Panama Canal done RIGHT

Norwegian Joy Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 12

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Norwegian Joy

12 Night Panama Canal Partial Transit (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 27, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Joy

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 10966

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Perfect choice for us. School in session so 99%+ adults.


5 out of 5
Smooth and easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Le Bistro was the favorite. Cagney's was a bit slow and crowded. Tepanyaki was fun and good. Loved The Local. MDR was a bit bland. Buffet was good ... Not great but good. The Haven restaurant was wonderful but they need to vary the menu.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5


4 out of 5
Footloose entertained. Elements was better. Beatles show was fun. Comics were weak.

Children's Programs

No kids ... Not many on board either

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Great 👍. Franz was attentive and friendly.

Ship tip

Big and prepare to hike

Ports of call

Miami, Florida Did not visit port

Just on/off

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas

3 out of 5

Cartagena, Colombia

4 out of 5

Cruise Gatun Lake (Inside Panama Canal)

5 out of 5

Colon, Panama

5 out of 5

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

5 out of 5

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

4 out of 5

Harvest Caye, Belize

5 out of 5

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
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