South America Cruise DestinationsDid you Ever Believe when Learning at School you Would be Following Sir Francis Drake, Albeit By Cruise Ship, Round Cape Horn on a South America Cruise.
South America Cruises to Cape Horn's magnificent coastline, travelling between Santiago and Buenos Aires or Rio, voyages call at Puerto Montt, gateway to the Chilean Lake District, cruise the Chilean Fjords and Straits of Magellan before arriving at Punta Arenas in Chile and then Ushuai in Argentina. Those who have taken cruises to the Chilean Fjords vow it is every bit as spectacular as Alaska. Their memories are filled with mystical glaciers and fjords, forested coastline and wildlife in abundance - whales, penguins and impressive condors. Most cruise ships will visit the historic Falkland Islands on this amazing journey cruising South America. Choose to explore the misty ruins of Machu Picchu or view the magnificent Iguazu Falls, located on the border between Argentina and Brazil and boasts 275 falls over a 2500m frontage. With South America cruises you can explore centuries old colonial cities and revel in the energetic vibe of Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Santiago. Shop for fine wine, lapis, amber and leather goods. And if that is not enough choose spectacular scenic cruising of South America on the Antarctic Peninsula which lies just beyond with its towering cliffs of blue ice. Without a doubt, it's a fascinating destination to explore when cruising South America. Search for amazing south america cruisesdeals today.
Take a Relaxed Cruise deep into the Amazon in search of rare species and sultry river towns.
South America cruises along the Amazon River voyages typically sail between the city of Manaus, the capital of the Amazon and 1000 miles upstream and either Rio de Janeiro or Buenos Aires. From the luxury of your cruise ship, you will get the rare opportunity to explore a South American rain forest that contains more species of fauna and flora than any other ecosystem in the world.
An Exploration Cruise to the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador will be the Journey of Your Lifetime
Take a Galapagos cruise, a cluster of islands so isolated that over 1,900 of its creatures cannot be found anywhere else on earth. There you'll see first hand the fauna and flora that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution over 150 years ago – the marine iguanas, the flightless cormorants, and the giant tortoises that bear the Galapagos' name. Book Galapagos cruises today with Planet Cruise Holidays.