While cruising to multi-faceted destinations in South America and the Caribbean, you don’t have to go looking for wondrous new experiences – they await you at every turn. Significant rainfall in lush tropical settings and emerald rainforests produce an immense amount of flowing water, creating cascades of majestic scenery. This winter, stand in awe at any of the memorable waterfalls below.

Iguazú Falls
Argentina & Brazil

Iguazú Falls
One of the great natural wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the powerful Iguazú Falls spans the border between Argentina and Brazil at 80 meters high and 3 kilometers wide. The falls are made up of countless cascades that generate vast sprays of water producing one of the most spectacular waterfalls known to mankind.

Petrohué Falls
Puerto Montt, Chile

Petrohué Falls
In the Lake District of Chile, hundreds of picturesque lakes and dozens of active volcanoes dominate the landscape which makes for a striking backdrop of the Petrohué Waterfalls, formed by the descent of the Petrohue River through the volcanic rock deposited there centuries ago.

Puma Waterfalls
Puerto Limón, Costa Rica

Puma Waterfalls – Photo Credit: Veragua Rainforest Eco-Adventure
Just outside of Limón, head to the Veragua Rainforest and enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Trail of the Giants, named for the surrounding gigantic 300-year-old trees, before walking down to the spectacular 20-meter-high Puma Waterfalls.

Annandale Falls
St. George’s, Grenada

Annandale Falls

Enter an emerald paradise of rushing water and hanging ferns as you discover Annandale Falls just outside of St. George’s. Revel in the natural splendor and sounds of the falls and admire the surrounding species of tropical flowers, thriving plants and spices.

Trafalgar Falls
Roseau, Dominica

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Trafalgar Falls

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Dominica by visiting the magnificent Trafalgar Falls. Stand in awe at the observation platform as you take in the amazing views of these twin falls, which are often referred to as “mother” and “father.” The latter originates high in the mountains and eventually cascades into a hot mineral spring.

Diamond Waterfalls
Castries, St. Lucia

Located in the Diamond Falls Botanical Garden in Soufriere, the Diamond Waterfalls are considered one of the most colorful waterfalls in the Caribbean. The water contains a variety of minerals, giving the 17-meters-high falls a colorful appearance that seems to change often. Relax and take in the beauty and sultry warmth of the tropics as you stroll through lush fertile vegetation surrounding the spectacular Diamond Waterfall.

Visit any of the stunning waterfalls on a shore excursion during your Oceania Cruises voyage. To learn more about our extraordinary itineraries featuring the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, South America, Alaska Canada and New England, request a free copy of The Americas 2016 brochure.