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Diamond Princess Cruise Review to Asia & Indian Ocean

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 29

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
Diamond Princess

Orient - Japan

Sail date: October 17, 2017

Ship: Diamond Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: C614

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Excellent cruise, ship fantastic, ports of call interesting. Don’t think I can really fault anything regarding this cruise! Japanese Entertainment crew very amusing and interesting to talk to. Great choice of food at all venues. Weather wasn’t kind Typhoon LAN was around so very cloudy if not raining and the captain made the decision to bypass Toyama and head straight to Busan. Great decision, worked well and allowed us more time in Busan plus left the wind and high seas behind!,


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
All excellent

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Trivia was fun, bingo interesting in both English and Japanese


4 out of 5
Stage shows average, comedian juggler amusing, magician clever!

Children's Programs

No children travelling with us

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All staff very friendly, helpful and attentive

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very spacious ship, never felt overcrowded

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very clean and tidy, lots of hanging space with lots of coat hangers Good size balcony!

Ship tip

Wheelhouse Bar, happy hour twice a day buy one get one for $1. Can buy bottle beer and leave unopened to take back to cabin!

Ports of call

Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan

5 out of 5
N o excursion, arrived from Tokyo to embark

Aomori, Japan

5 out of 5
Nice port excursion to Hirosaki Castle park and Neptune Festival exhibition hall .. enjoyable


5 out of 5
Tour Kakunodate Samurai Town.. quite interesting

Toyama, Japan Did not visit port

Typhoon Lan... divererted to Busan for an extra day and night

Busan (Pusan), South Korea

5 out of 5
Stunning port! International and fish markets massive & Haedong Yonggungsa Temple.. stunning coastline

Kagoshima, Japan

5 out of 5
Adequate facilities... tour of Chiran family gardens and Chiran Peace Museum, very intereting


5 out of 5
Very easy and on time

Traveler Photos

Chiran Samurai Houses and gardens Haedong Yonggungsa Temple Busan from our Balcony Autumn leaves Atrium Indoor pool
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