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44 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ronaldlknight

9 Reviews Written

120 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our expectations except for evening shows

We are an active, retired couple who have been Viking customers for over a decade. This was our first cruise with Oceania, chosen because of the excellent itinerary from Buenos Aires to Lima. The cruise was ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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emweinstock

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fascinating cruise to the Amazon and Rio

My wife and I had a great time on our cruise to Rio de Janeiro from Miami. Our first time on an Oceania ship, we loved the food, the service and the refined atmosphere. Unexpected pluses were the string quartet, the ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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ROyallyFussy

1 Review Written

FABULOUS!! So glad we "crashed" our neighbours birthday cruise.

When our neighbours told us they were going on this cruise and suggested we join them we thought why not, it's almost our silver wedding......so GLAD WE DID!!! Our first time with Oceania after several family ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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No re-runs

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazon, a buzzing river without the mosquitoes.

The wonderful people and natural beauty of indigenous animals, birds, fish, plants, well worth the experience. The Regatta and crew come through every time, it is more like family, though we may be the family ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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cdnexplorer

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Impressed with First Oceania Cruise

We chose the sailing because it was one of the few offerings going to Manaus on The Amazon River and because Oceania was offering major inducements as they were not full. We ended up with only about 489 passengers, ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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vburnett

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Trip of a Lifetime!

This is our 2nd time aboard the Marina. In 2015 we traveled the Baltics for 10 days. Because of that experience, Oceania was chosen again. What an amazing trip! Overall, service was exceptional. The Cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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goldengatecruisers

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Oceania exceeded expectations for this seasoned cruiser

We chose this voyage based on timing and itinerary. It marked a return to Oceania after our first voyage on Riviera in 2012. We chose the same PH3 category as before and were very happy with our suite. On future ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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PegfromSC

1 Review Written

Great ports of call, well organized tours.

Our cruise started with tours in Buenos Aries and the Tigre Delta. All excursions with the ship were well organized with good guides. In two ports we got tours with local operators we saw at the pier and they were ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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dhmjdds

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful itinerary in an interesting part of the world

We had a good-to-very-good cruise experience, but the itinerary was great so all in all it gets an excellent rating. This cruise was over the holidays, Buenos Aires to Valparaiso, Chile. The ship was full, but ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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po14463

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

First time, definitely won't be the last

We had sailed HAL for years, and unfortunately our experiences with food and the ship's conditions were steadily declining. We decided to try Oceania, and that was not without some concern based on the reviews and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Joe and Dave

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Too effusive?

I really didn’t want to be too effusive about this cruise but I have to admit that I just can’t help myself. Embarkation and debarkation were both efficient. We have cruised Oceania many times and have ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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chrisrich68

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

A cruise from New York to Manaus in the Amazon and back to Miami

We very much enjoyed our 28 day cruise on the Sirena. This was our 18th sea cruise and one of the best for entertainment, cuisine, enrichment and the lovely people on board. It is evident everywhere that Oceania ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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rln44

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amazon river on Sirena

We chose this cruise because the Amazon river was on our bucket list and because of the cuisine aboard Oceania. We were a little bit hesitant because of initial reviews of Sirena suggested that the refit from ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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teddiern

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Couple Off the List!

I wanted just to get away and see something that I hadn't seen before. We did a pre-cruise to Machu Picchu and it was awesome! On board the ship was small and intimate. There was a variety of dining areas that ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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milceb

5 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Oceania does not disappoint.

We had a wonderful time on the Buenos Aires to Valparaiso cruise. Oceania does a great job of providing a spacious cabin, we had a verandah, delicious food, all the specialty restaurants are excellent and we had ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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