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Norwegian Joy Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

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Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Norwegian Joy

7 Night Alaska With Inside Passage (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 13, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Joy

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 5131

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Experiencing Alaska and the Yukon Territory by ship was a wonderful adventure. The Norwegian Joy was a large ship, but we never felt crowded. The ship is very well laid out. We were a little disappointed by all of the addons and sold out attractions. Book early. Wonderful, priceless memories with our kids and grandkids. The glaciers were unbelievable.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Very smooth and quick.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

The District Brew House

5 out of 5

The pianist Jim Badger was a riot Definitely the highlight of the ship.

The Local

5 out of 5

Wonderful wings, burgers and carrot cake.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Mandara Spa & Salon

1 out of 5

Why would anyone put a spa under a go cart race track. Very dissatisfied.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Awesome shows. Book before you board.

Social Comedy & Night Club

5 out of 5

Loved the comedians. Awesome shows both PG and adult only.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Design was very user friendly. Only drawback were crouded elevators.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
For 2 of us the cabin was very well laid out. Lots of storage areas.

Ship tip

Enjoy the observation deck and taste all the delightful flavors the Norwegian has to offer.

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington

5 out of 5
Loved the space needle and Pikes Market.

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5
Bering sea crab tour was 5 star.

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
The whale watching was awesome.

SCENIC GLACIER CRUISING

5 out of 5
Very chilly. The only we place we really needed a jacket. The colors of the icebergs were unreal. So blue

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5
Check out Heaths popcorn emporium and book a site seeing tour

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5
The hop on hop off tour of the city was informative and allowed for visiting various places. The Steamship bar and grill was great.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Having done many cruises, I can say this was they fastest, easiest disembarkation ever.

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