The Long Wet Road

Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 18

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
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Norwegian Sun

14 Night Alaska Glacier Bay (Vancouver Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 22, 2015

Ship: Norwegian Sun

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 0329

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Review summary

Weather was nice in Vancouver and the inside passage but was windy wet and overcast the rest of the trip.  On board entertainment was very good.  Food in the main dining room was very good, the buffet was not a fun place to be, long lines and long waiting.  On board activities lets just say I'm not in college anymore.  Room was excellent and very clean.  Ports, we could not get into Skagway the first time so went to Haines about an hour away, they were not ready for us still they offered some sight seeing and restaurants.  Seward was our longest layover with really nothing to do or see, did have a nice free shuttle from the ship to the train station and downtown.  Rainy day so maybe not all there fault.  To me each port had too many jewelry stores and not enough local wares.  Would like to get to know more about where you are at instead of jewelry everywhere you look.

Overall I would do the cruse again knowing now what to expect, we did go to rest and we did a lot of that.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Buffet was under staffed and to small to handle the crowds, main dining rooms were fine.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Not in college anymore.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
No kids so no comment.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Older ship always being kept up.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Larger then normal still small bathroom, very clean room. Thank You.

Ports of call

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

1 out of 5

Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska

5 out of 5

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

3 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5

Cruise Hubbard Glacier

5 out of 5

Seward (Anchorage), Alaska

1 out of 5
Raining so maybe not there fault.
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