South America from Southampton to Southampton

  • 3 Jan ‘26
  • 75 nights
  • Departing from Southampton
  • Aurora
  • Inside price from
    $6,649*/pp
  • Outside price from
    $7,899*/pp
  • Balcony price from
    $11,279*/pp
  • Suite price from
    $24,079*/pp

YOUR ITINERARY

Southampton - Gran Canaria - Mindelo, Cape Verde - Recife - Salvador - Buzios - Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro - Sao Paulo (from Santos) - Montevideo - Montevideo - Port Stanley - Cape Horn - Beagle Channel - Magellan Straits - Punta Arenas, Chile - Amalia Glacier - PIO X Glacier - Chile - San Antonio, Chile - San Antonio, Chile - Coquimbo - Arica - Callao - Callao - Manta - Fuerte Amador - Transit Panama Canal - Cartagena, Colombia - Oranjestad - Grenada - Barbados - Castries - Antigua - St. Maarten - Ponta Delgada - Southampton

Date
Port
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Day 1
3rd Jan 2026
Southampton

The city center is a charming mix of old city walls...

The city center is a charming mix of old city walls and a large modern shopping centre. With multiple restaurants, museums, cinemas and theatres there is plenty to be explored. Time spent at embarkation and disembarkation ports may be limited which may restrict availability of shore excursions.

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Day 6
8th Jan 2026
Gran Canaria

The tranquil harbour, verdant palm groves and excellent cl...

The tranquil harbour, verdant palm groves and excellent climate of Gran Canaria’s lively capital Las Palmas delighted Christopher Columbus when he discovered it on his famous voyage of 1492. Those same attractions now draw modern travellers keen to explore the atmospheric cobbled streets and leafy courtyards of its old quarter, Vegueta. Cruises to Gran Canaria also bring you close to Playa del Ingles, the liveliest and best-known beach in the Canaries. You can explore the stunning desert scenery of Maspalomas, or tour further afield to explore peaceful old towns like Arucas – famed for its lush banana plantations – and Teror, with its fine collection of traditional houses with intricately carved wooden balconies. Other highlights of our Gran Canaria cruises include lovely Palmitos Nature Park – set in a canyon inland from Maspalomas and famous for its vivid tropical plants, birds and fish – and Bandama, an extinct volcano set 1,900 feet above sea level, which offers panoramic views over the island.

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Day 9
11th Jan 2026
Mindelo, Cape Verde
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Day 14
16th Jan 2026
Recife

Recife, the capital of Brazil’s northeastern state of Per...

Recife, the capital of Brazil’s northeastern state of Pernambuco, is distinguished by its many rivers, bridges, islets and peninsulas. Recife Antigo, on its own island by the harbor, is the historic old town center dating to the 16th century. To its south, popular Boa Viagem Beach is sheltered by reefs and lined by tall apartment blocks, modern hotels and restaurants.

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Day 16
18th Jan 2026
Salvador

Salvador, the capital of Brazil’s northeastern state of ...

Salvador, the capital of Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia, is known for its Portuguese colonial architecture, Afro-Brazilian culture and a tropical coastline. The Pelourinho neighborhood is its historic heart, with cobblestone alleys opening onto large squares, colorful buildings and baroque churches such as São Francisco, featuring gilt woodwork.

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Day 19
21st Jan 2026
Buzios

Armação dos Búzios (or Búzios)...

Armação dos Búzios (or Búzios) is a Brazilian resort set on an ocean peninsula east of Rio de Janeiro. It’s known as an upscale vacation destination with numerous beaches. These include Ferradura, on a calm horseshoe bay with water sports, and Geribá, a popular surfing site. Among its village streets, cobbled Rua das Pedras is a center of dining and nightlife

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Day 20
22nd Jan 2026
Rio de Janeiro

Famous for its colourful carnival and fabulous beach...

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 can enjoy breathtaking views from the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain (the cable car journey up is even more spectacular!), or take a taxi up Corcovado Mountain in the Parque Nacional de Tijuca to view the city’s most famous landmark, the 30 metre-high statue of Christ the Redeemer. Make time, too, to visit Praca Floriano, the vast square at the heart of the city which is home to its exquisite Teatro Municipal opera house and close to the city’s best art gallery, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Floriana Square is also the place to catch Rio’s social life at its best – grab a beer at a pavement caf and tap your feet to the rhythms of the Samba before exploring the shops along the 19th century Rua da Carioca.

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Day 21
23rd Jan 2026
Rio de Janeiro

Famous for its colourful carnival and fabulous be...

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 can enjoy breathtaking views from the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain (the cable car journey up is even more spectacular!), or take a taxi up Corcovado Mountain in the Parque Nacional de Tijuca to view the city’s most famous landmark, the 30 metre-high statue of Christ the Redeemer. Make time, too, to visit Praca Floriano, the vast square at the heart of the city which is home to its exquisite Teatro Municipal opera house and close to the city’s best art gallery, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Floriana Square is also the place to catch Rio’s social life at its best – grab a beer at a pavement caf and tap your feet to the rhythms of the Samba before exploring the shops along the 19th century Rua da Carioca.

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Day 22
24th Jan 2026
Sao Paulo (from Santos)
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Day 25
27th Jan 2026
Montevideo

Just across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires, Montevideo ...

Just across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires, Montevideo could hardly be more different. Here the pace is sedate, the architecture perfectly preserved Colonial Spanish and the city itself something of a split personality. Around Plaza Constitucion, ministries and palaces signify the city’s role as Uruguay’s capital. But along the coast stretch miles and miles of flawless beaches, displaying a fun-loving resort quality that’s just delightful.

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Day 26
28th Jan 2026
Montevideo

Just across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires, Montevi...

Just across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires, Montevideo could hardly be more different. Here the pace is sedate, the architecture perfectly preserved Colonial Spanish and the city itself something of a split personality. Around Plaza Constitucion, ministries and palaces signify the city’s role as Uruguay’s capital. But along the coast stretch miles and miles of flawless beaches, displaying a fun-loving resort quality that’s just delightful.

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Day 29
31st Jan 2026
Port Stanley

The capital of the remote Falkland Islands, Port Stanley...

The capital of the remote Falkland Islands, Port Stanley, is little more than a village, but a truly historic and welcoming one. You’ll be urged to sign the visitors’ register outside the Government House before seeing the tributes to our war heroes in Christ Church Cathedral.

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Day 31
2nd Feb 2026
Cape Horn

Cape Horn is a rocky headland on Hornos Island, in southern Ch...

Cape Horn is a rocky headland on Hornos Island, in southern Chile’s Tierra del Fuego archipelago. It’s surrounded by wild seas off the southern tip of South America where the Pacific and Atlantic oceans meet. The albatross-shaped Cape Horn Monument commemorates the lives of thousands of seafarers who perished attempting to sail around the cape. A secluded lighthouse and the tiny Stella-Maris Chapel are nearby.

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Day 31
2nd Feb 2026
Beagle Channel
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Day 32
3rd Feb 2026
Magellan Straits
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Day 33
4th Feb 2026
Punta Arenas, Chile

Punta Arenas overlooks the Strait of Magellan to Tier...

Punta Arenas overlooks the Strait of Magellan to Tierra del Fuego – the most southerly point of land before you reach Antarctica. Kiss the toe of the Indian on the Magellan monument in Playa del Armas and local legend says you’ll return to this spectacular place. Head to Otway Bay for a visit to a penguin colony, or take a trip of lifetime flightseeing over the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Day 34
5th Feb 2026
Amalia Glacier
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Day 35
6th Feb 2026
PIO X Glacier - Chile
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Day 39
10th Feb 2026
San Antonio, Chile

San Antonio is a Chilean city, commune and the capital of the ...

San Antonio is a Chilean city, commune and the capital of the San Antonio Province in the Valparaíso Region. It is the hub of the fishing area that spans the Chilean coast from Rocas de Santo Domingo to Cartagena

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Day 40
11th Feb 2026
San Antonio, Chile

San Antonio is a Chilean city, commune and the capit...

San Antonio is a Chilean city, commune and the capital of the San Antonio Province in the Valparaíso Region. It is the hub of the fishing area that spans the Chilean coast from Rocas de Santo Domingo to Cartagena

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Day 42
13th Feb 2026
Coquimbo

Coquimbo is a port city, commune and capital of the Elqui P...

Coquimbo is a port city, commune and capital of the Elqui Province, located on the Pan-American Highway, in the Coquimbo Region of Chile. Coquimbo is situated in a valley 10 km south of La Serena, with which it forms Greater La Serena with more than 400,000 inhabitants

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Day 45
16th Feb 2026
Arica

Arica is a port city in northern Chile, known for i...

Arica is a port city in northern Chile, known for its surfing beaches. Near the center, a path climbs up to Morro Arica hill, which has sweeping views and the Museo Histórico y de Armas war museum. Designed by French architect Gustave Eiffel in metal and wood, Gothic San Marcos Cathedral dates from 1876. The high plains of the Andes mountains rise to the east, home to Lauca National Park and Chungará Lake.

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Day 47
18th Feb 2026
Callao

Callao is a seaside city on the Pacific Ocean in the Lima metrop...

Callao is a seaside city on the Pacific Ocean in the Lima metropolitan area. Callao is Peru’s chief seaport and home to its main airport, Jorge Chávez International Airport. Callao municipality consists of the whole Callao Region, which is also coterminous with the Province of Callao.

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Day 48
19th Feb 2026
Callao

Callao is a seaside city on the Pacific Ocean in the Li...

Callao is a seaside city on the Pacific Ocean in the Lima metropolitan area. Callao is Peru’s chief seaport and home to its main airport, Jorge Chávez International Airport. Callao municipality consists of the whole Callao Region, which is also coterminous with the Province of Callao.

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Day 51
22nd Feb 2026
Manta

This seaside port city’s charm extends to every p...

This seaside port city’s charm extends to every part of your experience here while stopped on a Manta cruise. While it’s not the flashiest destination you’ll visit on a South America cruise, it well makes up for that with its laidback spirit and quirky embrace of its biggest (and smelliest) industry: tuna fishing.

The best way to describe Manta is full of life. The friendliness of the people and an unhurried pace of life mean that things move a little slower here. You might not be able to see it all in a day, but that’s not the point. Manta is meant to be enjoyed, not consumed. Buy one of the region’s signature Panama hats for shade from the strong Ecuadorian sun. Day trip to El Murciélago, surf in Playa Bonita, or see endangered and protected wildlife at Pacoche Reserve. Throw away your to-do list, put away your phone, and explore Manta, Ecuador at your leisure.

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Day 53
24th Feb 2026
Fuerte Amador

The fast-growing city of Fuerte Amador lies at the Pacific end o...

The fast-growing city of Fuerte Amador lies at the Pacific end of the Panama Canal on a peninsular jutting out from Balboa. It has a marina and a yacht club, and lies close to Panama City, which is on the other side of Ancon Hill.

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Day 54
25th Feb 2026
Transit Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is the worlds biggest short-cut. Yo...

The Panama Canal is the worlds biggest short-cut. You will be amazed by its sheer scale and clockwork efficiency.

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Day 56
27th Feb 2026
Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena de Indias, to give its full name, is an hi...

Cartagena de Indias, to give its full name, is an historic city in Columbia founded in 1533 and ringed with massive walls built by the Spanish to fend off pirates. The city’s palaces and the maze of winding streets give the city its unique Iberian character.

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Day 58
1st Mar 2026
Oranjestad

Talcum-soft beaches, world class shopping, glitzy casinos, stunn...

Talcum-soft beaches, world class shopping, glitzy casinos, stunning sea views and tracts of desert landscape scattered with giant boulders and exotic cacti are all yours to enjoy when you visit popular Aruba, jewel of the ‘deep’ Caribbean. And you will find most of Aruba’s attractions without straying far from the capital and cruise port, Oranjestad, a waterfront city endowed with a cosmopolitan population – of Portuguese, Spanish, Venezuelan, Indian, Pakistani and African as well as Dutch origin. This cultural mix makes Oranjestad heaven for adventurous foodies and a great place to `shop the world’ as you can pick up Delft china, Dutch cheese, Danish silverware and Madeiran embroidery at low prices. For local colour, visit Schooner Harbour, which is crammed with brightly painted boats and craft stalls, and Willemstad, famed for its 16th century Dutch houses. And water babies will love Eagle Beach, Palm Beach and Baby Beach, all a short distance from the port.

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Day 60
3rd Mar 2026
Grenada

Sailors through the centuries have rated it one of the world...

Sailors through the centuries have rated it one of the worlds prettiest harbours and it is hard to disagree. Horseshoe-shaped and set in a volcanic crater, Grenadas capital and cruise port St Georges is flanked by two forts, with colourful French colonial style buildings ranged along the front. It is the perfect entrance to one of the Caribbean’s most scenic islands. Only 12 miles by 21, it is awash with waterfalls, mountain valleys, rainforests, lakes and volcanic craters. The beaches are to die for, especially Grand Anse – a two-mile stretch of pure white sand just around the bay from St Georges. Grenada is also the island you can smell before you can see it. The ‘Spice Island’ grows more spices per square mile than anywhere else on the planet with nutmeg its signature seasoning. In fact, gentle haggling with spice vendors is part of the fun of cruising to this laid-back Caribbean island.

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Day 61
4th Mar 2026
Barbados

Barbados is the most British of the Caribbean islands, wher...

Barbados is the most British of the Caribbean islands, where cricket is the national passion and afternoon tea a tradition. Yet the flawless skies, lilting rhythms of both speech and calypso and the endless beaches all provide vivid reminders that you are a long way from home. Enjoy a stroll around Bridgetown, the capital which boasts impressive colonial architecture and take a snap of what used to be known as Trafalgar Square.

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Day 62
5th Mar 2026
Castries

Castries is the capital of the island nation of St. Lucia...

Castries is the capital of the island nation of St. Lucia, in the Caribbean Sea. It’s known for palm-lined Vigie Beach and as a port of call for cruise lines, with duty-free shopping near the harbor. The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, with its colorful murals, sits by leafy Derek Walcott Square park. Lively Castries Market is nearby. In the south, Morne Fortune hill offers views of the city.

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Day 64
7th Mar 2026
Antigua

With over 365 beaches, there is a slice of white sand heaven fo...

With over 365 beaches, there is a slice of white sand heaven for every day of the year – even a leap year – on the idyllic Caribbean holiday island Antigua. Antigua played host to Admiral Horatio Nelson’s fleet in the late 1700’s. Nelson’s Dockyard now bustles with crew and guests from yachts and cruise ships sailing these waters for pleasure rather than for King and Country. The main port, St John’s, is also the capital and a vibrant hub for shopping as well as being within easy range of some of the best beaches – at Fort James, Deep Bay, Galley Bay and Hawksbill. Almost perfect weather conditions and low humidity, due to the warm prevailing trade winds, allows Antigua to boast of being the sunniest of the Eastern Caribbean islands with the lowest annual rainfall. It is also the largest of the English-speaking Leeward Islands although it is only 14 miles long and 11 miles wide. Still, with a population of less than 70,000, this means there are lots of wide open spaces – especially on those gorgeous beaches.

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Day 65
8th Mar 2026
St. Maarten

An island with a split personality, this is one of the few ...

An island with a split personality, this is one of the few places in the Caribbean where the European powers co-existed peacefully. Hence, this lovely island is a mixture of Dutch, French and Caribbean tastes and delights.

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Day 72
15th Mar 2026
Ponta Delgada

Ponta Delgada in the Azores, is a tiny speckle of is...

Ponta Delgada in the Azores, is a tiny speckle of islands in the Atlantic.The Islands are rurally lovely, their fields separated by hydrangea hedges rather than walls. The twin lakes of Sete Cidades will amaze: one turquoise the other vivid emerald.

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Day 76
19th Mar 2026
Southampton

The city center is a charming mix of old city walls and a ...

The city center is a charming mix of old city walls and a large modern shopping centre. With multiple restaurants, museums, cinemas and theatres there is plenty to be explored. Time spent at embarkation and disembarkation ports may be limited which may restrict availability of shore excursions.

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YOUR SHIP - The Aurora

Exclusively for adults – Mid-sized Aurora is a world-class ship, bringing you the joys of classic cruise travel. In April 2019, she enjoyed a refit and started an exciting new chapter as a ship that caters exclusively for adults. With a skydome over her inviting Crystal Pool you’ll enjoy stylish surrounds whatever the weather. At her heart a 35 foot sculpture dominates the atrium while The Crow’s Nest offers panoramic views.

Exclusively for adults – Mid-sized Aurora is a world-class ship, bringing you the joys of classic cruise travel. In April 2019, she enjoyed a refit and started an exciting new chapter as a ship that caters exclusively for adults. With a skydome over her inviting Crystal Pool you’ll enjoy stylish surrounds whatever the weather. At her heart a 35 foot sculpture dominates the atrium while The Crow’s Nest offers panoramic views.

Gym
Sports Court

Decibels
Golf Nets
Intergalactica
Library
Mayfair

Alexandria Restaurant
Anderson’s Bar
Atrium Bar
Bar
Bistro
Cafe Bordeaux
Lounge
Medina Restaurant
Pennant Bar
Pennant Grill
Piccadilly Court
Raffles Bar
Riviera Bar
Side Walk Cafe
Sports Bar
The Atrium
The Orangery
The Playhouse
Uganda Room

Crystal Pool Bar
Jumping Jacks
Oasis Spa
Terrace Pool
Vanderbilts
Whirlpool

Carmens
Champions
Children’s Play Area
Crow’s Nest
Curzon Theatre
Masquerades
Monte Carlo Casino
Night Club
Photo Gallery

Art Gallery
Emporium
Night Nursery
Reception

Description

Exclusively for adults – Mid-sized Aurora is a world-class ship, bringing you the joys of classic cruise travel. In April 2019, she enjoyed a refit and started an exciting new chapter as a ship that caters exclusively for adults. With a skydome over her inviting Crystal Pool you’ll enjoy stylish surrounds whatever the weather. At her heart a 35 foot sculpture dominates the atrium while The Crow’s Nest offers panoramic views.

Fitness

Gym
Sports Court

Recreational

Decibels
Golf Nets
Intergalactica
Library
Mayfair

Food and Drink

Alexandria Restaurant
Anderson’s Bar
Atrium Bar
Bar
Bistro
Cafe Bordeaux
Lounge
Medina Restaurant
Pennant Bar
Pennant Grill
Piccadilly Court
Raffles Bar
Riviera Bar
Side Walk Cafe
Sports Bar
The Atrium
The Orangery
The Playhouse
Uganda Room

Relaxation

Crystal Pool Bar
Jumping Jacks
Oasis Spa
Terrace Pool
Vanderbilts
Whirlpool

Entertainment

Carmens
Champions
Children’s Play Area
Crow’s Nest
Curzon Theatre
Masquerades
Monte Carlo Casino
Night Club
Photo Gallery

Other

Art Gallery
Emporium
Night Nursery
Reception

STATEROOMS

    suite

    Penthouse Suite with Bath/Shower

    balcony

    Approximately 250 sq. ft. There’s nothing quite like opening your patio style doors onto your own private balcony, especially to take in the fresh morning air or to enjoy a spectacular sail in to your next destination.

    outside

    Approximately 150-225 sq. ft. If a balcony is not top of your list, but you’re seeking great value and a sea view, then our Sea view cabins are ideal. Well designed and with all those little extras.

    inside

    Approximately 150-225 sq. ft. These spacious cabins are perfect if you want a more economical way to travel and prefer to be out and about experiencing the ship or reclining up on deck by the pools.
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