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South America Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

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A tale of Covid, average cruising experience and a 6* price tag!

Review for Hebridean Sky (APT) to South America

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pintmere

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was the Chilean Fjords Cruise starting in Buenos Aires, Ushuaia to Santiago. Sadly after just a couple of days on board Covid closed all the Chilean and Argentina Ports, which meant diversion to the Falklands, and a repatriation flight home to UK. In short we spent 14 days on board, mostly circling around port Stanley, being fed and watered, but only made two short excursions before the ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


COVID-19 ABOARD

Review for Silver Shadow to South America

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Ozzibroad

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I have been on this ship before and enjoyed it. The cabins spacious, the food excellent, entertainment not the best, but OK and the staff so courteous and helpful. On the 2nd port this time we were put into lockdown in our cabins while a patient results were awaited and unfortunately he was positive for Covid-19 15 March 2020 End of cruise holiday. Food is excellent ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Vista Suite


A Trip of a Lifetime

Review for Silver Galapagos to South America

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Wendyscove

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

My husband and I have just returned from our March 7 - 15th Galapagos Islands Cruise and we cannot wipe the smile off our faces. Our hundreds of photos are a beautiful reminder of what we experienced and learned. Silver Seas has mastered the Art of cruising, in making their guests feel like no one is more important than them. The staff is not only helpful but always pleasant and most ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Explorer Suite


A cruise interrupted

Review for Azamara Pursuit to South America

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birdyrobin

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we had enjoyed the Pursuit/Captain Carl Smith on our previous cruise to Antarctica in January 2019, We started our 21-day South American cruise 3/1/20. We enjoyed the ports of Punta Del Este Uruguay, Montevideo Uruguay, Ushuaia Argentina, and Punta Arenas Chile. Then our cruise got VERY interesting. Our wonderful Capt. Carl Smith--Master of Azamara Pursuit ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Twilight Zone cruise!

Review for Azamara Pursuit to South America

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SailingSteve77

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We started our 21-day South American cruise on 2 March after spending a few days exploring Buenos Aires. We enjoyed the ports of Punta Del Este and Montevideo in Uruguay. Azamara is famous for their unique AzAmazing Evening Events. Ours was at the National Theatre of Uruguay, Teatro Solis where we witnessed a Carnival Gala. We also sailed to the ports of Ushuaia, Argentina, and Punta Arenas, ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Club Oceanview Stateroom


A great cruise and a triumph of leadership and corporate care over adversity.

Review for Azamara Pursuit to South America

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RRAMBLER

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was to be our exploration of coastal South America from the safe and comfortable base of a quality small ship. And so it proved, for the first four of the nine ports as well as up-close appreciation of two huge glaciers in the Chilean fjords. But the final five ports including destination Lima were progressively denied our ship as Covid19 hit South America, despite the vessel being free of ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Club Continent Suite


Fantastic Captain, Crew, and Ship

Review for Azamara Pursuit to South America

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Pboothe

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This was our first Azamara cruise and we were so impressed with everything, we decided that we will be an Azamara Customer for life. The service was fabulous and with a smile. The food in the dining room was fabulous and the menu had many choices. Pool area had some shade with lounge chairs to get out of the sun. The gym was great with a view, plenty of equipment and area for yoga ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Viking Good but South America not so much

Review for Viking Jupiter to South America

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CAJ86

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Having been to Europe on Viking River & Ocean we thought we would try South America this time. Disappointing as Argentina and Chile not very open to tourists. Getting off in Buenos Aires was a disaster-3 hours through customs and 6 hours to get luggage delivered to room. The ship and crew as always were up to Viking standards! The excursions tried hard to show us items of interest but some ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Great cruise - even with the impact of the Coronavirus

Review for Marina to South America

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kjones121

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

The biggest take-away from this cruise is to say that if you do take medications, take an extra seven days worth with you. We were lucky and did, which we have done on previous cruises. You never know what may happen. After you read the rest of this you'll understand. We chose this cruise for the itinerary. This was a Buenos Aires to Lima cruise around Cape Horn. We were also looking forward to ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


An Unexpected Adventure on the High Seas. Never Got to Lima or Machu Picchu

Review for Marina to South America

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joggerbill1943

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Wow! The Coronavirus caused us to have quite the unexpected journey. Fortunately no one on the ship was infected with the virus. We were sailing to Pisco, Peru on day 18 of our planned 20 day cruise when the captain announced Peru had closed all its ports to cruise ships. Responding to this, our ship reversed direction and started sailing south with plans to return to the port of San Antonio, ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Concierge Level

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