Lots of extra charges

Norwegian Sky Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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Sail Date: August 15, 2011
Ship: Norwegian Sky
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago
the ship was good, we were on the 9th deck and had easy access to and from all areas of the ship. the elevators are slow so we took the stairs (but it was a good way to burn off all the calories from the buffet!) the drinks were expensive $7-10 a drink. exercise classes were extra. some restaurants extra. bingo extra. internet extra-make sure that you log out after you are finished or you will keep being charged. coffee bar extra. WARNING! make sure that you turn off the data on your cell phone. racked up $75 in charges just from background data in a matter of an hour.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
food was just ok. only had one meal that was great. 3 restaurants charge an extra fee, so if you don't want to pay that options are limited.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
comedy shows were funny and entertaining, game shows (jeopardy, family feud, and liar's club) were hilarious

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
great customer service and friendly staff

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
clean balcony room with good location
3 out of 5
We went shopping near the port which was great. Lots of neat shops (del sol and cariloha, jewelry shops and souvenir shops) and a straw market(at the straw market the people were a little pushy and a lot of the vendors sold the same items). It rained pretty hard after we finished shopping and our stingray tour had to be cancelled...can't really give a review on the excursion or the rest of the island since we didn't see it!
5 out of 5
Pretty beach, great for a day of just lounging around on the beach or going for a dip in the water. There are not many excursions on the island though. I would get there early so you can snag a chair close to the water, it gets pretty crowded.
5 out of 5
we went on the kayak tour of lucayan park. the kayaking was great. It went thru a mangrove. Beware that some of the spaces in the mangrove are tight and you will have to lean backwards in the kayak (can't sit up straight the whole time)...so if you have any physical limitations this may be difficult. If you don't, this is great adventure. After kayaking we had a light lunch and then got to hang out at Gold Rock Beach which was beautiful. Very clear water. It is supposed to be even better at low tide but the tour ended before that.
Don't Miss: Gold Rock Beach

Pros: excursions, game shows, comedy show

Cons: food was so so, extra charges

Recommends Norwegian Sky? Yes!

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