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South America Expedition Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Exceeded Expectations

Review for Celebrity Flora to South America

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gitlaw
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

You should be aware that Celebrity Flora is unlike any other Celebrity cruise. It is an ultra-luxury, all inclusive, location specific expedition ship. What does that mean? Incredible service, incredible food, incredible included shore excursions and tours (they even provided us with wet suits for our comfort while snorkeling!) and all sorts of options. We also enjoyed two nights at the lovely ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Sky Suite with Veranda


An amazing experience in an amazing place.

Review for Celebrity Flora to South America

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DrKoob
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was a heck of a trip. We have decided it was the best we have ever taken. On the final night on board Captain Patricio (one of the nicest guys you will ever meet) talked for a few minutes about how he feels about the Galapagos. He said that (paraphrasing here) that “the Galapagos should be the model for the rest of the earth. A place where every animal and bird has learned to live together. ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Ultimate Sky Suite with French Balcony


Outstanding cruise with a quarantine ending

Review for Stella Australis to South America

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silverllama
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We were the last sailing of the Stella Australis for 2020 from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas. We were lucky to have great weather. The ship's capacity is 200 passengers with 65 or so crew but we were fortunate to have less than 100 passengers. Embarkation was smooth, including a temperature check to be sure no one was sick, and we really liked our cabin on the 4th deck (it was worth paying a little ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Discordance between goals of passengers and goals of expedition leaders

Review for National Geographic Quest to South America

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scallop87
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

After doing substantial research, including talking extensively to a Lindblad employee who had been on this trip, we chose this "expedition" to see as much of the Belize reef as possible. However, we did much less snorkeling than expected and only some of what we saw was worthwhile. Our first day of snorkeling was cancelled due to supposedly windy conditions at the reef. Instead we were ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Great Crew and Staff, Beautiful Ship...some glitches to work out

Review for Celebrity Flora to South America

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w145
10+ Cruises

My spouse has always wanted to go to the Galapagos. She wanted to see the unspoiled islands, tortoises, sea lions, penguins,..etc. A high school teacher of hers had gone to the Galapagos and rhapsodized about it, and made lasting impression. We've traveled extensively for work and pleasure around the world. My preference is not cruising - preferring to take a a couple of weeks in country ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Sky Suite with Veranda


Disappointing- National Geographic Quest / Lindblad

Review for National Geographic Quest to South America

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Rnelson55
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Day 1: Met at airport for charter to Puerto Barries. Overall pretty easy process. We did have issue with security line timing, and interesting to learn the guide with us didnt know Spanish, so was unable to communicate with the official, however all was resolved. Immigrations was a nightmare, partially because 2 minutes before our flights took off, our tour group starting handing out numerous ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


A true trip of a lifetime

Review for Celebrity Flora to South America

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Debski1963
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

It has been our dream to cruise the Galapagos for almost 30 years, and we were finally able to go! We chose Celebrity Flora over the Expedition really only because it left on a Sunday, but we are really glad we made that decision, since at the time of our sailing, the Expedition had not yet returned to the Galapagos from its repairs. We did not do the Quito extension, mostly because of the fear of ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Not what we expected

Review for Le Champlain to South America

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shrkdive1
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We had such hopes for this trip. The ship & itinerary fit our needs on paper but in reality we were disappointed with the execution of this cruise. Not only did embarkation change from Puerto Morelos to Cozumel after booking our flights but the trip was advertised to include diving in Honduras. On boarded we learned Puerto Cortes was a dirty shipping port with no diving. The water was green ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


National Geographic and Lindblad.....one word....superior!

Review for National Geographic Endeavour II to South America

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Bjorgensen
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this adventure because of the reputation al National Geographic and their photographers. We were not disappointed. We were lucky enough to have Don Johansson on board to educate us on Darwin and the discovery of “Lucy”. What a treat! We were able to see all the wild life up close and personal and learn how to get really good shots. Every activity was planned to the tee and the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Not ready for prime time

Review for Le Dumont d'Urville to South America

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Theezer
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I was totally excited to be going on this trip with Ponant to Costa Rica. Afterall great destination, French wine and french food... what is there not to like. Well was I sorely disappointed. The wine was mediocre and limited variety. At dinner many nights there was only one red or one white. The food was good not great(except for the special nights) and some of the meals were downright poor. I ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


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