South American cruises cater for a whole spectrum of travelling tastes. Rainforests for the naturalists, 500 year old ruins for the historians, shows for the artisans and remote vistas for the explorers. Around this immense continent you can witness all the landscapes of the world. Rivers and rainforests, mountains and lakes, coasts and cliffs, snow capped peaks and spectacular fjords. Welcome to some of the most breathtaking scenery on the planet.From bustling capitals boasting revered statues to picturesque seaports steeped in history, South American cruises offer something unique at every turn. Awake on Brazil cruises, Puerto Rico cruises and Peru cruises to the song of exotic birds or stand in the silence of remote wildernesses.
Take a look at some example ports
There's a vast range of places you can go to with P&O Cruises.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Famous for its colourful carnival and fabulous beaches, as well as the dramatic entry to its cruise port, Rio de Janeiro in the south-eastern corner of Brazil has much more to offer than sun and sand.
You may feel that you could be on the Cornish coast but the moment you hear the waves of gospel singing emanating from a tiny local church you'll realise you could not be anywhere else but Barbados.
The oasis of Bermuda boasts a year-round balmy climate and plenty of distinctive local colour, from a landscape of tidy pastel houses, to businessmen dressed in Bermuda shorts.