• Newsletter
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Deals
  • Find a Cruise
  • Reviews
  • News
  • Cruise Tips

Blount Small Ship Adventures New York (Manhattan) Cruise Reviews

Exuma Land and Sea Park, Great Exuma, Bahamas
A stop for snorkeling.  Amazing bow landing.  Bahamas
Swimming with pigs at Big Major Cay, Exumas, Bahamas
Naturalist Luz Hunter.  Awesome woman.
Cruiser Rating
7 reviews


1-7 of 7 Blount Small Ship Adventures New York (Manhattan) Cruise Reviews

Disappointing from start to finish

Review for Grande Mariner to Canada & New England

User Avatar
Burbank Travelers
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this river cruise because of the itinerary up the Hudson to the Erie Canal and onto the St. Lawrence Seaway. We knew the cabins would be small but my wife and I were still surprised at the bathrooms (think airline size) and the shower with 5 gallons of hot water at a time. The ship was older and appeared as such. The captain and staff were very nice. The tours, however, left a lot to ...
Read More

Response from AllisonF, Marketing Coordinator, BSSA

Thank you for taking time to express your concerns regarding your cruising experience with Blount. Unfortunately, like you mentioned, sickness of this nature spreads quickly in close areas...

Sail Date: September 2018

Cruise ports interesting but cruise has something to be desired.

Review for Grande Caribe to U.S.A.

User Avatar
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was one of the most expensive cruises we had been on. We had the worst cabin of all time, 73 sq ft. The cruise director must be new. She did not provide sufficient entertainment on board. Example, we had a good lecturer and he was given a time slot of 8:30PM and never during the long cruise days. He was helpful with the guests but not permitted to provide additional information. We only ...
Read More

Sail Date: June 2018

Trade offs for a unique itinerary

Review for Grande Caribe to U.S.A.

User Avatar
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This trip was taken with a group of 11 early-mid 70's age friends from California who are all very experienced travelers. ( By the way, it was a VERY old crowd and we were younger and more active than most. Youngest couple was mid-50's and oldest mid-90s). We were attracted by the itinerary from NYC to Chicago by transiting, canals, rivers and the Great Lakes. Most people are not aware you can ...
Read More

Sail Date: June 2018

Would not recommend this cruise to anyone

Review for Grande Mariner to Canada & New England

User Avatar
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this cruise because it is the only cruise on the Erie Canal and was looking for a small ship cruise. The ship itself is an older ship and in considerable need of refurbishing. The beds in particular were terrible and had a 1-2 inch foam pad topper that was squished flatter than a pancake. The air conditioning blew hard directly onto my face as I slept, adding to the misery each ...
Read More

Sail Date: October 2016

Unbelievable cruise

Review for Grande Caribe to Canada & New England

User Avatar
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have river and ocean cruised several times. This was totally unlike those. Tiny cabins because the size of the boat. Very tight quarters but you know that if you read the brochures first. The ship is this size so it can fit into the locks on the Erie Canal. We went up the Hudson River, Erie Canal , Lake Ontario, and St Lawrence Seaway. We hit the fall color perfectly and what a gorges ...
Read More

Sail Date: October 2015

Find a cruise

Any Month
Other Cruise Line Cruise Reviews from New York (Manhattan)
Crystal Cruises New York (Manhattan) Cruise Reviews
Crystal Cruises New York (Manhattan) Cruise Reviews
Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy and Cookies Statement and Terms of Use.
About UsCruise DestinationsFirst Time CruisersFind A Cruise

International Sites

© 1995—2023, The Independent Traveler, Inc.

  • Privacy and Cookies Statement

  • Terms of Use

  • Site Map

  • Cookie Consent