Why Cruise to South America?
South America cruise highlights
With Princess Cruises, you'll have the cruise line awarded "Best Itineraries" by Cruise Critic and Recommend Magazine as your guide. Choose from a myriad of enticing cruises to the most fascinating locales in South America. Sail around Cape Horn, or experience vibrant ports such as Rio de Janeiro, or venture inland to awe-inspiring Machu Picchu on a cruisetour vacation. Let these cruise highlights inspire and surprise you.
Antarctica & Cape Horn
You’ll experience the distinct cultural offerings of Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Punta Arenas and Santiago — and witness the unforgettable beauty of Cape Horn and Antarctica.
Cape Horn & Strait of Magellan
Set sail on an amazing voyage around the legendary Cape Horn, embodying the determined spirit of the sailors who made the historic voyage in years past aboard small clipper ships. Along the way, your cruise highlights will include an encounter with the icy wonder that is the Amalia Glacier, and abundant wildlife. After embarking from Santiago or Buenos Aires, you’ll visit a plethora of unforgettable ports.
Sail along the eastern coast of South America, highlighted by red cliffs, untouched beaches and dense rainforests of Brazil and wind your way through the Caribbean. With an overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro, you'll have a chance to taste traditional Brazillian cuisine and visit historic sites such as the Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain.
Cruise the coastlines of South America exploring its exotic ports of call, visiting such spectacular locales as Uruguay’s charming capital, Montevideo, vibrant Buenos Aires, the remote Falkland Islands, and scenic cruising around Cape Horn.