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We had a fabulous cruise. We celebrated our 42nd anniversary and had two other couples with us this time. We had a wonderful time with Michel and Alvin as our waiters in the Botocelli dining room. Our whale watching excursion was top notch. We got to see 10-12 humpback whales “bubbling” and we enjoyed seeing them. We had a great time looking at the catch pot with starfish, urchins, and several fish in it. We got to count and catalog the catch. We also identified the whales flukes to see if they had been cataloged. Both embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly. Our cabin was nice (Yoos took very good care of us) and we loved being out on the balcony watching for whales. All the entertainment we attended was fabulous. We especially enjoyed Oscar Carlos. We got to listened to him on two different nights and loved his performance. We even got to talk to him personally and found out he had been in San Antonio Texas for his military training. Service was exceptional. Anytime we needed something Yoos got it for us. Our excursions were great. Our friends enjoyed the lumberjack show and getting to see the native totem poles. Our whale watching tour was the best and highlight for everyone. The train ride was also enjoyable. We all would have liked to have more time in Victoria, BC. The tour we took of the island was good but would have enjoyed having some time visiting the town. Would we go again. Yes!!! This was our second time and enjoyed it just as much as the first time.

Whale watching

Emerald Princess Cruise Review by dianeaguilar

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: July 2018
  • Destination: Alaska
  • Cabin Type: Balcony
We had a fabulous cruise. We celebrated our 42nd anniversary and had two other couples with us this time. We had a wonderful time with Michel and Alvin as our waiters in the Botocelli dining room. Our whale watching excursion was top notch. We got to see 10-12 humpback whales “bubbling” and we enjoyed seeing them. We had a great time looking at the catch pot with starfish, urchins, and several fish in it. We got to count and catalog the catch. We also identified the whales flukes to see if they had been cataloged.

Both embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly. Our cabin was nice (Yoos took very good care of us) and we loved being out on the balcony watching for whales. All the entertainment we attended was fabulous. We especially enjoyed Oscar Carlos. We got to listened to him on two different nights and loved his performance. We even got to talk to him personally and found out he had been in San Antonio Texas for his military training.

Service was exceptional. Anytime we needed something Yoos got it for us.

Our excursions were great. Our friends enjoyed the lumberjack show and getting to see the native totem poles. Our whale watching tour was the best and highlight for everyone. The train ride was also enjoyable. We all would have liked to have more time in Victoria, BC. The tour we took of the island was good but would have enjoyed having some time visiting the town.

Would we go again. Yes!!! This was our second time and enjoyed it just as much as the first time.
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Balcony
Cabin BA L235
Our room was nice. Storage and hangers for clothes plentiful. Had a small problem with the plug in the bathroom. Unable to use hairdryer in the bathroom. Also more plugs are needed for all electrical items-phones, cameras, hairdryers, iPads.
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