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Lima to South America Cruise Reviews

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South America
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44 Lima to South America Cruise Reviews


PBennett13 avatar

PBennett13

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

South America & Antarctica

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The first leg of this journey was from Lima, Peru to Santiago, Chile. This first part was interesting but the protests, strikes, and safety concerns made some of the ports feel uninviting. We were onboard for ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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geebee2546

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Standards slipping.

Went to join the ship at Lima Peru, taking a taxi to the port, we were told that we would have to wait for 2 hours outside the port area as there was no terminal, so we were at the side of the road in a very ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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John117

11 Reviews Written

73 Helpful Votes

Some of the sparkle has gone!!

We booked this cruise very late due to domestic circumstances and got a good deal as a consequence. The down side however was the available business class flights were limited. Our agent booked our outbound flight ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Raydoc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Patagonia

The itinerary was fabulous. I had underestimated how beautiful the Chilean fjords were. The ship is beautiful, and luxurious with great cabins. Excellent service and style. Fabulous food for an adventure ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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ges123

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

So much potential but not yet fully realized

My wife and I sailed on the Scenic Ecplipse from Cartegena, Colombia to Lima Peru in Oct- November 2019. We have had a total of 18 cruises before this one including multiple trips on Seabourne, Crystal, Azamara and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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ZAPfOTO

3 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

An AMAZING ship and experiences that will only continue to improve

DISCLAIMER: This review will be VERY LENGTHY as there is a significant amount of information to convey. I have utilized topic headers so you can pick and choose which topics are of interest to you and skip the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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fasterflier

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Sirena in March

We chose this cruise because Oceania has smaller ships and their food is excellent. This was a South America cruise going from Lima Peru to Buenos Aires Argentina. Being the month of March in the Southern ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Liat

22 Reviews Written

84 Helpful Votes

Completing the Trip

Finishing the Trip – Lima to San Diego – February 15 to March 4 , 2019 Why this cruise? We had sailed from San Diego to Callao/Lima 5 years ago on the “old” Statendam and wanted to do the return trip. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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World globetrotters

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Azamara cruise to South America Dec 2018

The ship is lovely except for the old windows which need painting. The dining room food and service was outstanding. Thank you Vishal ..the egg man, for looking after us. The Living Room was our favourite ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Hayliegolden

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful 21 days cruising the coast of Peru and Chile

I had told my husband that my bucket list was to see Machu Picchu and had been since high school. So we booked on the Pursuit. We had heard there were problems with food etc but to us it’s just something that will ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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LIVMOOR32

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Expectations only Disappointments

Thought this would be a journey of a lifetime Positives Cabin Good cabin staff Harold & Joycelen excellent room sevice good Guest entertainers Good Guest Lecturer Dr. Ron Orenstein excellent The ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Kim F

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Missing the Falklands!

This was our fourth cruise with RSS but our first on Mariner. We got a chance to explore Lima before we embarked, which went very smoothly, once we had lobbied the local DMC company to stick to the stated ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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mjobtx

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary. Nice cabin and excellent service.

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We had a choice of Regent or their sister line, Oceania for the same itinerary. We decided to give Regent a try and we were very happy we did. We had sailed Oceania ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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callantine

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Luxury on the High Seas

We had a previous experience on SilverSea which was delightful and we wanted to try them again. SS did not disappoint us as the dining, entertainment, staff were all first rate. The shipboard services are excellent ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Nebraska Fan

10 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Nice Cruise with Terrible Air Arrangements

We choose this cruise because of the itinerary and we wanted to experience a smaller ship. We are glad we did the cruise, however, smaller ships are “not our cup of tea.” We did not think there was much to do ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Kris M

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Stressed crew; poor excursions; inferior service for those of us quarantined

We picked Oceania because friends had commented that its food was among the best of all cruise lines. That wasn't our experience, especially compared with Silver Seas. When the ship set sail from Lima, it was ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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kewluke

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

This was our first cruise with Oceania. We chose this cruise because of the wonderful itinerary. We arrived a week early to tour Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and, of course, Machu Picchu. all of this part of the trip ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Marand62

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Never again

This was our first cruise with Oceania, and will almost certainly be our last. We were unfortunate enough to board at a time when gastrointestinal disease had taken hold on the ship. This can happen on any ship, ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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miller8585

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First and Last Time on Oceania

We've cruised many different lines and this was the absolute worse experience. Staff were unfriendly and had difficulty understanding English. The food was good but not the culinary experience we were expecting. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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DrSonya

1 Review Written

47 Helpful Votes

Take all the medicines you could possibly use

The itinerary was boring. There was one lecturer;she was excellent, but she was solo. he food was ok,butt the big problem was that many passengers became ill, including my husband, who happens to be a physician. A ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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bartekmak

5 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Infected ship

We chose this cruise for its itinerary. But it turned out to be disaster. Ship came back from Ushuaia and Machu Pichu infected with GI problems and influenza. Passengers were quarantined in their cabins and ship was ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Phlyn

8 Reviews Written

146 Helpful Votes

Great Improvement over the Navigator Cruise in November 2016

I choose this ' Last on the Bucket List ' cruise partly to visit the Chilean Fiords, The Falkland Islands (to show the wife where I was in 1982), and also Macchu Picchu a pre cruise option. Due to the weather, we ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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CraigV-GB

2 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Not Even The Courtesy Of A Reply!

We wrote to Oceania with a complaint over two weeks ago. Haven't had even the courtesy of an acknowledgement. Sums them up! Here's what we had to say: Oceania failed to meet our expectations. Put simply, the ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Cruiser Penny

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Oceania, not the same?

We had been to the Galápagos and Peru and wanted to go home by ship. We had been on the Nautica the previous year for a back to back that took us away from home for 2 months. My opinion is that even though the ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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teddiern

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Couple Off the List!

I wanted just to get away and see something that I hadn't seen before. We did a pre-cruise to Machu Picchu and it was awesome! On board the ship was small and intimate. There was a variety of dining areas that ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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