Caribbean, Amazon and West Indies Discovery 2016
Join Fred. Olsen on this Caribbean adventure with a South American twist and spend 43 magical nights on board Braemar gliding to amazing Amazon River ports and breathtaking paradise islands.
Setting sail from Bridgetown – the gorgeous Barbadian capital – you will spend the first few days of your incredible cruise holiday gliding south to Brazil. Sailing deep into this beautiful country via the astonishing Amazon River, you’ll have the unique opportunity to witness the wonderful ‘Wedding of the Waters’ – the meeting of the Amazon and Tapajós Rivers’ different coloured waters – on a tour from Santarém; go in search of fascinating native wildlife such as elusive Caiman from Manaus; and enjoy a private Boi Bumba show in Parintins. All this is yours to experience in five unforgettable consecutive days.
Braemar - 04 February 2016 - 43 Nights
Then, after a short call to historic and picturesque Devil’s Island, you will head back to the Caribbean for over two weeks of stunning sunshine and scenery as you hop between gorgeous islands. With two overnight calls to Bridgetown, you’ll have four days to explore Harrison’s Cave; swim with sea turtles; and indulge in some duty-free shopping, while two days each in Philipsburg – from where you can discover the contrasts between the Dutch and French sides of dual-controlled St. Maarten – and St John’s, Antigua – where you can take tours to the beautiful English Harbour and historic Nelson’s Dockyard – are real highlights of this cruise. Other highlights include the chance to ride the superb St. Kitts scenic railway from Basseterre; visit the legendary Pussers Bar in Road Town, Tortola; discover the breathtaking National Parks of St. Lucia; and explore the dense rainforest of Dominica.