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Star Princess Cruise Review to South America
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 12

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Star Princess

31 Night Andes & Cape Horn Grand Adventure (Buenos Aires To Los Angeles)

Sail Date: February 29, 2016

Ship: Star Princess

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: C102

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review Summary

Food good, showroom shows 50-50 (liked the singing and dancing shows, not crazy about juggler and comedians). 

Penguin  tour at Punto Arenas was very tedious.  2 hours each way on a crowded boat with a bag lunch and no real concessions.  Seating as much as 10 abreast with very little room to walk around.  More suitable for a 20-minute commute than a 2-hour excursion.  Landing at the island had precarious footing with a board trying to connect with the ramp unsuccessfully, making us walk through slippery sea weed for several feet.  Amazing that we didn't fall.  

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship Tip

Dining in Portofino was excellent with great service and menus.

Ports Of Call

Montevideo, Uruguay

5 out of 5

Puerto Madryn, Argentina

3 out of 5

Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

1 out of 5
Very little to do. Local transportation to penquins cut off at 12:30, three hours before last tender.

Cruise Cape Horn

3 out of 5

Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina

5 out of 5

Punta Arenas, Chile

3 out of 5

Cruise Amalia Glacier

5 out of 5

Puerto Montt, Chile

5 out of 5

Valparaiso (Santiago), Chile

3 out of 5
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