First cruise - it was great

Oosterdam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 15

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Oosterdam

7 Night Alaska Hubbard Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 18, 2017

Ship: Oosterdam

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8132

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

we really enjoyed our first cruise.   The FOOD was excellent!!!   the sights were great - Hubbard Glacier was awesome - calfed and we got close - saw whale spouts and dolphin from ship - entertainment was mostly good.   The weather was great and the seas relatively calm.   Most of the excursions were good - depends on the guide more than anything.   One was not so good.   Didn't think we would do cruising but now we are considering another one!!!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
EXCELLENT

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
would like more "how to" classes

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Most of it was enjoyable - one night was not

Children's Programs

NA

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
they tried hard to please

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Plenty of room for storing clothes and suitcases (under bed) - nice and roomy - loved the balcony!!!

Ship tip

It seemed to be an older group but that was ok. many we met were on a multiple trip to Alaska - we enjoyed it.

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington

5 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5

Sitka, Alaska

5 out of 5
our guide was very enthusiastic and the bear fortress was very nice and eagles plentiful

Ketchikan, Alaska

3 out of 5
not much time there so rushed. Lumberjack show was a SHOW. Our guide, David, was not very good so it was not our favorite place. would have also been better if salmon had been going up stream.

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5
pretty place

Traveler Photos

Hubbard Glacier was spectacular
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