Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

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5 out of 5

Surpassed Expectations!

Sail Date: June 13, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Suite

This was our first experience with a cruise so we were "rookies" when it comes to what to expect.  That said, we found the entertainment (number of options and variety) to be beyond what we expected.  The group Innovations was very talented and we enjoyed dancing to their music.  Cruise Directors' staff provided a wide variety to games to engage the audience which was a lot of fun. 

Having a fitness center was a real plus for us -- we used it daily; variety of equipment and sufficient number.  Bonus was the Personal Trainer - provided free early AM stretching and abs exercise and, for fee Pilates and Yoga was also available.  The Trainer was outstanding!

Food was reasonably good -- no real complaints. The room accommodates were comfortable and having a balcony made the room feel bigger and was plus for taking glacier pictures!  Well worth the cost.  Yes we recommend this cruise and this particular ship (because it was such a good size).


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Food and Dining
Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia
Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska
Ketchikan, Alaska
Go to Annabelle's for lunch - its the best even though rated #2!
Juneau, Alaska
Skagway, Alaska
Go to the Skagway Brewing Company for lunch!
Cruise Glacier Bay
Cruise Hubbard Glacier
Great photo opts and, therefore, the reason to have a balcony!
Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
Have lunch or dinner at the Glacier Brewing Co; time permitting drop in to the Anchorage Museum.


Deck 11 was clearly a good choice -- down the hall access to the Fitness Center; and, to the Sports Bar (for drinks and snacks) and Buffet (for early morning coffee!) And, it was very quite -- a big plus for us!

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