Amazing first cruise! Will do it again

Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to South Pacific - Australia

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
Norwegian Jewel

16 Night Australia & New Zealand (Sydney Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 20, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 11094

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Great experience, great value, very clean, crew extremely nice and polite, everyone works for your comfort. I would choose Norwegian again without a doubt.


5 out of 5
Very good and not too long

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Perfect, delicious food and great options

Garden Cafe

5 out of 5

Great food, variety and service. It got a bit chilly because of the aircon from time to time, but other then that excellent

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Spinnaker Lounge

5 out of 5

Perfect. I spent all my nights there. Very nice people on the bar. Some nights the music wasn’t very good. The DJ was fine but not excellent

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Perfect size, fits a foldable cot. Very clean and great balcony. It has also a bath tube, very convenient when travelling with a little one

Ship tip

Prebook restaurants, consider extra tipping your cabin crew and enjoy!

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5

Eden, Australia

3 out of 5

Burnie, Tasmania, Australia

5 out of 5

Melbourne, Australia

5 out of 5

Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand

4 out of 5

Akaroa, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Wellington, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Napier, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Tauranga, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Auckland, New Zealand

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Good, we had to wait but it wasn’t too long
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