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A cruise I will always remember!

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Australia & New Zealand

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stjohnbeachlover
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise left Sydney at the end of February when the coronavirus was just getting started and had not really impacted most countries. There were less than 30 cases in Australia and less than 100 in the United States at that time. The day before we departed we received an email from Norwegian that stated our itinerary had been changed and we would be compensated with a 25% refund and 25% credit ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


Not bad for a good value solo cruise

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marlowman
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

First time on Jewel, this was cruise 60 for me. Been to New Zealand many times. Embarkation and disembarkation was long and delayed due to port authorities and health checks for the Coronavirus. Not fault of Norwegian, There was an outbreak of gastro which made the bistro and main dining room difficult as everything was handled and served by staff. Everything was disinfected over and over. The ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Inside


Free at sea

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MY Schavuit
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We like cruising. We have been on several cruises, Costa, Holland America, Royal Caribean and Carnival and this was our first Norwegian experience. We are not the dress-up types and the fixed dinner seatings on most cruise lines are not our favourite, so the freestyle cruising from Norwegian sounded like a perfect match. Being from Sweden the Auckland to Sydney sailing was quite exotic for us so ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview


Good sized ship

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Arluia
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

This is our sixth cruise, second with Norwegian, the others have been with Royal Caribbean. I haven’t submitted a review before, but have spent a great deal of time reading others before booking previous cruises so thought it’s my turn to give some (hopefully) helpful tips. We cruised with Norwegian Jewel, in penthouse suite 9000 which is at the forward of the ship, sailing from Sydney to ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony


Gastronomic delight

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GORDONHIBS
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

After receiving an upgrade to a penthouse suite our cruise was absolutely amazing. I would challenge any cruise to serve up a better meal than that of Le Bistro. Every dining experience was excellent even the regular buffet. The staff were ever so attentive and to my wire's dismay the bar staff went all out to ensure that you were never thirsty. I would encourage every cruiser on this ship to ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony


Pt 2 of B2B thru South Pacific - great itinerary

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teamflames
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

This was the 2nd leg of our 30 days from Hawaii to Australia which was an amazing itinerary with great weather. I covered most of the detail in part 1 of my review. A third of passengers were back to back so the vibe of the ship didn’t change too much. This itinerary was much more balanced than the first leg with no more than 2 concurrent sea days. The CD also settled more on this leg and ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Porthole Window


Enjoyed the places we visited

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cartwrd
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Our bucket list included Tahiti / Fiji and this cruise included this and more ! Loved the South Pacific / French Polynesian ! People were friendly...went to some villages and the kids are always smiling and waving ! Great snorkeling and the bluest water ever (have been to the Caribbean and Hawaii). We thought the ship was very nice and the crew very friendly and nice (we like the smaller ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


A Great Itinerary!

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013579
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The ship was just recently renovated and everything was beautiful and clean. The cabin was adequate in size (we had an inside). Dining at the buffet was outstanding. Dining in the restaurants was sometimes not good. Chicken was dry and fish overcooked. The desserts were superb.. The entertainment was varied and good, however the daytime activities such as the lectures were boring and badly ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


First time on a norweigan line and our 50th Birthday celebration

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donna_h7
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Norwegian jewel ,January 5/1/19 very enjoyable for first time traveling on norweigan line ,except for our cabin "HORRIBLE " We visited Noumea,isle of pine ,lifou,cairns ,Airlie beach ,and Brisbane ,my favorite would have to be isle of pines ,such a pretty place and snorkeling was fantastic.Most staff were great no problems at all ,except for customer service most were not that approachable ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


Wonderful

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kmariek
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise because of the private watercolor class which was offered to me on full cruising days through Art in the Mountains. Because of that class, I was busy on all of the cruising days. We came early to Sydney and stayed a couple more days after leaving the ship. This were great days of exploring the city and learning about Australia's history. I felt like the excursions were ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


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