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Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
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11 Night Ultimate Panama Canal (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 05, 2007
Ship: Brilliance of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 10 years ago
This was the best ever cruise. The staff seems to like their jobs and did not appear to be going thru the motions. Our balcony room had plenty of storage for our 12 days of cruise clothes. We were told the longer cruises were the best, that you finally relax and get into a routine after the 7th day. Yes it is true. I will not be afraid of being at sea for 5 days or longer.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Steak every day if you want it

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Most shows were good but they did not over impress me.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Kukoo Konuko bus was really fun!!!!(even for our 50 something group).Took an ABC Jeep tour that we booked privately (not thru the cruise ship). It was not the best as they have 1 tour guide with multiple jeeps being driven by an average Joe like you and me with who knows what kind of experience driving over steep rocky terrain....we didn't feel too safe. No one had a clue what the street signs meant either... When we signed a waiver, we didn't know we were not with a professional driver. The scenery was Great but the fear factor was high..
Don't Miss: KuKoo Kunookoo bus
5 out of 5
They have overhauled the whole place. They are building a new gondola lift. It is worth it to go to shore.
5 out of 5
Took the trolley tour... it was ok.
Don't Miss: Don't miss a cocktail our meal stop in the Old Fort section. The wave splash right up under the deck dining area,
5 out of 5
Went thru the canal while on our balcony. It was thrilling. Took the train to Panama City. It was a little long.
5 out of 5
Had a blast on the Zip lines. Interesting trip up the dirt road to the rain forest.
Don't Miss: Original Canopy tour-zip line

Pros: Friendly smiling staff, great food

Cons: No beer offered in mini-bar

Recommends Brilliance of the Seas? Yes!

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