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Ponant Santiago (Valparaiso) Cruise Reviews

Bush walk on one of the Islands.
The beautiful Southern Ocean.
Zodiac cruising!!
Macquarie Island (I think ... may have been Enderby) with Elephant Seals, birds and penguins in the foreground.
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4 reviews


1-4 of 4 Ponant Santiago (Valparaiso) Cruise Reviews

Luxury adventure along the coast of Chile

Review for Le Boreal to South America

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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Chilean Fjords were on my wish list for several years. I chose Ponant because it seemed that the cruise would fulfil my wishes and because there was a special price offer due to a jubilee year and no single supplement. As a lone traveller this is important. I liked the fact that everything onboard was included in the price. Service was excellent and the staff discreet and friendly. The expedition ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Review for Le Boreal to South America

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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Pretty well everything about this voyage was great. The only concern I had was the obvious lack of experience from some of the expedition crew in their lack of ability and skill in operating the RIB's ( zodiac ). In saying that I was just a bit careful who I travelled with. But all of their lectures were great. And they were quite passionate in what they did in regards to the preservation ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Prestige Stateroom

Small ship; excellent food

Review for Le Soleal to South America

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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I had wanted to visit Chile and the Chilean Fjords since visiting Puerto Montt in 1973. The Fjords can only be visited by ship and it is the easiest way to visit Puerto Natales and the outstanding Torres del Paine national park. Cruising with Ponant is very flexible. If you want to explore ports of call on your own, you don't have to pay for the shore excursions. Since we had visited Osorno ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

West Coast of South America

Review for Le Boreal to South America

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10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Our reason for choosing this cruise was 2 part. Small Ship & New Horizons. This leg involved joining the ship at Valparaiso, Chile continuing to Guayaquil, Ecuador. French food was an added attraction. As 2 people in our 70's we do not try to do the impossible, and the excursion choices allowed us to stay within our limits without difficulty. For example, on this leg we chose the Flight over the ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Prestige Stateroom

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