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Norwegian Sun
South America
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87 South America Norwegian Sun South America Cruise Reviews


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happy senior traveler

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

South American and day transit of Panama Canal

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I booked the Sun cruise just two weeks before flying to Santiago, Chile to start this unique, fabulous memory 16 day cruise. I was also leaving the next day to fly to LAS from FL for a couple of days and then on to ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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gossamer86

1 Review Written

16 day repositioning cruise from Chile

Staff was marvelous. They were very attentive. We had the drink package. The drinks were excellent especially the martinis at the Champagne bar. The ship was very clean. Food was good in dining room. Buffet ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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tshare

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Must do cruise itinerary South America and Patagonia

Excellent itinerary on the NCL Sun. Small ship for 14 days, but the itinerary is awesome. We did two days in Buenos Aires before the cruise (must do the hop on hop off bus) and then did two days in Santiago after ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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garryp

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

14 Day Eastbound South America

We chose this cruise as we wished to see Chile Argentina and the Falkland Islands.We usually chose on the basis of destination and value and not particularly aligned to a particular cruise line This was our 12th ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Fiddlesticks10

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Cruise to ‘End of the World’

Sailed with NCL for the first time having done mainly P&O cruises before. The Norwegian Sun was lovely having a recent refit and refresh. We chose the ship for its destinations as we wanted to sail round South ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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hughes.kristine

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

You get a "solid" experience for what you pay, but don't expect "5-star" quality

Chose this ship because of the pricing and its itinerary(both what we all wanted.) Went to Buenos Aires for 4 days ahead and toured city on our own. Highly recommend doing that. Transfer to ship on Feb 2 was easy ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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E and R

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great Way to See This Part of the World!

Aaah... the penguins.. and more penguins... and even more penguins!! AND the Strait of Magellan, Cape Horn, the Beagle Channel, the Andes mountains that meet the sea, the Falkland Islands - places we’ve ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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haniak

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing landscapes/Fiords

We have cruised extensively and had not been on a NCL cruise for 38 years. We were pleasantly surprised by the ship. The ship had been recently renovated and was beautiful. The specialty restaurants were very good ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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nonscenic

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Argentina and Chile January 2019

My wife and I chose this cruise since it fit in well with our schedule and compared to other South American cruises it visited the Falkland Islands and spent more time in the Chilean Fjords than some other ships. It ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Story girl

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Great service and entertainment

The ship is very clean and livable. We enjoyed the regular dining room which had very good food. The only exception was the lack of lamb chops, lobster or crab which you had to get in the specialty dining ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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danazal

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very nice experience

The most important for us was the itinerary. This was our first time sailing to South America. We enjoyed all the new ports on the way. The 3 tours which we took with NCL were very interesting and informative. ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Stealthdog

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Nice, Smaller Ship

We were quite happy with this cruise. It was a repositioning cruise from Miami, through the Panama Canal, to Santiago, Chile. This was our first suite experience and had a fantastic time. This was the smallest ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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macmilll

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent itinerary. Nicely refurbished ship.

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and we were not disappointed. We travelled the entire length of the Panama Canal and visited Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile. We had great shore excursions organized by some ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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TOP1175

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

South American Adventure

Within a couple of hours we were in our cabin and our bags showed up shortly after. The balcony cabin was very clean and stayed that way throughout the cruise. Our cabin steward was excellent; looking after our ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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SAPMAN

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Overall, very nice ship, food, employees

Wanted to do the Santiago (San Antonio port) to Miami thru the Canal. (Feb/Mar 2018) San Antonio port is new and somewhat limited for embarkation. But they got people through quickly. About 1 1/2 hours from ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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papasprep

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

An Enjoyable Cruise from South America to Miami

We just got back yesterday from our 16 day cruise from Chile to Miami. First, the cruise was out of San Antonio, Chile, not Valparaiso, but Cruise Critic doesn't allow me to put that in as the port of ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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soleyndj

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Ups and Downs

Lots of sick and coughing people. People need to be more sanitary, wash there hands, and cover their cough, especially when in public areas. The crew did a great job. the rooms were small but adequate for our needs. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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DrCynthia

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A little bit of everything!

I wanted to cruise around Cape Horn and I wanted to get out of the winter weather. Everything thing began wonderfully in Beunes Aires with a Flamingo Dance before we got on the ship! Once we set sail I enjoyed early ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Wobblestop

4 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Pleasantly suprised

We were a little uncertain about this ship prior to departure. We had never travelled with Norwegian before and a friend who had done a similar trip to ours with Norwegian last year had been somewhat disappointed. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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racman54

7 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Good Cruise with room for improvement

I traveled with my girlfriend and chose this cruise because of timing and itinerary - December/January - to escape the cold in upstate NY and visit Patagonia in two weeks. First issue is the port of embarkation was ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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McKinley68

1 Review Written

Great Emtertainment

Flew into Fort Lauderdale the day before and had a wonderful dinner at Anthony's Runway 84. To shuttle to Miami to get on ship. Easy embarkation at the Casino at Sea Counter. The ship was one of the smaller ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Mindalou

1 Review Written

Max Relax

My husband and I had a great 15 days on board the Norwegian Sun. Can now check off the Panama Canal from my Bucket List. The Sun is very manageable, once you realize that decks are cut apart and you can;t get ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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JBBcruiser

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

South America from Miami through Panama Canal

15 days was a great vacation to escape the cold in December! Lots of ports, some sea days. We like Norwegian Cruise Lines' Free Style (dine anytime) dining options. Great specialty restaurants too. Shore ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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mila k

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic cruise

Although an old ship, very well designed. Jogging/walking track is on deck 6. This is much bigger than new ships. Chairs out of the way and no smokers on this level. We loved this and walked/jogged multiple ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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PCBaker

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Comfy Rooms & Excellent Staff

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and we enjoyed ourselves. The stateroom was surprisingly big with plenty of storage and a very comfortable bed. The (included) Seven Seas restaurant was very nice, and we ate ...
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Sail Date December 2017


Norwegian Sun Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.54
Dining4.03.7
Entertainment3.53.7
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation3.03.7
Family3.53.8
Enrichment3.03.3
Service3.54.1
Value For Money3.53.7
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