Excellent South American Cruise

Star Princess Cruise Review to South America
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 7
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall Rating:

4.3 out of 5
Star Princess

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

Sail Date: February 01, 2016

Ship: Star Princess

Cabin Type: Inside

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 4 months ago

Review Summary

We loved this cruise! I highly recommend spending time in South America before and after the cruise. We spent a week in Brazil beforehand and two weeks in Peru.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
The port is commercial and not geared to cruise ships.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
I love the art auctions.

Entertainment

4 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship Tip

I loved the open bow on the promenade.

Ports Of Call

Buenos Aires, Argentina

5 out of 5
It was nice to have an extra day in port before setting sail.

Montevideo, Uruguay

5 out of 5
We did the train excursion to Juanico winery. Very enjoyable.

Puerto Madryn, Argentina

3 out of 5
Dolphin spotting, too choppy and windy for dolphins.

Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

5 out of 5
Loved seeing the penguins in Bluff Cove. Locals were very friendly. Hated tendering.

Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina

4 out of 5
Enjoyed our train trip to the Southernmost post office in South America. Nice city.

Punta Arenas, Chile

3 out of 5
Our penguin excursion was cancelled so we went to a farm. Nice, but a long drive.

Puerto Montt, Chile

5 out of 5
We went to Petrohue river, Orsono Volcano and Puerto Voro. Had a great time!

Valparaiso (Santiago), Chile

4 out of 5
We didn't stay; we had a plane to catch in Santiago.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5

Traveler Photos

"What are you looking at?" Afternoon Tea at Bluff Cove The Southernmost post office in South America
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