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Norwegian Rio de Janeiro Cruise Reviews

With our Jeep on our off road excursion in Ketchikan
From the top of Mt Roberts, looking North to Mt. Juneau
John Hopkins Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, seen from over 6 miles away.  It's face is over a mile wide and 250 feet tall.  Weather that day was perfect
NCL Encore seen from above (on Mt. Roberts Tram)
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South America is great!

Review for Norwegian Sun to South America

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FL Cruising Family
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We had a great time on this cruise. We had never been to South America so we did the back to back from Buenos Aires to Rio so we went to each port twice. My favorite port was Buzios, Brazil, but all the ports were nice, especially the ones where we could dock instead of tender. This was our 27th cruise with NCL and they did not disappoint. We had not been on the Sun for awhile, but the crew ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


LOVED THE PORTS. NOT SO HOT ON NCL

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Naperville
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

went to BRAZIL, URUGUAY & ARGENTINA. it was all good EXCEPT Im not a fan of NCL. Food is ONLY okay, excursions are waaaaaay overpriced, employees selling CRUISE NEXT are not upfront with the fine print so I canceled and I truly think its despicable that the beverage packages are soooooooooo overpriced. Im not a water drinker but being deprived of water isnt compatible with life~!! I can see ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


A pleasant trip from Rio to Buenos Aires

Review for Norwegian Sun to South America

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Kentuckiana cruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise allowed stops at places I had never cruised. These included Punta del Este and Montivedio. Because of a great price the friend with whom I traveled and I were able to book single balcony cabins next door to each other. The cabins were comfortable. (On this ship, those who use CPAP machines need to carry an extension cord as the plug in is not near the head of the bed. If notified, ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


NCL RIO to B.A. - 10 days

Review for Norwegian Sun to South America

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raspear
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

So this was a starter cruise for us in that region of S.A. Overall we enjoyed this cruise experience, once we got onboard. There were some ups and downs. The NCL arranged transportation from the Rio airport was disorganized. There were two buses, our bus for 30+ people took overall an hour to find us??? The registration process at the pier was horrendous. Everyone waited in a LONG line for bags ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Highly recommended

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rubyged
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

The best way to travel, you have everything in the ship, restaurants, entertainment, swiming pool, you are in a floating hotel without having to carry your handbags and luggage when you travel from place to place. There are all kind of restaurants for you to choose, every night there is a show, by the pool performances and music. the rooms are nice and have enough space, the bed is ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Another great cruise on NCL

Review for Norwegian Sun to South America

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JsEscape2
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We had never been to South America or south of the equator. EMBARKATION: Awful No porters to take our bags. We stood in line in the hot sun to check in our bags. Then we were given a number and told to sit in a non air conditioned warehouse until our number was called. Announcements were made in Portuguese except for the number. When our ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Review for Norwegian Sun to South America

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IMcG666
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The Good –the Itinerary & the Weather; The bad – the Dining; The Ugly – NCL’s Nickel & Diming We decided on this cruise because of the itinerary and the opportunity to visit Iguazu Falls post cruise. Embarkation was shambolic. Queue for luggage drop off, queue for health documents, long walk or shuttle to ship, long queue to check in. We later learnt that this was because the ship was too ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great Rooms - Balcony is a Must!

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sarahleib
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Overall, we enjoyed our time on the Sun. The ports of call were lovely. We did all port excursions on our own except for Ilha Grande (Schooner and Snorkelling Adventure). We used the Spa a number of times and were satisfied with the services. On one of the sea days, we wanted to take the "Behind the Scenes Tour" of the Ship. We went to register and Norwegian was charging $79 per ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Excellent Service, but Very Disappointed with NCL.

Review for Norwegian Sun to South America

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Keneke
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because it was inexpensive and we were interested in the destinations. We bought our tickets before learning that every US citizen in our party would have to jump through many hoops to get a $160 visa to enter Brazil. Unless you live near a Brazilian Consulate or Embassy, it will take you at least 2 weeks and you may have to hire a company to do it for you. I will not ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great Cruise besides Illegal Tax

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Cacauanjinha
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I´m brazilian and it´s my second NCL Cruise, the other was NCL Getaway. The ship is old but tradicional, the crew members are great and the Cities I visited the best. What make me upset is an ilegal tax that all onboard have to pay, crew members and passengers, a 25% tax plus the 18% tax for the service, but this 25% we only know when we make the first payment. Researching, they create this ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Family Inside

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


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