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Viking Ocean Buenos Aires Cruise Reviews

Glacier Bay National Park
Taken from boat during one of our excursions.
The mid ship pool with its roof retracted with people enjoying the unseasonably hot day as we cruise by beautiful Alaskan glaciers!
From Included tour in Gdansk
Cruiser Rating
4.6
Very Good
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Terrific food , entertainment, and interesting speakers throughout our journey

Review for Viking Jupiter to Transatlantic

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UDHigh
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted to see South America for the first time. Viking was very responsive regarding how we needed to meet the Chilean and Argentina requirements for entry into their countries, and meet their Covid requirements. Viking established a travel insurance relationship with TripAssure that was inexpensive and comprehensive. Because of Covid, the Viking staff went over and above to make sure its ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Late itinerary changes and bad weather marred enjoyment

Review for Viking Jupiter to Transatlantic

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weegeedee
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Having travelled with Viking Ocean many times, they continue to be our preferred cruise line, having experienced good and bad elsewhere. This cruise was one where you just had to make the best of the situation. Viking were not in control of the ports that did not appear to want us, necessitating itinerary changes, nor totally in charge of the handling staff in port building, and definitely not in ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Cruise unfortunately cut short

Review for Viking Jupiter to South America

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Canadian MD
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

We wanted to see more of South America. The cruise was originally supposed to start in Buenos Aires, but at the last minute Argentina did not allow the ship to dock there. The cruise instead started and ended in Valparaiso, Chile. We considered cancelling, but then decided to go. We were further put off by the puzzling over-the-top COVID restrictions of the Chilean authorities.Many passengers were ...
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Sail Date: February 2022


Challenges Bring out the Best in Viking

Review for Viking Jupiter to South America

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markcastle
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We choose this cruise partially because it was a longer duration, 18, with about 5 sea days. We knew there could be potential challenges do to COVID but had confidence in ourselves and Viking to make the best of it. We (passengers and Viking) were thrown several last-minute changes by the Argentine and Uruguayan government. I was very impressed in Viking responded very quickly and professionally ...
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Sail Date: January 2022


Viking handles unexpected problems well

Review for Viking Jupiter to South America

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TropicJan
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

First let me say, we always choose Viking. The crew is professional, friendly, and carry out their duties exceptionally. The ship is spotless from top to bottom. The food is very good to excellent. When there is a glitch, it is remedied as well as possible as quickly as possible. This cruise, for me, was about the penguins! Travelling in the time of CoVid, however, presented some ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


This cruise was with many country imposed restrictions during Covid.

Review for Viking Jupiter to South America

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stmbtbob
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This was an itinerary we had wanted and was rescheduled from 2020. Viking handled the cruise well with the hassles coming from Argentina and Chile. The staff to passenger ratio was very high due to many cancellations which made it seem like a much smaller ship than if it were at capacity. We had the Rio/Iguassu Falls extension which was handled extremely well. We were placed in a nice hotel in ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Great crew, ship and very respectable food

Review for Viking Jupiter to South America

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easteregge
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The crew at all levels where charming and professional and made us feel genuinely valued. Cabin, ship layout and facilities were, for us, an ideal balance as were the passenger numbers. Food, although not of Michelin standards was in our view, more enjoyable and the options satisfactory. The negatives are minor in the context of the cruise but could easily be corrected:- Guests repeatedly felt ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


CRUISE TO THE END OF THE WORLD

Review for Viking Jupiter to South America

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jrh415
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The ship was excellent, the cruise, not so much. The Viking ocean going ships are well designed and easy to navigate around. The amenities are nice, but don't expect a lot of flash. The 900 passenger ships rarely seems crowded. The on dining experience is generally above average. The entertainment is OK. The staff are uniformity excellent and well organized. Even the shore excursions worked and ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Wonderful staff, food, and weather

Review for Viking Jupiter to South America

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june1
6-10 Cruises • Age 2020s

Hadn’t been to this part of South America as there are many sea days and unpredictable weather. The weather was amazingly calm and we were able to stop at all ports. Seeing penguins in the Falklands was the highlight as was the Falklands Museum. The drivers, the museum volunteers, the clerks at the information store were so friendly and welcoming. Also enjoyed Ushuaia and the catamaran ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


The end of the world

Review for Viking Jupiter to South America

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Elcotillo
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Had booked this cruise as a surprise for my husband's 60th birthday although he had to wait about 18 months till he recieved it, it was well worth the wait. We really looked forward to visiting the Falklands and the Chilean Fijords. Travel arrangements were fine, we had a long time to wait for our connecting flight but that was our choice as the original time given was less than an hour ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


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