Antarctica was awesome

Celebrity Eclipse Cruise Review to South America

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 58

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
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Celebrity Eclipse

14 Night Antarctica (Buenos Aires Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 19, 2020

Ship: Celebrity Eclipse

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9261

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Antarctica was great other ports of calls were so-so. Felt like a transatlantic cruise because of the number of sea days. Production shows were similar to other cruises, nothing new. Guest entertainers were average.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Cruise was B2B, no issues

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Supplies were limited and the ship ran out of certain food items.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Activities were very similar to other cruises, very redundant

Entertainment

4 out of 5
very similar to other cruises, very redundant

Service and Staff

4 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ports of call

Buenos Aires, Argentina

2 out of 5
Warned not to venture in certain areas. Heard that some passengers were mugged. Scheduled excursion was cancelled.

Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina

4 out of 5
Felt safe waling into town. Train to the End of the World was fun.

Cruise Cape Horn

4 out of 5

Cruise Schollart Channel, Antarctica

5 out of 5

Cruise Paradise Harbor, Antarctica

5 out of 5
First time the captain on his 11th sailing was able to get into Paradise Bay.

Cruise Gerlache Strait

4 out of 5

Cruise Elephant Island, Shetland Islands

4 out of 5

Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

2 out of 5
Had to cancel tender operations and was not able to visit

Puerto Madryn, Argentina

2 out of 5
Very little to do if not on an excursion. Excusions were very long and expensive.

Montevideo, Uruguay

2 out of 5
Very little to do if not on an excursion

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Transfer/excursion to airport was fun. Visited a local ranch for a gaucho show and lunch
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