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204 Princess South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
A dining experience to be savoured.......The Crown Grill has such an ambience, wooden panelling , subdued lighting....cosy, comforting, inviting you in. On entering the greeting by the Maitre de is so pleasantly welcoming. An ... Read more
Tiari_7007
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Princess cruises made our first cruise experience so perfect that we're already thinking of doing it again. Everything was so systematically done from the embarkation to the disembarkation day. We really had a hassle-free vacation but ... Read more
couple of cruisers
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Crown Princess depart LA (San Pedro) to Hawaii and then on to South Pacific islands. Rm A243. Stayed prior to cruise at Crown Plaza and they shuttled to the ship on embarkation morning. Excellent hotel and close to piers. Crown ... Read more
Beencruising2014
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This ship is amazing. This was our second cruise and we were not disappointed. The staff are extremely friendly, as usual the food was amazing and the facilities on board are endless. The only down side to our cruise was the poor weather ... Read more
GCKAT
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
191 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
It's been a while since I've cruised on Princess and this was my 3rd Princess cruise (out of a total of 23 cruises). I really like ships that have enclosed pools, as this gives cruisers shelter if it's really windy. This ship also had ... Read more
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sydneytraveller
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Having sailed on 3 previous Princess cruises, we were of the opinion that Princess was one of the best mid tier cruise companies offering good value for money overall. This was our first cruise on the Diamond Princess and overall we must ... Read more
Steve49
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
It was interesting reading prior reviews about the Diamond Princess. If all were to be believed, I probably wouldn't have gone - lousy food, noisy engines, bad entertainment etc. Fortunately I ignored the majority of those whingers and ... Read more
Chris555
Member Since 2012
6 reviews
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY Flying to Tahiti and Papeete What a long day or was it two days? Started out at 1pm with a regional flight to Denver on Wednesday. Then Denver to LAX arriving at 4:30pm. Walked 8 minutes from terminal 7 to ... Read more
Buffybear
Member Since 2013
1 review
43 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just back from 13 days on the Diamond Princess to New Zealand. Service was good and breakfast in bed a lovely treat. Overall the trip was fine, the food was the best I've encountered on any ship I've been on before and of course the free ... Read more
Level six
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
561 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I booked this cruise as part of the bucket list thing. It was to be the trip of a lifetime. In some ways it delivered, not so much in other ways. We have cruised princess about 4 times and have cruised other lines approximately 5 ... Read more

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ted1049
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Overall the experience was very good. Clean ship, good service, plentiful and good food, on board activities adequate...........but 1. The day excursions were not up to my expectations. Weather may have played a part in this review. ... 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
Stephen Lord
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are 2 pensioners in our early 60's visiting Australia for the first time - and what a 'fair dinkum' city Sydney is - good on ya! We stayed 6 nights at Simpsons, a small Boutique hotel in Pots Point, very comfortable and conveniently ... 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
u2scubagirl
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Papua New Guinea I loved everything about the country and my visit. I traveled as a single woman and had zero problems or fears of the country. I would recommend doing tours only because it is easier, but if you are with a group, I do ... Read more

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Bigdog1963
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Sailed through Sydney harbour at sunset, beautiful as always. Spent a day in Brisbane, we are locals so just hung around the port and had relatives and friends come to visit for the day. Next stop Alotau, tropical, steamy, hazy, ... Read more
greynomadatsea
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
After reading all the reviews on Dawn Princess we went on board with a see how it goes attitude, because we had read some terrible reviews and some good ones. But I can say most of the bad things we read about I never came across. The ... 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
Westcliffgirl
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I took this cruise because of the itinerary. I'm in my early 50's and was considered young! We met some lovely people onboard but unfortunately it felt at times like we were on a floating convalescent home. The food in the ... Read more

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Cassie_Zuzu
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
386 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have just disembarked from our cruise around the Pacific.We had 5 stops in Hawaii, plus stops in Tonga, Samoa (both Western Samoa and American Samoa), 4 stops in French Polynesia and Fiji. We enjoyed the whole cruise. The food was ... Read more
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
JOHNKIRK
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
41 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Recently we cruised on the Sea Princess out of Brisbane, Australia. This was the first time we have cruised on a Princess Boat even though we have cruised some 20+ times previously on P&O Australia, Carnival, Costa, MSC, Celebrity, NCL ... Read more
Jewelscruising
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We embarked from the White Bay Terminal in Sydney. Embarkation was swift and painless. Our bags were already at our balcony room when we first arrived. We were on Aloha Deck (11), balcony room 342. It was ideally situated near elevators ... Read more
TexasTripper
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were extremely disappointed in princess' boarding for our cruise from Papeete. After getting our boarding card with very little trouble or delay we waited in line for over an hour and a half to get on the ship. They only used one ... Read more

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