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98 Norwegian Fjords Magellan Norwegian Fjords Cruise Reviews


paulinel7 avatar

paulinel7

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great staff, great 1st time cruise

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This was our first cruise and we loved it, chilled out and took it for what it was..w new it was an older ship and not massive so you can feel the motion if your sensitive to it but my husband and our other dinner ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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nspower

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wake up, management!

We had a good overall experience on our “Grand Fjordland Splendour” cruise on the Magellan. Overall, we believe that the cruise provided good value for money. Nevertheless, some upsetting incidents arose that ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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BritishLandS

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Fjords

First a little context: We started cruising nearly 30 years ago, doing CTC, Costa, MSC, Princess cruises, Ocean cruise Lines, HAL, then after a 25 year break returned to it 4 years ago and since then we have done ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Thejudge14u

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good bad and ugly

we've just come back from majestic fjords with beautiful scenery and weather but alas was a disaster the ship was full the room was small uncomfortable and very noisy broken sleep with funnel next door ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Papa Shep

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

Northern Lights, wind and the top of Europe

Back in May 2017, my wife and I decided to take a chance and booked to sail on CMV Magellan to see the3 Northern Lights. We choose this cruise because we liked the itinerary, the chance to see the Northern Lights ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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crafty gran

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful service.

I have to agree with ThomasUK. We have also just returned from trip to Fjords, sailing from Newcastle. From embarkation, very quick, to leaving, the staff were efficient, cheerful and helpful. Our cabin steward was ...
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Sail Date May 2018


ThomasUK avatar

ThomasUK

3 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Seven Nights on the Magellan

I don't usually write reviews for cruises but having travelled on the Magellan three times I feel the need to add some balance to all the negative reviews posted on this site. I've just come back from another great ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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travellers 2x2

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

If you want to see The Northern Lights don't go with CMV

My husband and I chose this cruise specifically to see the Northern Lights which we did. Embarkation was not very well organised. We chose to disembark early which meant we had to take our own luggage off the ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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scenery lover

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Wonderful visits, new friends, but....

I chose this cruise because I wanted to see the Northern Lights. Also because years ago I visited Norway and loved it, so wanted to revisit. The shore excursions really lived up to expectations, perhaps with the ...
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Sail Date February 2018


Valerie55 avatar

Valerie55

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Cruise to the Northern Lights in Norway

I only read the reviews for this ship just before we left for our holiday and there were quite a few bad ones. I was a little apprehensive but I needn’t have been because we had a really good experience! The ship ...
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Sail Date February 2018


Dr Steve 1961 avatar

Dr Steve 1961

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Excellent Service and Food, But Issues with Room and AI Package

This was a cruise to the Norwegian Fjords with out two sons, which was planned as possibly our last family holiday. it was booked on the basis of value and location. Overall we all really enjoyed our holiday on ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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hiking

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Waiting for the shore Gangplank !

I chose this cruise as it had good iteniary. At Honinsvag the ship could not disembark customers as the tidal height had been miscalculated and the exit from the ship could not be used, we had to wait two hours ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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shantia888

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Cheap and cheerful but you will have fun with the right attitude :-)

This was the first cruise we've done with Cruise and Maritime. We also booked to go back on her in May next year for two weeks to Russia etc. I have to admit that we were a little worried that we would get on the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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elaineO21

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fjords

We chose this cruise because we got an excellent deal and it was sailing from Newcastle. We weren't sure what to expect with it being an older ship but were pleasantly surprised by decor and cabin. I must ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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HopingForFun333

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Never Again

We have just returned from a seven night cruise to the Fjiords on the Magellan. Let me start by saying that if it had been my first cruise it would also have been my last. The ship should be re-named the Sloop John ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Lormor

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Surprisingly brilliant!

We had read reviews of cruise and maritime and, as we were considering booking a round the world cruise we thought we'd better 'try before we buy'. We joined the Magellan at Dundee. Check in was very quick, we ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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jackiedon65

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser

We choose this cruise as the embarkation from Dundee was ideally situated. Being new to cruising we thought this cruise to the Norwegian fjords would be a good starter cruise. The cruise itself was okay, apart ...
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Sail Date September 2017


TerenceO avatar

TerenceO

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good value for the money you pay

Chose to cruise the Fjords for 7 days. After reading reviews was not expecting the ship to be up to much, but to our surprise it was a lot better than reviews we had read, having been on P&O, Royal Caribbean cruises ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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the happy golfer

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever

We chose this cruise because it left from a local port(Dundee) in Scotland,the price also influenced the choice.Embarkation went very well,we were shown to our cabin without delay,and the cabin was as we ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Deepmark

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Norwegian fjords

The embarkation at Newcastle was seamless we were in our cabin 30 minutes after getting to the port with our luggage delivered to the cabin. The ship is getting on but is spotlessly clean. We had an inside ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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pookierara

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise

Well where do I start? After listening to friends who had been on many cruises, we decided to take the plunge and booked our first ever cruise. For our first we didn’t really want to fly or travel great ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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methaneprincess

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Amazing Trip Down the Fjords

After much debating being a first time cruiser I chose to sail on the MV Magellan. I had wanted to do the Norwegian Fjords for some time and had realised the only way to do them would be via a cruise. I chose ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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turner_john15

3 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Delighted to have seen the Fjiords

Wanted to see the Fjiords and a cruise out of Dundee suited us perfectly. We were very surprised at the cleanliness and overall appearance of the ship as she is getting on in years. The staff were extremely polite ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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petieblindie

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Past its sell by date

Cabin ok but very noisy, air con extremely noisy, when sea was rough the whole cabin creaked and groaned.we were on floor 7 , top floor for accommodation, but every night at 11pm the were crashes and bangs that ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Obbsesive First Timer

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Better Than Expected

As a first time cruiser I was unsure what to expect, Magellan is an older ship but was scrupulously clean and very comfortable. I had read many varied reviews before the cruise and have to agree that some ...
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Sail Date August 2017


Magellan Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.03.7
Dining4.03.6
Entertainment3.03.1
Public Rooms4.03.6
Fitness Recreation4.03.1
Family1.02
Enrichment3.02.9
Service4.03.9
Value For Money5.03.5
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