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Noordam Cruise Review
3.5 / 5.0
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Noordam Cruise Review by Lindat131

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: May 2018
  • Destination: Alaska
  • Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

I chose this cruise because it was the only cruise to go to glacier bay. I felt the ship was classic. Perfect size to not get lost and interact with others. Our cabin and bathroom was larger than other ships. The specialty dining in pinnacle and the Italian were extraordinary. The dining room and vista lounge food was very good and service excellent. We had a beverage package which was good but wine choices were limited. The entertainment in the B.B. king lounge was the best talent ever. We went to every show every night. The other shows were mediocre. The comedian was funny but the ship performance was boring. A bit of variety in the dance would have made it a bit better. The excursions were ok and ports terrific. I traveled with r couples of family and friends. There were a few children on the ship but cloud was older which was what I liked. The test kitchen was a great contribution to the cruise.

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Cabin Review

Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom
Cabin VE 5048

Our cabin was great location on port side good size with ability to open door between our family cabins.

Port & Shore Excursion Reviews


We drove to Seward as we heard great things. Cute town with exit glacier and animal rescue center.

Glacier Bay

Glacier bay on board was great. You could stay inside at crows nest of on deck to get up close.


Didn’t care for Haines. We took ferry to Skagway. More happening in Skagway. Ferry ride was great narrated by great knowledgeable team. And Red onion was worth visit. Tour was great as was food.

Mendenhall Glacier

Glacier tour was amazing. The walk to glacier and waterfall was worth it.

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Misty Fjords Wilderness Cruise

The ferry ride was so similar to ferry ride to Skagway. It’s a long trip We also experienced some rough seas and folks got sick. and ship captain did her best to make the ride as smooth as she could. The destination was beautiful though.

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