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Cruise West ceased operations in September, 2010.
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  • Jim Thornton  Pacific Explorer  Panama and Costa Rica

    This was our 20th cruise and the fourth on a Cruise West ship - this cruise was titled Panama Canal and Costa Rica. Our starboard deluxe cabin (321) was on the Upper Deck near of the bow of the... read more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Shari  Spirit of Columbia  Gold Rush inside passage

    Cruise West - Not worth the cost. The food was spectacular, and there was plenty of it. Our lower level cabin, which we expected would have no windows and would be small, stunk from mold. We... read more

    75 users found this review helpful.
  • Linda Androlia   Spirit of Endeavour  Inside passage

    I am a travel agent and was on the Spirit Of Endeavor from Seattle to Juneau. I have sailed to Alaska many times on the “big” ships, so this was a different experience for me.... read more

    103 users found this review helpful.
  • Jim Thornton  Spirit of Endeavour  Sea of Cortez

    This was our 16th cruise and the third on a Cruise West ship. Our cabin (201) was a starboard Deluxe one on the Upper Deck near of the bow of the ship right behind the bridge. The ship has no... read more

    17 users found this review helpful.
  • Bob  Spirit of Endeavour  Canada

    Overall this was a disappointing cruise experience for a number of reasons but let me start with some positive comments about the trip. I have cruised over a dozen times on almost all... read more

    35 users found this review helpful.
  • C. Weisberger  Spirit of Discovery  Alaska

    The Spirit of Discovery is fairly typical for Cruise West vessels. It is small and intimate but comfortable. The ship is well arranged for nature observation. The cabins are small but... read more

    22 users found this review helpful.
  • C. Weisberger  Spirit of Endeavour  Alaska

    A prior review from 2000 is on this site and I must say that our experience was very much the same. From the moment our aircraft arrived for the ground portion of our 2 week trip; we were... read more

    30 users found this review helpful.
  • Nina Hazard Baldwin  Spirit of Endeavour  Baja California

    We were part of a group on the Baja Whales and Wildlife trip on the Cruise West Spirit of Endeavour from March 22-29, 2003. Our group consisted of friends and family of Ann Hazard, Baja... read more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • Fred Norful  Spirit of Endeavour  California Wine Country

    Based upon our experience with Temptress lines in Costa Rica, we looked for another cruise this year. The Temptress Explorer is now managed by CruiseWest; we decided to try their 2002 Wine... read more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Kristina Trowbridge  Spirit of Endeavour  Wildlife with Wild Encounters

    Baja Whales & Wildlife with Wild Encounters, A Whale Watching Excursion to Bahîa Magdalena Bay during the Peak of the Migration. One week cruising to the ports of Cabo... read more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • Kristina Trowbridge  Spirit of '98  California Wine Country

    NOTE : There is an extensive photo album that accompanies this review that may be viewed at http://www.smallcruiseshipspecialist.com The Flavors of the Vine: A Weekend... read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Jim Thornton  Spirit of Oceanus  Japan & South Korea

    This was our 15th cruise and the second on a Cruise West ship. Our cabin was a portside Explorer Suite with balcony on the Sports (fifth) Deck near of the bow of the ship right behind... read more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Karen Knowlton  Spirit of Alaska  Seattle to Juneau

    Having been interested in the casual style and emphasis on the surroundings and the destination, typical of small-ship cruising, led my husband Kim and me to the decision to spend an Alaska... read more

    49 users found this review helpful.
  • Kristina Trowbridge  Spirit of Oceanus  Seattle to Juneau

    NOTE : There is an extensive photo album that accompanies this review that may be viewed at   www.WinWinVacations.com  Simply click on Photo Albums and follow the Links... read more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Ann Roth   Spirit of Oceanus  Anchorage to Seattle Cruise Number 23A Ten night adventure

    This is a review of our Alaska cruise on Cruise West’s Spirit of Oceanus, Anchorage to Seattle June 9th to June 19th 2001. We had attended a promotional evening put on by Cruise West at... read more

    31 users found this review helpful.
  • Jean Bracchi   Spirit of Oceanus  Whittier, Alaska to Victoria, B.C.

    Our ship was advertised as new. It was at least 10 years old and in poor condition. Many things on board did not work. No water in either pool or hot tub, sun deck not ready for use, A/C not... read more

    11 users found this review helpful.
  • Kristina Trowbridge   Temptress Explorer  Gems of Costa Rica

    On Saturday April 28, 2001, we embarked upon a dream adventure to Costa Rica. We fell in love with this small country on a shore excursion stop a couple of years ago, when the Crystal Harmony... read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Linda Androlia  Spirit of Endeavour  Whales and Wilderness

    I have been on numerous Cruise West sailings and many other small ships. Small ships under 100 passengers is what I sell so it is what I want to experience. If I do it and enjoy it I can sell it.... read more

    13 users found this review helpful.
  • Nana Royer  Spirit of Endeavour  Whales and Wildlife Sea of Cortez

    Overall I found this tour to be a magical experience, transporting us to new places physcially and mentally. Our first cruise, we are spoiled and would never choose a large cruise ship. The... read more

    15 users found this review helpful.
 

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