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Imagine a place in the jungle where you can practice paddle boardit is posible to do it with our exclusive Nicky lodge paddle board tour, navigate with your own board along black water rivers and lakes, let pink Dolphins go along with you while you enjoy wonderfull landscapes, our amazon jungle offers atypical flora and fauna of the area.

Paddle board experience

Enjoy this incredible activity and take the time you wish in your new adventure while you navigate along in these black water rivers and lakes with your relatives and friends, the most important is to enjoy and so that you take the best experiences with us.

When you navigate along these black water river and lakes you can ask your naturalis guide to identify diferent animal species, and the guide will be ready to show you many things about this marvelous place and also aboput the different activities in our amazon jungle.

After a relaxed day on your paddle boards keep in mind that Nicky Lodge has cabins with private toilet and shower and local food adapted to your taste and needs, then rest and keep navigating .

For further information, please contact us


Day by Day

Live a unique experience in remote areas deep in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest.

The tour starts at 23h30p.m.

In the City of Quito and has an estimated time of 8 hours, to get to the Cuyabeno Bridge, we arrive at 10h30 – 11h00a.m, after checking at the guardianship of the Cuyabeno Bridge, we will navigate down the Cuyabeno river for 2 hours and thirty minutes until we reach our Nicky Amazon Lodge, on the way our guide will be looking for different species of monkeys and birds. Arrival at the lodge. Lunch. You will have time to rest until 4:30 p.m., and then get on our paddle boards and enjoy the surroundings, back to the lodge and then before dinner we go on a night walk to observe different species of spiders, insects, amphibians and others. Dinner and our guide will share the program for the next day.

Note 1: At the moment there is no flight operation from Quito to Lago Agrio.


We will go out with our paddle boards and enjoy the Amazonian landscape and we will observe different species of monkeys and birds, we return to the lodge for our breakfast 08h00a.m, after breakfast at 10h00a.m., we will go on a walk to learn about the plants and trees of the rainforest and learn about practical and medicinal uses, we return to the lodge for our lunch. In the afternoon, we will go to the monkey island with our paddle boards to go around only by paddling to enjoy the place and to try to look for different species of animals until we arrive to our lodge.

Breakfast 06h30a.m.

We will go out by paddle boards down the Cuyabeno River to reach the local Siona community and to learn about the culture and traditions of the local people and to enjoy learning and taking part into the preparation of the Casave / Yuca bread and after that we will taste the casave. In the afternoon you will navigate by motor canoe along the Cuyabeno River to the Laguna Grande taking with us our paddle boards and then we will enjoy around the laguna grande where you can observe the pink dolphins and where you can be swimming while enjoying a spectacular Amazonian sunset. At night you will continue your adventure along the river in search of nocturnal animals especially caimans..

Breakfast 08h00a.m.

After breakfast we head back to the Cuyabeno Bridge doing our last activity, which is to look for all kind of animals that the rainforest can show us. Arriving at the Cuyabeno Bridge, we will receive our box-lunch and it is the place where our transportation will take us back to Lago Agrio or to Quito depending on availability.

Important: The naturalist guide will be able to re-organize the days of the itinerary in the way that he/she believes convenient.

(Tourism Ministry Licensed) bilingual naturalist guides trained in Eco-tourism

Nicky Amazon Lodge with traditional hut accommodation. Comfortable rooms with private bathrooms (double)

Personal equipment: rubber boots and lifejackets

Daily three nutritious meals during the jungle trip (including purified bottled water)

Tea, Coffee, available all day

 Catering for vegetarians

Roundtrip transportation between Quito and Puente de Cuyabeno

Extra meals and extra drinks before and after trip

Rain Poncho

US $ 5 Dollars to be paid at the family visit

 Additional beverages and tips.


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