Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

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4-6 cruises


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4 out of 5

Great Ship

Sail Date: November 06, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Room Type: Balcony

This is our 3rd time on the Gem. We love the layout. It is well maintained. The Great Outdoors buffet is great spot for breakfast and lunch.

Pros: Great Outdoors Buffet

Cons: Canceled port due to bad weather

Recommends Norwegian Gem? Yes!

Ship Quality
The ship is well maintained, clean and attractive.
Food and Dining
In general the food is excellent and the variety is very good. We enjoy the dining options. The only con was some of the fish dishes were a little dry on this trip.
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
For the most part the entertainment was excellent. There were plenty of activities for the family. I wasn't wild about the hypnosis show.
Children's Programs
Our 10 year old enjoyed the kids club. He was able to check himself in and out. He was only sorry he didn't discover it earlier in the week.
Nassau, Bahamas
Good for souvenir and gift shopping. Our 13 year old enjoyed the fort and museum excursion
Don't Miss: The sing ray feeding and snorkeling excursion our 10 year old loved it.
Port Canaveral, Florida
We already did several excursions in this port on previous trips. So this time we just took the Coco Beach Shuttle and hung out for the afternoon. There are a few stores near the drop off point in case you forgot something.

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