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San Francisco Norwegian Sun Cruise Reviews

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Panama Canal cruise

Review for Norwegian Sun to Panama Canal & Central America

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BumKnee
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We selected an aft facing cabin for our Panama Canal transit, boarding in SFO. A great treat for us was to watch the Navy Blue Angles practice over the bay just before we left. That alone was worth the trip. Leaving SFO under the Golden Gate with picture perfect weather was a tremendous experience. Some of the ports were pretty "why-even-get-off" the ship kind of stops - but we were mainly ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Mini-Suite


Sailing under the Golden Gate and through the Panama Canal were the highlights

Review for Norwegian Sun to Panama Canal & Central America

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herdingdogmom
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because it left from our home port and did a full transit of the Panama Canal. Both were highlights of the cruise and fantastic. We loved taking a taxi to the port and fortunately had been warned by the CC roll call that the pier information was incorrect. I contacted NCL 3 times the month before sailing asking them to correct the edocs, but it was never done. We expected ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Great Panama Canal cruise

Review for Norwegian Sun to Panama Canal & Central America

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Roadtrekkers
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Always wanted to do a panama canal cruise. We were not disappointed. It was hot and humid, so that limited our excursions. They couldn't guarantee an air conditioned bus, so didn't go on any tours, just went out to shops close to the ship. Our first time cruising with NCL and it won't be our last. Inside cabin was larger than expected, bed very comfortable. Our steward was outstanding. ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Fun in the Sun

Review for Norwegian Sun to Panama Canal & Central America

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patnroses
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

I chose this cruise for the trip through the Canal plus having the experience of several ports that I was interested in seeing in Mexico, Costa Rica and Columbia. It was action packed with many activities onboard. Actually, too much to do - with overlapping activities that I wished I could take part in but didn't get a chance. My steward was very attentive and helpful and I loved all those ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


GREAT Panama Canal Cruise from San Francisco on the Norwegian Sun

Review for Norwegian Sun to Panama Canal & Central America

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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

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


Great 14-DAY ULTIMATE ALASKA Cruise

Review for Norwegian Sun to Alaska

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sbachleda
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we have never been to Alaska and this cruise offered additional stops in British Columbia at Prince Ruprt and Nanaimo. There were 8 ports of call so we knew we would have the opportunity to see a lot. We chose the Sun as we have sailed on it three times before and enjoyed each of the other cruises. We were last on the Sun in March 2016 for a South American cruise ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


An Early Spring Cruise to Some Lesser Visited Alaskan Ports

Review for Norwegian Sun to Alaska

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Cpt Skip01
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was a 14 day NCL cruise to Alaska. The Norwegian Sun is one of the smallest NCL ships and I really enjoyed not being so overwhelmed by crowds both on and off the ship. The Sun visited several ports I'd not visited on my two previous NCL Alaskan Cruises. Besides the Big Three ports of Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway, this cruise the Sun also visited Astoria, OR, Icy Strait Point, Sitka, ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


San Francisco to Alaska was great!

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stpats52
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the opportunity to see San Francisco and Vancouver with extra days of travel at both ends of an Alaskan cruise and were not disappointed. The Sun is a beautiful yet small ship with a great crew and staff. As an older ship, it gave us the feel of cruising in the late eighties, early nineties. The entertainment was a 50/50 experience for us. We loved Harry ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Never a Dull Moment

Review for Norwegian Sun to Alaska

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jduncan23
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We joined the ship at San Francisco for the Alaska cruise and in spite of having an arrival at the pier time we had to queue for about forty five minutes outside the terminal. Being a hot day I was not too happy about this. Once inside the terminal things moved slowly but we were on board in a reasonable time. We were delighted with the ship. Having previously cruised on the Getaway we found this ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Lifelong dream vacation negatively impacted by poor food and cruise schedule.

Review for Norwegian Sun to Alaska

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Traveler7276
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Alaska was a lifelong dream. The ports were good; weather unpredictable (it was, after all, Alaska in May). Icy Strait Point was our favorite! Not touristy and saw dozens of whales. We loved Skagway and Sitka. Our ship was another story. The food was awful! Comparable to a cafeteria. The same food over and over every day. Fresh fruit and vegetables were (almost) nowhere in sight. Food ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


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