Cunard South America Cruises

Cunard Line’s cruises to South America provide a special way to experience exotic lands from the comfort and convenience of a luxury ocean liner. With Cunard, you can sail to some of South America’s most beloved cities either as a focused South American itinerary, or as part of a much longer world cruise or world cruise segment. Cruise to locations like Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Punta Arenas, Chile; Ushuaia, Argentina; or Santiago (Valparaiso), Chile. Plus, with Cunard Line, the time you spend sailing will be just as impressive as your days in port as you’ll have the opportunity to cruise past the towering glaciers and remarkable scenery of the Beagle Channel, Cape Horn, Magellan Straight, Punta del Este, Amalia Glacier and more. To learn more about cruising to South America with Cunard Line, contact one of our experienced cruise agents today.

 

Things to Do on a South America Cruise with Cunard Line

 

Cunard’s South America cruises highlight some of the continent’s most impressive cities and natural landmarks, but the choice is ultimately up to you as to how you’d like to spend your time in South America. If you’re pulled by the art and history, spend your days in the world-class museums or join a heritage tour of Valparaiso. And if it’s the wildlife and natural beauty that attracts you most, you’ll be thrilled with your time in Ushuaia where you’ll see penguins and glaciers. And then there’s Rio de Janeiro, where there’s no mistaking the striking scenery of high-rise beach resorts nestled amongst the towering mountains. Listed below are some of the special excursions available on a South America cruise from Cunard Line:

 


San Cristobal Hill in Santiago, Chile - Cunard Line
  • Santiago Highlights (Santiago, Chile)
    See the best sites in Santiago, Chile with a fun tour through the city. Your engaging tour guide will point out the charming history all around you as you pass the Club Hipico Horse Track and Plaza de Armas on your way to a scenic overlook upon San Cristobal Hill. The day ends with a Chilean lunch followed by free time to peruse the Los Dominicos market for a handcrafted souvenir.
     

 


Chilean White Wine - Cunard Line
  • Chilean Horse Show (Valparaiso, Chile)
    Start this tour with a trip to a local Chilean winery—including tastings—and then head to Puro Caballo to immerse yourself in the country’s ‘huaso’ heritage. You’ll receive a traditional Chilean lunch after enjoying a skillful rodeo demonstration—accompanied by wine, of course!
     

 


Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro - Cunard Line
  • Corcovado Mountain (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
    Take a scenic ride from downtown Rio to the base of Corcovado before boarding the train that will carry you to the top of the mountain, setting you at the feet of the Christ the Redeemer statue. Marvel at the statue’s sheer magnitude before turning your attention to the mesmerizing views of Rio de Janeiro and its beaches.
     

 


Hills of Petropolis, Brazil - Cunard Line
  • Petropolis Getaway (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
    Escape downtown Rio on a getaway to Petropolis, a secluded resort located just beyond the mountains. Explore this charming town which features a stunning cathedral, the Santos Dumont House and an Imperial Museum that’s home to a notable collection of artwork and fine china.
     

 


Mountains behind Ushuaia - Cunard Line
  • Tierra Mayor Nature Reserve (Ushuaia, Argentina)
    Grab a pair of rubber boots from your guide and get ready for a trek into the Tierra Mayor Nature Reserve, home to some of Tierra del Fuego’s most spectacular plant and animal species. This excursion provides a welcome respite from city life, not to mention amazing photo opportunities with the Five Cascades of the Alvear Mountains.
     

 


Ushuaia Lighthouse - Cunard Line
  • Beagle Channel Adventure (Ushuaia, Argentina)
    Make new friends as you sail around the abundant wildlife of the Beagle Channel, including sea lions, seals and penguins! You’ll see a variety of seabirds as you make your way past the Channel’s famous lighthouse and towards Martillo Island, home to a sharp-dressed colony of penguins.
     

 

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