When it comes to wildlife, the Amazon Rainforest is the Holy Grail. A humongous expanse of fascinating flora and fauna will leave any visitor who takes a unique cruise to the Amazon with lasting and unforgettable memories. Immerse yourself in exoticism; search for vivacious wildlife as you float amongst tress during the saturated wet season or explore on foot in the ‘dry’ season. Meet the local communities, soak up their cultures and be astounded by nature.
Buenos Aires in Argentina is a fabulous mix of European grandeur and Latin passion. Best known for its green spaces and historic places, Buenos Aires has it all. Head to Plaza de Mayo, the city’s original main square where Argentines gather in protest or celebration. Formed in 1884, the plaza unified the city’s Plaza Mayor and Plaza de Armas and has since acted as a hub for locals. Jardín Japonés is a tidy green oasis of tranquillity. First opened in 1967, these Japanese gardens are well-maintained and perfect for an afternoon stroll – there’s even a sushi restaurant hidden along the way!
Considered to be the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia’s scenery alone makes it well worth a visit. Explore the story behind the End of the World Museum, come face to face with penguins, trek Tierra del Fuego National Park, satisfy your taste for adventure at Cerro Castor or take a trip on Ferrocarril Austral Fueguino, all on a cruise to Ushuaia.
From the moai statues of Easter Island to the unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands, a cruise to Chile and Peru will offer you some of the world’s most amazing sights.
A cruise to the Galapagos Islands is a glimpse into a different world – a self-contained ecosystem where animals rule. You’ll encounter so many species (there are 1,900 unique species on this tranquil island) not found anywhere else in the world on a cruise to the Galapagos Islands. Look out for the blue-footed booby, the Galapagos fur seal, the Galapagos land iguana and the Galapagos batfish (possibly the strangest looking fish you’ll ever encounter!).
Over 1,000 miles away from its nearest inhabited neighbour, remote Easter Island is a unique Chilean treasure in the South Pacific. Named in remembrance of the date on which it was landed by Dutch seamen, the island is most famous for its recognisable moai statues. Rano Raraku, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a volcanic quarry where most of the island’s iconic moai were created. Marvel at these huge basalt monoliths as you walk amongst hundred of specimens in various stages of completion. Explore the archaeological ruins of the Orongo Ceremonial Village – perched 300m above water on the edge of a crater, the village is home to one of the South Pacific’s most dramatic landscapes.
Discover outstanding natural wonders on a cruise to the Chilean Fjords. Your voyage along Chile’s breath-taking fjords will be unforgettable, thanks to the truly spectacular scenery and the wildlife which make these waterways their home. With snow-capped mountains, crystal clear waters and the freshest-of-fresh air, this is one trip you’ll certainly want to write home about. Observe nature in all its vast splendour, experience a birdwatcher’s dream and watch out for majestic Magellanic penguins, all in the Chilean Fjords.
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