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Auckland Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Auckland

Traveler rating

Excellent

13

Very Good

12

Average

6

Poor

3

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

102

Senior Cruises

101

Luxury Cruises

67

Romantic Cruises

51

Entertainment Cruises

35

35 Auckland Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews


Mary Faith avatar

Mary Faith

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

7 nights - a 'Dream' Cruise

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To be honest, we chose this ship for the price of the cruise (circumnavigating NZ) and the beautiful decor shown in photos. We were not disappointed! The decor is top quality - everything on the ship is the very ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Paulus55

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great Weather

My wife and I booked this cruise on impulse on a one day special. This ship normally operates in the Asian market The Ship had been recently upgraded and was overall good. Lacked a quiet lounge for reading, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Sukhleen

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lived my dream!

I have never been on a cruise before and, I have to admit that I will never forget this experience. The embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly. Our mini-suite room was great: comfortable bed, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Usuallyeasytoplease

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Boring on board

Chose this cruise purely to sail through the Fjords of New Zeland and set up 1TB of memory on a brand new phone at huge expense to record it all.. We took a new $400 massager for pre existing ailments which got ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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ISD

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Lots of pros, very few cons, would give a 4.5 overall rating if it was an option

We went on the Explorer Dream Christmas cruise around New Zealand. We were attracted to it because it looked different and made an early booking. Then as reviews rolled in about the initial cruise to and around ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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wturnbu

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not to expectations

1. Entertainment and Activities: Excellent evening shows of high standards. Amazing staging and costumes. Plenty of daytime activities to suit all tastes. Needs a quiet area to relax away from other activities ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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philpara

4 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise bar two complaints.

This was our second cruise on Celebrity Solstice and found it most enjoyable with no complaints bar two which I will go into later. Embarkation a breeze. Just board when you want, Dont follow their advisory boarding ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Rosieogradie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Orion New Zealand & Australia

Could not get the flight I wanted, even though I took Air Plus. Flight home was delayed 2 hours, so United dumped all luggage at LAX stopover and cancelled all connecting flights. We had a scheduled 3 hour layover, ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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messej01

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, beautiful ship but we felt like we were in a hospice

We choose this cruise because the last Solstice trip (to Sth Pacific) the average age was around 60, still way older than us but ok. This time is very around mid 80s and most people were not mobile. Getting around ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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RJWilliamson

1 Review Written

Wow just WOW

Such a fantastic ship and the step up in quality from our previous provider was HUGE. I didn't think it would be that different from our previous cruises but it really was. The rooms were so much tidier and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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utescher

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice looking ship but a bit sterile

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and the ship because we were told it was amazing.plus a good price with balcony and drinks package. Boarding was good with a welcome glass of sparkly as you got on. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Camberge

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Poorly Organized Cruise on a Beautiful Ship

We chose the Viking Orion cruise because we had wanted to see Australia. We left on December 30 out of Auckland. As mentioned above the communication prior to leaving was inaccurate and insufficient. I really don't ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Koppmi

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A great cruise to NZ - Sydney 20/11/2018 to Sydney 03/12/2018

I had previously travelled on this cruise in November 2015 with my wife, who has since recently passed away. Her last wishes were for me to complete this cruise as a memory of the previous one in 2015. I have ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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FriscoLady

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Majestic a disappointment, but excellent itinerary!

We chose this particular cruise because Australia/New Zealand had yet to be checked off our bucket list AND we wanted to try out the Majestic Princess. My husband and I have cruised 20+ times with Princess and ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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libbygirl1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Majestic

Great ship and crew. Unfortunately the weather was not good. Food good. Recommend the pizza , noodle bar and international cafe for lunch and coffee and teas. Cabin we had was long and narrow but plenty of hanging ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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HazelA

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely Ship, Great Cruise

We sailed from Auckland to Southampton to get away for the winter and visit place we had never been. The ship had been recently refitted and was in a very good condition must better than I had expected which is ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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rameeta

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A memorable trip

we enjoyed so mch the staff n crew members were just soo amazing always greeting u with a smile n ready to help . we loved the food n drinks n the entertainment .there is soo mch to do .even the kids were kept busy ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Caledontraveller

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Spectacular scenery and wildlife

This cruise was a good way to see New Zealand and Australia and Indonesia in a short time. We visited interesting places and particularly enjoyed the Ventures excursions in zodiacs and kayaks and hiking. The ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Cruise to No Where

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Pacific Jewel First Cruise

From Shirley & Martin We experienced our very first cruise - trial cruise for us before considering a longer cruise -been a cruise to nowhere out of Auckland for three days. Naturally before we left we read ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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pmng

1 Review Written

Elegant Lady shows us a good time

This was our first time cruising at sea and will not be our last. We especially liked the Holland & America style and ambiance, not a chav in sight. Our fellow cruisers seem well mannered, courteous, professional ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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craigbro159

8 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

Beyond Expectations

We picked the Celebrity Solstice sailing from Auckland to Sydney so that we could visit my husband's family in New Zealand. We were pleasantly surprised, having done multiple sailings around the world with Princess, ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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yankeegirlinkiwiland

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Fun but definitely not fancy

We chose this cruise as a fun school holidays kick-off for ourselves, our 9 year old son and 3 other families with similar age kids. Was meant to be a Comedy cruise - but, for us at least, it was more of a family ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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shonashells

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The Jewel due for up grade

This was the the worst P O cruise I have done Fiji and Tonga just a bad destination. Had 100% refund on the snorkeling trip from hell in Vava'a Tonga the shore tour guide told me that they had had 87 complaints on ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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lviehmyer

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Overall solid, but stop the UPSELLING

We've cruised Windstar, Princess and Oceania on multiple cruises. This was our first time on Celebrity. Comments in order of best to worst. The food on Celebrity Solstice far surpassed every other cruise and ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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ReadytoRetireNow

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A memorable trip full of entertainment and majestic views

We chose this ship because we wanted a modern ship which was large enough to not be too rocky in heavy seas as my husband is prone to motion sickness. We had a delightful 12 night cruise where we would often ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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