First time on Princess. Went because they can go in Glacier Bay National Park. Overall the cruise portion was very nice. The food in the buffet was horrible and we avoided it. The food in the main dining room was better but it was the staff that really had us returning. We also met some really nice guys from the photography department that surprisingly for me made having pictures taking fun. The views while cruising were incredible. It was the ports that were very disappointing. Did not expect them to be as commercialized as the ports in the Caribbean. Who needs Diamonds International in ports in Alaska. Not why people cruise Alaska. Would have liked to see more authentic Alaska. Will need to go back and rent a car or an RV and do some exploring of Alaska on our own. The comedian onboard had us laughing non-stop. Some of the excursions were fun but just not the experience we had built up in our minds. Think it is a destination you have to return to in order to enjoy everything.
The idea of dog sledding on a glacier was better than the actual event. Dogs were not the huskies we expected and some were very old to be pulling sleds.View All 163 Dog Sledding Reviews
Were late picking us up. Had read good reviews but our experience did not live up to what others experienced. I know there is a distance that must be maintained but seemed our captain kept especially far away from the whales. Even with big zoom lens, pictures not so great.View All 906 Whale Watching Reviews
No one was at the dock to meet us as promised. After several telephone calls was told to just walk to the dock. Got back very close to time for ship to leave.View All 100 Fishing Reviews