Not for the Faint of Heart.

Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to South America

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 35

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Norwegian Sun

Sail date: April 09, 2016

Ship: Norwegian Sun

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 9203

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Review summary

This cruise was Great, " The unexplored So. American ports of call."  The Cruise itself a pleasure. Annoying to see Wealthy Ship passengers not paying a fair price for a product in the Poor Port Stands, then indulging in massive amounts of Wine & mixed beverages in the Ship. Treating the Indigenous Port Peoples, inhumanely.  The Food served on the first days is the best, after that food quality, not so good. Want Great Dinners?We recommend for future guests is to purchase many "Specialty Dining packages"!  Great "Productis", aimed @ the 50+ age group.  Other "Booked Shows", also aimed for the 50+ age groups.  

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
There were only a hand full of Kids, Not a Childs favorite pick.

Service and Staff

1 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
For the faint of Heart, Leaving Cabo San Lucas all the way back to L.A. then to the Port of San Francisco, The Ship travels Mercilesly FAST, the sea sickness Patches will not work At ALL, the waves & wind add to the problem of speed. The rest of the Cruise was a BREEZE , until we sailed back home from Cabo san Lucas.

Ports of call

Valparaiso (Santiago), Chile

5 out of 5
Arrive in a Hotel 2-3-4-5 or more days in advance to enjoy their way of life.

Coquimbo (La Serena), Chile

3 out of 5

Arica, Chile

5 out of 5
I got a CHILE tattoo from a local Artist on my arm.

Callao (Lima), Peru

5 out of 5
Ride in an air-cond. car only.

Salaverry (Trujillo), Peru

5 out of 5
Ride in the 3 wheeled motorcycle coaches for $5.00 . Some rich Lady got the same ride we did, but paid $1.00 fare. Remember, we are Living on the same Planet, You are no better than the Indigenous Peoples of PERU !

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
Take a bus ride to and from the market entrance it is free, & will save you from HeatStroke !

Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

3 out of 5
Take Video of the port itself& mingle with the Ships crew men & women.

Puerto Chiapas (Tapachula), Mexico

3 out of 5
Wear a Big Hat for shade. Packed 10 pounds of Holloween & day after Christmas candy, handed it out by the handfuls to the Locals until i sadly ran out of candy.

Huatulco, Mexico

5 out of 5
Stayed in the Port & bought things from the stands & looked at the many green parrots high in the trees.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 out of 5
Cover your head with a sombrero. Shop for Mexican souvenirs.

San Pedro (Los Angeles), California

3 out of 5

San Francisco, California

5 out of 5
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