Cruising through South America

A true sensory experience awaits you as you discover some of the most remote corners of South America on a small ship cruise. Witness native wildlife, explore off the beaten path, discover less-visited communities and be at one with nature whilst enjoying all the comforts of luxury all-inclusive small ship cruising.


With extraordinary wildlife, vibrant cultures, passionate people and dramatic landscapes South America will astound you with its sheer diversity. Take the scenic route on a small ship cruise and wonder at the wealth of native wildlife in the Galápagos Islands and the Amazon, the soaring glaciers of the Chilean Fjords; or the colourful towns and villages of Central America.

Immerse yourself in the spectacular scenery that makes these isolated destinations so unique - best experienced on a luxury all-inclusive small ship. We’ll ensure you experience the best of this region with daily on shore small group excursions on motorised skiffs or on board Zodiac inflatables. You are ensured a truly wondrous experience on your daily expeditions taking advantage of weather conditions and unexpected opportunities to watch the carving of a glacier, step on shore and walk amongst a colony of blue-footed boobies or observe a pod of pink Amazon River dolphins.

At each step of the way you’ll experience incomparable all-inclusive luxury on board intimate deluxe expedition cruises and exclusive private charters complete with expert crews of naturalists and local guides.

Beyond all-inclusive luxury

At Scenic, when we say all-inclusive, that’s what we mean. You can look forward to:

  • Complimentary beverages on board all cruises
  • All meals on board all cruises 
  • Well appointed staterooms and suites
  • Daily expeditions with naturalist guides on comfortable motorised skiffs or Zodiacs
  • Spacious lounges and bars, observation decks, activities and entertainment
  • Small groups - average of only 28 guests
  • Any internal flights and relevant taxes included
  • On board entertainment and informative and engaging lectures and presentations
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Flexible sailing schedule to enhance your cruising enjoyment
  • All tipping, gratuities and porterage 
Destination: Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
S 00° 49' W 90° 58'

Discovering Countless Treasures

Leave everything to us as we take you on a journey through the rich heart of the jungle, around Tierra del Fuego National Park or through the Galápagos Archipelago. Daily expeditions and carefully thought out itineraries make every day a little bit of magic as we link your cruise with unforgettable land tours. Whether cruising the untouched beauty of the Chilean fjords, the Galapagos Islands, or walking the bustling streets of Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, we promise you a journey of wondrous discovery.

The vibrant wonder of South America

South America is a cultural kaleidoscope bursting with breathtaking natural marvels and a thriving ancient history. A journey through South America is a never-ending sensory adventure. Cruise into the heart of the World Heritage-listed wilderness area of the Amazon on board a boutique luxury private charter cruise and discover the World’s largest tropical rainforest. Meet the most famous residents of the extraordinary Galápagos Islands, the endangered Galápagos giant tortoise when you join a fully-escorted luxury expedition cruise of this unforgettable region.

Explore the spectacular scenery of Tierra del Fuego National Park, home of the famous Chilean Fjords, which boast the biggest glaciers in the Southern Hemisphere. Travel through the iconic Panama Canal and the lesser known ports along the exotic coastlines of Central America on a luxury small ship cruise from Ecuador to Panama.

A Magical Day On Board

You wake up in your luxurious oversized suite on board the Aqua Amazon. As you open the curtains on the suite’s floor-to-ceiling windows the lush green Amazonian jungle appears before you. Stepping out onto your private balcony you hear the singing birds and warning calls of the Amazonian squirrel monkeys and you realise another magical day is beginning.

After a leisurely breakfast you set out early on the days first expedition on board one of Aqua’s comfortable motorised skiff down a winding tributary of the river. Along the way your expert naturalist guide points out the remarkable local wildlife from the grey-breasted marlin to the noble egrets.