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Zaandam Review

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Review for Zaandam to Antarctica
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6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Dec 2016
Cabin: Large Ocean-View Stateroom

From Santiago Chile to Cape Horn, then across to Antarctica for a cruise of the coastal waters for 4 days, then the Falkland Islands, Madryn Argentina, Montevideo Uruguay and then finally Buenos Aires Argentina. Was in Antarctica for New Years. Have to say this was the most spectacular cruise we've ever been on. It was perfect in every way. The most friendly crew we'd ever experienced. They were having as much fun as we were, which made the whole thing just that much more fun. Nice room, great food and excellent excursions. The views from the ship were just breathtaking. So many good photos, some of them almost surreal. We signed up for the departure day waterways tour with transfer to the airport at the end, and departure went unbelievably smooth. The last day was almost a full day of adventure, and it was easily as good as any other excursion day. The night before departure, we had dinner at "a closed door restaurant" in Buenos Aires, and THAT was really special too. The perfect last meal for a perfect cruise. Like our title says ... this trip was ... S P E C T A C U L A R. really.

Cabin Review

Large Ocean-View Stateroom

Cabin D

Third floor outside near Atrium with ocean view. Nice room, Perfect location. Great stateroom attendants (Ari and Rosa).

Port Reviews

Santiago (Valparaiso)

Drove from Santiago Airport to Valparaiso for the embarkation. We were given a short tour of Valparaiso before going to the port. Nice sea side town built along the hills. Can't describe it. You'll just have to go see it.

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