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"I especially liked the little roaming singing group in the buffet and departure.The entertainment such as piano bar singer, and other small group singers were very poor...."Read More
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Alaska inner passage

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Dms01
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Got lucky with great weather aside from rough seas the first couple of days. Glacier bay was amazing as was Mendenhall. The NCL Excursions were hit and miss with our favorites being the hikes in tongass firest and mendenhall. Icy point straight tram ride was not worth it. Oyster farm in ketchican was good, but didn't see any sealife (which as highlighted in tour description). Food was as ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Itinerary Changes/Docking Bad

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indy200860
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

The cruise ship, personnel service, and food were great, but itinerary changes to arrive at 8:30 at night in Victoria Canada so Norweigen could meet the international docking requirements is not a good port of call. The arrival time was changed later twice. The Buchart Garden excursion was canceled. The ship berthed at the farthest away than other ships, requiring a long shuttle or walking. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


A top cruise...great crew, spotless cabin.

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BillnDebb
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

After COVID had cancelled a Hawaiian cruise (3 times) and an attempt at a New England Cruise (1 time), we decided to sail to Alaska using some of our cruise credits. It is hard to go wrong with Alaska, when you want to sit and watch beautiful scenery drift by. The Club Balcony review is below...normally we have a "plain" Balcony, But the amazing thing was that this had a large bathroom with a ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite


Not our favorite but Norwegian is still our Go to

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NFam3
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

To begin, we love Norwegian. They are great. This past trip was not. We chose this trip because entry requirements back into the US were still highly restricted at the time we picked it and since the ship would be leaving and returning in the US, it was easier. Also, the original itinerary had limited at sea days. Several itinerary changes later and we essentially spent every day on the ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Why have ports of call?

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Tinkerline51
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This is our 5th cruise, 1st one with NCL. It will be our last. The ship itself is clean, small (which we knew). The lack of activities was very apparent immediately. The cruise director was the worst one we have ever had. Barely saw him, he had a lack of enthusiasm - unless you like to hear him talk about how fat he is. Other than trivia, the games/activities were nursing home quality. Even ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


Avoid

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Rambo88999
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

I am so unimpressed with this entire cruise. Docked at Ward Cove, a tourist shop barn 25 mi. from Ketchikan, instead of downtown great port stop. Do not schedule excursions if you want to see any of the towns. Icy straight point which had nothing to do in town had the best dock times. We were not able to see Juneau or Ketchikan. Why did we have to be at both cities 6am to noon? These ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


This cruise was a strange one. All ports visited were very short. We never Disembarked due to short timed excursions.

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gecko614
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The cruise was an upgrade and my husband never cruised Alaska. We were upgraded to forward bow. Huge room with big balcony. The BOW! WOOHOO! WELL. 1ST NIGHT THE SHIP WAS ROCKING AND ROLLING. My husband got sea sick and was wheelchaired to the infirmary. What nice nurse and Dr. On duty that evening! My husband and I were treat for sea sickness. Every thing was nice the specialty dinners, ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


A wonderful cruise, with unusually spectacular weather

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11231949
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our second Alaskan cruise, which meant we anticipated a certain amount of rainy weather. The greatest positive is that with the exception of one day, and this was a 9 day cruise, the weather was absolutetly spectacular. This cruise was one of the first since cruising has revived post covid. There were a few reminders on this cruise of that fact. To the best of my knowledge, there were ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Poorly Run Ship

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johnsimion
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

( 1) The wind went WOOOO ... WOOOO ... WOOOO through the balcony door all night the first night. Couldn't sleep, so we called the front desk, but nobody came. Reported it to the cabin steward the next morning, nobody came. Finally went to front desk and they sent somebody who told us nobody had told HIM to come. He put on white foam tape which helped but three days later the sound was back and ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Norwegian Left us High and Dry

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Brocky3
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We went on the 11 day cruise for a get away after our 32 year old daughter was killed. The Sun crew on the Sun went above and beyond to make our trip wonderful. The food and our room were great. Both specialty and the Garden Cafe. Entertainment was Good. The first two ports we went to Icy Point and Skagway were great! Glacier Bay was beautiful, the Rangers that came on board were very ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window

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