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With a region as varied as South America, it's hard to know where to begin. Amazon River cruises bring you close to the rainforest and the indigenous people who live there. The Galapagos Islands off of Ecuador are a must-do for outdoor lovers; add a trek to Machu Picchu before or after. And finally, a Round-the-Horn cruise takes passengers from Brazil south to the tip of Argentina before exploring the fjords of Chile.
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Rugged beauty, breathtaking mountains, crashing waterfalls and wild rainforests: South America has it all. Find out what cruise is best for you.
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Embarking from Peru and Brazil, Amazon River cruises offer an up-close look at wildlife and indigenous culture.
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A true bucket-list destination for wildlife lovers and birders alike, the Galapagos Islands is a once-in-a-lifetime trip. See why.

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Galapagos -> Galapagos Islands -> Galapagos -> Galapagos -> Galapagos -> Galapagos -> Galapagos -> Galapagos -> Las Bachas -> Galapagos -> Galapagos -> Galapagos -> Galapagos -> Galapagos -> Galapagos
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Buenos Aires -> Montevideo -> Cruising -> Puerto Madryn -> Cruising -> Stanley -> Ushuaia -> Punta Arenas -> Puerto Chcabuco -> Puerto Montt -> Cruising -> Santiago (Valparaiso)
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Santos (Sao Paulo) -> Cruising -> Punta del Este -> Buenos Aires -> Montevideo -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Santos (Sao Paulo)
71% Loved It
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Buenos Aires -> Buenos Aires -> Montevideo -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Stanley -> Strait of Magellan (Cruising) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Punta Arenas -> Ushuaia -> Cape Horn (Cruising) -> Cruising -> Puerto Montt -> Cruising -> Santiago (Valparaiso)
76% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Buenos Aires -> Buenos Aires -> Montevideo -> Punta del Este -> Cruising -> Puerto Madryn -> Cruising -> Cape Horn -> Ushuaia -> Punta Arenas -> Chilean Fjords -> Puerto Montt -> Cruising -> Santiago (Valparaiso)
Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is often referred to as "The Paris of South America," ...
Spread out over an area the size of Rhode Island with a population of ...
Manaus is the largest urban area on the Amazon. It is also the most ...
Residents of Montevideo travel to nearby Buenos Aires or Sao Paulo ...
Puerto Montt
Puerto Montt, tucked into a V-shaped slit along the side of a ...
Punta Arenas
Punta Arenas is no longer the important stop on South America trade ...
Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro has earned its sexy and scintillating reputation (and ...
Santiago (Valparaiso)
My most vivid memory of Santiago is waking in the morning, looking ...
Santos (Sao Paulo)
Santos, the gateway to the Brazilian capital of Sao Paolo, has long ...
Most of the people with any awareness of the Falkland Islands are ...
Little can prepare you for your arrival into the southernmost city in ...
Valpariso to LA jolly5444
The ship needed a total interior redo. carpets, couches, chairs, everything seemed well used. Even the exterior of the ship needed a paint job. Service was excellent from our room steward. The food was just average except for the specials for the ... Read more
We booked this cruise to celebrate my husbands retirement and our Pearl wedding anniversary so decided to splash out a bit. We booked this cruise 8 months ago as we wished to select our cabin. Even so, the lowest category available was a concierge ... Read more
Good in Parts alan5151
This was our third trip on the Journey. We have not been on any other cruise ships , so cannot compare. Overall it was a good trip. We very much like the small ship experience, no kids ambiance, and the staff are all excellent , and seem to ... Read more
The ship is looking a bit tired in parts but it is now 14 years old and celebrity are doing well in keeping it looking good. I just wish they did not try ans squeeze in so many alternative premium dining venues. A lot of the nice touches seem to ... Read more
First time on Oceania, but will be the last because they did not live up to "consistently delivering excellent service and value", as they state. The Marina ship was very nice and the service on board was fine. We found the food was ... Read more
We were on the Infinity on March 1st until March 29th, 2015. Had I not known the name of the Cruise Line I would have never, ever thought I was on the Infinity. I found the entertainment at night boring. So much so, that we would go to the ... Read more
Our cruise started in Rio on March 7, 2015 and ended 3 weeks later in Miami, visiting Recife, Brazil before entering the Amazon for a week then out to the Caribbean ports of Barbados, Devils Island (part of French Guiana), Barbados, Puerto Rico and ... Read more
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