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8,697 First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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509
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Viking Hemming

86% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (30 sailings)
Shape
The Portugese staff on this boat were fautless. They were ...
mkdflugan
The holiday got off to an excellent start with the ...

Viking Truvor

86% Loved It
Destinations
Russia River (25 sailings)
Daisymf
This was my first Viking river cruise and it did not ...
Irene Dogmatic
I thought the Waterway of the Tsars cruise was excellent! ...

Celebrity Eclipse

86% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (21 sailings)
Europe (12 sailings)
Western Mediterranean (6 sailings)
Baltic Sea (5 sailings)
lacey123
My husband and I have just returned from a 2 week Southern ...
kjcavs
A number of people will tell you that your first cruise ...

Viking Mimir

86% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (29 sailings)
bajasny
Right from the moment it started, this cruise was ...
MLim
We were supposed to board at Amsterdam to Budapest and ...

Viking Kvasir

86% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (56 sailings)
lwdennis
The most enjoyable aspect of the trip were the shore ...
borojones
What a wonderful way to spend our first time on a Viking ...

Grande Caribe

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

Wind Spirit

86% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (34 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 ...

Avalon Scenery

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

AmaPrima

86% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (59 sailings)
JB24
My husband and I celebrated our 40th anniversary with ...

Viking Modi

86% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (29 sailings)
SherriK101
We had the crew of the Alsvin but we were on the Viking ...
PC Patty
My husband and I travel often, however, this was our first ...

Finnmarken

86% Loved It
iantjones
This was a first time "cruise" for us, so have no ...
clairebear62
12 night Classic round trip voyage, Bergen to Kirkenes to ...

Disney Dream

86% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (136 sailings)
crajoh
The Disney Dream was the first cruise for any of our family ...
AngelinaVP
My husband and I took this cruise because we have never ...

Crystal Serenity

85% Loved It
Destinations
Mediterranean (28 sailings)
Canada & New England (14 sailings)
Alaska (14 sailings)
Caribbean (12 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 Jarl

85% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (36 sailings)
romraF
First of all, we ended up on the Jarl instead of the Alta, ...
raleighpnc
Service, accommodations, food, and daily tours were all top ...

Ocean Princess

85% Loved It
gordon.love3@bigpond.com
First I would like to put our review in context, we are ...

La Marguerite

85% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (17 sailings)
jackgeoff
From the start of the trip in Siam Reap to the last night ...

Sagitta

84% Loved It
IslandDreamer2
I am delighted to give high marks to the company Island ...
shirewoman
We were fortunate to get to sail on the Sagitta as part of ...

Viking Sun

84% Loved It
Aljan48@cox.net
My husband and I took an incredible first cruise from ...
Curlygardengirl
This was our first river cruise, and we loved everything ...

Paul Gauguin

84% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (54 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 ...

Serenade of the Seas

84% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (29 sailings)
Europe (16 sailings)
Canada & New England (13 sailings)
Baltic Sea (8 sailings)
kalich
My husband is 72 and I'm 68 and It was our first cruise. We ...
thecatwedding
We went on our first cruise for our honeymoon. We loved ...

Celebrity Reflection

84% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Mediterranean (24 sailings)
Western Caribbean (16 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (12 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (11 sailings)
ama44e
Some background. We have been cruising since 1992 with 27 ...
SnowbirdWannaB
I wasn't going to bother to write a gushing review for our ...

Viking Forseti

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (66 sailings)
wajtv
This was our first cruise of any kind. The staff was ...
Arib918
Everything on the cruise was higher than what was expected. ...

Azamara Quest

83% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Mediterranean (23 sailings)
Western Mediterranean (22 sailings)
Caribbean (15 sailings)
Baltic Sea (6 sailings)
willy_the_wombat
This was our first ever cruise having been well seasoned ...
Smaragd Flyer
This was our first cruise and it blew us away! From the ...

AmaDante

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (62 sailings)
m hillard
This was our first river cruise ~ WOW! We arrived in ...

Swiss Sapphire

83% Loved It
Mike073
This was my second trip with Tauck and my wife's third. ...

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