Macapa - Brazil

Macapa in northern Brazil is situated on the northern channel of the Amazon Delta, about 100 miles from the entrance to the Amazon River on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the capital of the Amapa region of Brazil and one of only five cities in the world lying directly on the equator. Established by the Portuguese, they built their largest fort in Brazil here, the Fortaleza de Sao Jose do Macapa, built between 1764 and 1782 from bricks brought from portugal as ballast. 50 iron cannons can still be seen. The city's oldest building is the Sao Jose Cathedral dating from 1761. The following 2 cruises call at Macapa. Discover more by clicking the cruise name or ship or click the Enquire button if you want to check availability and pricing.