• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Norwegian Sun Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Sun
Panama Canal & Central America
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

4

Very Good

1

Average

3

Poor

3

Terrible

4

Cruise type

Family Cruises

15

Senior Cruises

11

Repositioning Cruises

9

Romantic Cruises

8

Entertainment Cruises

7

15 Norwegian Sun Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America


judysand avatar

judysand

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Panama Canal Cruise

|

We thoroughly enjoyed the 18 day Panama Canal full transit cruise aboard the Norwegian Sun! The cruise ports with sea days interspersed allowed for a nice combination of relaxation and activities. The ship just ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2018


Satxgrillguy avatar

Satxgrillguy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Sun Passengers Revolt

Passenger Revolt on Norwegian Cruise Line. Passengers on Norwegian Cruise Line’s ship, Norwegian Sun, revolted forcing the captain to address ongoing issues negatively affecting all passengers. The ship, ...
Read More

9 photos

Sail Date March 2018


BOONCL avatar

BOONCL

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beware of NCL !!

Just spent a small fortune on a long ago planned trip of a lifetime through the Panama Canal. The ship was undergoing major work during the trip with many areas closed for the entire duration with some rolling ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2018


Kroosintime avatar

Kroosintime

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

NCL Panama Screw Job

We had planned for quite some time to take a Panama Canal cruise with four siblings and their spouse's. The Norwegian Sun had the itinerary (full transit from Miami to Los Angeles) that we wanted at a good time of ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2018


dannijj avatar

dannijj

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Hazardous materials and chemicals cruise

We choose this cruise as the ship was supposed to have been refurbished in 2016 and we thought it would be like a new ship. After we boarded we found a letter from Norwegian Cruise Line that there were going to be a ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2018


cmmaven avatar

cmmaven

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Somewhat disappointing experience

Finally took our bucket-list cruise to traverse the Panama Canal!! Unfortunately, things did not start out well when the computers went down in the Embarkation area, so had to stand in the heat and humidity for ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2017


rolsen222 avatar

rolsen222

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise through Panama canal

I was traveling with my 81 year old mom who has limited mobility. We wanted a cruise with interesting ports we haven't seen before. We both enjoyed the cruise immensely. It was a great blend of interesting places ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2016


mironosica avatar

mironosica

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Sun

_Background: My husband and I took seven day cruise from Tampa to the Western Caribbean. We have experience with sailing with Norwegian, Princess, Celebrity, Holland America. Arrival Tampa:we were met in Airport ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2015


Fancruise2014 avatar

Fancruise2014

3 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

19 day Panama Canal Cruise by the N.C.L. Sun.

Last year we both retired and we had a 1st cruise to the Alaska on board Celebrity Century. It was so relaxing trip and we enjoyed our moving hotel and services. This time we chose 19days Panama Canal Cruise by ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2015


klndry avatar

klndry

1 Review Written

Fun in the sun

We recently took the seven day cruise out of Tampa to the Western Caribbean. The food was great. The ports were good. The entertainment was good. The cabin size was good. And the interior cabins have ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2015


TABG avatar

TABG

8 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Relaxing Cruise

This cruise was very relaxing for a great vacation. The food on board was average most days. Some nights we could not find anything on the menus we were interested in for dinner. They seem to have changed to make it ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2014


Sharrol avatar

Sharrol

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Floating Construction Site Panama Canal Sun

Terrible! I will never book another cruise on Norwegian! Outdoor decks 12 & 6 were under renovation. Closed off areas, grinding, pounding, dust & rock wool flying everywhere & toxic fumes due to new epoxy ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2018


Chiefjen avatar

Chiefjen

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

If this is cruising, then give me a land vacay every time so I can at least leave

This was a trip of a lifetime. Any positives such as the comfortable rooms, good dining service, decent shore excursions and delicious food was FAR outweighed by the massive construction project that was undertaken ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2018


LESimon avatar

LESimon

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Constant construction!

I chose this cruise because 10 family members were getting together for our uncle's birthday. Due to the construction, 3 members were continually sick. Either a deck, bar or eating area was closed at any given time. ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2018


Ighdez avatar

Ighdez

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

Ship was undergoing major construction as we cruised on this 15 day adventure. About 1/4 of ship was inaccessible, some specialty restaurants were closed, people complained about chemical fumes through out ship and ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2018


Norwegian Sun Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.54
Dining4.03.7
Entertainment3.53.7
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation3.03.7
Family3.53.8
Enrichment3.03.3
Service3.54.1
Value For Money3.53.7
Never Miss a Deal!
Subscribe and Save
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Find a Cruise

Easily compare prices from multiple sites with one click

Other Cruise Style Reviews for Norwegian Sun Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.