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8,321 First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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754
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483
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Grande Caribe

86% Loved It
lecanadian
Travelled from NYC up the Hudson River, through the ...

Avalon Scenery

86% Loved It
Donnaim
This was my first River cruise but it was such an excellent ...

Crystal Serenity

86% Loved It
Destinations
Mediterranean (19 sailings)
Canada & New England (12 sailings)
Caribbean (11 sailings)
Asia (9 sailings)
KAARON
This was my first cruise and first trip to Europe. With ...
wine-wine-wine
As avid independent travelers, my wife and I never thought ...

Viking Schumann

86% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (32 sailings)
nannypuff
On the cruise, five family members celebrated several ...

Coral Discoverer

86% Loved It
PepiG
My husband and I have just returned from a cruise on the ...
Tony Grey
We have just finished the trip of a lifetime. We knew ...

Paul Gauguin

85% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (36 sailings)
TXTravelingAdventurer
The Paul Gaugin is not what you think of as a traditional ...
Harlech1000
Had to to stay at the Intercontinental Resort Tahiti for ...

Viking Prestige

85% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (32 sailings)
lindathibeault
This was my first river cruise. I had never been to Europe. ...
GMcQ
My wife and I took this Danube Waltz cruise as a thirtieth ...

Wind Spirit

85% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (33 sailings)
sgoneau
This was our first ever cruise but we have stayed at ...
Tilted Tillmans
We arrived in Papeete Thursday night, and began the trip of ...

Serenade of the Seas

85% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (22 sailings)
Europe (8 sailings)
Canada & New England (7 sailings)
Baltic Sea (5 sailings)
kalich
My husband is 72 and I'm 68 and It was our first cruise. We ...
lightscameradani
I've rated this 5 stars as this was my first ever cruise ...

Azamara Quest

85% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Mediterranean (32 sailings)
Western Mediterranean (24 sailings)
Caribbean (18 sailings)
Asia (6 sailings)
Smaragd Flyer
This was our first cruise and it blew us away! From the ...
leggokid
We were on the Azamara Quest sailing from Istanbul on Sept. ...

Ocean Princess

85% Loved It
Destinations
South America (1 sailings)
gordon.love3@bigpond.com
First I would like to put our review in context, we are ...

Azamara Journey

85% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Mediterranean (24 sailings)
Asia (22 sailings)
Western Mediterranean (8 sailings)
Baltic Sea (7 sailings)
Balkanicas
We toughtly enjoyed it!!! Azamara Journey cruise ship is ...
Wasimbari
As first time cruisers we had no idea what to expect or how ...

La Marguerite

85% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (9 sailings)
jackgeoff
From the start of the trip in Siam Reap to the last night ...

AmaPrima

85% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (36 sailings)
JB24
My husband and I celebrated our 40th anniversary with ...

River Empress

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (34 sailings)
SacAndi
My mother, who passed away earlier this summer, swore she ...
marydaumeyer
We had never been on a River Cruise, just Ocean cruises. ...

Celebrity Reflection

84% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Mediterranean (17 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (16 sailings)
Western Caribbean (16 sailings)
Transatlantic (2 sailings)
PKNC
I would have given this review 5 stars if it were just ...
RobAnthony
This was my first real cruise. I am 40, my partner is 30. ...

Viking Sun

84% Loved It
organic57
This was our first river cruise and it was such a great ...
Aljan48@cox.net
My husband and I took an incredible first cruise from ...

Seabourn Odyssey

83% Loved It
Destinations
Mediterranean (102 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (22 sailings)
Transatlantic (8 sailings)
Panama Canal & Central America (5 sailings)
SimonM
Our first ever cruise and it lived up to our expectations. ...
fairdinkumozzie
We had our first cruise on this luxury line starting on 26 ...

AmaCello

83% Loved It
pjbouffard
We chose Ama Waterways for our 25th Anniversary cruise and ...
Aussie Teen
We boarded the Amacello in Amsterdam for the first leg of ...

AmaDolce

83% Loved It
sabbam
This was our very first river cruise and we chose ...
Diane G.
My husband and I took this cruise from Nuremberg to ...

Scenic Diamond

83% Loved It
aussieal
I'm not a review writer, and this is my first but I feel ...

AmaDara

83% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (37 sailings)
Barceparis
We chose AMA for our cruise on the Mekong Delta (Siem Reap ...

Trollfjord

83% Loved It
saltyraven
We were delighted with the cruise. The Northern Lights ...
pdmaley
When I first booked this 'expedition ship/coastal ferry' I ...

Viking Legend

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (33 sailings)
dianeandrews
I always swore to never take a cruise, however several ...
fgfaller
I call it casual elegance and the staff left no stone ...

Celebrity Solstice

83% Loved It
Destinations
Australia & New Zealand (25 sailings)
Alaska (18 sailings)
Hawaii (3 sailings)
Wazza79
This was our first cruise, and definitely will not be the ...
kwkiwi
Decided to go on the Christmas cruise for a change with my ...

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