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457 Expedition Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Train lover

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Bucket list adventure in Antarctia

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Since we did an Arctic cruise in 2017 wanted to also do Antarctica. We were lucky enough to be offered a deal of 2 for 1 so grabbed it and consider ourselves very lucky., It was actually a sailing with ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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JC Norton

5 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Amazing Destinations

South Georgia and the Falklands are must see destinations for people interested in wildlife and polar regions. I've been to Antarctica and the Arctic more than once, loved all those trips, but South Georgia is in a ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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jpohio

2 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Outstanding trip on the Xpedition

We sailed on the Celebrity Xpedition in May 2018 to the Galapagos, on the inner loop itinerary. As many others have said, the service, food, and crew were excellent. We were met at the Quito airport by Celebrity ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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wibagoff

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Penguin Mania

My trip highlight was swimming side by side with a Penguin. The adrenalin was rushing as I found myself swimming competitively to keep up with a feeding penguin. It was a bonus to add a pre-trip to Mashpi with ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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oldbluehooker

3 Reviews Written

Luxury in the Galapagos

We wanted the "Silversea Experience" in an Expedition cruise to the Galapagos. Silversea did not disappoint...everything from enough zodiacs to accommodate all guests, with no "downtime" waiting for transportation, ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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2cruiseSue

3 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Galapagos with Machu Pichu extension

We had gone on the Celebrity Xpedition for an inner loop trip a few years ago and we wanted to do the outer loop this time and then go on to Peru to visit Machu Pichu. On this trip, we went with 4 other couples. ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Ken from Missouri

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

Antarctic (Peninsula) Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

I recently completed an Antarctic adventure by Quark Expeditions aboard the Ocean Endeavor. Our trip to Antarctica was unforgettable; it truly is the last slightly untouched, unspoiled, except for the effects of ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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gzyteck

9 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Cruise of a Lifetime....The Outer Loop!

Celebrity runs a top notch operation in the Galapagos. From our arrival to departure we were well taken care of! The tour guides were informative on land and the naturalist offered their vast knowledge on the ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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rutgers

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Be careful of food at the Marriott- many got sick

The Galapagos was on my bucket list. My college roommate and I had booked this cruise and waited 2.5 years for it to come to fruition. We had a great time, however both of us and our husbands got sick in ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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blndgenie

2 Reviews Written

98 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Trip of a Lifetime - Planning/Preparation is Key

If you're looking at the Galapagos then you understand you are paying for access to one of the most remote and extraordinary places in the world. The Xpedition is NOT a high-end luxury cruise ship - it is an ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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elizabethcruiser

4 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Awesome experience

We took this cruise as Antarctica was on our bucket list and we were not disappointed. The cruise left from Buenos Aires and the terminal and embarkation were great, no problems We did miss our stop in the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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MFTLPT

8 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Very Fun and Physical Trip

We booked the 11 day trip with Celebrity. A day to fly in, a day to explore Quito, 7 days onboard the Xpedition, a day back to Quito, a day to explore Quito on our own until we flew out the day after. Flights in ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Deaflike

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Cruise of the life time

We choose this ship for it size and itinerary. Before we booked our cruiser, we read reviews on the Cruise Critics web side and we were not despondent! We strongly advise to take "CRUISE PACKAGE" which includes 2 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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traveltilidrop

10 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

A Journey Back In Time (skipping the Quito add-on)

We were not interested in the Quito add-on portion which is normally sold along with the cruise, so against the advice of a Celebrity Onboard Sales Rep, as well as several cruise critic posters, we booked the seven ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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qldtraveller

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Marina - Lima to New York May 2013

As a biased "R" vessel cruiser with Oceania and in the past Regent I found the Marina to be very different in regards to crew, design and passengers. This was our first cruise on either of the the 1250 passenger ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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Jimbo1935

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Western Med with MSC

The MSC Divina is a beautiful, new cruise ship. Our balcony cabin was very well appointed and appeared spacious, the best of our 8 cruises. The wait, room & reception staffs were courteous and knowledgeable. All the ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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smtx

1 Review Written

An ambitious cruise

We stayed in an aft Balcony of the ship - a great spot. The Star made a good impression, but not the excellent impression as I have had on other cruise ships. The ship's excursions are pricey. Thank goodness, ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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momsham

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

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Pure Paradise on POA and Hawaii

Husband and I planned this trip for about 9 months to celebrate our 40th anniversary. We had always wanted to visit Hawaii and felt like doing a cruise and visiting several islands was the best experience for us. ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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AustinCarol

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

It was very good, but is cruising is changing?

I dont' mind spending money; I just don't like wasting money. And I think I got a very good value on the Jewel to Alaska, departing from Seattle. The base price was almost too low for the quality of the ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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cruisebuddies23

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

A cruise to exceed even you highest expectations . . . .

We booked this cruise two years ago and it turned out to be our 51st cruise. We read extensively about the Galapagos Islands and determined that the Celebrity Xpedition was the right answer for us. We told some of ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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LynneJ

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Once in a lifetime trip might have to be done twice!

This is not your usual 'holiday', so if you want lazy days, taking it easy or even quiet solitude, do not book this cruise. However if you want to feel like an explorer, dont mind being up and off early in the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Mbandeko

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Interesting icebreaker ship experience on Russian Arctic islands

Two days delay at the departure , 4 days "lost" because have to go 36 hours in Murmansk for Russian territory check-out (at least what have been said to pax ) Quark staff does best as he can do onboard - Many ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Angela.Binder

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Worth the 2 year wait

Wow well what a trip of a lifetime. We booked this trip 2 years ago and it was definitely worth waiting for. The trip to the equator was amazing did not expect the experiments etc. From the flight to the islands ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Martha1234

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Costa Rica & Panama Canal with Zegrahm Expeditions

After 6 National Geographic/Lindblad trips, we made a change and went with Zegrahm Expeditions. What a huge difference after only one trip, we will never go back. We are heading to the Pantanal in Brazil with them ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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kkboxlady@gmail.com

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful adventure

Although the accommodations are not luxurious, they were comfortable and adequate. The adventure was unbelievable! We spent little time in the room and most of our daytime hours were off the boat. We kayaked, hiked, ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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