LAN Airlines has seven one-stop flights a week from Sydney to Santiago via Auckland, and direct flights to Santiago thrice weekly codeshare with Qantas. LAN flies onwards to Iquitos via Lima. More: 1800 558 129; lan.com. A three-night Amazon Discovery Cruise with Aqua Expeditions starts at $3440 a person twin-share; seven nights from $7645, including all meals, beer and wines, vessel transfers and excursions. Aqua will launch the 20-suite MV Aqua Mekong, in September, cruising between Vietnam and Cambodia. More: aquaexpeditions.com.