park and its vicinities.

  • AC, wifi, laundry, hot shower.

Piuval Lodge

  • 3 stars hotel in Poconé, at Transpantaneira road km10, with comfort and excellent food.

  • Good chances to see wildlife as Tapir, Anteater, Coati, Toucan, Hyacinth Macaw and more.

  • AC, wifi, laundry, hot shower.

Baiazinha Hotel

  • 3 stars traditional riverside hotel,  integrated to nature. 

  • Good boats and pilotmen in search for Jaguars along the Paraguay river and its various bays.

  • AC, wifi, laundry, hot shower.



CNPJ: 17.241.382/0001-48 | CADASTUR: 13.054082.10.00


        +55 65 999754406 | +55 65 996097994

          Pantanal Jaguar Safaris, CP 19

          Est. Rural Vale do Jamacá

          Chapada dos Guimarães, MT

          CEP: 78195-970


  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle
  • Google+ - Black Circle
  • YouTube - Black Circle

© 2012 by Pantanal Jaguar Safaris.