Cape Horn and Straits of Magellan

Star Princess Cruise Review to South America
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 33

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Star Princess

14 Night Strait Of Magellan & Cape Horn (Santiago To Buenos Aires)

Sail Date: February 15, 2016

Ship: Star Princess

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: C509

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review Summary

Beginning, middle and end were good but some of the other ports were just OK.

Some of the ports really had very little to offer. The excursions were overpriced and not very exciting. Montevideo was littered with cigarette butts all over the city. I can't believe the city doesn't take more pride to how they look to visitors. Skip the Falklands and just go to big local zoo to see penguins and sea lions. It wasn't worth the money or the 5 hours on the bus to see them.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Food in the dining room came out barely warm most of the time

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Something should be done with the that shower curtain. They should take a lesson from Royal Caribbean. The staterooms are starting to get dated and could use some upgrades.

Ship Tip

The food was just so so

Ports Of Call

Valparaiso (Santiago), Chile

5 out of 5

Puerto Montt, Chile

3 out of 5

Cruise Amalia Glacier

5 out of 5

Punta Arenas, Chile

1 out of 5
It was to windy and we never landed in this port. The captain made a good decision to go to the next port.

Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina

5 out of 5

Cruise Cape Horn

5 out of 5

Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

3 out of 5
Took a 7 hour excursion of which 5 hours was spent on a bus. Not a good excursion. Too long and way overpriced

Puerto Madryn, Argentina

3 out of 5

Montevideo, Uruguay

1 out of 5
Not a very clean city

Buenos Aires, Argentina

5 out of 5
The tango show was great.
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