Alaska Cruise: Best in the West

Carnival Spirit Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Northbound Alaska (Vancouver To Whittier)
Sail Date: August 19, 2009
Ship: Carnival Spirit
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 8 years ago

The overall impression of the ship was that she was nice-looking, well arranged and had a staff and crew of above-average knowledge and pleasantness.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The food and all food services were excellent.


5 out of 5
Selection of Activities were excellent; varied and well-organized.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Absolutely the very best: friendly, knowledgeable, entertaining and eager to help and to converse.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
With the deck guide I found the shop easy to learn and was impressed by all the decks being easily accessible and exceptionally clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
I found the cabin to be generous in size and very comfortable.
5 out of 5
Snorkeling Adventure was great once you struggled into your wetsuit! Excellent guide and naturalist.!
Don't Miss: Snorkeling
5 out of 5
Nice city for walking and shopping.
Don't Miss: Steam Train Adventure
5 out of 5
The very best activity port!
Don't Miss: Zip-line adventure! Even an old lady like me, afraid of heights, found this the best activity of the tour; safe and exciting!
5 out of 5
Nice town; beautiful building and shopping.
Don't Miss: Raptor Center

Pros: I liked the number of landings and the carefully arranged off-ship activities to enjoy.

Cons: The overall rude and crowding-into-line attitudes and actions of the other passengers.

Recommends Carnival Spirit? Yes!

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