Cruises to South America

Around this vibrant continent, you’ll find desert, jungle, mountains and glaciers, and some truly legendary cities. This continent of sprawling cities and colonial towns is balanced by huge swathes of wilderness.

Queen Victoria's South America Discovery

In 2025, Queen Victoria will embark on an extraordinary voyage in South America. Join for this remarkable adventure, and soon find yourself paddling in the warm shallows of Caribbean Island seas, taking endless photos of Rio de Janeiro’s skyline or sampling exquisite steaks in Buenos Aires. Each day brings untold possibilities, whether you’re in port exploring a new destination, or on board revelling in all your Cunard Queen has to offer.

South America Discovery

Sail roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, FL, for a 52-night adventure. Visit iconic Rio de Janeiro, sail round the famous Cape Horn and make stops in the Caribbean for uninterrupted sun.

Sail South America

Discover South America on cruises of 17-85 nights, including departures from Fort Lauderdale. Soak up Brazil's carnival atmosphere and marvel at Chilean glaciers on your dream vacation.

South America Discovery benefits

When you book a South America Discovery voyage on the Cunard Fare, you'll enjoy the following benefits and special events:
  • The services of a World Voyage concierge and use of a private lounge
  • Unique commemorative gift
  • Cocktail party
  • Shoreside gala event
  • Inclusive hotel and dining charge.

South America Cruises 2025

Hamburg To Rio De Janeiro, 33 nights, Jan 4 2025

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Southampton To Rio De Janeiro, 28 nights, Jan 9 2025

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Rio De Janeiro To San Antonio, 19 nights, Feb 6 2025

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South America ports

Vibrant rainforest, icy glaciers and crumbling colonial towns. South America thrives with spirit, soul and passion. A continent abundant with natural wonder, where life beats to its own drum.

Be inspired

Explore our favourite destinations and our recommendations for your time on board with our inspirational articles. From the history and colour of Rio de Janeiro to the relaxation of our water-inspired Mareel Spa, there is something for everyone on a Cunard voyage.

Waves of wellbeing

As the sea-inspired Mareel® Wellness & Beauty holistic spa is welcomed on Cunard cruises, we explore how the ocean can bring health benefits to mind, body and soul.

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Radiant Rio

With delicious cuisines, stunning scenery and its famous carnival atmosphere, Rio has new delights waiting around every corner.

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Raising the chocolate bar

Join us as we celebrate the world's most famous sweet treat with a special Cunard cake recipe from our Executive Chef.

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Frequently asked questions about South America