Xmas 2 years ago

Noordam Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 27
Helpful Votes: 297

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
Noordam

Australia & New Zealand

Sail date: December 21, 2017

Ship: Noordam

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Fantastic snorkeling, fun Xmas and nye. Lovely staff

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Oh Sydney you should be better than this

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Hal has some of the best cocktails at sea. Loved the cafe. Pizza and burger top notch. Mdr hit and miss like all major lines

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Erin the assistant CD was lovely. Lack of activities compared to other lines. Fun nye party.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Love Jo Little. Lots of Xmas themes

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Guest relations useless. Bar staff good but not at prioritising guests who were first in ordering

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Older than Koningsdam but still lovely especially crows nest and promenade

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Tiny cabin with old equipment

Ship tip

Older more mature (ie boring) crowd

Ports of call

Mystery Island, Vanuatu

3 out of 5
Jellyfish on our day and cruise ship has banned private enterprise

Champagne Bay, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

4 out of 5
Gorgeous beach

Mare Isle, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

4 out of 5
Great beach

Luganville, Vanuatu

4 out of 5
Got a private taxi and avoided rip off tours. Got in blue hole and river the back way thanks to the local chief!

Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu

3 out of 5
Waterfalls are ok

Isle Of Pines (Ile Des Pins), New Caledonia

5 out of 5
Amazing beaches

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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