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Norwegian Sun Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America
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Panama Canal
"This is one of the smaller Norwegian ships but we preferred it. It had a spacious pool deck and plenty of room for sunbeds, it didn't feel cramped like other ships. We had alot of sea days and it was never a problem..."Read More
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abutler70

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Our very first cruise!

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Reenthebean

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We were looking for an alternative to flying to our destination and decided to try a cruise. It just so happened our travel agent found this cruise which met our travel dates. We convinced our brother-in-law & his wife the join us, too! We were pretty excited and really had no expectations. From arriving in Miami, the Pullman Hotel we felt very well taken care of. Once aboard the ship we were ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

2 Helpful Votes


GREAT Panama Canal Cruise from San Francisco on the Norwegian Sun

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JoanieBlon

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we wanted to do a full transit of the Panama Canal. It left from San Francisco and sailed out under the Golden Gate Bridge, which was wonderful. We also enjoy "Fleet Week" activities by the Blue Angel Navy team while waiting to sail! We had been on a previous cruise on Norwegian Sun and liked the intimacy of this smaller ship. We decided to book and Oceanview ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Elba

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window

2 Helpful Votes


Satisfaction Guaranteed

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travels with grammy

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This was my fourth cruise with NCL. I was looking for a longer trip, and the 18-day itinerary had a good variety of places I wanted to visit, including the ports of Seattle and San Francisco where I had family to visit, Costa Rica and Acapulco which were on my bucket list, and familiar old haunts like Miami and Port Canaveral. The day we spent going through the Panama Canal was both educational ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Departure Port: Split

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

2 Helpful Votes


Longest cruise for us but lots to do if we wanted.

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evandlyn

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Chance to see the Panama Canal on a cruise with several interesting stops. The food was excellent if a little repetitious at times. The entertainment was first class in the theater and in the bars. Colibri gave older people a chance to dance to their favorites. Katerina related to her audience so well. We upgraded to a balcony cabin and were glad we did so, it was kept spotless every ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Departure Port: Split

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

2 Helpful Votes


Panama Canal

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abutler70

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

This is one of the smaller Norwegian ships but we preferred it. It had a spacious pool deck and plenty of room for sunbeds, it didn't feel cramped like other ships. We had alot of sea days and it was never a problem trying to walk around finding sunbeds like other ships. This is probably due to the fact that half the ship don't sit in the sun due to the age range of the type of pax that books a ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Inside

41 Helpful Votes


Los Angeles to Miami Via Panama Canal

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Travelling Sal

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise mainly for the itinerary and have no complaints about the ship in general. Our lower deck cabin was fine, as was the food in general, especially the Steak House. However, on days when shore excursions returned at around 4.30 or 5, it would have been nice to be able to get a few sandwiches or a piece of cake to tide you over until dinner. When we eventually found it, the ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Oceanview Porthole Window


Very good food and crew

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dbenngolfin

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

This was our first cruise and I chose this cruise because the Panama Canal was on my bucket list. I had also wanted to visit Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Guatemala to get a sense of whether to come back and spend more time on a vacation. The Norwegian Sun ship was ok but is getting real close to needing a refurb. The bed was comfortable and the cabin (mid-ship with balcony) was functional but you ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Great cruise, shame about shore excursion

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kenandmaureen

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Bucket list cruise - Panama Canal and all that. Great itinerary. Cruise was very good. As usual fellow guests are the main memories but the cabin was good, restaurants good, service in general good to excellent, bars - especially Windjammer and Dazzles - and entertainment fine, all very positive. Enjoyed the Sun, slightly smaller ship. Embarcation and especially disembarcation were poor, second ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Inside

22 Helpful Votes


Overall great but some clinkers shouldn't have happened.

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daranger

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

This was our first cruise. A dear friend set it up and invited us to participate. We are glad we did. Overall it was a good experience. Since we have nothing with which to compare it it is difficult to judge if other lines would be better, worse, or the same as Norwegian. We were not off to a good start nor was disembarking done smoothly. We were in line for about an hour on each. ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Balcony

1 Helpful Vote


Westbound Panama Canal

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drkjdr

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Second time doing panama canal. We like Norwegian and are Platinum members of Latitudes. Birthday celebration also. Problems with embarkation in Miami (computers were all down at check-in). Quick boarding once problem resolved. Very little contact regarding latitudes program and benefits, cruise next also represents latitudes program. (never advised of behind scenes tour opportunity) Food was ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

3 Helpful Votes


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