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South America Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
South America
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

182

Very Good

64

Average

57

Poor

43

Terrible

14

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

362

Senior Cruises

339

Family Cruises

234

Repositioning Cruises

145

Romantic Cruises

128

362 South America Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


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George and Marina

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Star, Suite 12012, The Deep Freeze

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We took a South America cruise on the Norwegian Star, February 15-29, 2020, from Santiago Chile to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Although our suite was very nice, we found the first night of our cruise the heating ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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TayanaLorna

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

South America & Fantastic Fjords Chile, Cape Horn

After loving Viking's Midnight Sun cruise through Norway's fjords to the Arctic Circle we decided to explore the other end of the world and around Cape Horn. This is a new dedicated cruise path for Viking beginning ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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CAJ86

2 Reviews Written

Viking Good but South America not so much

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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joggerbill1943

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Pboothe

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Captain, Crew, and Ship

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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COLOMBIA2

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

BUENOS AIRES -ANTARCTICA- CHILEAN FJORDS

We did arrive a couple of days before the cruise in Buenos Aires. It is a fabulous city to visit and take in the shows. We have taken 5 cruises on this ship and we just love it. It has the perfect size and the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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crmunroe

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lots of good things--some not-so-good

Chose this cruise as way to see South America as land tours involved a lot of flights. Silversea was my first choice but it was sold out. We have done the Hurtigruten Norway fijords but otherwise this was our first ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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june1

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful staff, food, and weather

Hadn’t been to this part of South America as there are many sea days and unpredictable weather. The weather was amazingly calm and we were able to stop at all ports. Seeing penguins in the Falklands was the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Yazter

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Oceania Marina - a fabulous experience

Prior to boarding the Marina for our January jaunt up the western coast of South America and through the Panama Canal, I read many reviews here that had me slightly concerned. People complained that the portions ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Overthewaves

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Pleasant escape from Winter, along Pacific coast of Central & South America

Oceania cruises are great for couples (nothing interesting for children or singles) This cruise was from San Franciso to Santiago Chile, i.e. a 22-day section of a world cruise. In addition to embarkation and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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TomATL

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Impressive Cruise in an Amazing Place

We just returned from the magnificent cruise around the western islands of the Galapagos with Silverseas. The voyage is as amazing and wonderful as most reviews have said here. Actually, we both read a great many ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Burke23

6 Reviews Written

92 Helpful Votes

South America, Iguazú Falls and the Galápagos Islands

Other reviews have quite adequately covered the cruise portion of South America & the Chilean Fjords on Viking Jupiter. My only comment would be to support the exceptional ratings given and echo the compliments ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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RSNO2020

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Nowhere near 6 star

I chose this cruise 2 years ago as I thought if I was going to the Antarctic I would do it in style and comfort. I chose what was supposed to be the second season so issues could be ironed out but because of delays ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Elcotillo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The end of the world

Had booked this cruise as a surprise for my husband's 60th birthday although he had to wait about 18 months till he recieved it, it was well worth the wait. We really looked forward to visiting the Falklands and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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MMsteffey

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Silver Galapagos Western Galapagos loop February 2020

Just returned from our cruise, in cabin 247. We’re experienced cruisers and active vacationers. It was a delightful treat to explore the islands and experience luxury accommodations and service. The ship was in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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WAVTAM

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Seamless travel on Viking Ocean Cruises

This is the second Viking Ocean Cruise for us.. We have cruised over 100 times on various lines. The word we like to use for our Viking Ocean Cruise is "seamless". From the time of booking there is no detail ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Grandbon

1 Review Written

Discovering Viking Was An A+ Discovery!

This cruise was chosen by friends and they asked us to go along. They had cruised Viking before; we hadn't. From the minute I boarded the ship I knew I was "home". It was beautifully appointed and had so many small ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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leiba1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing ship and crew

We chose this cruise for several reasons: the Viking reputation, the cruise itinerary and the mixture of excursions and sea days. We were not disappointed. We had a penthouse veranda cabin, which was roomy with ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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eva7

1 Review Written

hHusband needed emergency dental care upon arriving in Chile

Viking personnel provided us with the help we needed to find a dentist on a Saturday afternoon when we arrived at the terminal. My husband required an emergency root canal. We wouldn't have been able to enjoy the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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gloria89145

3 Reviews Written

49 Helpful Votes

Potential not realized

We had sailed on the Scenic Pearl river cruise and it was wonderful so we were anxious to try the Scenic Eclipse. We were scheduled for the cruise in 2018 but the ship did not get built in time. We then rebooked for ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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lankaross

1 Review Written

Viking Sun 5 Star Cruise

Wanted the itinerary that it offered and the price was right as it included r/t air. The Viking Cruise ships are furnished with blonde wood throughout; comfortable nooks and crannies are found around the ship and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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DMRochen

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruise from Santiago, Chile to Miami January 2020

I was very disappointed with this cruise after having a wonderful experience on the Nautica last January on a cruise from South Africa. I found the entertainment average, although the staff entertainment was very ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Rob the Cruiser

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

South America 12/19 - 01/22 Fantastic!

Short attention span version - Fabulous! The itinerary was Buenos Aires - Miami 34-day "Grand Voyage", AKA B2B. Captain - Luci Manzi General Manager - Dominique Nicolle Cruise Director - Peter ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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barjohnr

1 Review Written

South American adventure

We flew from Miami to Buenos Aires. We where lined up in an orderly fashion to go through customs when suddenly a mass of passengers from another area of the airport poured into the area and totally disrupted the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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JohnGChelmsford

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Review of the Viking Sun cruise from Santiago to Los Angeles.

The itinerary is what first attracted us to this cruise and decided last April to book it through 6 Star Cruises. We have previously done many cruises with Regent, Azamara, Oceania and Seabourn, all of which we have ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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