Westerdam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

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4 out of 5

Cruise to Alaska

Sail Date: September 03, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

We could not see a single whale, bear, etc. There were specific tours on ports to see them, i.e. "Fish Tour." We were never told about this. Otherwise it was an excellent cruise with a lot of beautiful views in Alaska. We wish to have had a longer stay in Victoria, Canada, but we will go back on our own at a later date.
For travelers who were flying out of Seattle on a late flight, the Westerdam was not accomodating at all at their Internet Cafe. Our flight out of SEA-TAC left at 10:40pm, the printer at the Westerdam was turned off at 10:00pm the night before, so there was no 24 hour window to print boarding passes

Pros: Service aboard

Cons: Lack of reliable info about tours

Recommends Westerdam? Yes!

Except for Joel Mason, all the other shows were mediocre and amateurish.
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Special mention of Annamarie, Deputy at the Open Seating of the Westerdam. She was knowleadgeable, friendly, helpful, accomodating, etc. Being a young person, we hope her talents are recognized by the company and she is promoted to better a more challenging positions.
Sitka, Alaska
Ketchikan, Alaska
Victoria, British Columbia
Juneau, Alaska
We saw it on our own at the end of the cruise. There were no other options because of our return home shcedule

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