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Norwegian Transpacific Cruise Reviews

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28 Norwegian Transpacific Cruise Reviews


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love to swim

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Norweign Jewel Tahiti cruise

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We chose this cruise as friends that were travelling with us had Tahiti as a bucket list. The islands that we visited were wonderful. The ship was super clean and the food was excellent.Service was poor or lacking ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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PiaItalia

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good Food, Great Entertainment, Outstanding Service

We chose to cruise because my wife and I have never been to this part of the world (French Polynesia, American Samoa, New Caledonia) and we wanted to see Tahiti & Bora Bora, especially (Tahiti because of its history ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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mystic1963

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Had a great time

We booked this cruise for the itinerary - and the fact we could do back to back all the way to Sydney. We had a balcony cabin - number 9644 in this case It was perfectly fine but since the ship was in dry ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Murchmom

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary not such great port locations

My dream was to go to bora bora and with this itinerary I could see it plus other French Polynesia islands We started in Honolulu and the embarkation was the best I have ever done , fast and easy. Then we got ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Seven Continent Gal

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

If you like salty food & getting ripped off the Norwegian Jewel is the way to go

Salty food EXPENSIVE excursions are the Jewels main features!!! Took a 15 day trip on this cruise ship from Yokohama Japan to Vancouver, Canada and my blood pressure went up 60 points in 15 days!!! Food on this ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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jmd718

5 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Tokyo to Vancouver in Two Weeks

Well, here we are back on the Jewel (sailed Sydney - Singapore in February), but this time in the Haven. Why? We wanted to see Japan and we wanted to do Alaska and ‘transpacific’ helped complete our journey ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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ccsclean21

6 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise Line

This was the first time on Norwegian Cruise line and was very impressed with the service, food and the entertainment. There was never any waiting for a table in any dining rooms, the staff were very attentive. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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mintie123

5 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Great time on the Jewel

I have always wanted to go to Alaska and my husband wanted to go to Japan, so on this cruise we got to do a bit of both! Boarded in Yokohama Japan. We stayed at Sotetsu Fresca Inn Sakuragi-cho in Yokohama. This ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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orandnel

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

The new NCL ships are the ones for me

The Jewel has been refurbished but not to the extent that it needed. I have never seen a harder working general manager (still hotel director to me) than Stephen. His problem is he can only deal with the staff ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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cinycat

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

The itinerary was good

Loved the idea of a repositioning cruise and that part was great. Could sail forever. However, the service on board was indifferent, to say the least. The people who ran the "kid's club" were fabulous and my ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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suberbener

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Japan, Russia and Alaska

Great ship and great weather were the highlights, but too many boring sea days. It could have been much better with some more speakers and better entertainment on those long sea days. The best part of sea days was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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LinnieRed

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing TransPacific Cruise

We chose this cruise for the interesting ports and had a terrific time. The newly refurbished Jewel is beautiful and we much prefer the smaller ships. We had quite a few Sea days and Ncl had many activities ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Sarah W.

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary but at high cost!

I chose this cruise due to the great itinerary, and my previous experiences with Norwegian. Unfortunately, NCL has evidently changed some of its policies to benefit itself. One would think that a single passenger ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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helena and paul

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

FANTASTIC - 19 nights VANCOUVER TO TOKYO!

This is a cold water cruise - VANCOUVER TO TOKYO - but the pools were well heated and it was great swimming in warm salty mineral laden sea water when the air temp was cold outside! The hot tubs are great too - 4 of ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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edteply

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

A Great Cruise

The ship was on its way to dry dock, so a few things needed updating, but all in all it was beautiful. We were in a balcony cabin, not as big as I would like, but we made do. The staff was outstanding. I ate in most ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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windowguy

3 Reviews Written

Lovely ship with nice crew and excellent shows

My wife and I chose this cruise firstly because of the itinerary. We had always wanted to visit Alaska, and with Russia and Japan as well, we booked this cruise. Except for the 6 days at sea from Alaska to Russia, ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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ebbooby

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Repositioning and return home

We spent the “ Golden Week “ in Yokohama while the NCL Jewel hosted a private charter. We enjoyed Fruhlings Fest, and the Port festivals and activities while there. We explored and experience the world famous ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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generichandle

1 Review Written

Vulcanology lecture in Russia was exceptional; scientist with very dry wit.

We certainly enjoyed the food in 'Le Bistro'. The trivia was very good. The itenery was why we chose to take our 1st Norwegian cruise. So much for the good. We bought an outside cabin, with an unobstructed ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Howie from Maui

6 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

68 Days of Adventure on the High Seas to Down Under!

The itinerary of this cruise was not to be believed. We saw the 49 day from Seattle to Sydney and then found they had an opportunity to extend the trip by combining a 5 day to Tasmania with a 13 day to New Zealand ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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tx121

7 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Rocky Trans Pacific Cruise to Hawaii

We sailed on the NCL Jewel from Vancouver to Hawaii. This was our first transpacific cruise and were worried about the sea conditions. Having done a transatlantic cruise 2 years ago, we were expecting some rough ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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punkincc

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

POA Post Dry Dock 3-15-2016

This was our second time on the POA as Hawaii is a favorite destination for us. It offers the best itinerary and is the most relaxing way to see all the islands, offering overnights in Maui and Kauai, two ports on ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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scoccagna

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Crossing the Pacific

The cruise was overall quite good. I was very disappointed that we didn’t make our first stop which was Mt Fuji (Simuzi). It was a key stop for us. The additional stops were interesting, especially as we got ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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coastal vagabond

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Once In A Lifetime Cruise

This was our 6th cruise on NCL, but our first transpacific. We chose it because of its itinerary, its length, and that it ended as an Alaska cruise, which we have always talked about doing. This combination of ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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bzinkand

1 Review Written

Made Us Sick and Destroyed our Luggage

This was a 21 day from Tokyo to Seattle cruise. We arrived 5 days early in order to explore Tokyo. Hired a local guide and had a great time. Stayed at the Marriott Shinagawa and used their Concierge Lounge. Great ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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AmyWiz

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A Trip to Paradise

We had a wonderful cruise. The itinerary, Hawaii and the Polynesian Islands, was fabulous. We were worried about all of the days at sea but we found plenty to do and were not bored. Of course the islands were ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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