Even pro golfers from The Masters would need their wits about them to play these Amazon courses, where the hazards have more bite than the Augusta event. You can add a golf day to start or end these boutique river trips from Rainforest Cruises
Golfing adventure – Iquitos, Peru
The par 33 nine-hole Amazon Golf Course near Iquitos in Peru will suit thrill-seeking travellers, with water traps filled with piranhas, caiman basking in bunkers and snakes slithering over fairways. All players are issued with machetes when they take on this difficult adventure with narrow and challenging fairways. Prices start from $25 for 18 holes.
Book a round with Rainforest Cruises as part of a wildlife watching Peru Amazon cruise aboard the Selva Viva, with a four-day cruise that includes sightseeing excursions on a tiny skiff, sunset fishing for piranhas, a jungle trek and a bug hunt for tarantulas.
Save £60 per person on a May 21 departure, which now starts from £529 per person including meals and airport transfers. Book at www.rainforestcruises.com or call 020 8133 1907.
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