Coral Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

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3 out of 5

Northbound

Sail Date: September 06, 2014

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

I traveled with my 87 year old mom and the staff always looked after her. Thank you.

Food was plentiful but many salads were too salty. Our shower was luke warm and never got hot enough to enjoy a relaxing shower. No pro sports on TV or anywhere on board. Boo! My family was raised on football.We traveled to Alaska late in the season and the weather got revenge. Glacier Bay may be beautiful but we didn't get a chance to see much and our trip into College Fjord was cut short by a medical emergency. There was a great naturalist on board but she could only be heard in selected areas of the ship and the main viewing area (front of the bridge) was difficult to view wildlife from because of the glass panels.Some emphasis should be given to the less expensive or FREE activities or viewing opportunities that were available on land. It seemed like more effort was put on tours that were more expensive. We only found out about many of  the tour opportunities in each town by talking to the locals!

Food and Dining
Cabin / Stateroom
Ship Quality
Service and Staff
Entertainment
The show was way TOO LOUD.
Children's Programs
Onboard Activities
Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia
The bus driver that took us from the airport to the ship gave a great tour thru town. Look out for the customs line at the airport
Juneau, Alaska
People in Juneau did not seem friendly
Skagway, Alaska
Take the train!!
Cruise Glacier Bay
You need good weather to enjoy this area.
Cruise College Fjord, Alaska
Great views, Enjoy
Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska
Embarkation was complex. Lots of steps to follow and late passengers can really mess up the trip

Tip

The TV channel from the bridge is fascinating.



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