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Arctic Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Norther Europe (Greenland and Iceland) itinerary wrongly designed. We did not visited all scheduled ports

Review for Norwegian Star to Arctic

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gfalvarez
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

In 2019 a similar itinerary on the NCL Spirit was also not achieved. We did not visit Iceland. Then this time we decided to take a cruise from Iceland itself. Well, our first cruise after the pandemic and after two years planning, we took the NCL Star from Reykjavik to visit 3 ports in Greenland and 3 ports in Iceland. Itinerary timing is wrongly designed because at these latitudes, the weather ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Very nice cruise in spite of bad weather.

Review for Norwegian Star to Arctic

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JBEAS11
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We choose this cruise because of the opportunity to visit Greenland for the first time and return to Iceland which we had seen on an NCL cruise 5 years ago but not on the Star but on the Gem. We were concerned that the ship was much smaller and older then the ships we typically travel but because of the ports we decided to book it. By the time of our cruise we were aware the last scheduled ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


NCL -- Frustrating, Stressful, Debilitating Cruise

Review for Norwegian Star to Arctic

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briangdg
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My partner and I chose this NCL rather expensive cruise because half of the 11-day cruise time was to be spent in Greenland. When we were checking in at the cruise terminal at Reykjavík, we got our first unpleasant surprise of the cruise, The Captain had cancelled all the Greenland ports and was taking the ship to Norway before heading back to Iceland for the last 4 days of the cruise. If we had ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Missed two ports due to wind, but cruise was delightful

Review for Island Princess to Arctic

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Arnie81
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Two of the ports (Haugesund and Lerwick) were missed due to high winds. But our purpose for the cruise was to visit Iceland, and those ports were great! Food was average and service was great. Arriving without luggage from flight was annoying but the ship tried hard to accommodate our situation. The transition from COVID-intensive to normal cruising is happening slowly and still impacts ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Send in the clowns

Review for Bolette to Arctic

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Allasher
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I enjoy cruising on small ships and wanted to see Iceland, this is as honest an appraisal as I can give on the whole Fred Olsen experience. Cabin. We had a premier suite which was perfect. Staff. Absolutely fine with one or two exceptions. Mask etiquette Some clown thought it was a good idea to let people sit in crowded restaurants without masks and dance in large ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Russian Arctic and Wrangel Island

Review for National Geographic Orion to Arctic

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Davben58
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our 7th adventure cruise with Lindblad and the 4th on the Orion. We chose this trip because it was to a very different part of the world and it was on the Orion which is our favourite Lindblad ship. There are only 100 guests so it is easy to get to know many others We were not disappointed. We were able to visit some very unique Russian locations and meet some amazing local people who ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


See Iceland from the sea

Review for National Geographic Explorer to Arctic

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Violinbow
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We were on the Circumnavigation of Iceland, July 23-August 3, 2019 and it was a great way to see Iceland, as promised by the Captain. The ship was very comfortable and functional. Our cabin, 305, only had one small porthole, that might have been claustrophobic, but we spent little time there and the porthole made it easy to darken the cabin when it was still light at midnight. The cabin is also ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


All confidence lost and will never travel with Hurtigruten again

Review for Fram to Arctic

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Fatgerbil
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We made a booking in November 2016 to travel through the North West Passage with Hurtigruten because of our interest in the history associated with this remote area. We had travelled with Hurtigruten before; doing the classic Norwegian coastal voyage, and had enjoyed that (apart from eye watering bar prices). The journey booked was titled “The Northwest Passage: In the Wake of Great Explorers ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Northwest Passage in the Wake of the Explorers

Review for Fram to Arctic

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Jhelen
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We joined MS Fram on the !0th of September for a cruise advertised as the Northwest Passage In the Wake of the Great Explorers. As a result of ice conditions only 4 days of the 14 day voyage bore any relationship to the advertised itinerary and 3 of those days were in Greenland that was not the main objective in any case. Although Hurtigruten was not responsible for the ice conditions they were ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Dismal failure due to misinformation about ability to achieve itinerary

Review for Fram to Arctic

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CFC2204
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Wanted to follow In the “Footsteps of famous explorers through the North West Passage” as the itinerary advertised. I live in the area where Sir John Franklin was born and have followed his story for many years so this would be a trip of a lifetime to follow in his wake and also that of other famous mariners. Saw the full,page advert in weekend papers from ROL Cruises who declare themselves to ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


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