Alaska South

Carnival Spirit Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Southbound Alaska (Whittier To Vancouver)
Sail Date: July 19, 2006
Ship: Carnival Spirit
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago
This was my first cruise in over 20 years. We travelled in late July. We now know that summer is over in Alaska by July 4 and that it is almost always raining. Unfortunately, the low lying clouds obscurred any view most days. And it was so rainy that it was too unpleasant to sit outside. We found the excursions far too expensive since we were travelling as a family of 5. And the cruise was predominantly seniors. There were very few children. Overall, this was a poor choice of cruise for our family. If you go, be sure to pack rain gear and extra walking shoes so that they can dry out between wearings.
1 out of 5
We road the tram but we couldn't see a thing because we were in the middle of a cloud. The 1/2 mile nature walk was interesting.
1 out of 5
We didn't go on any excursions. It was pouring rain.
1 out of 5
This town is basically a bunch of stores although there was some interesting historical information. We would have liked to take the train trip but the low lying cloud meant we wouldn't have been able to enjoy scenery.
1 out of 5
This town is basically a bunch of stores although there was some interesting historical information. We would have liked to take the train trip but the low lying cloud meant we wouldn't have been able to enjoy scenery.
1 out of 5
We road the tram but we couldn't see a thing because we were in the middle of a cloud. The 1/2 mile nature walk was interesting.
1 out of 5
No excursions.
1 out of 5
We didn't go on any excursions. It was pouring rain.
1 out of 5
No excursions.

Pros: Our stateroom

Cons: The Food

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