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MV Swell Review

3.5 / 5.0
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3 reviews

Beautiful Small Ship Cruise

Review for MV Swell to Alaska
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10+ Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Aug 2015

This was an excellent small ship cruise in the pristine environment of southeast Alaska. There were 9 passengers and 6 crew on my trip. We flew into Sitka the day ahead and explored the pretty little town and wonderful museum.We saw lots of wildlife, and were lucky enough to spend 2 hours watching group of maybe 10 or so humpback whales bubble netting for salmon over and over again. What a sight!

The cabins are small, but ensuite. This is unusual on such a small ship. The ship is a double deck tug boat that has been working the west coast waters since 1912.

The crew was excellent and I have never had such good food on a cruise ship, and I have been on ones of all sizes, from 10 to 3200 passengers.

Cabin Review

The cabins are very compact but this is a small ship and each has its own ensuite. the public area are generous so the cabins are only used for sleeping.

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