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73 Lima Cruise Reviews


PBennett13 avatar

PBennett13

1 Review Written

South America & Antarctica

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The first leg of this journey was from Lima, Peru to Santiago, Chile. This first part was interesting but the protests, strikes, and safety concerns made some of the ports feel uninviting. We were onboard for ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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geebee2546

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Standards slipping.

Went to join the ship at Lima Peru, taking a taxi to the port, we were told that we would have to wait for 2 hours outside the port area as there was no terminal, so we were at the side of the road in a very ...
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Sail Date November 2019


John117 avatar

John117

11 Reviews Written

71 Helpful Votes

Some of the sparkle has gone!!

We booked this cruise very late due to domestic circumstances and got a good deal as a consequence. The down side however was the available business class flights were limited. Our agent booked our outbound flight ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Raydoc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Patagonia

The itinerary was fabulous. I had underestimated how beautiful the Chilean fjords were. The ship is beautiful, and luxurious with great cabins. Excellent service and style. Fabulous food for an adventure ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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ges123

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

So much potential but not yet fully realized

My wife and I sailed on the Scenic Ecplipse from Cartegena, Colombia to Lima Peru in Oct- November 2019. We have had a total of 18 cruises before this one including multiple trips on Seabourne, Crystal, Azamara and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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ZAPfOTO

3 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

An AMAZING ship and experiences that will only continue to improve

DISCLAIMER: This review will be VERY LENGTHY as there is a significant amount of information to convey. I have utilized topic headers so you can pick and choose which topics are of interest to you and skip the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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fasterflier

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Sirena in March

We chose this cruise because Oceania has smaller ships and their food is excellent. This was a South America cruise going from Lima Peru to Buenos Aires Argentina. Being the month of March in the Southern ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Retired Independent

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Amazing Special Diet Restaurant Service

I would like to highlight the positives first for this trip on Marina, from Lima to NYC. I am gluten-free. I told Roger, the Specialty Diet Coordinator that I pick cruises based on food and desserts. He ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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babysteps

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, great time

We enjoyed this cruise very much. We have been on Oceania before, and chose this cruise for the itinerary of Lima to NYC. It was the middle leg of getting the ship from Tahiti, where it had spent the winter, to ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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abotel

3 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Expectations and Reality unrelated!

My spouse and I are experienced cruisers. On this voyage we sailed from Lima,Peru to NYC via the Panama Canal. The trip was adversely impacted by an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness(probably Norovirus) which ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Liat

22 Reviews Written

82 Helpful Votes

Completing the Trip

Finishing the Trip – Lima to San Diego – February 15 to March 4 , 2019 Why this cruise? We had sailed from San Diego to Callao/Lima 5 years ago on the “old” Statendam and wanted to do the return trip. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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World globetrotters

1 Review Written

Azamara cruise to South America Dec 2018

The ship is lovely except for the old windows which need painting. The dining room food and service was outstanding. Thank you Vishal ..the egg man, for looking after us. The Living Room was our favourite ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Hayliegolden

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful 21 days cruising the coast of Peru and Chile

I had told my husband that my bucket list was to see Machu Picchu and had been since high school. So we booked on the Pursuit. We had heard there were problems with food etc but to us it’s just something that will ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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LIVMOOR32

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Expectations only Disappointments

Thought this would be a journey of a lifetime Positives Cabin Good cabin staff Harold & Joycelen excellent room sevice good Guest entertainers Good Guest Lecturer Dr. Ron Orenstein excellent The ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Henk1957

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Unprofessional management at Oceania/ Marina

It all starts from the very beginning embarkation in Lima; Since Oceania did not informed us that the embarkation in Lima would be very different than one would expect we did experienced a nightmare; Both our ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Ksuevine

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Wonderful itinerary on a cruise that lacked pizzaz

The itinerary was outstanding: Lima -> Pisco->Easter Island->Pitcairn -> South Pacific Islands but the cruise started out poorly. Oceania scheduled our air trip using LAN. LAN lost our luggage and because of the ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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yellowjacketborn

6 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

So Much Right, So Much Wrong

Lima is the worst embarkation experience ever. Our transfer dropped us off a Oceania pickup point filled with hucksters trying to help us with our bags. We were lucky when we got on the Oceania coach to take us to ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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M D Davis

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

First and Last

I have been very fortunate to have travelled extensively my whole life, and I have been on many cruises. I just finished the Oceania cruise - Eternal Enchantment (16 Jan - 3 Feb 2018) and the pre-cruise tour - ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Dr. Peter A.J. Holst

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Our experiences with Oceania Marina in 2018

Cruise Lima to Papette with Marina First checkin procedure in Callao We were dropped off by taxi and there was already a row of a few hundred people. It certainly took almost 2 hours before we were at a bus. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Canuck1867

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

This cruise went viral.

This was our third cruise with Oceania (all on the Marina) and around 18th overall, and the first where I've felt the need to write a review on this site. Embarkation: Not a great start. In Lima we waited an ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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janecambridge

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Communication and handling of virus was a disaster.

I have to agree all that has been said regards the lack of communication on this ship during the gastric virus outbreak, Marina is a beautiful ship.The food very good and the staff we saw,work very hard and are ...
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Sail Date January 2018


Kim F avatar

Kim F

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Missing the Falklands!

This was our fourth cruise with RSS but our first on Mariner. We got a chance to explore Lima before we embarked, which went very smoothly, once we had lobbied the local DMC company to stick to the stated ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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fondreist

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

No organization

Chose this cruise for itinerary. That was the only good thing. Embarkation in Lima was disgraceful. We arrived at port in taxi dropped off outside the port to be faced with a very large queue no shelter from the ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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mjobtx

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary. Nice cabin and excellent service.

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We had a choice of Regent or their sister line, Oceania for the same itinerary. We decided to give Regent a try and we were very happy we did. We had sailed Oceania ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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sfbaker

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Luxury cruise, not even close

We have been cruising on Seabourn for years and love it. We decided to give Oceania a chance because we liked this itinerary. It was not a good experience. Starting with embarkation which was done at Callao Lima ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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