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Take the scenic route on a South American cruise

Choose from distinct South American cruise itineraries that will take you places far beyond your imagination. From ancient civilizations to dramatic vistas of rushing waterfalls, South America cruises make an impression. Browse our South American cruises with the Best Cruise Line in South America according to Cruise Critic, and start planning your next great vacation.

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Experience a Vacation like no other in Antarctica

NEW! Be Among the First to Cruise to Antarctica with Norwegian

Prepare to embark on an experience like you've never had before. When you cruise to Antarctica, you get to take in breathtaking views and infinite beauty from the comfort of your balcony or the top-deck. Set your eyes on whale-abundant waters and catch a glimpse of penguin colonies as you sail past and feel free to experience all the wonder that surrounds you.

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Things to Do on a South America Cruise

Discover the lost city of the Incas from high atop the mountains in Machu Picchu. Mingle among the real "March of the Penguins" in the Falkland Islands, where hundreds of thousands of Magellan penguins make their home. Or cruise Beagle Channel at the very southern tip of this mysterious continent and enjoy some crisp fresh air as you marvel at the glaciers all around you. If you've ever wondered what's at the end of the rainbow, wonder no more.

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Featured South America CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Ushuaia, Argentina

14-Day Antarctica & South America Round-trip Buenos Aires

Witness the awe of Antarctica’s glaciers and unique wildlife. | Cruise on Norwegian Star, recently upgraded in 2018.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
Puerto Madryn (Argentina); Punta Arenas (Chile); Ushuaia (Argentina); Stanley (Falkland Islands); Punta del Este (Uruguay);
DISEMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
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Ushuaia, Argentina

14-Day Antarctica & South America Round-trip Buenos Aires

Witness the awe of Antarctica’s glaciers and unique wildlife.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
Puerto Madryn (Argentina); Punta Arenas (Chile); Ushuaia (Argentina); Cruise Elephant Island/Cape Lookout; Stanley (Falkland Islands); Punta del Este (Uruguay);
DISEMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

7-Day South America from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires: Santos & Buzios

Travvy Awards: Best Cruise Line, Contemporary Category 2019. | Explore Brazil in this unique itinerary.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Rio de Janeiro (Brazil);
Buzios (Brazil); Ilha Grande (Brazil); São Paulo (Santos) (Brazil); Punta del Este (Uruguay);
DISEMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
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14-Day Transatlantic from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro: Spain & Brazil

14-Day Transatlantic from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro: Spain & Brazil

Norwegian Star looks better than new with recent renovations. | Experience the transatlantic journey of a lifetime!
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Lisbon (Portugal);
Seville (Cádiz) (Spain); Arrecife (Lanzarote); Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands); Porto Grande (Cape Verde); Recife (Brazil);
DISEMBARK Rio de Janeiro (Brazil);
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Stanley, Falkland Islands

15-Day South America from Buenos Aires to Santiago

Cruise on Norwegian Star, recently upgraded in 2018.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
Montevideo (Uruguay); Puerto Madryn (Argentina); Stanley (Falkland Islands); Ushuaia (Argentina); Punta Arenas (Chile); Puerto Chacabuco (Chile); Castro (Chile); Puerto Montt (Chile);
DISEMBARK Santiago (San Antonio) (Chile);
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Spot King Penguins along the Patagonian coastline.

14-Day South America from Santiago to Buenos Aires: Argentina & Chile

Cruise the Patagonic Channels, Chilean Fjords & Straight of Magellan. | Enjoy the splendour of the newly modernized Norwegian Star.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Santiago (San Antonio) (Chile);
Puerto Montt (Chile); Puerto Chacabuco (Chile); Punta Arenas (Chile); Ushuaia (Argentina); Stanley (Falkland Islands); Puerto Madryn (Argentina); Montevideo (Uruguay);
DISEMBARK Buenos Aires (Argentina);
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Malaga, Spain

15-Day Transatlantic from Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona: Spain & Brazil

Experience the transatlantic journey of a lifetime! | Experience an elevated Norwegian Star, renovated in 2018.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Rio de Janeiro (Brazil);
Salvador De Bahia (Brazil); Fortaleza (Brazil); Porto Grande (Cape Verde); Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands); Funchal (Madeira); Granada (Malaga) (Spain); Cartagena (Spain);
DISEMBARK Barcelona (Spain);

Best South America EXCURSIONS

A Variety of South America Excursion Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Fabled Machu Picchu 3 Day Tour (Double Occupancy)

Embark on a journey of a life time and explore the city of Machu Picchu - a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. You'll also visit Cusco - capi...

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City Sights & Lunch at Winery

Enjoy the highlights of Montevideo and a visit to one of the leading vineyards in the region for a wine tasting and lunch....

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Great Patagonian Adventure

Enjoy this adventure and nature experience in Patagonia. You’ll spend time at a penguin reserve, see wildlife and enjoy a lunch of roasted Patagonian lamb in the rustic setting of ...

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Ultimate Culinary Experience with Richard Knobloch

Set out for an unforgettable gastronomic adventure in the company of one of Chile’s top chefs who will serve as your guide and host for the day. Discover the magical landscapes of ...

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South America CRUISE SHIPS

  • Ship
    91,740 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    2,348 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    294m Overall
    Length
  • Width
    38m Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2001 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,031 Ship
    Crew

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