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Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to South America

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
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Norwegian Sun

14 Night South America Westbound (Buenos Aires To Santiago)

Sail date: February 02, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Sun

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 8130

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Loved the itinerary and seeing the variety of scenery and ports

Embarkation

2 out of 5
Despite promise of special check in privilege we were just put in a regular group and it took about 90 minutes to get checked in.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
We were satisfied with main dining room that we did not try the specialty restaurants. Had good table placements most days. Food was good.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Used fitness center and hot tubs. Had to go during odd times to avoid the crowd

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Enjoyed the shows. Entertaining and of good quality.

Children's Programs

No children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All were friendly and attentive

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Good size and generally comfortable. It was a bit warmer than we like and temperature control did not seem to make a difference. Clean and good room steward

Ports of call

Buenos Aires, Argentina

5 out of 5
Interesting City. Did own tour of city

Montevideo, Uruguay

4 out of 5
Arrived on Sunday so everything was closed. Just walked around a bit and returned to ship.

Punta Del Este, Uruguay

5 out of 5
Great beach day and beautiful marina in port.

Puerto Madryn, Argentina

4 out of 5
Saw walrus and seals. Did self-guided tour with locals

Stanley, Falkland Islands

5 out of 5
Blue Lagoon Cove excursion to see penguins. Due to weather the visit was cut short

Cruise Cape Horn

4 out of 5

Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina

5 out of 5
Beautiful port city. Took excursion to national parks. Weather was overcast so did not get to see mountains

Cruise Beagle Channel

5 out of 5

Punta Arenas, Chile

5 out of 5

Cruise Strait Of Magellan

4 out of 5

Cruise Chilean Fjords

5 out of 5

Cruise Patagonic Channel

5 out of 5

Puerto Montt, Chile

5 out of 5
Took excursion

San Antonio, Chile

3 out of 5
Port disembarkation was not that friendly. Not many transportation options. Had to get ourselves to Valparaíso where it was originally scheduled to arrive. That is a much more interesting port city.

Disembarkation

2 out of 5
Minimum amenities and trying to find luggage was frustrating
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