Pearl Seas Pearl Mist Cruise Reviews

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Cruising For Experience
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Wanted to experience Fall Foliage without the driving so narrowed the cruise options between Pearl Seas and Seaborne. We made a mistake. Even though Pearl Seas is priced at the very upper end, the quality of the cruise experience is well ... Read more
Suznut
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
Like the company and the destination, and smaller cruise lines. The service and concern for our safety was outstanding. The food and wines and appetizers were outstanding. The commarraderie among the staff was evidence that they liked ... Read more
Forestcruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We hadn't received any communication before our cruise, so via our travel agent I asked via email for documentation and received only boarding passes but nothing else and had to ring up Pearl Seas when in Tpronto the day before to find out ... Read more
Sailor-Bob
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was a Great Lakes cruise, Chicago to Sault St. Marie, through Georgian Bay and Lake Huron, through Erie, the Welland Canal and finishing in Toronto. I love being on a ship, much prefer small ships (this was my max at 210 passenger ... Read more
drpolyp
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We were on the Pearl Sea Great Lakes Cruise from August 23 to August 29th. We boarded in Midland after a three hour bus ride from Toronto. Trip was around the Great Lakes to Chicago. Our Cabin was one of the five “suites.” ... Read more
LouDoc
Member Since 2014
1 review
9 helpful votes
This was the Pearl Seas 10-11 day Great Lakes Cruise leaving from Toronto and stopping in Niagara Falls, Windsor, Midland, Parry Sound, Little Current, Sault St Marie, Mackinac Island, Muskegon, Holland and Chicago. We are 71 and 65 ... Read more
palix2
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We took the Pearl Mist from Toronto to Chicago in late June. Both embarkation and disembarkation went extremely smoothly. In fact, getting off and on the ship was surprisingly always easy and very fast. This review comes from the ... Read more
bcblack
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We travel all the time, and thought a Great Lakes & Georgian Bay (and the stops we would make) sounded like something different. We were happy to find the entire experience; the many people we met, the tours, the food, etc. exceeded ... Read more
apaladini
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
We were on the Great Lakes Georgian Bay Cruise.The ship the Pearl Mist is very dated. According to the brochure it gives the impression that it is only a couple of years old but it was built about 15 years ago and sat unsold until Pearl ... Read more
Seminar
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
I have always wanted to see the Great Lakes; especially Mackinac Island. The Pearl Mist is a small cruise ship (accommodates just over 200 passengers) and was a fabulous way to see the area. Smallness allowed more interaction with other ... Read more
Tcjer1
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
It was somewhere I had never been!! Loved the Great Lakes and Toronto!!! We also loved visiting Chicago before leaving on the cruise. The cruise people picked us up at the hotel they recommended right on time and were Great!! All of the ... Read more
RichardFeinberg
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Itinerary was interesting. Promotional brochures are inaccurate as to Shore Excursions. Ground operators and step-on guide in Niagara Falls, ON were horrible. Pre-arranged transfers post cruise by taxi did not happen. Cuisine was ... Read more
trainguyga
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We were originally booked on the March 6 Cuba offering. When it was cancelled (three days before departure) we took the opportunity to switch to this one from Chicago to Toronto, since we had long wanted to do more touring/cruising in ... Read more
SCPO
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
10 helpful votes
Great Lakes and Georgian Bay Cruise. This was our second cruise on the Pearl Mist. The island scenery is fantastic. Embarkation was easy and fast. Baggage handling at both embarkation and disembarkation was very well done.The dining ... Read more
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Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
A unique great adventure of the Great Lakes. The port excursions were varied with a new location and experience every day. The food choices were excellent, delicious, and served by the most cherry and well trained staff. The Pear Mist ... Read more
Elizabeth Markoe
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We were canceled for the Cuban Cruise 3/16. We love the Nova Scoitia, Canadian Maritimes, so we chose this cruise. Pearl Seas did not disappoint. We were delighted with our crew, met some wonderful people. Loved the welcome receptions ... Read more
CruiseTraveler17
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
We've enjoyed several cruises on other lines from large to smaller and enjoy the smaller ships more. This cruise was among the very best: Ports: great choices and sufficient time with good tours and local guides; Sailing: the most ... Read more
Old Enough To Know Beter
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
My wife and I took a trip through the Panama Canal with Pearl Seas February 14 – 23, 2016, which turned out to be anything but what was advertised. Much was promised and next to nothing delivered. If you’re planning on taking ... Read more
Yojacq
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
We signed up for the Pearl Seas cruise through the Panama Canal mostly because we were interested in the two national parks in Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park and Corcovade National Park, as well as Coiba Island in Panama. The ... Read more
Hyenote
Member Since 2016
1 review
28 helpful votes
Our pearl seas cruise on the pearl mist was not what we signed up for. The literature In advance , interesting itinerary and the material when we arrived were misleading and inaccurate. From start to finish we were lied to, skipped ... Read more
rickolec
Member Since 2016
1 review
30 helpful votes
Positives: The Pearl Mist is a wonderful ship - comfortable and clean. Ship's staff in dining room and elsewhere were professional and courteous. Meals were fabulous. Night-time entertainment was excellent for such a small ship. ... Read more
BSJONES
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Our third trip with Pearl/America. Two previous trip were outstanding. This trip was outside continental shores to Costa Rico, Panama and Colombia. PROS: Both hospitality and operations staff pleasant and attentive (particularly to ... Read more
Arkansasgal
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
19 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Pros;s - nice cabins, decent food, good dining service, ample snacks in lounge areas, free wifi. Con's - no TV as promised. However the real con was the amount we paid compared to what we received. Major issues with hotel reservations ... Read more
mirthman
Member Since 2014
1 review
26 forum posts
18 helpful votes
We selected this small cruise line because of great reviews, but in this first effort to visit Columbia, Panama and Costa Rica they failed their passengers in so many ways it is difficult to find any positives. Digging deep, I would say ... Read more
dtemple1454@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We have just completed our first trip with this cruise line and I was very impressed with this company, cruise ship and it's crew. Yes, this cruise had some issues (Panama Canal), but more importantly, is how problems were handled. It ... Read more

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