Great Alaskan trip on the Westerdam

Westerdam Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5

7 Night Glacier Discovery Southbound (Seward To Vancouver)

Sail date: May 26, 2019

Ship: Westerdam

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 1019

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Over all we had a great trip. Nice ship and the staff was fantastic.


5 out of 5
Fast and easy emparkation.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food was excellent and the drinks were good with a lot of selection.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Lots of stuff to do. Couldn't do everything


5 out of 5
We watched the comedian and Magician and they were both excellent.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Outstanding very helpful and friendly.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The Westerdam had been refurbished a little while back and was in good condition. We liked the size of the ship. Easy to get around.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Bed was comfortable, cabin was clean and the bathroom was a nice size. You could move around in the shower.

Ship tip

We liked our main floor 1. Good location to get to the entertainment and dining rooms.

Ports of call

Seward (Anchorage), Alaska

4 out of 5
Didn't spend a lot of time in Seward but what we saw was ok.

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5
We had a clear day to see the glacier and saw some calfing.

Haines, Alaska

5 out of 5
Did the Glacier Point Wilderness Safari. It was a good excursion.

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
Visited a couple of bars. Did the Roberts Tramway, nice ride up with a great view. Also, did the 5 Plane Glacier Taku Float plane ride. That was a great excursion.

Ketchikan, Alaska

4 out of 5
Didn't see much of Ketchikan. It was raining that day. We did go fishing but we only caught one Haibut.

Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska

4 out of 5
It was ok.

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

4 out of 5
Took a bus ride around the city and got a good feel of the city.


2 out of 5
Took us awhile to get of the ship. I think part of the problem our group of people from YMT didn't have the bus ready for us. and they seem to be a little unorganized
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