"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..."Read More
1-10 of 36 Norwegian Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Australia & New Zealand
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.
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 ...