Great First Impression: Caribbean Princess Cruise Review by VacationsRme
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Great First Impression
Destination: Canada & New England
Embarkation: New York (Brooklyn, Red Hook)
We used Princess excursions and we were happy with them all. Unfortunately we did not get to go into the Acadia Park. It opened the next day. We were not informed about our excursion being cancelled and had to find a different tour which was not easy. We still enjoyed the only excursion that was left. Hopefully we will be able to return some day. We did excursions that would accommodate my Dad not being able to walk for long distances. Only one day did the tender become an issue. That was in New Port. We waited an hour to get off the ship and wasted allot of our time there.
As far as things to do on sea day, it was pretty much non-existant. Thank goodness we only had one sea day. Some of the choices were a lecture on hemorrhoids. Wow are we old or what? I am 54 and was one of the youngest people on this cruise. I did realize after this week that I will never work in a nursing home as my patience with the elderly is not very good. Remember everything is in slow motion on this cruise. Do not get in a hurry to get anywhere because 99 % of the passengers can't move very fast. We loved each port. Towel animals are nonexistent also. I really missed them but it did not affect our cruise.
As a whole I really enjoyed this cruise and was very pleased with the Princess experience. Not sure if I would go with them on a cruise with allot of sea days but would definitely go again on a port intense cruise. Less
Room was nice. A bit small but not unusually so. It would accomadate 2 easy but three would be a stretch.
Port and Shore Excursions
Unfortunately the Acadia Park was closed and our excursion was cancelled. We did enjoy the tour we took. The rain was a bit of a damper.
This was a fun trip. We only drove by the sights and got a small view of this beautiful town. We choose this due to lack of walking mobility with my Dad. Good choice if you have problems walking.
Very good tour. Saw some beautiful scenery.
City Tour, Bay of Fundy, and St. Martin
Very informative tour. Long but not too long. Really enjoyed the Lobster Roll.