South America – Things to do

Things to do in South America

It goes without saying, intrepid travellers are right at home in this continent of 12 big and bold countries. You’ll explore big-hitting natural and man made wonders such as The Galapagos Islands, Machu Picchu and Iguazu Falls; and diverse cities such as Santiago and Rio. You won’t be able to get enough of this place.

Rio Carnival

Be as flamboyant as you like - when you join 2 million revellers at the world’s biggest carnival, you’ll see that they don’t hold back on their vibrant costumes. This five-day festival, hosted at the Sambadrome, will have you instantly hooked on Brazil’s party spirit.

Machu Picchu

You’ll be amazed when you visit Machu Picchu, an Incan citadel in Peru perched 2,430 metres above sea level. South America plays home to many other indigenous ruins like these – the human-like moai sculptures on Easter Island are also a must-see.


Head to the southern most town in the world, Ushuaia, from here the next stop is Antarctica. Take a boat trip out to see some of the most impressive icebergs in the world.

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter island is the most remote, yet still inhabited island in the world. A five hour flight from Santiago takes you to this mysterious place, which is home to hundreds of Maoi statue. The origin of which is still unknown.

Galapagos Iguana

Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands is one of the world's best and most unspoiled places for wildlife watching. Enjoy wildlife like never before from land and boat.