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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
Norwegian Jewel

12 Night Australia & New Zealand From Sydney (Sydney To Auckland)

Sail date: January 23, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 10569

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Overall was nice, but very disappointed in NCL Jewel. Shops and or events closed or cancelled without notice. Sister ship the Pearl was much nicer, and organized


5 out of 5
Very smooth.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Food in dining room was below standards from previous cruises.

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Game show activities are not that entertaining.


2 out of 5
Shows were just average, the show Velvet was the worst show we have ever seen on a ship.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very friendly.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Somewhat cut up, but ok.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Was clean and comfortable.

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5

Burnie, Tasmania, Australia

4 out of 5
Very nice, beautiful scenery.

Melbourne, Australia

2 out of 5
Get out of the city. Wall to wall people in the city proper.

Eden, Australia

2 out of 5
Not much to do.

Cruise Dusky Sound

5 out of 5
All sounds were very beautiful.

Tauranga, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Beautiful beaches, and great walking paths around the mountain.

Napier, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Neat town, with ocean front walk and many antique shops.

Auckland, New Zealand

2 out of 5
Not impressed, but didn't get out of city,

Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand

3 out of 5
Tour, Sights of Dunedin was very rushed.

Picton, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Some very nice winery's, beautiful country side.

Akaroa, New Zealand

4 out of 5
Great little town just to get off ship.

Cruise Doubtful Sound

5 out of 5

Cruise Milford Sound

5 out of 5


4 out of 5
Went smoothly.
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