Sydney (Nova Scotia) Cruise Reviews

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Review for a Canada & New England Cruise on Serenade of the Seas

tippycupcakes
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Nothing to do! Everything was closed. Boardwalk was nice. ...
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Sail Date: October 2023


Review for a Canada & New England Cruise on Jewel of the Seas

irishflower
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

If I could give this one a zero, I would. The only good thing about Sydney is that it made Saint John seem like a pretty interesting port of call. This was the second "Best at-sea Port Day" of the cruise (Saint John being the other). The top attraction (Google it!) in Sydney is "The Big Fiddle," which is exactly what it sounds like: A huge fiddle sculpture that sits on the end of the cruise port ...
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Sail Date: October 2023


Review for a Canada & New England Cruise on Serenade of the Seas

mkesolo
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Sydney is a small town and easy to walk around directly from the ship. There is a cruise terminal with craft market, shops, and free wi-fi. Within walking distance are a couple of historic houses and church to tour. The downtown area was mostly under construction and didn't feel very vibrant. We stopped at the Governor's Pub (to the right and across the street when exiting the cruise port). It had ...
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Sail Date: October 2023


Review for a Canada & New England Cruise on MSC Meraviglia

papadave
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Maybe if I rented a car, as I did in the past, I would have a different opinion, as there is so little to do in the immediate vicinity of the cruise port. ...
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Sail Date: October 2023


Review for a Canada & New England Cruise on Norwegian Joy

MrAlaska
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Very clean and quaint City, beautiful views if you can get to vistas, our ship didn’t have many interesting shore excursion offerings. ...
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Sail Date: October 2023


Review for a Canada & New England Cruise on Oceania Vista

DrKoob
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

If you get the right guide and tour Cape Breton all day, it is FABULOUS! ...
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Sail Date: September 2023


Review for a Canada & New England Cruise on Norwegian Joy

Belgian cruiser1
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Not all that much to see, but the inland is beautiful. We did an excursion with NCL to the Highland Village and that was worth it, both for the history lesson and the views. Around the port, only some small churches and a short boardwalk ...
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Sail Date: September 2023


Review for a Canada & New England Cruise on Celebrity Summit

Sjd8
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

OK.. .probably need to do a tour from here as very little locally ...
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Sail Date: September 2023


Review for a Canada & New England Cruise on Caribbean Princess

johnsimion
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

There's nothing of interest to see in Sydney, Nova Scotia, other than the shopping area -- plus you can take a picture of the Giant Fiddle. Woo hoo. ...
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Sail Date: September 2023


Review for a Canada & New England Cruise on Carnival Venezia

Haljo1935
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Beautiful port - did independent excursion out to Cape Breton. ...
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Sail Date: September 2023


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