Browse some of our small ship cruise itineraries below and then give us a call to discuss your custom travel plans with a specialist. These itineraries provide a unique perspective on South American destinations, and often offer the opportunity to see areas that can only be visited by water. Cruising also offers great opportunities for in-depth exploration of local ecosystems in the company of skilled guides. Our first class small ship cruises have various start dates throughout the year, and can be matched to your travel schedule and combined with our land-based itineraries.
Travel the magnificent Galapagos aboard a small cruising vessel
We offer a handpicked selection of the best smaller vessels in each class (Luxury/First/Tourist Superior). The best way to experience the Galapagos is on one of the smaller vessels, offering a more personalized, intimate experience.
4-8 Days, flexible start dates $1,800-$5,500 / person
Explore the Amazon on a Riverboat Cruise
Experience an incredible array of animal and plant life and journey the longest river in South America aboard a comfortable riverboat.
3, 4, or 7 nights, many start dates From $932 / person
Navigate the southernmost reaches of South America
From a first class small ship (either the Stella Australis, 210 passengers, or the Via Australis, 136 passengers), with frequent on-shore excursions, you'll marvel at glaciers, penguins, and a variety of Patagonian wildlife.
4-5 days, many start dates From $1,189 / person, double occupancy
Explore the White Continent
Journey to one of the most remote and magnificent places in the world, with multicolored icebergs, massive snow-capped peaks, flowing glaciers, and abundant wildlife.
10 to 20 days, many start dates From $3,995 / person
Beautiful Torres del Paine & Exceptional Patagonian Cruise
Visit the Chilean capital, explore spectacular Torres del Paine National Park, take a Patagonian cruise to Argentina, and visit cosmopolitan Buenos Aires.
13 Days, flexible start dates from $6,570 / person with 2 travelers