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Tahiti (Papeete) Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

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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..."Read More
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PiaItalia

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

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1-10 of 11 Tahiti (Papeete) Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews


Pt 2 of B2B thru South Pacific - great itinerary

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Australia & New Zealand

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teamflames

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

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 ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Porthole Window


Good Food, Great Entertainment, Outstanding Service

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Transpacific

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PiaItalia

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

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 of the Bounty mutiny). About NCL: We picked Norwegian Cruise Lines because of our past cruising wonderful experiences with NCL (Alaska & Hawai'i). Because of the priority ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony


Enjoyed the places we visited

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Australia & New Zealand

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cartwrd

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Our bucket list included Tahiti / Fiji and this cruise included this and more ! Loved the South Pacific / French Polynesian ! People were friendly...went to some villages and the kids are always smiling and waving ! Great snorkeling and the bluest water ever (have been to the Caribbean and Hawaii). We thought the ship was very nice and the crew very friendly and nice (we like the smaller ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


FANTASTIC - South Pacific Island Hopper - 10 Ports of Call !

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Australia & New Zealand

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helena and paul

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I have been cruising since I was a kid because my Mom loved crusing - so she started us off young! I took my son on his first cruise when he was 5 - and he said it was better than Disneyland! I must concur. This particular cruise is really the only - and most civilized way to see the South Pacific - via Norwegian's island hopping cruise. You can fly from island to island - or take a private ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview

Traveled with children


Great Cruise

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Australia & New Zealand

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+happy

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

Embarked at Papeete ran very smoothly . Especially loved our cabin and its position on the ship. It was a disabled cabin so had heaps of room to accommodate a wheelchair (which we did not have). The only downside to this cruise as opposed to the others we have traveled on is the staff were not as friendly and some were quite rude. We traveled with another couple who had room 9098 which was the ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview

Traveled with disabled person


Our 1st Cruise and we Loved it. What a great Ship and Crew.

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Asia

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Julia McFarlane

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

This being our first cruise, we just didn't know what to expect. I had visions of lots of people and no room to move but it was the opposite even though it was a full cruise so we were very pleased. we had a mid ship balcony which was quite spacious and had plenty of storage. Suitcases slid under bed which was great. Ample shelves and full size wardrobe. Toilet little cramped but fine. ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Expectations were met and exceeded

Review for Norwegian Jewel to South Pacific

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dml71913

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My brother and I chose this cruise because it traveled through French Polynesia to Australia on an itinerary we liked. We always wanted to see Tahiti and Fiji, and this cruise also included Bora Bora, Moorea, and Raitea in French Polynesia, as well as Samoa, Vanuatu, and 2 islands in New Caledonia as well. There was an itinerary glitch. Apia, Samoa was cancelled due to port construction, ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Family Inside


Itinerary was great, ship poor.

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Asia

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nickypuppy

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Unless you have the dinning package and drinks package, having to eat in the complimentary dinning rooms can be very hit and miss, mostly miss. The food overall their was not good. Drinks for Aussies extremely expensive. If you wanted good food you had to dine in the extra pay dinning rooms, this should not be the case, why should the buffet be of such poor standard, cold, plastic sliced into ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Great ports, disappointing ship

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Asia

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verne1956

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

As the title suggests we were not overly impressed by the ship as far as first impressions goes it was a fail for Norwegian. The ship looked very nice at the docks we viewed it the night before boarding but alas that was to our only good impression. The boarding experience was abysmal we lined up for and hour and a half in hot conditions imaging that it must be slow as they were checking people ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Nice ship but!

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Asia

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dixie01

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Very nice ship, fitted out well, plenty of eateries and bars, but the allowable dress code, was appalling. I understand people like to relax and unwind, but there is a time and place, where you need to make an effort and night time dining, is that time. Far too many people, rocking up in board shorts, singlets and thongs and expecting to be allowed entry to the Dining Rooms. We are not snobs by ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


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