South America Cruise Vacations

Discover some of the world's most dramatically diverse destinations on a cruise to South America. Visit glittering cities, idyllic islands and ancient ruins. Explore the legendary wonders of Rio de Janeiro, the historic waters of the Strait of Magellan, and the charm of flavor of Buenos Aires.

Cruise from Santiago (Valparaiso)

Embark from the colonial Valparaiso, gateway to Chile's famed wine region, the resort town of Viña del Mar and sophisticated capital, Santiago. Then set sail on one of the great experiences on the world's seas, cruising to the southernmost tip of South America, Cape Horn.

Cruise from Buenos Aires

One of the great cities of the world, Buenos Aires blends European elegance, cowboy culture and the sultry sounds of the tango. See Belle Époque palaces and visit Recoleta Cemetery before departing for such storied ports as Lima, San Juan del Sur, and verdant Costa Rica.

History & Culture

Step back in time and explore UNESCO World Heritage sites and dramatic 16th century architecture in Santiago and Montevideo. Discover authentic adobe homes once belonging to the Incas in Pisco and uncover Chile's vibrant culture in the regional museums of Punta Arenas.

Natural Wonders

Behold the playful exuberance of the Gentoo penguins on picturesque Falkland Islands. Traverse Rio de Janeiro's lush Tijuca Forest and National Park and savor the serenity of Punta Arenas, your gateway to Chilean Patagonia's maze of fjords, rivers, steppes and mountains to the north.

Shore Excursions

Peruse pre-Columbian artifacts in La Serena's Archeological Museum, photograph Buenos Aires' historic La Boca district on a walking tour, delight in a performance by the Peruvian prancing horses in Lima and say hello to a crocodile colony on a Tarcoles River cruise.

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