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South America Celebrity Xpedition South America Cruise Reviews

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TRIP OF A LIFETIME
"Be aware, the ship is small and hasn't stabilizers, so it's a bit rocky.Celebrity made sure to keep small groups in 'pods', for Covid safety, we felt completely safe, and for ten days were able to forget the drama of the rest of the world...."Read More
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TRIP OF A LIFETIME

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Corinnnnn
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The Galapagos southern loop was exceptional. Traveling with reduced capacity made for a very intimate expedition. The food, service, and accommodations were beautiful. I completely understand and appreciate the care and concern from island to island, as we were asked to wash off our shoes, each time, so no seeds or poop could be transferred to another island. The talks were invaluable and ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Ocean View Stateroom


Incredible Experience

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PhilnPhil
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Our cruise on Xpedition was a celebration of my 40th birthday, and the trip truly exceeded expectations. From the exceptional staff to the fresh local food on board, we thoroughly enjoyed our vacation. Xpedition is a relatively old ship by modern cruise standards, but she has aged well and is lovingly maintained. We were surprised how much she felt like a true Celebrity ship just on a much ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom


Strenuous But One Will Always Remember

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ny-outdoorsman
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was a bucket list item for me and my friend. I wanted to see what Darwin saw in 1835, and he wanted to see the Galapagos tortoises, since he has two "normal size" tortoises as pets. Our wives had no interest in going, so we shared a room together. We wanted to spend time in Quito, Ecuador, so opted for the time in Quito before and after the islands. We flew into Quito from our ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Stateroom


An amazing cruise

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Sandra G
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We have sailed with Celebrity a few times and almost all of our experiences have been excellent. This trip was no different. Although the ship is going for a complete refit this year, it was kept in good order and well organised. Our room was well designed, so although smaller than large ship cabins, it was fine. All of the ship's staff are excellent, the service in the bar and dining room, rooms, ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom


You'll need a vacation after this cruise

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JimRussell
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Bucket list cruise. Crew was great and the onshore staff too. If you don't like the cattle call feel of the big ships, this for you. Two to three excursions a day will keep you busy and teach you how to get on and off the Zodiacs. Food not as lavish as the big ships but still very good and plentiful. Cabins are not huge, but they're comfortable. I've been on 20+ cruises, at least 7 or 8 on ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Premium Ocean View Stateroom


Great cruise, not sure of the value

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AlainL
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

As you probably know this ship will be refurbished and re done and a new one is taking its place, I believe, in 2020. The ship, thus, looks a little tired, but it is very clean. The state rooms are among the smallest I've seen, even the suites, but you won't spend a long time in the room. My only criticism would be the snorkeling equipment, the fins in particular are lacking, they don't have ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Traveled with children


Old tired ship that was too crowded

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LCW+HDW
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Very disappointed. Not up to Celebrity standard we expected. The ship was old and tired. Too many people on board for common rooms. Could not get seat during briefings. Had to wait in line for everything. Dining room crowded and poor lay out. Food was awful and service just OK. Service in our suite was lacking. Half the days we didn't get out snacks as promised. Room was dirty and never ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Xpedition Suite with Veranda


Galápagos & Machu Picchu AWESOME!!

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wrightj6
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

As a retirement trip, we booked (2years ahead) the Galápagos Islands (Inner Loop) and Machu Picchu trip with the Celebrity Xpedition as our ship in the Galápagos Islands. It was every bit of what we expected and more! From our arrival in Quito, until our departure from Cusco to Miami, the Celebrity experience was awesome! Every step of the way, Celebrity had us involved with first class food, ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Stateroom


Outstanding trip on the Xpedition

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jpohio
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We sailed on the Celebrity Xpedition in May 2018 to the Galapagos, on the inner loop itinerary. As many others have said, the service, food, and crew were excellent. We were met at the Quito airport by Celebrity and basically were in there hands until we returned to the JW Marriott in Quito a week after boarding the ship. All aspects of the trip were well done, and every one of the Celebrity ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Royal Suite


A very good Galapagos cruise

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bagsy1
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

A very good Galapagos cruise I chose this cruise and itinerary in order to see the Galápagos Islands in comfort on a celebrity cruise ship I chose the seven day cruise which meant I had time to arrange my own itinerary in Quito As well as staying for a couple of nights on the islands prior to embarkation I spent two nights in Quito at hotel Casona to La Ronde which is a lovely colonial ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


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