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Humpback whale sitings in the Stephens passage on trip into Juneau. See the whale tale attached. Catch a tour bus from the Juneau port to Mendenhall Glacier - a fun trip. Juneau Mt. Roberts Tram is a tourist trap, but there is a nice view up there and nature center is informative. Sample some salmon at Taku shop in Juneau port. Hubbard Glacier was really glacial - not much going on there. The captain got the Amsterdam in nice and close to the glacier face in the peasoup. Sitka was fun. Look for the sea lion in the port having breakfast. National Historic Park and Totems were very good. Bishops house is a gem - do not miss it. Raptor Center is good if you never frequent any bird rehab places elsewhere. You see eagles in the trees in Sitka. CrabandBrew in port was good for some dungeness crab - mmmmm. Look for whales on transit to Ketchikan. Ketchikan was only Holland tour we took. We did the Saxman Village tour without the lumberjack show. Very good tour. I had fun dancing with the eagles in the house. We spent remainder touring Creek Street and shopping near port. Victoria was fun. We had already been there 2 nights prior to cruise. If you want BC museum, not open Sunday night. Butchart Garden is very nice, It was a beautiful evening to see the inner harbor area. 20 minute walk from dock. Barb's Fish and Chips at Fishermans Wharf is so tasty on your way into the harbor, or on way back.

3329 toilet

Amsterdam Cruise Review by redingtonb

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: May 2017
  • Destination: Alaska
  • Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom
Humpback whale sitings in the Stephens passage on trip into Juneau. See the whale tale attached. Catch a tour bus from the Juneau port to Mendenhall Glacier - a fun trip.

Juneau Mt. Roberts Tram is a tourist trap, but there is a nice view up there and nature center is informative. Sample some salmon at Taku shop in Juneau port.

Hubbard Glacier was really glacial - not much going on there. The captain got the Amsterdam in nice and close to the glacier face in the peasoup.

Sitka was fun. Look for the sea lion in the port having breakfast. National Historic Park and Totems were very good. Bishops house is a gem - do not miss it. Raptor Center is good if you never frequent any bird rehab places elsewhere. You see eagles in the trees in Sitka. CrabandBrew in port was good for some dungeness crab - mmmmm. Look for whales on transit to Ketchikan.

Ketchikan was only Holland tour we took. We did the Saxman Village tour without the lumberjack show. Very good tour. I had fun dancing with the eagles in the house. We spent remainder touring Creek Street and shopping near port.

Victoria was fun. We had already been there 2 nights prior to cruise. If you want BC museum, not open Sunday night. Butchart Garden is very nice, It was a beautiful evening to see the inner harbor area. 20 minute walk from dock. Barb's Fish and Chips at Fishermans Wharf is so tasty on your way into the harbor, or on way back.
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Cabin Review

Large Ocean-View Stateroom
Cabin E 3329
Nice stateroom and nice location. Quiet overall. A functional toilet is needed, as is better response from staff when issues arise.

Toilet clogged 3 times with pee and toilet paper. 3 calls to get attention on Thursday.
3 calls to get attention on Sunday.1 call and visit to guest service in bathrobe at midnight on Sunday(debarkation night) for yet another clog.
Lower Promenade Deck Inside Cabins, Outside Cabins

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