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Cruises to South America

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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96% Loved It
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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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Santos (Sao Paulo) -> Cruising -> Punta del Este -> Buenos Aires -> Montevideo -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Santos (Sao Paulo)
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Santos (Sao Paulo) -> Buzios -> Cruising -> Santos (Sao Paulo)
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Buenos Aires -> Buenos Aires -> Montevideo -> Punta del Este -> Cruising -> Puerto Madryn -> Cruising -> Cape Horn -> Ushuaia -> Punta Arenas -> Chilean Fjords -> Puerto Montt -> Cruising -> Santiago (Valparaiso)
89% Loved It
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Buenos Aires -> Montevideo -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Stanley -> Cruising -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Ushuaia -> Punta Arenas -> Strait of Magellan (Cruising) -> Cruising -> Castro -> Puerto Montt -> Cruising -> Santiago (Valparaiso)
S. America Grand Voyage bobs@palmharbor
01/15
With the exception of the Prinsendam's condition and the dining room menu, this voyage met all our expectations. The ship has been in service since 1997 and is showing its age, wear, and tear. It is time for HAL to retire or completely refurbish ... Read more
The cruise itself was very nice. Cabin was clean, the menu and service were very good. The entertainment was varied including jugglers, acrobats, magicians, singers and an attempt at stage production. The staff was polite and attentive. The public ... Read more
Going to Antartcica is expensive. Hurtigruten is a good lower budget alternative Main complaint: Land services. We, and others in the ship, had bad experiences with the flights from BA to Ushuaia and their associated 'excursions'. Getting ... Read more
01/15
We eat all of our meals in the Lido as I don't like to change my clothes just for a meal. I must say the crew working in the Lido were the finest crew I have ever seen. They were very friendly and quite efficient. To counterbalance the Lido crew, ... Read more
REVIEW OF FRED OLSEN'S BLACK WATCH, 6th JAN- 16th MARCH 2015 BACKGROUND This was our first cruise with Fred Olsen and we did it in style with a 69 day cruise called South American Discovery. We've cruised with various lines over the last 8 years ... Read more
First cruise with Princess, and I was not sure what to expect. My initial impression of the interior design was pleasant. No neon, very classic for the most part. They (and most cruise lines really) cheapen the atmosphere by setting up photo shoots, ... Read more
We started our expedition by flying from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia where we picked up Hurtigruten’s boat MS Fram. The boat is lovely, lots of pine and a fantastic observation lounge with floor to ceiling windows. Our suite was great, a good ... Read more
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