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119 Oceania South America Cruise Reviews


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joggerbill1943

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

An Unexpected Adventure on the High Seas. Never Got to Lima or Machu Picchu

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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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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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Yazter

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Oceania Marina - a fabulous experience

Prior to boarding the Marina for our January jaunt up the western coast of South America and through the Panama Canal, I read many reviews here that had me slightly concerned. People complained that the portions ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Overthewaves

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Pleasant escape from Winter, along Pacific coast of Central & South America

Oceania cruises are great for couples (nothing interesting for children or singles) This cruise was from San Franciso to Santiago Chile, i.e. a 22-day section of a world cruise. In addition to embarkation and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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DMRochen

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruise from Santiago, Chile to Miami January 2020

I was very disappointed with this cruise after having a wonderful experience on the Nautica last January on a cruise from South Africa. I found the entertainment average, although the staff entertainment was very ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Rob the Cruiser

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

South America 12/19 - 01/22 Fantastic!

Short attention span version - Fabulous! The itinerary was Buenos Aires - Miami 34-day "Grand Voyage", AKA B2B. Captain - Luci Manzi General Manager - Dominique Nicolle Cruise Director - Peter ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Vazco

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

How disappointing

We have cruised on different cruise lines and are Princess platinum members. We are celebrating a special anniversary and based on the Oceania marketing decided to spend twice as much money as any other cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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GYPSEA2010

3 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Stellar Cape Horn/Patagonia highlights on beautiful ship with fantastic service

We chose this trip for a few reasons: 1) the itinerary - to sail around Cape Horn/southern ocean 2) Timing - wanted a trip over the holidays (this one was from Dec 19-Jan 4) 3) Friends had sailed on the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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ronaldlknight

9 Reviews Written

120 Helpful Votes

Hard to find any negatives

This year, we dumped Viking, after a decade, because of the recent cutbacks to their on-board experience. We were delighted to find none of those annoyances on Insignia. The food is outstanding. We enjoyed ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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fasterflier

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Sirena in March

We chose this cruise because Oceania has smaller ships and their food is excellent. This was a South America cruise going from Lima Peru to Buenos Aires Argentina. Being the month of March in the Southern ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Bcath

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful adventurous cruise

The itinerary was spectacular from hot Buenos Aires to chilly Falkland Islands, around the Horn into icy Patagonia, then back into warmer climate into Peru. So, we did not use outdoor spaces much for about half the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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AngieKP

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful luxurious retirement cruise

We were looking for the cruise of a lifetime, in the best cabin. It was our first cruise with Oceania, but our 7th overall. There was a lovely mix of nationalities, mostly American and Canadians, then Brits like ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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TravelguruDanville

5 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

EXTREMELY BORING CRUISE!!

We have been on many Oceania cruises and loved them all. We selected this 33 day cruise that started in Buenos Aires and ended in Miami, primarily because my husband wanted to experience the Amazon. The ship is ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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APLingras

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Classy But Under-Powered Rocky Ship, Terrible Excursions, Great Entertainment

Cruise: San Diego to Rio de Janeiro on Oceania's Sirena - December 16, 2017 to January 20, 2018. Cabin - Concierge Balcony Category A1 This was our (my wife and I) 19th cruise and first one with Oceania. We ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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joelpbennett

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise from Miami to Lima Peru

This was our third cruise with Oceania. We chose it for the warm weather and ports of call. Food and service were excellent. Veranda concierge state room was great. Red Ginger restaurant was our favorite. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Kirochka

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Love the Library!

Our first cruises were on Riviera and Marina, both commencing in Barcelona. We chose this cruise to see Rio and escape the cold Canadian winter. Wasn't Sure whether the smaller Sirena would be as nice as Riviera ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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HamiltonLovebirds

10 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Oceania Sirena 35 Day Cruise Dec. 16, 2017 to Jan. 20, 2018

This was our first cruise with Oceania, ship Sirena, for 35 days, 2017-2018. Picked this cruise line to experience a smaller passenger venue and interesting itinerary. Before the cruise, we stayed at the Best ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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travelberlin

20 Reviews Written

78 Helpful Votes

From San Diego to Rio de Janeiro including Amazon River

We are experienced cruisers with more than 50 cruises. This was our second cruise with Oceania. The first one was, 10 years ago. This review is about a 35 days cruise on the Oceania Sirena from San Diego to Rio de ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Cruiser Jane

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Sirena - A new feel to Oceania's ships

We just returned from a 35 day cruise on Oceania's newest ship - Sirena. This is actually one of the old "R" ships which Oceania has 3 of already. Sirena is now the 4th "R" ship. When Oceania took over this ship ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Far Flung

2 Reviews Written

Panama Canal and the Amazon - WOW!

We chose this cruise rather last minute when we had to abandon plans for a land tour due to a number of reasons. We are so glad we did. This cruise embarked 60 miles from our home making it easy to get to with no ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Tsunami74

6 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Another great cruise

This was our 4th time on either Marina or her sister ship. The cruise was 18 days from Miami to Lima with going through the Panama Canal. It made port in several interesting countries along the way. We were ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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wsecruise

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First time and last time with Oceania unless its a fantastic Itinerary

We chose the cruise for the Itinerary and based on Oceania's reputation. Well yes the food exceeded expectations, so much so it was too fancy and by the end of the cruise we were looking for plain and simple. The ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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oceansfor2

1 Review Written

Great experience

Superb time. Food and service were impeccable, as always; excursions were mostly excellent. Updates made to Sirena were nice improvements. The ideal cruise for mature adults (not recommended for children). Staff ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Nebraska Fan

10 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Nice Cruise with Terrible Air Arrangements

We choose this cruise because of the itinerary and we wanted to experience a smaller ship. We are glad we did the cruise, however, smaller ships are “not our cup of tea.” We did not think there was much to do ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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duxsailor

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

SIRENA delivers on food, fails on excursions

We are seasoned luxury cruisers, based in Switzerland, and booked SIRENA because of the itiniary from Buenos Aires to Lima on the 11th of November 2017. Comparisions are with a view to other luxury ships, ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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