June 6-13, 2016 Norwegian Sun Cruise

Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Norwegian Sun

14 Night Alaska (Seward Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 06, 2016

Ship: Norwegian Sun

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 8008

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Lucked out with great weather. Enjoyed the specialty restaurants, generally good food. Friendly staff with good entertainment but the song and dance people were better than the juggler.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Open dining allowed you to eat when you want but you don't get the same experience as sharing a table with other folks and comparing notes over multiple days. You have less interaction and don't always have the same wait staff.

Ports of call

Seward (Anchorage), Alaska

5 out of 5
Spent several days on our own here before the cruise. Lots to see. Stayed three nights at a B&B on Old Exit Glacier Road. Had the chance to hike to the glacier, took another hike in a state park on the coast, toured the aquarium, shopped in town. When we ate at Chinooks we could see the catch being weighed and filleted.

Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska

5 out of 5
Walked into town and saw the totem pole carving. Walked on the beach a bit at low tide and saw some nice groups of starfish. Local brewery was a good stop on the way back.

Cruise Sawyer Glacier

1 out of 5
Ship did not go there. Never explained why.
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