Alaska Northbound cruise - Aug 2008

Carnival Spirit Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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7 Night Northbound Alaska (Vancouver To Whittier)
Sail Date: August 27, 2008
Ship: Carnival Spirit
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago
The Ship - Carnival Spirit - was very nice. This was my first time on a Carnival Cruise and I thought the Staterooms were roomier than on another cruiseline that I had cruised in the past. We had a balcony stateroom and we had great views from the room. The ship was also decorated with alot of nice art work.
3 out of 5
This was probably my least favorite of all the stops. The stores were pricey and our excursion was just OK. We did the capton's choice. We only saw 1 whale, but the waters were also choppy that day.
Don't Miss: The russian nesting dolls.
5 out of 5
We did no shopping here because we did the Ultimate white pass adventure. This was the best excursion that we did. It was 8 hours but worth it. Amazing sites to see! Lots of info on the history of Skagway too.
5 out of 5
We did the tram to Mt Roberts. That was a magnificant view. Mt. Roberts was great and our guide was very helpful too.
Don't Miss: The crab shack for excellent Crab bisque. It's hidden near a parking deck. Don't miss it!
5 out of 5
The rainforest tour was great. Lots of opportunities to see wildlife.
Don't Miss: Shopping! This was the best stop for shopping.

Pros: The Staterooms

Cons: The Food

Recommends Carnival Spirit? Yes!

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