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What a blast. This was our first cruise and did not expect to have so much fun. The age range on the boat also was a surprise. We hope we would not have been the only couples under 35 and we were not. They catered to all age groups. We only saw two shows and both were really good. We did an ATV tour in Cabo and would pass on that if we had to do it again. On the advice on many we did not go into port in Mazatlan. Instead we enjoyed a quiet day on the boat that relaxing and less crowded. We did the Green Hous Spa on the boat. That was a let down for the money. I guess I am spoiled to have great spas close to home. In PV we did two tours with the Vallarta adventures that were sold on the boat. The first one was the adventure canopy tour. We went on a 20 minute mule ride and then did zip lines through the jungle and rappelled down water falls. You do get really wet on this tour but worth it. The guide make us laugh and feel very safe. They were very funny. From a chicken do this tour. We also went to the Rhythm of the Nights tour. The guys on the boat kept us laughing the entire boat ride. The only let down on the trip is getting your bill the afternoon before you leave. I guess we cocktailed it more than we thought. Getting off the boat could not have gone any smoother. HAL has this nailed. From the time our group was called we left our cabin and was in our car in 30 minutes or less. This is a great ship and has a great staff.

Oosterdam - Mexican Riviera

Oosterdam Cruise Review by Mdean

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What a blast. This was our first cruise and did not expect to have so much fun. The age range on the boat also was a surprise. We hope we would not have been the only couples under 35 and we were not. They catered to all age groups. We only saw two shows and both were really good.
We did an ATV tour in Cabo and would pass on that if we had to do it again.
On the advice on many we did not go into port in Mazatlan. Instead we enjoyed a quiet day on the boat that relaxing and less crowded. We did the Green Hous Spa on the boat. That was a let down for the money. I guess I am spoiled to have great spas close to home.
In PV we did two tours with the Vallarta adventures that were sold on the boat. The first one was the adventure canopy tour. We went on a 20 minute mule ride and then did zip lines through the jungle and rappelled down water falls. You do get really wet on this tour but worth it. The guide make us laugh and feel very safe. They were very funny. From a chicken do this tour. We also went to the Rhythm of the Nights tour. The guys on the boat kept us laughing the entire boat ride.
The only let down on the trip is getting your bill the afternoon before you leave. I guess we cocktailed it more than we thought. Getting off the boat could not have gone any smoother. HAL has this nailed. From the time our group was called we left our cabin and was in our car in 30 minutes or less. This is a great ship and has a great staff.
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