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Auckland to the South Pacific Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
South Pacific
Auckland

Traveler rating

Excellent

6

Very Good

6

Average

5

Poor

1

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

21

Family Cruises

21

Romantic Cruises

14

Senior Cruises

11

First-Time Cruisers

9

21 Auckland to the South Pacific Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


Scottygirl1 avatar

Scottygirl1

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Even better than last time!

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My daughter, grandson and I recently went on another short break cruise out of Auckland. We did this cruise last year and loved it so decided to go again and were especially looking forward to seeing the recent ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Thebopper avatar

Thebopper

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Awesome family holiday!

I have just returned from an 8 night Fiji Experience Cruise on the Pacific Jewel (me + my two kids, 6 & 8 along with other family & friends) and I have to say that overall it was a wonderful experience. The staff ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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nztraveller

16 Reviews Written

74 Helpful Votes

Getting old

This ship is tired. They charge for everything they can think of.Do not recommend.No dress standards at all. Though staff in dining room and cabin,s do their best,the ship is past it,s use by date. The cabin ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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susan yule

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

So much fun...

My first cruise. Escape to the warmth en route to Fiji for 8 days. Fun filled days, great food, (The Pantry and Waterfront Restaurant absolurely splendid. Wonderful resaurants - Chefs Table is a must; ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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wakab0y

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First cruise on a good ole timer!

We chose this cruise because embarkation was local and we didn't have to fly somewhere else to experience our first cruise. We traveled as a family (4 of us) with some family friends. (3 of them). Embarkation ...
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Sail Date October 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


Scottygirl1 avatar

Scottygirl1

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Better than I expected!

I have only been on premium cruise lines and had never considered the local P&O line but wanted to experience a few days away with my daughter and two grandsons at a reasonable price. It was with much excitement ...
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Sail Date September 2017


stunz avatar

stunz

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A relaxing cruise where motion feeling never went away

I want my children and families to experience cruises however i did expect them to go out so far. a cruise just off north island would have been more comfortable. The Gatsby theme was fantastic as well as Scottish ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Silis avatar

Silis

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise - Fantastic Service

This was our first cruise - family of three. Can totally recommend this to everyone. We found arriving to board the most daunting - not having done it before - but there were people everywhere and it seemed a ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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pearlcruiser2

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Pros and Cons

This was my second cruise, and both cruises have been on the Pacific Pearl. The entertainment staff and the cabin stewards were excellent, they really go all out to make sure that your cruise is enjoyable. The ...
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Sail Date February 2017


Zibzib64 avatar

Zibzib64

1 Review Written

Absolute Disaster

I took this Cruise as a gift to my Mum on her 70th birthday and also because I had been on the same ship back in 2013. I was very disappointed with the entire cruise the food was sub standard along with the ...
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Sail Date March 2016


LouiseW avatar

LouiseW

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Don't bother with Pacific Pearl

Pacific Pearl P620 April/May 2016 Ports: Noumea, Mare, Lifou, Port Vila, Mystery Island We have cruised before, and on the Pacific Pearl before, very similar itinerary, except previously Isle of Pines (my ...
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Sail Date April 2016


Tess68 avatar

Tess68

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Pacific Pearl Dream holiday

First time cruisers. Had a fantastic time, totally waited on hand and foot. A real holiday! I would recommend everyone do at least one cruise in their life. its worth every penny. I am addicted and ready to ...
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Sail Date May 2016


shiffa avatar

shiffa

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Pacific Pearl Review

We had the most amazing time. After reading the reviews in trip advisor we did not know what to expect. The whole trip, food the room everything was fabulous. Our main thanks to the staff especially jun jun, ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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wimwam

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First cruise

We thoroughly enjoyed this cruise it was perfect for our family or two older and two younger kids, there was something for everyone. The people is what made the cruise, the staff were amazing, our room steward ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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feite.whanau@gmail.com

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best Holiday I've Had!

My Wife, Daughter & her Friend, returned from a 10 night cruise of Vanuatu/New Caledonia Islands yesterday, thoroughly enjoyed the experience! Cabins were well presented and very tidy, service from Myron was ...
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Sail Date April 2015


lettej avatar

lettej

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just love cruising with the family.

I have just returned from a 12 night cruise around New Zealand and back to Sydney. I travelled with a family group of 10 so we were quite a crowd. We have travelled as a family many times before and this cruise was ...
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Sail Date December 2014


critie avatar

critie

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

PACIFIC PEARL BIT OF A LET DOWN AFTER ALL THE HYPE

as per normal the embarkation left a bit to be desired {mind you aucklands queens wharf really is a disgrace].first impressions were good the makeover that the ship had in singapore before this inaugural xmas cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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Nigel1766

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

What a huge disappointment

First ever cruise with princess line, all I can say is that we were very disappointed from start to finish. The list is to long for me to write about, it started from getting on the boat until we disembarked. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


DougieNZ avatar

DougieNZ

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

Very Enjoyable - Drinks Service Needs Attention

Had a great time on this cruise. Ship facilities and balcony room were great. Food and shows really good. Staff polite and efficient in the main. They were helpful and friendly in the main. Seemed plenty of room and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


alneenie avatar

alneenie

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Average

We chose this cruise as we had never been to Vanuatu before and this was the only cruise line which departs Auckland for this destination. We also have done two previous P&O cruises which have been ok. However the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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