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South America Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
South America
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

80

Very Good

49

Average

43

Poor

30

Terrible

29

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

362

Senior Cruises

339

Family Cruises

234

Repositioning Cruises

145

Romantic Cruises

128

234 South America Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


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grandpacobra

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

11 fun days from FLL

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daughter and son in law gave us the cruise as a gift food was excellent weather was great southern caribbean was fun as we had not been there in a while the ship was immaculately clean music was good ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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wvacations

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

NCL Cost Cutting At All Time High

Our last NCL cruise has shown how they are cutting so much that there is just not much value left in cruising with NCL. The beverage package that most all passengers get for "Free" is not worth the price, we had ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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DalTexDancer

3 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Hits and Misses

The ship is kept clean and is very nicely decorated and furnished. I especially like that no more than 700 guests are aboard and the overnight port stays make the itinerary enjoyable. Mosaic Cafe specialty coffees, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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FelipeAnh

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Awful experience

Starting from the embarkation the experience was terrible. Complete caos, disorganized, very lazy and uncomfortable... get ready for at least 3 hours of waiting. Arriving at the ship we found all the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Betty Draper

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

This Cruise Would Turn Avid Cruisers Against Cruising

I have been on eight cruises and have cruised with Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, Carnival, Costa, and Viking River. All have been great. This MSC cruise, however, would turn anyone against cruising. I chose this ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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encruiserpr

7 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

First NCL Cruise, Highly Impressed!

Norwegian Star Review. We have cruised with Princess, RC, Carnival, and Celebrity. This was our first cruise with NCL. We were very impressed with this cruise line. This cruise was from Dec 21, 2019 in San ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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newmexikids

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Inconsistent

Pros: Itinerary (prior to the changes) Best haircut on a ship Decent food Excellent special bar activities (Martini Tasting, Margarita Tasting, Black Glass Wine Tasting) Good cabin stewardess ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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ADP2020

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Horrível! Pesadelo de Cruzeiro

Regrettable or treat that an MSC is giving its passengers. The ship was absolutely full. Believe that they have enlarged or cabins in a renovation, but not widening the common area. The buffet restaurants, a ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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EZ Wash

4 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Amazing Sights, not So Amazing Banging Noise

Chose this cruise on a whim, as we saw an advertisement from a consolidator, contacted our agent to see what she could do, and then jumped. It gave me bragging rights, whatever that means, to say I was on all seven ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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mogarian

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

The Amazon

We wanted to visit the Amazon. It was worth the price of many sea days (which we normally try to minimize). We just returned, arriving in Miami Jan 6, 2020. It was a solid 4 star experience, based on 20 cruises on ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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AussieBoyTX

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Ship; Great Crew; Poor Corporate Communication; Meh Itinerary

Le Champlain is a lovely ship with only ninety-two cabins, 165 passengers and 115 crew members. We felt the on-board experience was excellent in almost every respect and were impressed that most crew members knew us ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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prileyrn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Misleading

I chose this cruise because I have traveled with NG/Lindblad before and wanted to see Costa Rica with this group of naturalists etc. The timing was right for my daughter and I to travel together. we were looking ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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pathumphrys

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Welcome On Board, Now Pay More

This is by far the worst cruise line I have ever sailed with. It was like travelling on a free holiday where you have to go to a few lectures about time share apartments and be sold the whole story about buying ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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CruiserSkip

5 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Top Notch from Start to Finish

This is a review of a family Christmas trip to a bucket list location, the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. My family consists of me and my wife, Maryanne and my adult daughter Lindsay. It is no co-incidence that she ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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The Travel Purveyor

1 Review Written

Reconnect with nature, while you disconnect from our busy world.

The Delfin III had good sized cabins and bathrooms that had all the amenities one could expect of a river cruise. There are only 20 cabins on board and the crew to guest ratio is almost 1:1. Staff on board was ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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caobrien01

2 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

A Million Magic Moments

This cruise was 3 years in the making for us, and at a not inconsiderable cost, I am thrilled to say it was worth every cent. If there was a 6 star option I would choose it. Firstly, sorry for the lengthy ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Lrbap

6 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Not as good as other Costa Cruises ships

We chose this cruise because we wanted a short year end cruise. It was very convenient for us as it sailed from Buenos Aires to Rio and we could us the ship as a hotel in Rio for the night of December 30th to ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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SBaxter304

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good ship, inconsistent shore excursions

We sailed on the Eclipse about 8 years ago and knew the ship was due for refurbishment next year so we were concerned it may be a bit worn about the edges but to our surprise it was very well maintained. We had a ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Phonon

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Celebrity Flora Penthouse Suite 625 Galapagos

The Galapagos is a bucket list destination for my family of 4 (spouse + two college age adults). I've been planning this trip for a while and when I saw last year's announcement of the Celebrity Flora coming in ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Jodelaviator

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A very nice ship with poor food and service

We were on a combined visit to Easter Island (which was superb) and then a cruise from Chile to San Diego. We were very happy with our stateroom, which was spacious, very comfortable and had an excellent balcony and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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hqforhair

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing

We are just returning from our 18 day adventure as a family of five ,two adults three children age 7, 13 ,15 we have previously sailed with RCI , NCL ,PRINCESS AND CUNARD and after reading some of the reviews ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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rolfcruise

7 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Wonderful itinerary

We wanted to experience South America. With one exception (Paraty) the ports of call did not disappoint. The Azamazing evening was a Carneval show in Montevideo. It was well organized and great entertainment. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Crawleypal

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Experience on ship

This was a tailor made holiday to Brazil and ended with the cruise from Bueno Aries to Santiago. The facilities were fine. Food in buffet was excellant but in restaurant I was underwhelmed. Tendering was a ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Ditzel

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

If food is important do not bother to sail on Eclipse

Celebrity Eclipse Trip San Antonio Chile to San Diego California March 24 2019 Embarkation poor. Had people lined up for hours waiting to be processed. There was no place for anyone to sit. Other cruise lines ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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carboy

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful "bucket list" trip with the family

Just completed an extraordinary trip 8 person family trip with our grown children and their loved ones. Trip was to celebrate my wife's 70th birthday with the family, but the Galapagos and Silversea provided the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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