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Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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7 Night Alaska Glacier Bay Northbound (Vancouver To Seward)
Sail Date: June 13, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Sun
Cabin Type: Suite
Cabin Number: 1012
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

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).


Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

Not applicable

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

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!

Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Go to Annabelle's for lunch - its the best even though rated #2!
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Go to the Skagway Brewing Company for lunch!

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5

Cruise Hubbard Glacier

5 out of 5
Great photo opts and, therefore, the reason to have a balcony!
5 out of 5
Have lunch or dinner at the Glacier Brewing Co; time permitting drop in to the Anchorage Museum.
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