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Ocean Navigator Review

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13 reviews

Great Lakes: Don't Book Victory Cruise Line/Great Lakes Cruise Company

Review for Canada & New England Cruise on Ocean Navigator
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Aug 2018

Pick something other than Victory Cruise Lines. The Great Lakes were a great place to cruise; just pick another cruise line. Or set your expectations low and deal with it. We did Detroit to Halifax.

For example, if you don't mind waiting 45 minutes for the crew to figure out how to put the gangway down to get off the ship at your ports of call... then deal with the limited excursion time.

If you don't mind that your port of call for a whale watching excursion is canceled and you simply drive by the area... then deal with it.

Response from BriannaH, Guest Relations @American Queen Voyages

Dear Travel_Lots, We are sorry to learn that your cruise did not meet your expectations. American Queen Steamboat Company has recently acquired Victory I and Victory II and we strive to...

Cabin Review

Do NOT take cabin 406, 408, or 409. There is something in the inner-workings of the ship that makes relatively loud noises all night long. I sleep through anything but it was a real issue for my light sleeping wife.

The Owner's Cabins look on the diagram like something worth considering. However, don't expect your front balcony to be private as guests from all levels access it.

Port Reviews


Make sure you have a real good map and avoid the underground.

Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island)

Pretty small town. Better if you get out and see the outlying areas.

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