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  • British line provides a traditional cruise experience
  • Varied itineraries from the Amazon to Europe to Australia
  • Flagship Magellan joined the fleet in 2015
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23 Cruise & Maritime Voyages Cruise to Nowhere Cruise Reviews

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Deb1971
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Did an overnight 'port party' on the Astor before she headed back to the UK. Boarding was a bit of a joke. Stood around waiting for a long time with nothing happening until a couple of minutes after boarding was supposed to start. Then ... Read more
eighties
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
12/15 3 day cruise Fremantle to Fremantle Check-in at Fremantle Passenger Terminal was the first contact with the ship’s crew, very professional and friendly. Fremantle terminal is basic and dated! Oops, if you have trouble ... Read more
LadyD002
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
Booked this Taster cruise for 1 night from Tilbury to Newcastle. Flew down from Newcastle and arranged car pick up from gatwick. Embarkation Very busy and a lot of sitting around, however once checked in it all went smoothly. Booked a ... Read more
FOD1984
Member Since 2014
1 review
97 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Boarding was fairy orderly given the full ship. Tilbury cruise terminal is embarrassingly dated and falling to bits, particularly the walkway to the ship. Cabin was clean and comfortable and fairy standard. No complaints. Some of our ... Read more
Spysmum
Member Since 2010
19 reviews
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Celebrating a birthday was our excuse to choose a taster cruise on the " new" to them, Magellan, the latest addition to Cruise and Maritime's fleet of elderly vessels. We were initially advised that we could arrive as early as 8.30 am, but ... Read more
ETFCfan
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This cruise started at Tilbury and we were embarked just 15 mins after our time of 10.45. We were welcomed on board by a line of staff and escorted to our cabin by a very polite steward. First impressions were good with a spacious inside ... Read more
prothed
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Two firsts - my first review here, and a first look at the Magellan. This was not strictly a cruise, it was an overnight stay on the Magellan prior to its maiden trip. We booked this as we had sailed twice on the Marco Polo and were keen ... Read more
Laura1743
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
Just want to thank Cruise & Maritime for the experience of the dinner and overnight on Friday the 13th because now we know we will never cruise with Cruise & Maritime ever! Starting with the chaos at London Cruise Terminal where ... Read more
Saffron05
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed March 2015
Cruise and Maritime offered an overnight stay with dinner and a show to potential customers for their newly obtained ship Magellan. The ship is docked at Tilbury and will sail later this week on its inaugural season around the British ... Read more
Spacecruiser11
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2014
I had been tempted when I saw the offer of a one night Gala Cruise on the Astor as I was curious to look around that ship, but my wife was working and unable to go. However, just one week before the cruise, I received an email that told me ... Read more
cruisewa
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2014
I was prompted to write this review after seeing a couple of negative ones. We were a group of 10 that went on the Astor in March 2014 for a 3 night cruise to nowhere (Busselton). My Comments: Boarding: was very smooth and quick. Took ... Read more
krayte
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband and I have been on many many cruises over the years and have been before on the Astor on 2/01/2014 from Fremantle to Asia and back and had a great time. We saw the farewell 1night cruise and thought it would be great to go on ... Read more
Yakamoto
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2014
We booked this Land of the Northern Lights Cruise in Nov 2013 through Holidays Please. The first problem was all communication with CMV had to be through this agent. Despite emails and several phone calls to both the agent and CMV we did ... Read more
kaymojito
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2013
A small group of us spent a night on the Astor in Fremantle, Western Australia on a "cruise to nowhere". The ship remained in port and was designed as an introduction to cruising for new cruisers. Most of us had cruised a ... Read more
S. Wilkinson
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed December 2013
My friends from the Netball world were looking for a Xmas night out and saw the Marco Polo advertise an overnight event. Having been on the Marco Polo myself cruising to the Amazon 5 years ago it was lovely to remind myself of the good ... Read more
blackship
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My Family (Adults) went on this stay on board overnight to nowhere docked at Tilbury Firstly when got onto ship some Male Eastern European went a bit crazy as wanted my room no. straight away and even when gave him the paperwork with ... Read more
Norfolkred1
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2013
This was our first Cruise trip and had some concerns on how it would go. We arrived at Tilbury and were greeted by a porter who took our cases and suit carrires away which were at our cabing door when we boarded the ship. The embarking was ... Read more
Freeway123
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I booked this as a birthday present for my partner for his 60th when the Ship was docked at Tilbury and what a terrible experience it was!! Some people likened it to Butlins. Having been to Butlins several times over the years much prefer ... Read more
argo99
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2013
This was a one night familiarisation visit to the ship. I'm so glad we did. If we hadn't we might have been fooled into booking a whole cruise. Plus points: Embarcation and disembarcation was easy. The cabin was clean and comfortable. ... Read more
alsy
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our cruise to Ghent and Amsterdam should never have left port.All the facilities included in the price were closed except the shows this was claimed because of numerous people touching products ie the card room. The boutiques were open ... Read more
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23894519
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2013
In January this year we booked our first ever cruise and decided on the Marco Polo's 6 week cruise in Jan/Feb 2014 from Tilbury to the Amazon and all ports in between. Whilst researching the ship and cruise on the Internet we came across ... Read more
Christine Edwards
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2012
My partner and I booked for a taster of the 'cruise' ship Marco Polo. The ship never left Tilbury but we got to experience for 1 night (thank god only 1 night)the ship and its hospitality. Firstly embarkation was no different to ... Read more
Robert Clubb
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2011
You always wonder what a ship will be like before a cruise. Having seen the prices and ports of call for the Marco Polo, we weren't sure if an old ship was for us. Therefore, we jumped at the chance for an evening dinner, entertainment and ... Read more

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