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Exploring Latin America by boat or cruise

Exploring Latin America by boat or cruise offers a unique and unforgettable experience, allowing travelers to witness the region's stunning landscapes, wildlife and vibrant cultures from a different perspective. From the breathtaking fjords of southern Chile to the vivid wildlife of the Brazilian Pantanal, a cruise through Latin America offers a diverse range of destinations and experiences.

 

One of the highlights of cruising in Latin America is the opportunity to visit remote destinations, often inaccessible by other means. Travelers can immerse themselves in the rich history and culture of the indigenous Uros people of Lake Titicaca, in Peru, or explore the remote and pristine Kaw Marshes, in French Guiana, only accessed by boat.

 

Whether seeking adventure, relaxation, wild discoveries or cultural enrichment, these boat tours offer truly unforgettable experiences!


Chilean Marine Wildlife


Did you know that you can spot several animals by boat in southern Chile? Sail along the Magellan Strait to Magdalena Island and admire colonies of penguins. From December to March, you can also catch sight of humpback whales at the southernmost tip of the continent. Set out on this adventure from Punta Arenas, sailing past Cape Froward to the Francisco Coloane Marine Park. Here, you can search for whales, sea lions, and albatrosses. Learn more about this amazing expedition.


Cruise Lake Titicaca


A boat trip on Lake Titicaca is an unforgettable part of any trip to Peru. With your local guide, cruise the crystalline waters of Lake Titicaca visiting the floating islands of Uros and enjoying a cultural experience and traditional lunch with the weavers of Taquile island. Or, for something totally unique, consider a night on Amantani Island, staying with a local family. For more details on all our Titicaca trips contact us at info@amazonas-explorer.com.


Argentina Glacier Expedition


Experience the magic of Patagonia's icy wonders with 'The Spirit of the Glaciers.' Explore the majestic Campo de Hielo Patagónico, the world's second-largest ice field. Marvel at over 200 glaciers in Los Glaciares National Park, including the towering Glaciar Spegazzini and the expansive Glaciar Upsala. Witness the dynamic spectacle of Glaciar Perito Moreno's advancing front. Board the exclusive Santa Cruz Cruise for a luxurious adventure amid nature's finest. Embark on an unforgettable journey.


French Guiana Marshes Of Kaw


South-east of Cayenne lies a broad strip of marshland bordered on its south by the Kaw and La Gabrielle mountains. This marshland – known as the Kaw savannah – is inhabited by teeming and varied species of birds and fauna such as herons, egrets, hoatzins, kingfishers, jacanas, snipes and moorhens. Explore Kaw aboard a floating eco-lodge with numerous stops along the way for wildlife spotting and swimming. At night, enjoy a candle-lit dinner before exploring the river by torchlight for nocturnal creatures such as Caiman.


Suriname Dolphin Spotting


Cruising along the banks of the Suriname river estuary and enjoying a cool breeze can be wonderful. But add to it the presence of Pink River Dolphins cavorting and playing as they fish in sometimes quite large pods, throwing their catch in the air, makes for an unforgettable experience. They will play right next to the boat and actually seem to be checking you out. The experience is usually rounded off with an astonishing sunset.


Guyana Mahaica River Tour


Navigate the twists and turns of the Mahaica River where we will be surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the natural landscape. The riverbanks, carefully preserved amidst sugarcane cultivation and agricultural activities, provide an excellent riverfront ecosystem inhabited by flocks of egrets, herons, ibis, various marsh tyrants, and Guyana’s national bird, the Hoatzin also known as the “Canje Pheasant”. Howler Monkeys also frequent these riverside trees and Giant River Otters are also often seen in the river. 



Boating Belize Lighthouse Reef


The Lighthouse Reef Adventure is an eight-night trip that starts with an enchanting boat journey from Belize City, navigating through partially submerged mangrove cayes and crossing Belize's Barrier Reef. This voyage to the remote Lighthouse Reef Atoll, located fifty-five miles from the mainland, is not just a travel path but an introduction to the incredible marine life of this tropical marine park and UNESCO World Heritage site. From Half Moon Caye, guests can immerse in snorkeling, kayaking and paddle board with motor boat support.




Brazil North Pantanal Cruise


The North Pantanal Cruise offers a unique and immersive experience in one of the world's largest tropical wetland areas. Embark on a journey through the intricate waterways and lush landscapes of the North Pantanal, where you will encounter a diverse range of wildlife, from jaguars and giant river otters to colorful bird species. Experience the beauty and serenity of the Pantanal in a truly exceptional way with this itinerary.

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