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A friend chose the cruise for us, and we are glad he did. We had a wonderful time! We started in Seattle and explored downtown the whole day before our cruise. We headed to port Sunday morning, and we were so excited to see our ship. The Pearl is a beautiful ship, with a very friendly and professional crew. Our vacation can be divided into two parts: on the ship and off the ship. Being on the ship was amazing and exciting with plenty to do and lots of good food to eat. We spent our time with our travel friends, eating good food, walking the decks, watching people, and taking advantage of some of the many daily activities. Our balcony stateroom was comfortable and a great place to watch the landscape change every day. Off the ship presented so many wonderful activities, from watching a pod of over 10 orca whales swimming beside the boat to seeing a bald eagle swoop down to the water to retrieve his dinner. We ate delicious Dungeness crab for breakfast one day and freshly grilled salmon for lunch another. The tour guides on every excursion were knowledgeable and friendly and happy to answer all of our questions. The embarkation was easy and the disembarkation even easier! We were off the ship within minutes of leaving our cabin. Overall, our cruise was a trip of a lifetime and was one of our best experiences ever! We are definitely planning on a second Norwegian cruise in the near future.

Glorious Alaska!

Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review by lesliehannah

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: June 2018
  • Destination: Alaska
  • Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony
A friend chose the cruise for us, and we are glad he did. We had a wonderful time! We started in Seattle and explored downtown the whole day before our cruise. We headed to port Sunday morning, and we were so excited to see our ship. The Pearl is a beautiful ship, with a very friendly and professional crew. Our vacation can be divided into two parts: on the ship and off the ship. Being on the ship was amazing and exciting with plenty to do and lots of good food to eat. We spent our time with our travel friends, eating good food, walking the decks, watching people, and taking advantage of some of the many daily activities. Our balcony stateroom was comfortable and a great place to watch the landscape change every day. Off the ship presented so many wonderful activities, from watching a pod of over 10 orca whales swimming beside the boat to seeing a bald eagle swoop down to the water to retrieve his dinner. We ate delicious Dungeness crab for breakfast one day and freshly grilled salmon for lunch another. The tour guides on every excursion were knowledgeable and friendly and happy to answer all of our questions. The embarkation was easy and the disembarkation even easier! We were off the ship within minutes of leaving our cabin. Overall, our cruise was a trip of a lifetime and was one of our best experiences ever! We are definitely planning on a second Norwegian cruise in the near future.
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Mid-Ship Balcony
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