The Weather was awesome despite the horror stories shared from others, they spoke of bugs and other insects that would be intolerable. I found nothing like that to be true. We enjoyed the Cruise immensely from day 1 until the day we had to leave.

Island Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 12

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Island Princess

7 Night Voyage Of The Glaciers Northbound (Vancouver To Anchorage)

Sail date: August 08, 2018

Ship: Island Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: B604

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

The idea of traveling to Alaska was foreign to us for many reasons, the myths surrounding cold unbearable weather, rain, insects and a host of other insane comments over the years from folks....that was phony baloney . I was amazed at how affordable the vacation package was and the list of excursions that was being offered. We didn't do everything, but boy we did had a blast, the Helicopter ride to Mendenhall Glacier, Dog sledding, Ziplining and the unforgettable Bear hiking through the forest was funny yet extremely entertaining. Thanks Island Princess

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Horizon Court

5 out of 5

The Daily selection of grub was very delightful

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Photo Gallery

5 out of 5

Memories that'll last a life-time.

Lotus Spa

5 out of 5

Ask my Wife, she came back relax and ready to begin a wonderful voyage

Gymnasium

5 out of 5

A Gym is a Gym if you like picking things up and putting things down.

Casino

5 out of 5

Made some coins, but spent a few having fun

Entertainment

5 out of 5

The Library

5 out of 5

The Special Meeting Place for people that enjoy hitting Meeting Rooms wherever they go. I have unmet Friends all over the World, just by remembering to extend this thing at the end of my arms....my Hand.

Churchill Lounge

5 out of 5

Daily entertainment was relaxing

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The Staff was very engaging, humorist, helpful and made this trip extremely enjoyable. My Cabin Steward smile was infectionectly contagious. He kept us laughing everyday literally with his wit and his conversations.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Cruise Ship was unbelieve clean daily no area's of concerns that was obvious to me and my wife.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our Cabin was a very special place for relaxing and enjoying our time together. We're both Professionals that believe in hardwork has it rewards, enjoying a good vacation. Thanks to Island Princess for seeing that our wishes was met with enthusiasm and plenty of delightfulness.

Ports of call

Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska

5 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5

Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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