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 land & sea vacation. Let these cruise highlights inspire and surprise you.

Cape Horn

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.

Penguins on South American Cruise

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 abundandt wildlife. After embarking from Santiago or Buenos Aires, you’ll visit a plethora of unforgettable ports.

Brazilian Adventure

Departing from Ft. Lauderdale, this voyage winds its way through the Caribbean before sailing along the eastern coast of South America, highlighting the red cliffs, virgin beaches and dense rainforests of Brazil. With an overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro, you’ll have a chance to taste traditional Brazilian cuisine and visit historic sites such as the Christ the Redeemer Statue and Sugarloaf Mountain. Plus, multiple days at sea allow you plenty of time to enjoy the variety of amenities on board your ship.

Architecture on a South America Cruise – Princess Cruises

South America Cruise Vacations

Cruise the coastlines of South America exploring its exotic ports of call, visiting such spectacular locales as romantic Buenos Aires, Uruguay’s charming capital, Montevideo, vibrant Rio de Janeiro, the remote Falkland Islands, and scenic cruising around Cape Horn.

breathtaking Iguazú Falls on a South America cruise tours – Princess Cruises

South America Cruisetour Vacations

See more of South America’s treasures on an unforgettable cruisetour vacation. South America’s Cruisetour vacations feature land tours to either breathtaking Iguazú Falls or majestic Machu Picchu, one of the most impressive UNESCO sites in the New World.

South America Cruises

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