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A Jaguar spotted at the riverbanks of the northern Pantanal
Jaguar Extension on Mutum Expeditions Boat 3 Days of Nature and Wildlife Observation

Travel Number: 56853

Jaguar Extension on Mutum Expeditions Boat 3 Days of Nature and Wildlife Observation Brazil | North Pantanal

This package was created as an extension for other Pantanal programs. The goal of this trip is to travel deep into the jaguar region to observe these majestic wild cats in their natural habitat. Together with your English-speaking guide you will travel down the Transpantaneira dirt highway until you reach Porto Jofre, where you will board a motorboat to get to the Mutum Expeditions Boat. Highlights of this trip are the jaguar safaris by boat in which you will hopefully be able to see jaguars in their natural habitat and take pictures of them.


Note: This package was created as an extension for another North Pantanal trip.
Please find here your North Pantanal Discovery Package.

Day 1: Journey to Porto Jofre and Jaguar Safari by Boat

Included: Transfer (private, 4h) | Jaguar Safari (private, 3h) | Lunch, Dinner

From your pousada at the Transpantaneira you and your English-speaking guide will continue the trip toward Porto Jofre.

After arriving a boat driver will take you to Mutum Expeditions Boat, which anchors just north of Porto Jofre, away from civilization inside the protected area.

After lunch you will begin the first jaguar expedition by boat. With a bit of luck you will discover jaguars, giant otters, tapirs, capybaras, and other animal species. Afterwards you will return to Mutum Expeditions Boat for dinner.

Overnight: Mutum Expeditions Boat, Standard cabin with private bathroom

Day 2: Jaguar Observation by Boat and Return to Cuiaba

Included: Jaguar Safari (private, 3h) | Transfer (private, 6h) | Breakfast, Lunch

Directly after breakfast the adventure continues with a boat excursion. The goal of the day is to search for jaguars in their natural habitat again.

After lunch, on the drive back to Cuiaba, there will be another chance to look out for animals who live along the Transpantaneira. At night you will arrive to your hotel and say goodbye to your guide.

Overnight: Hotel Gran Odara, Deluxe room

Day 3: Transfer to the Airport

Included: Transfer (private) | Breakfast

After a delicious breakfast, and depending on your departure time, your Portuguese-speaking driver will take you to the Cuiaba airport.


  • All transfers detailed above
  • 2 excursions (with a private English-speaking guide)
  • 1 night on Mutum Expeditions Boat, Standard cabin with private bathroom
  • 1 night at Hotel Gran Odara, Deluxe room
  • 2 breakfasts + 2 lunches + 1 dinner

Not included are airfare, insurance, beverages, meals not indicated in the itinerary, tips, and personal expenses.


  • The itinerary can be adjusted according to weather conditions. The best time to see jaguars is from June to September. The order of excursions can change and animal sightings cannot be guaranteed.

Items to Bring

  • Insect repellent
  • Sunglasses
  • A hat or cap
  • A flash light
  • Comfortable clothing
  • A small backpack for day trips
  • Sneakers
  • Sandals
  • Swimming gear
  • A rain jacket

Please avoid dark-colored clothing as it attracts mosquitoes. Camouflage clothing is ideal for wildlife observation in the Pantanal.

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