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Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Norwegian Pearl

7 Night Alaska Glacier Bay (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail Date: August 24, 2014

Ship: Norwegian Pearl

Cabin Type: Inside

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review Summary

The Alaskan cruise as a whole is something that needs to be experienced especially by nature lovers.  The destinations have their fascinating history and the scenery is just spectacular.  Some of the excursions are pricy, but there are some that are reasonable and provide an excellent experience.  There's also a lot of jewelry shopping  at each port for those who are into bling and the deals are highlighted by the crew. As for the Norwegian Pearl, the accommodations were reasonable (we had an inside cabin) for our family of 4, the food and selections were very good and the specialty restaurants were excellent.  Definitely check out the Steakhouse, Tepanyaki, and French specialty restaurants.  The crew was very friendly and accommodating.  My family totally enjoyed it.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Check out the specialty restaurants

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Lots of activities, but some you need to pay for (like bowling).

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Checked out a couple of shows and the family enjoyed them.

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
Didn't really take advantage of all that the ship had to offer

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The ship was showing it's age in some locations, but very well kept.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Should have gone for a balcony room

Ship Tip

Blue Moon Café is the place to go for midnight snacks and late night cravings.

Ports Of Call

Seattle, Washington

5 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5
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