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Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to South America

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 20

Overall rating:

3.6 out of 5
Norwegian Sun

14 Night South America Eastbound (Santiago To Buenos Aires)

Sail date: February 16, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Sun

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

This is not a cruise I would do again. We had a lot of bad weather and it was extremely cold. The ship is adequate but the staff are amazing. They work so hard.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Went very smoothly and very organized

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The food is just average in the buffet dining room. The specialty restaurants are excellent

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
We used the fitness centre and could be better staffed to assist persons who have not used the equipment before and do not understand the hygiene of wiping equipment after use. The staff stand outside trying to sell you extras.

Entertainment

1 out of 5
The nightly shows are very poor. The music in the atrium and the Windjammer was excellent

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff are top notch and try to meet all your needs. Very pleased.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
The layout is fine and was clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
The cabin is adequate and meets all your needs. Bathrooms are small but as we have cruised before, we are used to this.

Ship tip

Don’t look for great entertainment.

Ports of call

Puerto Montt, Chile

4 out of 5
We hired a local taxi that showed us the sights, but cold and rainy all day.

Puerto Chacabuco, Chile

3 out of 5
Not a lot to see

Cruise Patagonic Channel

4 out of 5

Cruise Chilean Fjords

4 out of 5

Cruise Strait Of Magellan

4 out of 5

Punta Arenas, Chile

4 out of 5

Cruise Beagle Channel

5 out of 5
Amazing glaciers

Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina

4 out of 5
Amazing park and mountains. Took a bus tour.

Cruise Cape Horn

3 out of 5
Did not see much as was foggy

Port Stanley, Falkland Islands Did not visit port

The seas were rough and heavy winds.

Puerto Madryn, Argentina

4 out of 5

Montevideo, Uruguay

4 out of 5
Took a tour of this lovely city. Would have stayed here longer.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

4 out of 5
Spent a few days here. Lots to see and history. Went to a tango night.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very smooth and organized.
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