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92 Celebrity Expedition Cruises Cruise Reviews


jpohio avatar

jpohio

2 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Outstanding trip on the Xpedition

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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 ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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2cruiseSue

3 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Galapagos with Machu Pichu extension

We had gone on the Celebrity Xpedition for an inner loop trip a few years ago and we wanted to do the outer loop this time and then go on to Peru to visit Machu Pichu. On this trip, we went with 4 other couples. ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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gzyteck

9 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Cruise of a Lifetime....The Outer Loop!

Celebrity runs a top notch operation in the Galapagos. From our arrival to departure we were well taken care of! The tour guides were informative on land and the naturalist offered their vast knowledge on the ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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rutgers

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Be careful of food at the Marriott- many got sick

The Galapagos was on my bucket list. My college roommate and I had booked this cruise and waited 2.5 years for it to come to fruition. We had a great time, however both of us and our husbands got sick in ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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blndgenie

2 Reviews Written

98 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Trip of a Lifetime - Planning/Preparation is Key

If you're looking at the Galapagos then you understand you are paying for access to one of the most remote and extraordinary places in the world. The Xpedition is NOT a high-end luxury cruise ship - it is an ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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MFTLPT

8 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Very Fun and Physical Trip

We booked the 11 day trip with Celebrity. A day to fly in, a day to explore Quito, 7 days onboard the Xpedition, a day back to Quito, a day to explore Quito on our own until we flew out the day after. Flights in ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Deaflike

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Cruise of the life time

We choose this ship for it size and itinerary. Before we booked our cruiser, we read reviews on the Cruise Critics web side and we were not despondent! We strongly advise to take "CRUISE PACKAGE" which includes 2 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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traveltilidrop

10 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

A Journey Back In Time (skipping the Quito add-on)

We were not interested in the Quito add-on portion which is normally sold along with the cruise, so against the advice of a Celebrity Onboard Sales Rep, as well as several cruise critic posters, we booked the seven ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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cruisebuddies23

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

A cruise to exceed even you highest expectations . . . .

We booked this cruise two years ago and it turned out to be our 51st cruise. We read extensively about the Galapagos Islands and determined that the Celebrity Xpedition was the right answer for us. We told some of ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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LynneJ

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Once in a lifetime trip might have to be done twice!

This is not your usual 'holiday', so if you want lazy days, taking it easy or even quiet solitude, do not book this cruise. However if you want to feel like an explorer, dont mind being up and off early in the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Angela.Binder

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Worth the 2 year wait

Wow well what a trip of a lifetime. We booked this trip 2 years ago and it was definitely worth waiting for. The trip to the equator was amazing did not expect the experiments etc. From the flight to the islands ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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eugenea

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Adventure like a celebrity! 10 day Quito/Galapagos cruise

We were encouraged to join my sister and brother-in-law of their 25th wedding anniversary trip to the Galapagos. They were considering a much smaller ship, but after I saw Celebrity offered on of the biggest ships ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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ceciliach

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience for both adults and children! AMAZING! [so much fun]

I came back to Quito with my 8-year-old daughter, plus a bus-full of new friends yesterday afternoon, with our new Galapagos skin (red, tanned, and slightly peeled) and our Galapagos heart (purified, fulfilled, and ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Beyond the Sunrise

7 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Do not hesitate to book Galapagos on Xpedition

Extensive travel can foster skepticism about promotional information. In this instance the Galapagos aboard Xpedition is everything, and more, than the publicity promotes. I regretted that skepticism kept us from ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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moebruin

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

An Amazing Adventure Cruise

For those looking for a standard cruise this would not be your thing although Celebrity does its best to bring a lot of its standard cruise feature to this ship. For those looking for an amazing adventure with an ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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a1963corvette

5 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

The way to see the Galapagos

In the interest of full disclosure, my wife and I are not big cruisers. We travel extensively, but have only done a few cruises. Generally, we find them underwhelming. Celebrity's Xpedition in the Galapagos is ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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alldog49

16 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

Worth the Wait

Galapagos was on our bucket list. We booked this trip 19 months prior. This was trip B. We did the 10 day, which included 2 nights in Quito pre cruise and one night post cruise. Quito was OK but not anything to look ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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texaslover

5 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Quito Waste of Time with Outer Loop Cruise and Machu Picchu Extension

The Xpedition Sales Team is grossly uninformed and a number of Xpedition Passengers concurred that the information provided prior to departure from U.S. is very sparse and this team is not incentivized to provide ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Host Jazzbeau

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Xpedition Galapagos Inner Loop May 10-17, 2015 -- AMAZING!!!

Visiting the Galapagos Islands has been on our bucket list forever, but it always seemed very daunting (both the cost and the expedition nature of the trip, especially on small boats). When we learned about ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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angrod

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Galapagos

In my opinion. All the Celebrity email promotions were useless, including my birthday credit because they were targeted to everything but the ship I was on. No-one at Celebrity phone center has any idea what the ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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artlovingfoodie

6 Reviews Written

115 Helpful Votes

Well Organized Adventure

There were so many things I was worried about when selecting a Galapagos Cruise so I'll try to address those. 1. Itinerary A or B? We talked with a couple who just came off A and were doing B with us and asked ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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LeaderLady

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Galapogos Islands on Celebrity X

Sooooooooo disappointing after booking this cruise 13 months in advance. We departed on December 25 -- yes Christmas Day. We had booked ALL through Celebrity including airfare, transfers, etc. We felt secure knowing ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Proctor74

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Galapagos Island Cruise

We had a wonderful cruise/trip to Quito, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. We left from Miami at 1600, on Friday December 12 and returned on Tuesday, December 23. The flight to Quito was just under four (4) hours. ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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CruisingBetterThanCooking

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Everything they say is true... Great

Others have done a _wonderful_ job of reviewing this cruise and their advice was very useful in letting us know what to expect. I'll just add things that either weren't mentioned or I would have preferred more ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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Papa_Bob_New_Jersey

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Celebrity XPedition in Galapagos Islands

This is not what I would describe as a leisurely pleasure cruise. There is no showroom or casino on the ship, very little entertainment & no pool. This is for those interested in close up encounters with an amazing ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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