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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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54 Cruise & Maritime Voyages First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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For a first time cruiser I chose the Minicruise from Rosyth to Tillbury. My first impressions of the Marco Polo, upon ... Read more
6/15
Loved the idea of a cruise with my partner and to see the fjords. We are in our 30s!! We were the youngest on the ship ... Read more
6/15
Embarkation at Tilbury was efficient and well organised. We had ocean view room on deck 5. Spacious and clean. ... Read more
First Time Cruisers Carole Ann
6/15
I booked this cruise just ten days before departure, and was stupid enough to read the reviews after booking. Must say ... Read more
Had a lovely time on the Magellan sailing to Amsterdam and Antwerp, a very nice ship.. Very good prices in the bars, ... Read more

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In the early stages of our cruise, we had a significant change of port time ashore in both Stornoway and Torshavn. ... Read more
Norwegian Fjords romilly321
4/15
Recently returned from our first sea cruise on Cruise and Maritime ship Azores to the Fjords. The journey to the docks ... Read more
4/15
We and our friends thought we would try a cruise so first time apprehension we sailed from Avonmouth Bristol to Norway ... Read more
Pleasant holiday maggiealdred
4/15
This was our first cruise, so we were not sure what to expect. The check-in procedure was smooth and once we were on ... Read more
4/15
Our first cruise & our expectations were more than exceeded. I loved the Marco Polo. The service was exceptional. ... Read more

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4/15
I boarded the Megallan in Dundee and our cruise finished in Newcastle. Boarding was very easy and quick, leaving was ... Read more
WE have never cruised before but were delighted with the whole package from CMV on their new ship Magellan. ... Read more
Flagship Magellan needs improvement lenburgess@uwclub.net
3/15
We are first time cruisers so didn't have a bench mark to compare, however after speaking to other guests we realised ... Read more
Dated but Quirky Bishopsdown
3/15
Eclipse and Northern Lights cruise. Bad start as embarkation involved a long queue, despite being told that it would be ... Read more
Northern Lights a knights
3/15
I would like to say that this was our first sea cruise so not sure what to judge against. I would like to say that the ... Read more

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AMAZING & FABULOUS Jenny Smart
1/15
This was our first cruise "a test" to see if we would enjoy cruising prior to booking overseas. We sailed from ... Read more
I was just having a look at the reviews of the Astor and for the first time in my life had an urge to spend the time ... Read more
10/14
We arrived at Tilbury and the cruise terminal was busy, but the embarkation process was basically orderly, but not as ... Read more
This was our first cruise chosen for its interesting itinerary, the highlight being two days in St Petersburg. We ... Read more
This was our first cruise and many commented that we had certainly jumped in at the deep end, however, we were not ... Read more

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our first ever cruise .. for a retirement treat and covering both Christmas and New Year heading for the some winter ... Read more
12/13
This cruise left Tilbury knowing that gales were forcast in the English Channel and The Bay of Biscay.The reckless ... Read more
I booked this as a birthday present for my partner for his 60th when the Ship was docked at Tilbury and what a terrible ... Read more
I am writing in defence of the Discovery. Yes, she is old and a bit tired, no balconies, no flash crystal chandeliers, ... Read more
TRULY MAGNIFICENT AlcalaCruisers
6/13
We are first-time cruisers and this adventure surpassed all our expectations. We researched the cruise thoroughly in ... Read more

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