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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to South Pacific - Australia

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Norwegian Jewel

10 Night Australia & New Zealand (Auckland To Sydney)

Sail date: January 13, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 5046

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Wonderful the Jewell is a great ship 3rd time on her and always a positive experience

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Fast easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great food all over Awesome at Cagneys and Moderno other restaurants and buffet great service and food

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Bingo trivia dance lessons solo gathering so much fun. Hard to choose activities so many tomkeep you busy

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Shows excellent favorite Cirque show great music all over the ship

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Wonderful Room Steward took great care of me. Starbucks gals were awesome. Friendly staff all over ship. Solo leader was the best from the activity staff

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Small ship easy to navigate and lines short wonderful layout

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Perfect cabin for a solo midship so less boat movement quiet easy to access front or mid elevators

Ship tip

Take a coffee mug and water bottle cups are tiny onboard

Ports of call

Auckland, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Stayed one day before cruise at the Rydges 10 minute easy walk to ship lots of sitseeing close by

Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Loved it walked on my own

Tauranga, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Private excursion to kiwi farm redwoods and Maori village great time

Napier, New Zealand

5 out of 5
On my own free shuttle easy to walk around

Picton, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Wine tour thru NCL horrible 15 wine tastings no food and taken to very expensive choclate place dissapointed

Akaroa, New Zealand

5 out of 5
On my own fun port

Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand

5 out of 5
Hop on hop off bus great fun and easy way to see the sites

Cruise Dusky Sound

5 out of 5

Cruise Doubtful Sound

5 out of 5

Cruise Milford Sound

5 out of 5
Stunning and awesome favorite sound a must see

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5
Went straight to airport

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Easy fast and efficient
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