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Rio de Janeiro Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Rio de Janeiro

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17 Rio de Janeiro Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

mogarian avatar


3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

The Amazon


We wanted to visit the Amazon. It was worth the price of many sea days (which we normally try to minimize). We just returned, arriving in Miami Jan 6, 2020. It was a solid 4 star experience, based on 20 cruises on ...
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Sail Date December 2019

rolfcruise avatar


7 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

South America to Cape Verde and Morocco

We wanted to experience South America and visit the above two places. The ports of call did not disappoint. We bought the indulgence package which was well worth the extra money. - The app needs work. It’s ...
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Sail Date March 2019

conemaugh avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not your typical Azamara ship

Chose this cruise for itinerary and Azamara name having cruised Azamara seven times before. The Pursuit celebrated its first Azamara anniversary and I’m not sure there will be a second because this ship does ...
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Sail Date March 2019

flcbarbosa avatar


1 Review Written

Experience OK with some drawbacks

The embarkation process was catastrophic, it took me 6 hours to get onboard. Unacceptable. The cruise was fine, with some good points during the trip, such as the animation team, and bad ones, such as the pool water ...
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Sail Date January 2019

ItalianBohemian avatar


4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

S. America is not Europe; the good, bad & the ugly

Embarkation was great & smooth (vs. disembarkation which was a rotten experience; later). Rio de Janeiro was interesting to see with beaches, Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf. The city is a typical Latin city ...
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Sail Date December 2018

MAUROJR avatar


1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes


My wife and I embarked on the MSC Fantasia on December 8, 2018, on a cruise that departed from Rio de Janeiro, heading for Buenos Aires, returning to Punta Del Este and Ilha Grande. The trip was my wife's ...
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Sail Date December 2018

aecjansz avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

MSC Musica, excellent Transatlantic cruise

MSC MUSICA My wife and I , together with my sister and brother-in- law , booked for the Transatlantic cruise during the month of november 2017. We booked the cruise because Kras travels (the Netherlands) ...
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Sail Date December 2017

DisneyJan avatar


3 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

One Of The Best Cruises We Have Been On

We are from the UK and after previous cruises on Princess Royal Carribean NCL Carnival we were worried about the sailing we had booked on the Costa Facinosa from previous reviews we had read we got a great deal ...
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Sail Date March 2017

Silvtrfox13 avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise We've Ever Taken

This was a bucket list trip around South America. Boarding was total disorganized and took over 4 1/2 hours. No one in the terminal had any answers as to why the delays. The ship is old and outdated. stains in ...
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Sail Date January 2017

Cacauanjinha avatar


3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise besides Illegal Tax

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2016

theromer avatar


1 Review Written

Great cruiseline; wish the ports of call had more to see.

We had never been to South America so we decided on this cruise. Rio De Janeiro and Buenos Aires were places on our bucket list. Our final decision for this trip was that the price of this cruise seemed to be ...
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Sail Date December 2015

nieves avatar


1 Review Written

Family Vacation After World Cup

We took this wonderful cruise, after the last game of the world cup. Been a avid cruiser, I saw the cruise line had a nice route and decided to book it. I book a yact club family suite after reading good reviews ...
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Sail Date July 2014

boulders avatar


7 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Antarctic cruise with kids

South America/Antarctica - December 15- Jan. 9 on HAL’s Zaandam I just got back today from a fabulous cruise on the Zaandam. This truly was the trip of a lifetime. I got same great pictures of Antarctica. We ...
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Sail Date December 2013

OzAbroad avatar


3 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

South America and the South Pacific on Marina - Wonderful

My wife and I recently (from Dec 10 until Jan 16) sailed on our longest cruise ever with Oceania (or anyone for that matter) with our teenage children. The cruise was a 37 day back to back cruise on Marina sailing ...
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Sail Date December 2012

Denisern2 avatar


6 Reviews Written

What an Amazing Voyage

Pre Cruise in Rio. Stayed at Copacabana Palace and had a private guide. Used Valerie from Rio Plus Tours and they were the best. Wow what an amazing guide. Four days in Rio passed quickly and we had our private ...
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Sail Date January 2012

Bullswood avatar


1 Review Written

Different & not for everyone

As exprienced travellers in Brazil and having read a few reviews, we went into this coastal cruise prepared for some of the differences from the normal cruise experience. First the numbers - of 2200 ...
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Sail Date January 2011

Helerson avatar


1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Bad experience at MSC Musica

My wife and I took a Cruise at MSC Musica. RIo-Buenos Aires-Rio. After purchasing the tickets, directly with MSC, we received, on the eve of the trip, an email confirming a cabin with a balcony. We were very happy ...
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Sail Date December 2017

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