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Launched in 1995 as the world's biggest-ever cruise ship weighing in at about 77,000 tons, Sun Princess debuted with the largest number of balcony cabins and innovative features, including a 24-hour cafe. The ...
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309 Princess Sun Princess Cruise Reviews

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wickedwazza
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Being first time cruisers we weren't expecting anything, but were surprised by the service and the experience we received on board, will be doing another cruise. The Cruise started from Perth with about 1400 of the passengers on the ... Read more
CptFatguts
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
214 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Princess cruises provide the best quality of service we have experienced thus far (P&O Aust, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, HAL, Princess) Food variety was good, however quality was inconsistent. The much lauded Curtis Stone menu items ... Read more
alycat444
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
27 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The Ship Sun Princess is an older ship. She is very pretty and has a capacity for 2000 guests. Sun Princess has two main dining rooms located on Decks 5 and 6 in the middle of the ship. Located on the Deck 14 is the Horizon Court ... Read more
SmoothSailingMax
Member Since 2014
1 review
19 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sun Princess This cruise was a very nice experience. We were expecting a higher class of ship than the P&O and Carnival ships we have been on before but sadly this was not the case. Pacific Dawn is a much nicer ship, better design ... Read more
dj_tommyg
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
This was our very first cruise so we didn't know what to expect. I had read reviews saying the Sun Princess was looking a little old but we didn't notice any wear or antiquated furniture. In fact we couldn't believe how clean everything ... Read more

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Marcothepolopony
Member Since 2014
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2015
This was my first cruise alone in 33 years. The Sun Princess is a lovely ship, a little dated, sure and the bed headboard and curtains in my cabin were well past replacement (and cleaning) date! The staff were not accommodating of a ... Read more
ETdreamer
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first cruise on Sun Princess and we found it to be a very pleasant ship to cruise on, not quite as modern as the Saphhire Princess, but like the Sea Princess it seemed to have a very welcoming feel to it! The pre-booked coach ... Read more
CherylLambert
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Just returned from 14 day cruise on Sun Princess to the Fijian Islands. Will never travel on this ship again !!! It is old, the tender service was disgusting (waiting times were 1 1/2 to 2 hrs to depart and return to the ship, not enough ... Read more
forsmithie
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
We've just returned from this cruise, our first with Princess. We're cruising with them again (Sapphire Princess) in December 2015. We've cruised with 3 other lines and Princess was not quite up to the level of two of them. The cabin was ... Read more
pricey451
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
It had been a while since I cruised on Sun Princess about 8 years to be exact so I was a little bit apprehensive as to what I would find . I usually cruise with Royal Caribbean but they don't do these destinations , I have to say I was ... Read more

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Crusty Cruiser
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
We just completed a 15 night cruise out of Sydney visiting Papua New Guinea and the Solomons. The experience on Sun Princess was first rate. The ship may be showing it's age in some regard with a few minor maintenance and appearance ... Read more
Sue1955
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We cruised with Sun Princess from Sydney on 14/4/2015 to Papua New Guinea and Honiara. My husband and I and we took my mother along too. My husband was particularly interested in the Live Volcano, Culture, war museums and just loves the ... Read more
dacwpark
Member Since 2005
9 reviews
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
On March 19-April 1, 2015, my wife, 9 year old daughter, 6 year old son and I sailed on Sun Princess, our 1st Australia/New Zealand cruise. This was my 15th cruise, and I have sailed on RCCL, Princess, Disney, and NCL previously. ... Read more
Purdo57
Member Since 2012
1 review
42 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
An exciting way to spend my 60th birthday cruising to new Zealand from Sydney for 2 weeks with my father and two sisters and partners. The amount and variety of activities was well balanced. The staff, in particular the activities team ... Read more
stocklady
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
568 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have sailed more than 20 times and I have never seen such a ship in such disrepair. Rust all over, filthy windows which were never cleaned, and constant broken elevators! Luckily our room was close to stairs which came in handy ... Read more

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Table 197
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
What a great holiday to New Zealand.Our group of 8 were expecting to have a good holiday, but were blown away by a fantastic holiday. An enjoyable trip had by us. Our 2 waiters (Robert and John) the Regency restaurant were fabulous. They ... Read more
Table 197
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
Well, what a great experience. My friends and I ( group of 8) went to New Zealand on the advice of a friend. We went thinking we would have a good holiday, but it turned into an amazing holiday. Was so much better than we could have ... Read more
minion almighty
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
My first time to sydney & it was pouring with heavy rain as the cruise sailed under the harbour bridge and passed the opera house. Such a beautiful harbour. Day 4 made it to new zealand fiordlands. Milford sound was spectacular with ... Read more
sdavid
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed January 2015
We've cruised NZ in 2013 with Holland America on the Oosterdam and decided to cruise again but as there wasn't a HA cruise ship on the date we wanted went with the Sun princess. The service throughout the ship was as good as on the ... Read more
welshozziecruiser
Member Since 2012
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I both agreed that this was one of the very best cruises that we have been fortunate to go on. We met great people, the food and service well presented and satisfying. The ship is looking its age but was very clean and well ... Read more

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Desdemona1
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
26 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
The ship was beautifully decorated with an xmas theme. We enjoyed the first half of the cruise as we chilled out and relaxed, however due to a lack of activity range on board, the second half was deadly boring. On board activities were ... Read more
featherz
Member Since 2014
1 review
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
I have sailed twice with Princess cruises and found the Sun was a little shabby in appearance, particularly the Princess theatre. The seats were in disrepair & so were the carpets throughout the ship., The entertainment was boring, ... Read more
doggy13
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
My wife and I travelled from Sydney to Brisbane to join the Sea Princess on a 11 day cruise to island off the East Coast of Papua New Guinea. The first port of call was Alotau where we anchored alongside. Those onboard incharge of the ... Read more
flightoffancy
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We commend the crew for the efforts they made to provide the amenities that one expects to enjoy on a cruise. However, we were unsatisfied with the condition of the ship. We had a balcony cabin on the 9th floor. Walking the corridor to get ... Read more
sun_princess
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
Although a one night delay in Sydney, We finally boarded on a 14 night trip to the south pacific. There is no public transport to White Bay cruise terminal and the Taxi fare was $35.00. The boarding process at White bay terminal was smooth ... Read more

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