Good family trip

Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
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Explorer of the Seas

7 Night Alaska Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 18, 2017

Ship: Explorer of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 1370

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

It was a great family trip. Lovely and picturesque destination. Typical alaskan weather except the sun was out for 1/2 day in skagway which was very welcomed. Attentive crew. Wished that some activities were not climate dependent i.e. pool, rock climbing.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Long lines but moved quickly

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Main dining room was great. waitstaff very attentive. windjammer buffet was convenient.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Basketball court was great and opened a lot of the the time. rock climbing and ice skating not as available due to shows and weather conditions. too cold for pool as this was an alaska cruise. at times, the children was bored and looked for things to do. spent a lot of time in library with games when things weren't available.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Good shows. a bit dated for the younger crowd.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
service was great throughout the ship. very attentive.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Very clean. a bit tight for 4 but we weren't in the room much.

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington Did not visit port

Juneau, Alaska

4 out of 5
went on private helicopter tour. loved it.

Skagway, Alaska

4 out of 5
went on the train and bus tour. it was ok. but town was quaint.

Victoria, British Columbia

4 out of 5
went walking on our own. beautiful.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
very efficient and fast
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