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Cruise holidays to South America offer some of the best cruising trips in the world, often far from civilisation and crowds.
The wild and varied terrain of South America means there is a cruise for everyone, whether your interest be wildlife, geology, relaxing or all three (and more!).
Iconic Galapagos Islands and Antarctica are both accessed from this continent, showcasing some of the world’s best wildlife in its more pristine environments.
Shorter sailing trips are available throughout the Amazon on beautiful boats, or perhaps you prefer to travel among the fjords and glaciers of Patagonia.
Where you visit, you will aail to remote lands amid scenery of stunning beauty, wildlife and home to ancient and fascinating cultures.
Wildlife-rich Galapagos is a year-round draw, with its tame animals and incredible volcanic scenery combining to make a unique destination.
Patagonia cruises among the glaciers and fjords of Chile, or to Cape Horn, are as historic as they are intrepid, and visit many sites only accessible only by water.
Antarctica, the pristine land, awaits those with the time to head to the world’s last frontier.
The Amazon cruises give you the chance to watch wildlife as they come down to the riverside as you drift in style along the world’s longest river.
What's a group trip?
Join a small group of like-minded travellers on a guided trip.
Prices From $3,140 / £2,512 per person
Dates: From January 2019 to December 2020
Capacity: 16 people
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Prices From $5,620 / £4,496 per person
Prices From $4,090 / £3,272 per person
Prices From $6,995 / £5,596 per person
Dates: From November 2018 to February 2021
Capacity: 112 people
Prices From $12,395 / £9,916 per person
Dates: From December 2018 to December 2019
Capacity: 71 people
Prices From $4,595 / £3,676 per person
What's a tailor made trip?
We put together a bespoke tour to fit your requirements.
Prices From $2,478 / £1,982 per person
Dates: From September 2019 to April 2020
Capacity: 210 people
Prices From $4,320 / £3,456 per person
Capacity: 14 people
Prices From $4,850 / £3,880 per person
Prices From $3,914 / £3,131 per person
Dates: From January 2020 to December 2020
Capacity: 20 people
Prices From $7,225 / £5,780 per person
Dates: From June 2019 to December 2020
Capacity: 100 people
Prices From $4,778 / £3,822 per person
Prices From $4,400 / £3,520 per person
Prices From $4,700 / £3,760 per person
Prices From $3,352 / £2,682 per person
Prices From $4,500 / £3,600 per person
Prices From $4,000 / £3,200 per person
Prices From $4,900 / £3,920 per person
Dates: From November 2018 to March 2021
Capacity: 90 people
Prices From $4,895 / £3,916 per person
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Staff were superb and provided an excellent service. This may have been helped by Sue and I being the only two people staying at the adventure camp. The staff in the office in El Chalten were very good, too. We were lucky that the accident happened on the way down the Loma del Diablo and about 1 hour from the road and also lucky that our guide Juan was able to carry Sue down.
The cruise was great – fantastic organisation, very professional staff and all very interesting. We landed at Cape Horn but were not able to cruise round it as the weather was too bad.
D. Rowell, UK, 2010
» Patagonia Self-guided Tour with W Trek
We both felt our South America holiday was the highlight of 2012, and it was easy to see why people travel halfway across the world to see the sights of Peru and Ecuador. Our highlight overall was probably the Galapagos cruise and we never guessed how fascinated we’d become by the landscapes, the island and sea animal life, and the history of the islands. Guide was excellent in the Galapagos. From an organisational point of view, it was such a relief that everything worked; as we were trying to pack so much in to a tight timescale it seemed risky that had anything gone wrong it could have been difficult to get back on track. All the information given out beforehand was very comprehensive and I can’t think of anything on the ‘we wish we’d known that before leaving’ list. We were shocked how much and how high quality the food on both the Inca Trail and Galapagos cruise was.
R. Brackenbury, UK, 2012
» Archipel, First Class Galapagos Catamaran
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6th March, 2020 5:05 pm
COVID 19 Page updated on 1 April 2020 (by Kathy Jarvis, director) We would like to extend a huge thanks all our UK staff and our numerous partners throughout South America for their help in getting all of our customers home safely in March. Our partners in South America are also helping enormously with offering to reschedule tours and services for all of our customers who can no longer travel on their chosen dates due to Covid 19, so many thanks to them for that at a very difficult time. We would like to extend our thanks also to …
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