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Auckland Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Jewel
Destination
Auckland

Traveler rating

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4

Very Good

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Average

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10 Auckland Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews


sc_parry avatar

sc_parry

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Average cruise, some good, some not so good

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Overall: Average Cruise and the highlight was the day cruising the Sounds. The Sounds are spectacular and cruising was a great way to see a small portion of them. Dining: We never do up charge dining, we ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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MileHighBill

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great NZ cruise

We did an Auckland to Sydney cruise on the Jewel from Feb 4th to 14th. We choose this cruise because of the number of stops in New Zealand. We favor Celebrity, but picked this for the itinerary. We had been on ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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marlowman

11 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Not bad for a good value solo cruise

First time on Jewel, this was cruise 60 for me. Been to New Zealand many times. Embarkation and disembarkation was long and delayed due to port authorities and health checks for the Coronavirus. Not fault of ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Rrb99

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Comparison to prior cruise experience

Incredible weather.   Between riding buses and a rental car for  six weeks from Cape Reinga to Wanaka in New Zealand, the only rain I had was for about an hour driving between Greymouth and Arthur's Pass.  How ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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MkeCruzn

5 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Amazing New Zealand, great ship, great fun

We selected this ship and itinerary because we wanted to visit this part of the world for the first time. Cruising seemed an ideal way to see a lot of New Zealand including the sounds on the South Island. We planned ...
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Sail Date January 2020


okema avatar

okema

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best ship in the NCL fleet

This was my 3rd cruise on the NCL Jewel and it did not disappoint. I am a solo traveler and NCL is the best for solos. I always get an oceanview cabin on deck 5 midship. So comfortable and close to mid and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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rsgraves

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good cruise but 2 problems

This cruise visited all the New Zealand spots we planned on visiting. As well, it ended in Sydney where we planned on visiting next. Excellent itinerary. One large negative experience was the embarkation at ...
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Sail Date January 2018


zwho avatar

zwho

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Bucket List Cruise

This was a last minute decision for me. I usually do my homework and know exactly what I want to see and how, before I even book a vacation. This time I decided I didn't want to wait another year until it was ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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swisstrailblazer

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Surprisingly uncrowded...

We had not travelled Norwegian before; decided to give it a go. Embarkation in Auckland was an absolute nightmare - by far the worst we have ever experienced. Apparently everybody was told to arrive at midday and ...
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Sail Date January 2018


MaartenW avatar

MaartenW

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing

First time cruise; beguiled by the Norwegian in its title - it an US ship and shows it in its entertainment and dining (if it can be called that). We selected a penthouse cabin (10502) and it lived up to ...
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Sail Date January 2018


Norwegian Jewel Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.04.1
Dining4.03.7
Entertainment4.04
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.03.9
Enrichment1.03.4
Service3.04.1
Value For Money4.03.8
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