Discover the best of South America on our selection of tours or tailor-make your dream holiday to the land that's home to Machu Picchu and the Amazon

From the snow-capped peaks of the Andes to the spectacular glaciers of Patagonia, and the winding waterways of the Amazon to the expansive desert of the Atacama, South America sets the stage for a host of adventures and thrilling experiences.

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As one of the continent's most visited countries, Peru is a treasure trove of Incan ruins, including magnificent Machu Picchu. In Ecuador you'll find the colourful indigenous tribes of the Amazon and the incredible Galapagos, home to a staggering array of species found nowhere else on the planet. Head to Brazil for the ultimate party in Rio or play with perspective at the awe-inspiring salt flats of Bolivia. Foodies will find heaven in Argentina with phenomenal steak and world-class wines whilst neighbouring Chile will delight with picture-perfect volcanoes and pristine lakes.

Discover South America with On the Go on a small group tour or design your own private holiday with our tailor-made service.

South America Group Tours

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Patagonian Panorama

12 days | FROM AUD $6,595

From Santiago to Buenos Aires, take in the natural wonders of...

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Natural Wonders of Brazil

12 days | FROM AUD $6,695

Discover the natural wonders of Brazil in 12 captivating days. Take in...

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Patagonia In Style

14 days | FROM AUD $8,995

Travel in style from Santiago to the southernmost reaches of Chile and...

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Classic Colombia

16 days | FROM AUD $6,395

Take in the highlights of captivating Colombia, wander around colonial...

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Journey Across South America

19 Days | FROM AUD $8,595

Cross the width of South America from the Pacific to the Atlantic...

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Highlights of South America

21 days | FROM AUD $11,295

Discover a cross section of cultures and landscapes travelling in...

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Galapagos Island Hopping

6 days | FROM AUD $3,395

Discover one of the planet’s top wildlife destinations on a 6-day...

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Machu Picchu by Train

9 days | FROM AUD $4,595

Discover the incredible highlights of Peru, from the buzzing culinary...

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Amazon, Incas & Titicaca

13 days | FROM AUD $5,795

Explore the Amazon, Inca Ruins, Lake Titicaca and much more on this 13...

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Inti Raymi Festival

13 days | FROM AUD $6,995

Join us on this special trip through Peru, combining the incredible...

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Lima to La Paz

14 days | FROM AUD $6,595

From Peru to Bolivia, Lima to La Paz, we take a tour of some of the...

South America Total Solar Eclipse Tours

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Patagonia, Glaciers & Eclipse 2020

9 days | FROM AUD $4,395

Journey from Buenos Aires to El Calafate on this 9-day group tour of...

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Argentina, Eclipse & Chile 2020

10 days | FROM AUD $5,195

Travel from Buenos Aires to Santiago and witness the total solar...

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Argentina Eclipse Express 2020

4 days | FROM AUD $1,995

Watch the incredible 2020 total solar eclipse in style on this 4-day...

South America Expedition Cruises

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Classic Antarctica

10 days | FROM AUD $7,845

Embark on a classic expedition to Antarctica from Ushuaia, through the...

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Polar Circle Quest

12 days | FROM AUD $14,195

Setting sail from Ushuaia, embark on an expedition to the Antarctic...

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Cruise Antarctica & Solar Eclipse 2021

15 Days | FROM AUD $23,145

Explore the remote and wildlife-rich Antarctic Peninsula on this...

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Solar Eclipse & Antarctica Explorer 2021

20 Days | FROM AUD $30,245

Discover breathtaking scenery, endless oceans and wonderful wildlife...

South America Cruises

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Galapagos Discovered

6 days | FROM AUD $7,545

WILDLIFE TOUR: Every year the Galapagos Islands tempt throngs...

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Galapagos Encounters

7 days | FROM AUD $8,795

WILDLIFE TOUR: Boasting an incredible array of endemic species...

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Ultimate Galapagos

10 days | FROM AUD $12,745

WILDLIFE TOUR: Encounter sea lion colonies basking on pristine...

South America Private Tours

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Darwin’s Eden

8 days | FROM AUD $8,995

Travel to the islands that gave birth to Darwin’s theory of...

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Caffe Colombia

8 days | FROM AUD $3,995

Take in the highlights of Colombia in 8 captivating days, from the...

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Lost City of Colombia

8 days | FROM AUD $2,395

Trek through lush jungle and local settlements to uncover Colombia's...

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Into the Incan Empire

8 days | FROM AUD $3,195

This classic journey through the Inca heartland of Peru takes you from...

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Highlights of Bolivia

9 days | FROM AUD $5,295

Discover the highlights of Bolivia as you visit the Bolivian...

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Best of Patagonia

10 days | FROM AUD $2,995

Find yourself seduced by elegant Buenos Aires and thoroughly...

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Atacama & the North

10 Days | FROM AUD $6,495

Get off the beaten track in Chile’s northern reaches with this...

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Way to Rio

10 days | FROM AUD $3,495

Visit the spectacular Iguazu Falls before continuing on this 10 day...

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Capital to Cartagena

10 days | FROM AUD $5,995

Trace the turbulent history and admire the progress of Colombia as you...

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Bogota to Tayrona

10 days | FROM AUD $4,995

From Bogota - Colombia's capital city, travel north to the spectacular...

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Buenos Aires, Iguazu & Rio

10 days | FROM AUD $3,495

Travel from Buenos Aires, Argentina's sultry capital to the vibrant...

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Peru & Iquitos Amazon Cruise

11 days | FROM AUD $10,995

Delve deep into the Amazon Rainforest in northern Peru on a luxury 4...

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Luxury Peru & Andean Explorer

12 days | FROM AUD $13,795

Discover Peru in style on this 12 day private tour which includes 2...

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North Argentina Highlights

12 days | FROM AUD $3,195

Take a journey through Argentina’s great rugged northwest, a land of...

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Avenue of the Volcanoes

13 days | FROM AUD $7,795

Discover the heart of the Ecuadorian Andes with this adventure from...

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Patagonia, Peaks & Glaciers

13 days | FROM AUD $6,545

Immerse yourself in the natural scenery of Argentina and Chile’s...

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Peru, Iguazu & Rio

13 days | FROM AUD $5,795

Embark on an epic two week tour of some of South America's most famous...

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Northern Peru Discovery

14 days | FROM AUD $5,895

Explore Peru’s less-visited yet archaeologically-rich northern...

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Santiago to Patagonia

14 days | FROM AUD $8,595

Discover Chile in all its glorious natural beauty from the glittering...

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Chile and the Lake District

14 days | FROM AUD $6,295

Get behind the wheel for this classic self-drive tour of Chile from...

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Waterfalls Wine & Wilderness

14 days | FROM AUD $3,495

Sample Argentina’s great outdoors with this trip from the...

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Buenos Aires to the Amazon

15 days | FROM AUD $5,245

Combine the captivating cities of Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro,...

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Wilds of Ecuador

16 days | FROM AUD $13,795

Embark on an incredible adventure through the wilds of Ecuador from...

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Colombia Encompassed

17 days | FROM AUD $9,195

Take in the best that Colombia has to offer on this fantastic 17 day...

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Peru, Canyon & Jungle

17 days | FROM AUD $5,695

Discover the treasures of Peru from the spectacular depths of Colca...

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Andean Discovery

17 days | FROM AUD $10,195

Discover the highlights of Chile, Bolivia and Argentina on this 17 day...

South America Tailor-made Holidays

We specialise in planning holidays tailored to individual requirements.

If you let us know where you’d like to go, what you’d like to see and what standard of accommodation you prefer, our Tailor-made team will expertly craft your perfect South American adventure. Whether you want to explore Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Chile or Brazil on their own, or combine them for an epic journey, just let us know and we’ll do the rest.

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South America tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.64 out of 5 based on 9 recent reviews — See All South America Reviews

The trip proved to be a phenomenal experience. I never thought I would have had the opportunity to travel to as many places in such a short time. Our Guide did a remarkable job and made the trip truly a memorable experience.”  

Jonathan Calelike • Submitted 13 Mar 2020

An amazing trip. Far exceeded our expectations. Everything was so well organised and when there were small hitches they were dealt with speedily and efficiently. FANTASTIC..”  

Peter Yeomann • Submitted 11 Mar 2020

Awesome!! Fantastic time was had. Very organised informative helpful and generally nice people !! Would definitely recommend them. ”  

Elizabeth Holland • Submitted 11 Mar 2020
Natural Wonders Galore
The best of South America's landscapes

South America is a continent of tremendous contrast when it comes to natural beauty from the vivid blue expanse of Lake Titicaca in Peru to the dazzling salt flats of Bolivia, the mighty volcanoes of Ecuador to the parched deserts of Chile, the stunning scenery of Argentina's Patagonia to the thundering cascades of Iguazu Falls in Brazil - discover this and much more with our range of tours to South America.

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