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From Patagonia glaciers to the Amazon Rainforest, and Antarctica to the Galapagos Islands, much of the most spectacular scenery in South America is best viewed from the water.

Cruise around the beautiful continent of South America on a magnificent South America Cruise. Choose between a tropical getaway to the Galapagos Islands, or an exotic adventure along the mighty Amazon River, or a spectacular journey through Patagonia and Antarctica. We offer a wide variety of excellent value South America cruises that will make you fall in love with South America.

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Amazon Jungle Beni River

Expedition to the Amazon Rainforest

Hurtigruten Cruises

  • Montevideo
  • Itajaí
  • Santos
  • Salvador
  • Fortaleza
  • Amazon River
  • Santarem
  • Manaus
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MS Midnatsol Hurtigruten Vessel

The Green Coast of Brazil

Hurtigruten Cruises

  • Montevideo
  • Rio Grande do Sul
  • Paranaguá
  • Salto Morato
  • Paraty
  • Ilhéus
  • Salvador
  • Recife
  • Fortaleza
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Snorkeling up close with sea turtles

Galapagos Cruise and Colonial Quito Ecuador Tour

8 Days / 7 Nights

  • Quito City Tour
  • Mitad del Mundo (Middle of the World) Monument
  • Otavalo indigenous market
  • Galapagos Islands Cruise
  • Daily excursions while on the cruise: Guided nature hikes, volcano explorations, Snorkeling opportunities
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Galapagos Turtles

Galapagos Cruise and Machu Picchu Tour

12 Days / 11 Nights

  • Lima, the gastronomic capital of Peru
  • Cuzco, the capital of the Inca Empire
  • Quito, the capital of Ecuador
  • Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
  • Otavalo, the largest Indigenous Market in South America
  • Galapagos Islands Cruise to see wildlife
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South America Torres del Paine Blue Patagonia Tour

Patagonia Cruise to Ushuaia, Torres del Paine & Santiago

17 Days / 16 Nights

  • Santiago, Valparaiso & Casablanca Valley
  • Penguin colonies & Glaciers, Patagonia
  • Chile's Torres del Paine National Park
  • Cruise from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
  • Tierra del Fuego National Park
  • Puerto Madryn, Punta Tombo & Peninsula Valdes
  • Buenos Aires with Tango & Dinner Show
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Galapagos Island Legend Cruise

Galapagos Islands Legend Cruise

Explore the Galapagos Islands aboard the Galapagos Legend

  • Santa Cruz highland
  • Pit Craters (Santa Cruz)
  • Egas Port (Santiago Island)
  • Bartolome
  • Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)
  • North Seymour
  • Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz)
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Amazon Delfin I Cruise Exterior

Amazon Delfin I Cruise

Peruvian Rainforest Cruise

  • Iquitos, the gateway to the Peruvian Amazon
  • Amazon Flora & Fauna
  • Visits to Local Communities
  • Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
  • Amazon Canopy Walkway
  • Kayaking & Piranha Fishing
  • CREA, Iquito's Manatee Rescue Center
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Cattleya Cruise Exterior

Cattleya Amazon Cruise

Peruvian Rainforest Cruise - Tour Extension

  • Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
  • Canopy Suspended Bridge
  • Visit to a Village
  • Meeting with Shamans
  • Amazon Birthplace: Marañon and Ucayali Rivers' Confluence
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Antarctica Cruise Ship Ocean Nova

Antarctica XXI

Antarctica Cruise

  • Antarctic Wildlife including penguins, seals and sea birds
  • Punta Arenas, Chile
  • King George Island and South Shetland Islands
  • Antarctic Peninsula
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Amazon Delfin II Cruise on the River

Amazon Delfin II Cruise

Peruvian Rainforest Cruise

  • Iquitos
  • Irikawa Caño Creek
  • Clavero Lagoon
  • Belluda Caño Creek
  • Dorado River
  • Puerto Miguel Village
  • CREA
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Aqua Amazon Cruise at night

Aria Amazon Cruise

Luxury Cruises on Peruvian Amazon

  • Iquitos
  • Iguana Islands
  • Yarapa River
  • Dorado River
  • Pacya-Samiria National Reserve
  • Yanallpa River
  • Amazon Birthplace
  • Puerto Miguel Village
  • CREA
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Anakonda Amazon Cruise Ship

Anakonda Amazon Cruises

Ecuadorian Amazon Cruise

  • Ecuadorian Amazonan flora & fauna
  • Pañacocha, piranhas & pink dolphins
  • Parrot Clay Lick
  • Meetings with local communities
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MV Coral Cruise Ships

Galapagos Islands MY Coral Cruises

M/Y Coral I & Coral II Cruises to the Galapagos Islands

  • Daily guided excursions
  • Hiking
  • Volcano explorations
  • Dinghy Ride
  • Snorkeling
  • Dragon Hill, Black Turtle Cove, and the Charles Darwin Station on Santa Cruz
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Amazon Clipper Boat anchered

Clipper Amazon Cruise

Amazon Clipper Traditional & Premium Cruises - Tour Extension

  • Rare and exotic animals
  • Abundant wildlife
  • Historic Manaus
  • Meeting of the Waters
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Australis Patagonia Cruise Ships

Patagonia: Australis cruises across Fuegian fjords

Ushuaia & Punta Arenas

  • Cape Horn
  • Wulaia Bay
  • Garibaldi Glacier
  • Pia Glacier
  • Glacier Alley
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Full exterior of Desafio Cruise Ship

Desafio Amazon Cruise

Amazon Cruises M/V Desafio

  • Amazon and Negro Rivers
  • Anavilhanas Archipelago
  • Local cuisine provided
  • Wildlife discovery
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Tucano Amazon River Cruise

Tucano Amazon Cruise

The Amazon Odyssey - As Featured in National Geographic Traveller Magazine

  • Anavilhanas Archipielago & Jauaperi river
  • Negro River Cruise
  • Novo Airão Village
  • Lago Janauari Ecological Park
  • Meeting of the Waters
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Skorpios III Fjords Channels

Patagonia: Skorpios cruises across Chilean fjords

Northern and southern ice fields

  • Puerto Montt
  • Llanquihue archipielago
  • Puerto Aguirre village
  • San Rafael lagoon & glacier
  • Chiloe island
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Iberostar Cruise Ship Exterior

Iberostar Grand Amazon

Cruising the Amazon

  • Amazon River Cruise
  • Rio Solimões
  • Village excursion to Caboclo
  • Manacapurú Bird Watching
  • Meeting of the Waters
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Amazon Explorer Cruise

Manatee Amazon Explorer

Ecuadorian Rainforest Cruise - Tour Extension

  • Ecuadorian Amazonan flora & fauna
  • Pañacocha, piranhas & pink dolphins
  • Parrot Clay Lick
  • Sani Warm Center & other local communities
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Combine a cruise with a land based tour package to incorporate all the highlights of South America for one authentic experience. The Tucano river cruise is one of our favorite Amazon river cruises. Departing from Manaus traveling up the Rio Negro. The Tucano is a smaller vessel, which means it can travel further up the river, up more tributaries and venture towards untouched regions. This means you are likely to see more wildlife and experience authentic nature at its finest. Another popular cru ... Show More

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