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375 Royal Caribbean South Pacific Cruise Reviews
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Amandah1987
Member Since 2015
1 review
131 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This was my first cruise, and I went with my 3 year old daughter,and it was her first ever holiday. We really enjoyed our time on the explorer. We flew to Sydney from Adelaide and as soon as we got to the dock, we had friendly staff ... Read more
wallarah
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
1. I contracted diarrhea on arrival in Noumea, suspect under cooked lamb the night before, seen nurse and was confined to room for 2 days and told by phone I would be compensated 2 days (implied refund) I was then okay but a day or so ... Read more
jojobrendy
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
As a first time cruiser without having any other shipping line to compare with I would have to say there a few things that could be improved. -Food/Service: Overall the service from all staff was very good, food in the Sapphire dining ... Read more
roselilyoz
Member Since 2008
15 reviews
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We enjoyed our 10 nights visiting the Pacific Islands on Explorer. We have done many Royal Caribbean cruises ( we are now Diamond Club members ), but this was the first time on this ship. We found it to be beautifully refurbished, and ... Read more
RFC56
Member Since 2015
1 review
11 helpful votes
My wife booked a cruise for our 30th anniversary and it was a wonderful, relaxing holiday. As it was our first cruise we were a little apprehensive but the cruise, ship and staff exceeded our expectations. Boarding the ship was a breeze as ... Read more
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sunnycoaster
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
49 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We travelled as a group made up of 13 family and friends ranging in age from 18 to 85. Most of our group had not been on a cruise before and only my partner and i had previously been on Royal Caribbean. Embarkation Very quick from ... Read more
icruisewheniwant
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
First time with the Voyager of the Seas and with this cruise I got to spend a lot of sea days (5 in total) to experience it. All in all the cruise is good fun taking my family and I to places that we'd never have gone (Mystery Island, ... Read more
leesamichael
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
“Legend of the Seas”, 10 night South Pacific Cruise, departing Brisbane February 8th 2016. This was our 10th cruise and the 4th with RC. All have been over the last 5 years. This was by far the worst cruise we have ... Read more
Sue_B
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Hubby and I (40-something, no kids), sailed with Legend of the Seas Feb 8-18, 2016 to the South Pacific. Having never cruised before, we wanted to see what all the fuss was about. Having picked up what we thought was a pretty good deal, ... Read more
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vicki harris
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
my cruise experience from last weeks trip on the Legends of the sea in the pacific info for the trip just ask ok its funny how it all becomes so clear and easy once u have been lol so confusing at first ..saw lift for wheel chairs in ... Read more
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sdaonly
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
I'm a returning loyal member with Royal Caribbean cruise liner, bringing with me 12 1st time cruiser. I was very disappointed to find the ship to be dated, the cabins had an old musky smell and the toilet/shower smell. Luckily, thanks ... Read more
offtherails123
Member Since 2012
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
My wife & I cruised on Voyager of the Seas last year and we had heard so many good reports on the Radiance that we just had to try her out. What a wonderful ship she is, a nice size, crewed by a fantastic group of people. On arrival ... Read more
Juliettee
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was my first time on a cruise, and after reading the reviews my expectations were rock bottom. However once aboard the ship all my expectations were exceeded, even the room was bigger than I had anticipated! There was a variety of ... Read more
works to travel
Member Since 2011
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Have just returned from my first, and at this stage, last RCI cruise. Having cruised 9 times previously both in Australia and the USA with Princess, NCL and P & O, I was looking forward to experiencing a new line, even though the ... Read more
C1deb
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
6 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We chose this particular cruise for husband's 60th birthday present, there were 4 in our family on the cruise, although we enjoyed the cruise and the South Pacific Ports we visited, we had issues with the drinks package, the first day we ... Read more
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Cadfael
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Probably the best holiday I have had in over 20 years. My wife and I plus our three children aged 6,5 and 3 had an interconnecting cabin on deck 2 towards the aft (back) of the ship. An interconnecting room with a porthole in each room. We ... Read more
Aussiecruis_R
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Cabin 8510 Grand Suite. Boarding Arrival at the terminal bag drop off was quick and efficient, make sure you have those nice luggage tags attached, I printed mine out in colour and laminated it, our bags sure stood out in a sea of ... Read more
wdhable1@bigpond.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
I was very disappointed after the first night in my junior suite as it was directly underneath the pool deck. Constant scraping of chairs and pounding feet throughout the day and the night. Paying more for a suite I would have expected ... Read more
mandi_moo
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
This was our first cruise and after reading some mixed reviews we were a little apprehensive, plus my hubby was worried about feeling 'stuck' on a boat but WOW. We traveled with a 12 year old and 2.5 year old as well. The ship ... Read more
pn1
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
103 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was my fifth cruise with Royal Caribbean but my first departure from my home country, Australia. A quick taxi ride from the hotel in Brisbane got us to the port. Check in was relatively straightforward thanks to the benefit Crown ... Read more
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mwsadler
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We cruised on the Legend of the seas for New Year with our family returning on the 10th of January, and did back to back up to Cairns from the 10th to the 17th with friends & family and we all loved the trip, the staff were great, the ... Read more
Moreton Bay
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
After reading Cruise Critic before our cruise I was very concerned we were taking our family on their first cruise and it would be a disaster. Don't believe all the negative comments about this ship. It turned out to be a wonderful ... Read more
MS2N
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
Sailed December 2015
Our group of 14 enjoyed the 12 night New Years cruise on Radiance. The main restaurant staff made our holiday very attentive and entertaining which is more than could be said about the pool bar staff. They were slow,disinterested and ... Read more
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MS2N
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
Our party of 14 enjoyed a 12 night cruise to Vanuatu and had a great time. New Year's Eve was fantastic , we did the previous New Years cruise on Rapsody of the Seas which was a little better,the party on the pool deck was topped off by ... Read more
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bpurton74
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
First time on Radiance and it is a nice ship but is tired and needs to tidy up. Broken furniture in lounges and cracked floor tiles are common. The thick growth on the hull below the waterline (visible from the tender) was another ... Read more
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