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Norwegian South America Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
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South America
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92

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53

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40

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61 Norwegian South America Cruise Reviews


JsEscape2 avatar

JsEscape2

10 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Another great cruise on NCL

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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 ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Donmack

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruising to Rio de Janeiro and having two days to explore the city was wonderful

We wanted a cruise to take us from Buenos Aires to Rio. We also wanted a South American cruise that included warm weather, islands, swimming, and snorkeling. We really enjoyed the Brazilian islands we visited and ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Ellshu

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Fabulous

I wrote this as I am on. the last  days of a South America Buenos Aires  to Rio and back to BAS cruise aboard Norweigian Sun. While everybody else is enjoying the pool, music , drinks, and sunshime, I choose to ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Like a Viking

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Executive Summary

This cruise was to be of the adventurous type. to get a taste of South America. The cruise did not disappoint. From a "free" walking tour of Buenos Aires to the Falklands and beyond. History of Buenos Aires is ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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aajusa

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruise of a Lifetime Around the Horn

We are a couple from the Mid-west (age 53 & 62), no kids, retired and Platinum latitude members. When we booked this cruise as our winter getaway, we did not have much knowledge of South America. We arrived in ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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goderda

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent Itinerary and Ship

We chose the ship because of the itinerary and our previous positive experience with Norwegian. We especially like the free style dining. The service on the ship was generally outstanding. People were friendly and ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Advisorj

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great Weather, Great Service

This was a very good cruise. Weather was super in all ports. A rough patch came up on one sea day, but the ship was stable in strong winds and high waves. Falklands offered a rocky return tender to the ship, but ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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LBFLEX

4 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Christmas and New Years on the Sun in South America

We chose this cruise for three main reasons. The itinerary went to ports in Brazil that we have never been before. Two, we love the staff and the service on the NCL Sun. Three, the food is always excellent, although ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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barry427

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great way to see an exciting part of the World (with ease, comfort and value)

Great itinerary, I boarded in Buenos Aires ( after a wonderful week) and enjoyed visiting Uruguay and the coast of Brazil then departed in Rio for a week. This size ship ( I think 1,800 ) is perfect for a cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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GraemeJ

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Sunshine South America

This cruise was booked through Infinity Cruises in London as a package, including flights, some transfers and hotel accommodation at beginning and end of the cruise. The booking process was excellent and I have no ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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twhitenss

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

After 250 some cruises Norwegian Sun wins my Best Ship Award!

Great itinerary! Great Ship! Great Crew! Great Price! Great Cabin! After cruising on just about every cruise line and after cruising more than 250 cruises the Norwegian Sun wins my vote for best ship. It is ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Cruise Swell

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Amazing South American Cruise

I choose this cruise as it is a great way to see part of South America in a safe and secure environment. Given the crime levels in South America and not speaking Spanish or Portuguese the cruise is the obvious ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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HiramAbif

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

itinerary+crew+entertainment+food+value+beaches+weather+cultures = Awesomesauce!

Yes, the ingredients in this cruise vacation are a recipe for Awesomesauce! We're a middle aged couple from north/central Massachusetts. A little over a year ago I noticed the value of this unusual annual ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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smudge452

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Around Cape Horn and beyond.

Our fifteenth cruise and it was awesome. This ship did have a few problems along the way regarding smells emanating near the aft of the ship but the ships company made a sterling effort to initially contain and then ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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MNJones

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise Around the Horn of South America!

I choose this cruise primarily for the interesting ports and itinerary. Patagonia, Falkland Islands, The Horn, Straits of Magellan, Chilean Fjords, and more. Embarkation was something. Lots of lines, and ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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sbachleda

7 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

NCL and Norwegian Sun Shine in South America

We booked a package with NCL that included 2 nights at the Sheraton in Santiago as well as airfare, all transfers, a mini dining package on board ship, a bottle of wine, 20 photos from the ships photo shop, and even ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Lunenburg

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great Trip!

Sailed from Buenos Aires and really enjoyed the trip. I found the ship clean and well maintained. The food in the Main Dining Rooms was well presented. I did not eat in the buffets, I found them crowded and rushed. ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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jmmabq

4 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Very Enjoyable and Educational Cruise

We really enjoyed our cruise to South America on the Norwegian Sun. We took the relocation cruise from San Diego around the tip of South America to Buenos Aires. The relocation was wonderful - crossing the equator ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Wendy Henri

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Dream Trip

We arranged for a one night pre-stay, with transfer to the ship, at the Santiago Sheraton. They upgraded us to the Cristobal, so we had a posh room with bath robes. From our elite breakfast room, we had our first ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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MelanieW

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser

Being excited about my first cruise, I don't know if the embarkment process was short/average/long. Didn't seem long to me. I was one of those people who thought 'I can't be cooped up with that many people', ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Gluten-Free

1 Review Written

Gluten Free Vacation!

Our family loves to travel, but recently several members were diagnosed with Celiac Disease. We quickly discovered that eating out, let alone vacationing internationally, posed what seemed to be an insurmountable ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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JILJON27

1 Review Written

THE SUNNY WAY TO SEE SOUTH AMERICA

We enjoyed every minute of our time on the Norwegian Sun and feel we owe it to the ship and her crew to say that, based on our experience of a 28 day cruise, we found much of the negative comment we have read in the ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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gubby

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Scenery/Great Ship

Some of these earlier reviews were so different than our experience that I feel we must have been on a different ship. Yes, the Sun is over 10 years old. But she is in great shape, and is well-kept up. There was ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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rglcruise

1 Review Written

South America- An Amazing Journey

First let me say that before this cruise there had been some concern about previous negative reviews of the Norwegian Sun, Chilean earthquakes, negative reviews of 'Christian the Van Man', verbiage from Argentina ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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Tradewind40

1 Review Written

Norwegian Sun cruise, better than expected!

Despite weather preventing an excursion to Antarctica, and a landing in the Falklands, we had a ball. It was our first cruise on a big ship, although we have cruised on Windstar sailing hybrid ships several times ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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