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Norwegian Pearl Review

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Norwegian Pearl 10 Day Alaska Cruise

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Alaska
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First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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Sail Date: May 2016
Cabin: Family Oceanview Picture Window

This was our first cruise and we really enjoyed it. You cannot beat the breathtaking beauty of Alaska. We also lucked out with unusually warm weather for this time of year. The ship is starting to show some age. The embarkation seemed to take an unacceptable amount of time according to other cruisers we talked to while standing in line. We had an ocean view cabin and the size and view were very good. The staff overall were good. We had some exceptional service and some that were a bit cranky!

We got the complimentary unlimited drinks package and specialty dining package and they were wonderful. No worries about bar bills and the specialty restaurants were a great treat. Our only disappointment was participating in some of their activities such as "taking care of your feet, how to look 10 years younger, where to shop in port". They were always trying to sell you some outrageous product or steer you to shop somewhere that they get a kick back!

Cabin Review

Family Oceanview Picture Window

Cabin O1

The cabin was nice. It was showing it's age but had an adequate amount of room and we loved the ocean view!

Port Reviews


Was a great place to souvenir shop!


Our first tour of the cruise and it was nice to see.


Beautiful site!

Glacier Bay

Truly a breathtaking area. We saw so many whales.


We did the totem pole park and saw a brief historical film presented by the park service.

Icy Strait

Beautiful native port. Had fresh king crab. Delicious!


Very enjoyable tour.


We only boarded the cruise in Vancouver. Did not do any sightseeing.

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