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Queen Elizabeth Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
Queen Elizabeth

12 Night Norwegian Explorer (Southampton Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 25, 2019

Ship: Queen Elizabeth

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Relaxing cruise, saw whales and dolphins. Port visits varied and interesting - not a cruise for the under 40s as majority of passengers 65 or above.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Not very good menu for vegetarian

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Board games


4 out of 5
Nicki Chapman very good speaker Theatre for older audiences

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
House keeping and waiters excellent Do need to learn how to make a flat white

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very well maintained and very clean

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Very comfortable, size works well, balcony great

Ship tip

Forget the theatre in an evening if you're under 65

Ports of call

Stavanger, Norway

4 out of 5
Sunshine and an outdoor Market old town lovely to walk around

Olden, Norway

5 out of 5
Love olden great walk towards the glacier scenery outstanding

Leknes, Norway

4 out of 5
Scenery beautiful from the shop

Tromso, Norway

4 out of 5
Nature at its best

Trondheim, Norway

4 out of 5
Medieval feel loved it

Andalsnes, Norway

3 out of 5
Scenary beautiful not much to do off the ship

Bergen, Norway

4 out of 5
Rained heavily but still walked into the town great restaurants underneath the tourist information


4 out of 5
Not as fast as the Queen Victoria but nothing to complain about
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