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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to South Pacific - Australia

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

4.8 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: Balcony

Cabin number: 10084

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

The best ports ever. Definitely a Bucket List item!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Super easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Did not eat in specialty dining. MDR food was great, great variety. And buffet was very good.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Love the gameshows, Bingo, nightly shows were awesome.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Stage shows were great!

Children's Programs

No children

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Room steward could have been better, but otherwise, everyone was great. Especially Yad-Z, the bartender at The Whiskey Bar!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
There were 3 adults and still comfortable.

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

4 out of 5
Sydney was nice. Actually flew in a few days early so that we're could travel to Cairns to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef.

Eden, Australia

5 out of 5
Loved this little town. The people there were so friendly

Melbourne, Australia

4 out of 5
Big city, so not alot of time to see much. But did enjoy the Chinese New Year festivities while there. Also some really cool graffiti art on some side streets

Burnie, Tasmania, Australia

5 out of 5
Loved this town as well. They actually greeted us with "Burnie" hat pins. Super nice people, very appreciative of us tourists.

Cruise Milford Sound

5 out of 5
No stop, so no excursion, but so beautiful

Cruise Doubtful Sound

5 out of 5
Same as Milford. No stop, but so much beauty

Cruise Dusky Sound

5 out of 5

Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand

5 out of 5
Great little port, really nice people

Akaroa, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Beautiful little port. Went out on a sailboat with Ray. Got to see the Hector's dolphins

Picton, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Really nice port

Napier, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Tauranga, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Saw the glow worm caves! Amazing!

Auckland, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Auckland was very nice. Loved all of New Zealand ❤

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Easy
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