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I chose this cruise because I wanted a smaller ship. The ship was very nice, but the main pool only had the roof partially open so there was no breeze making it unbearable hot. The entertainment in the evenings was nice but needed more variety. The same 4 singers did shows 4 nights on the cruise. Two other nights were the cruise directors singing. Two nights (first and last) didn't have a show. The movie in the pool area was never used except for the dancing under the stars to show everyone dancing. It would be nice if they had more variety in the shows (comedian, impressionist, hypnotist, etc.). There were no cute audience shows (i.e. newlywed game) which can provide quite a few laughs. The included excursions were not great but paid excursions were awesome. The destination was the Caribbean so there wasn't much difference between each of the islands which may be why the included excursions were just ok. Each island seemed a repeat of the previous island. The service was fabulous and I loved the balcony. Also loved that it was easy to walk everywhere.

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Viking Sea Cruise Review by happygolucky887

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: November 2019
  • Destination: Caribbean
I chose this cruise because I wanted a smaller ship. The ship was very nice, but the main pool only had the roof partially open so there was no breeze making it unbearable hot. The entertainment in the evenings was nice but needed more variety. The same 4 singers did shows 4 nights on the cruise. Two other nights were the cruise directors singing. Two nights (first and last) didn't have a show. The movie in the pool area was never used except for the dancing under the stars to show everyone dancing. It would be nice if they had more variety in the shows (comedian, impressionist, hypnotist, etc.). There were no cute audience shows (i.e. newlywed game) which can provide quite a few laughs. The included excursions were not great but paid excursions were awesome. The destination was the Caribbean so there wasn't much difference between each of the islands which may be why the included excursions were just ok. Each island seemed a repeat of the previous island. The service was fabulous and I loved the balcony. Also loved that it was easy to walk everywhere.
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