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South America Cruise Reviews

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South America
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672

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436

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293

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2,523 South America Cruise Reviews


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Silver Syd

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Celebrity Eclipse Review

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Loved everything except being away from home for Christmas. New Year's was our best ever. Met wonderful people. Loved the ship. This itinerary was always on our bucket list and it was a wonderful time of ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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George and Marina

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Star, Suite 12012, The Deep Freeze

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

4 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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Rude1

1 Review Written

This was a nice itinerary for bottom of South America.

We saw this trip and figured it would round out what we wanted to see in South American. There was some concern as the messages on CC said there was a possible problem with the ship's engines on the previous voyage ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Wherenextcruiser

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise to nowhere

We boarded on March 1 for a B2B that would end in San Diego. Unfortunately due to the pandemic, the 2nd cruise was canceled and we were told we would be disembarking in Santiago, Chile. At that point, we were ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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weezer7612

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The best overall cruise experience out of our 30 plus cruises!

Everyone has different likes and dislikes. I’m going to summarize what we look for in a cruise vacation which we felt Ponant came closest to an overall exceptional experience and why. My sister n husband ( late ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Maggie Lindeque

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

ALWAYS A HIGHLIGHT EVERY YEAR!! - MSC ORCHESTRA

I have been doing the Cruise yearly with the Finesse Ladies group and it's the highlight of my year! We book yearly before we get off for the following year and it's a habit that we will continue to do as long as ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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w145

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Crew and Staff, Beautiful Ship...some glitches to work out

My spouse has always wanted to go to the Galapagos. She wanted to see the unspoiled islands, tortoises, sea lions, penguins,..etc. A high school teacher of hers had gone to the Galapagos and rhapsodized about it, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SailingSteve77

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Twilight Zone cruise!

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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crucero123

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Poor ship, dangerous medical arrangements

Wanted to see South America for the first time. The ship's décor is dated and tired especially the ocean view café, cabins and the lounges. The guest relations staff are mediocre and mostly not good at dealing ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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joggerbill1943

1 Review Written

4 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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silverllama

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding cruise with a quarantine ending

We were the last sailing of the Stella Australis for 2020 from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas. We were lucky to have great weather. The ship's capacity is 200 passengers with 65 or so crew but we were fortunate to have ...
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Sail Date March 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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djack77494

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Volendam's Grand South America Voyage 2020

The ports. The ports. The ports. The Price. The line (HAL). These are the things that attracted me to this voyage. This voyage of 11 weeks was my first cruise with a duration of over three weeks, and that ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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kjones121

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Great cruise - even with the impact of the Coronavirus

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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wvacations

1 Review Written

7 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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faucet

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Cruising South America

Prime reason for picking this cruise Falkland Islands on my bucket list. Ship has a wow factor with the addition of Arts Cafe and new style reception and boutiques. Restaurant and La Terrazza comfortable ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Harbor1492

22 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

South America Voyage

Route: 58 days round trip Fort Lauderdale including 21 ports of call, passage through the Panama Canal, rounding Cape Horn, and scenic cruising around Devil’s Island. Total trip 17,591 nautical miles. 1. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Herbs Mom

8 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Top Notch small ship! Great Itinerary!!!

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary to the Antarctic. We flew down to Buenos Aires a day early so we could enjoy a little of the city before. Embarkation was fairly smooth - we arrived early and our ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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capecod14

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

The last Princess cruise for me!

The reason I chose this voyage was the amazing itinerary that was offered. I had only cruised on Princess one time and I wasn’t happy. I had many friends that praise the line so I was willing to try again. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Greyhorse

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not to my expectation

I chose this Latin American cruise because I had a very memorable experience with Gate1 Discovery guided tour last year and I wanted to re-trace my path with my wife from Buenos Aires to Strait of Magellan in Chile, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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waterangel

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Come Back Frustrated

I originally chose this cruise for the itinerary. It may have sounded wonderful on paper but the experience couldn't have been further from the truth. Although some things were not Princess's fault I say 90% was. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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ecclescat

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cape Horn Cruise

Chose this as a preamble to an Antarctic cruise. Wanted to visit the Falklands so decided to do this first and if it got there great, if not I would ensure it was a stop on the Antarctic cruise... Embarkation ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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fdagosti

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Observations of our Island Princess Cruise leavin Buenos Aires February 16, 2020

We selected this cruise as an alternative to flying home from an expedition cruise to Antarctica. Cruising is a great way to see multiple countries, have a consistent place to eat, plus the opportunity to enjoy ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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