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Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego) Expedition Cruises Cruise Reviews

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37 Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego) Expedition Cruises Cruise Reviews


Train lover avatar

Train lover

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Bucket list adventure in Antarctia

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Since we did an Arctic cruise in 2017 wanted to also do Antarctica. We were lucky enough to be offered a deal of 2 for 1 so grabbed it and consider ourselves very lucky., It was actually a sailing with ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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JC Norton

5 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Amazing Destinations

South Georgia and the Falklands are must see destinations for people interested in wildlife and polar regions. I've been to Antarctica and the Arctic more than once, loved all those trips, but South Georgia is in a ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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cckjmk

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Zegrahm - A poor choice for the Antarctic, poor customer service

A Zegrahm cruise on a vintage Quark ship, which they use routinely. We selected Zegrahm for the itinerary. Unfortunately we missed the entire west coast of Antarctica, barely made it to the Peninsula, because the ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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WhiteWonder

2 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

End of the World

My husband and I recently returned from a 10 day cruise in February to Antarctica. Le Lyrial is a beautiful ship and given our geographical location handles the rough seas and conditions very well. It was hard ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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lilpfef

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

It just doesn't get better than this, definitely a life changing experience

Silversea is one class act. All possible categories to review were excellent, so no need to spend time with details. The Captain, his crew and the Expedition team exceeded every expectation that I had for the ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Somerset17

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Some Expedition Trip

The Explorer is we feel the best of the 3 Silversea Expedition Ships Having said that I think it is important to say that some passengers/guests expect the Expedition Fleet of Silversea to mirror in terms of ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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NatureWatcher

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Voyage of a Lifetime

This is a fantastic way to experience the Antarctic, the Falklands and South Georgia. If you want to go on an expedition to see wildlife and nature this is for you; if you want dancing girls with feathers and ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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herky

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

You have to go to Antarctica, and you have to take this cruiseline!

We went with Celebrity Expeditions to the Galapagos about 8 years ago and thought that experience could not be topped. We were wrong. I did extensive research on all the different Antarctic cruises. Most cost the ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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Portrait24

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Expedition Cruise

Traveled with excellent Tauck group from Buenos Aires on charter flight to Ushuaia. Boarded Le Soleal in the afternoon. Welcomed by captain and officers. Immediately impressed by cleanliness, subtle design and ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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hawklady

5 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

To Antarctica on the Fram

First off, be clear about it: there is no cheap way to go to the Antarctic. We chose the Hurtigruten Fram because we had cruised with them before and had great confidence in their competence. There are more ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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ajwsf

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Overall best option

I cruised on Le Boreal as part of a chartered Abercrombie and Kent expedition including The Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the Antarctic peninsula in Dec 14/Jan 15. There are many reasons to select Le ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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rwsuth

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Watch out for the extra costs.

We have recently returned from an Antarctic cruise on the Fram. This is sold as a 19 day cruise but although day one starts by having to be at the local airport in Buenos Aires at 3 a.m. you don't actually get onto ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Otis

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Classic Antarctica

We selected the Explorer for our Classic Antarctica cruise, a bit apprehensively, as our only previous SS experience was a disappointing cruise on the Shadow. Still, we were looking for that sweet spot of comfort, ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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ajgeb

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Magical Journey to Antarctica

This was my third cruise on a Silversea ship, and the second on the Explorer. The itinerary was fabulous, and the expedition staff was utterly superb; many of them were PhDs. There were frequent lectures, and many ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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simonpjd

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Antarctica experience on ms Bremen

Arrive in Ushuaia after an overnight stay in Buenos Aires. 13 hour flight from London then a 4 hour job from Buenos Aires. Board mid afternoon and sail an hour later. Bremen is a great little expedition vessel with ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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PetsRUs

1 Review Written

Voyage of a lifetime

We had always wanted to visit Antarctica and we are so glad we chose the Fram. Everything was exceptionally well organised - we were most impressed by the attention to detail and safety. The ship was very ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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Dutch Diver

4 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Awe-inspiring Antarctica on l'Austral

A cruise to Antarctica is pricey, expensive even, but it is absolutely worth it! We saw amazing wildlife and beautiful scenery. It felt as if we were in a nature documentary for two weeks. Having previously ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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gourmet traveller

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Accolades all round

We were on the Hurtigruten Polar Expedition leaving Ushuaia on 1st February 2013, having been inspired to go on it by a group tour of the Fram when she was docked in Portsmouth in 2011. Our favourable impressions of ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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50stater

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Spectacular landscapes, Disappointing Ship

We sailed the Polar Circle itinerary Feb. 1 2013. The Antarctica scenery, wildlife, and landscape are spectacular and the itinerary met our every expectation and more. The ship public spaces are clean and in good ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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cocol

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best trip of my life

It was my second cruise with Silversea but my very first time experiencing an expedition voyage. I must say it has been the best trip of my lifeDestination: extraordinaryCrew staff: incredibleCaptain: extremely ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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HDS

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Experience on Silver Explorer

We traveled back-to-back cruises, Antarctica and the Chilean fjords, on the Silver Explorer in February/March 2012. The brilliant expedition team; marine biologist, geologists, ornithologist, botanist, historian ...
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Sail Date February 2012


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gottago2mexico

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Antarctica in Style

We took L'Austral to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands from Ushuaia, Argentina. This is an expedition cruise on a boat with less than 200 passengers, so a different experience from your usual ...
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Sail Date January 2012


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Ritzy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising the Southern Ocean with L'Austral

Booking- We booked directly with Ponant's US office. Office staff were generally poorly responsive. Emails and voicemails were not were not regularly responded to and it was difficult to reach a person when ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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ssmith98

4 Reviews Written

Great expedition - horrid food

I want to first state the expedition quality of this cruise was fantastic. The scientists onboard, lectures, zodiac tours and landings were beyond wonderful. The cabin was equal to any onboard Holland America or a ...
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Sail Date January 2012


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Mike2131

14 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

A Fascinating Cruise to the White Continent

Hotel before the cruise: 2 nights at the Tierra del Leyendas in Ushuaia. What a wonderful little hotel! Warm, inviting with great service and food. It is hard to imagine a better start to an Antarctic trip than a ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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