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Papeete to Buenos Aires

Southern Seas Voyage | 36 Nights | Departs Feb 14, 2015

 

Coquimbo, Chile

Ports:

Feb, 14

-Papeete, Tahiti

Feb, 15

-Huahine, French Polynesia

Feb, 16

-Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Feb, 17

-Rangiroa, French Polynesia

Feb, 18

-Fakarava, French Polynesia

Feb, 19

-Cruise the Pacific Ocean

Feb, 20

-Cruise the Pacific Ocean

Feb, 21

-Pitcairn Islands, PN

Feb, 22

-Cruise the Pacific Ocean

Feb, 23

-Cruise the Pacific Ocean

Feb, 24

-Easter Island, Chile

Feb, 25

-Cruise the Pacific Ocean

Feb, 26

-Cruise the Pacific Ocean

Feb, 27

-Cruise the Pacific Ocean

Feb, 28

-Cruise the Pacific Ocean

Mar, 1

-Lima (Callao), Peru

Mar, 2

-Lima (Callao), Peru

Mar, 3

-Pisco, Peru

Mar, 4

-Matarani (Arequipa), Peru

Mar, 5

-Iquique, Chile

Mar, 6

-Cruise the Pacific Ocean

Mar, 7

-Coquimbo, Chile

Mar, 8

-Valparaíso, Chile

Mar, 9

-Cruise the Pacific Ocean

Mar, 10

-Puerto Montt, Chile

Mar, 11

-Puerto Chacabuco, Chile

Mar, 12

-Laguna San Rafael, Chile

Mar, 13

-Cruise Chilean Fjords

Mar, 14

-Cruise Chilean Fjords

Mar, 15

-Punta Arenas, Chile

Mar, 16

-Ushuaia, Argentina

Mar, 17

-Cruise the Atlantic Ocean

Mar, 18

-Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

Mar, 19

-Cruise the Atlantic Ocean

Mar, 20

-Cruise the Atlantic Ocean

Mar, 21

-Montevideo, Uruguay

Mar, 22

-Buenos Aires, Argentina

Coquimbo, Chile-port

Coquimbo nestled in Northern Chile, means “place of calm water”, a happy accident of geography that encouraged its development as an important port. According to legend, the English corsair Sir Francis Drake has buried a considerable treasure in the city. In the early 19th century, Coquimbo was just a small fishing village, but when the railway reached the area joining the copper mines to the sea, the town and population increased dramatically. Today, Coquimbo offers the pleasures of a picturesque seaside promenade, the beautifully restored 19th-century architecture of the English Neighborhood and several fine beaches.

 

Free Excursions

Regent Choice Excursions

As shore excursions to be offered in this port are not yet confirmed, below is a list of those offered previously. We make every effort to have excursions finalized at least 240 days in advance of sailing, and often sooner, so please check back regularly.

  • Light Activity /Walking Light Activity /Walking
  • Seated Tour Seated Tour
  • Moderate Activity/Walking Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Most Active or Strenuous Most Active or Strenuous
  • Minimal Activity Required Minimal Activity Required
  • Regent Choice Regent Choice
  • Meal Meal
  • Evening Tour Evening Tour
  • A Visit to Tabali Winery
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Coquimbo and La Serena
    Light Activity /WalkingMinimal Activity Required
  • Coquimbo and La Serena
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Executive Collection Half Day Van
    Seated TourRegent Choice
  • Journey to Elqui Valley
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Journey to Elqui Valley
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Petroglyphs and Vineyards in the Limari Valley
    Light Activity /WalkingRegent Choice
  • Petroglyphs and Vineyards in the Limari Valley
    Light Activity /WalkingRegent Choice
  • A Visit to Tabali Winery

    Light Activity /Walking
    Duration: 5 hours
    Tour Code: coq-1

    We depart from the pier and drive south on the Pan-American Highway, along the coast and past beautiful

    beaches such as La Herradura, Las Tacas, and Guanaqueros. As we leave the coast behind, we will

    observe the permanent thick fog known as camanchaca, or coastal clouds, above the hillside, a phenomenon that produces moisture in this area. Then,

    going inland to the east, we will see crops of "pepino", here called sweet cucumber - and the raising of cattle.

    We proceed along the 'Road of Grapes and Vineyards,' on our way through a fertile land area and its wide variety of crops.

    We will then arrive at Tabali Vineyard, which is surrounded by gentle rocky slopes in a semi-arid valley of the pre-Andean range that

    stretches from the mountains to the Pacific Ocean. It is located just south of Atacama Desert and only 400 kilometers north of Santiago.

    First, explore the various varieties of grapes grown in the region and learn about the whole process of making Chilean wine. Next, visit the

    cellars, followed by wine tasting and a cocktail before returning to the pier in Coquimbo.

    Please note: The scenic drive to the winery is approximately 11/2 hours.

Terms & Conditions:

Free Unlimited Shore Excursions are for full fare guests only, capacity controlled and subject to availability. Requested excursions may not be available at time of booking. Supplement will apply on Regent Choice excursions (indicated by the above) and excludes Private Arrangements and all Adventures Ashore programs. In order to ensure quality guides and sufficient transportation, we must provide the tour operator with passenger counts at least 36 hours in advance. Therefore no refunds will be given within 36 hours of tour departure for cancellations or no-shows. Please pay special attention to scheduling and tour lengths when booking your shore excursions. In many cases, it is not possible to participate in more than one tour per day in a given port. Tour Departure times are subject to change so please reference your actual tour ticket for the correct departure time. Tours operate rain or shine. Minor children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a an adult parent or guardian on all shore excursions. Tours require minimum participation levels to operate so please sign up as early as possible. Tours may be cancelled if minimum participation levels are not met. Prices, Itineraries and General Information shore excursion prices are subject to change to meet unexpected cost increases or currency fluctuations. Please consult the Destination Services Desk onboard for information. During local or national holidays, access to certain facilities (such as museums or archaeological sites) may be limited or denied. In such instances, adjustments will be made to minimize inconvenience to guests. Some tours have limited availability. Tours are generally available for reserving 180 days prior to the beginning of a cruise. Please sign up early to avoid disappointment. Regent Seven Seas Cruises reserves the right to require guests to complete a liability waiver for select shore excursions. For more information, please visit the Destination Services Desk onboard.

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