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Auckland Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

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14 Auckland Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

jimbo249 avatar


1 Review Written

Auckland Cruise


We arrived in Auckland 3 days early to look around and was not disappointed it is a lovely place, come time to board the ship I was a little disappointed in the time and conditions that it took to get aboard very ...
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Sail Date November 2013

Mattm250 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Christmas New Year Disaster.

After sailing with other cruise lines in the past and having a blast, we decided to sail with Princess for the first time due to the itinery they offered over the holiday period. Biggest mistake I have ever made. I ...
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Sail Date December 2013

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1 Review Written

Christmas cruising

The reason I chose the diamond princess was so I could escape all the madness that surrounds Christmas . So husband and three adult children set of and what a wonderful time it was. No worries about what to eat on ...
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Sail Date December 2013

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ACA Jester

8 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Diamond Princess- Auckland to Sydney over New Year's

Pre cruise There is an Airport Shuttle from the Airport to Downtown Auckland for $14 one way. Pickup is outside Door Nine in the International Terminal and you pay the driver directly. The bus was a typical ...
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Sail Date December 2012

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2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes


It has been close to a month since we embarked on our Crystal Symphony Holiday Cruise in Auckland, but the memories of it linger fondly. We thought we would share this review. For ease of reference, we have broken ...
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Sail Date December 2012

OldTechie avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Pacific Pearl

We went as a family who had never cruised before - Dad, Mum and 15 year old daughter. Having read some reviews, good and not-so-good, we were unsure what to expect but went with an open mind, not expecting an ...
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Sail Date December 2011

Lindielips avatar


1 Review Written

Pacific Dawn 4 day Cruise

Pacific Dawn 1/10-5/10/11, This is my 2nd P&O Australia cruise and the other being a short food & wine on The Pearl. And to be fair I would struggle to do anything longer. We had an outside Cabin which was great on ...
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Sail Date October 2011

rosegarden11 avatar


1 Review Written


Our cruise on the pacific pearl 30th December 2010 had finally arrived. Excited... But upon Embarkation it all seemed Chaos. This we were told was normal.People handed papers to fill one health form from p&o one ...
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Sail Date December 2010

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kiwi sailor

1 Review Written

Pacific Pearl New Years Cruise

Introduction: This was our first cruise under the P&O flag out of Auckland and my eight cruise in total over several years. We are both in our early 50's. Embarkation From the time that we arrived at ...
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Sail Date December 2010

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1 Review Written

Christmas Down Under

Background DH and I have cruised on several other lines including Holland America Lines. This was our second cruise with HAL. We decided to try a midsize ship again after two previous cruises on smaller ships. ...
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Sail Date December 2009

Jessiekouli1 avatar


14 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Christmas and New Year- Best Festive Celebration

We chose this cruise for three reasons: 1. It was during school holidays so the whole family was there (all four of us). 2. It visited NZ and Tasmania (which is what we wanted to see). 3. It was a twelve night ...
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Sail Date January 2010

Kiwi1 avatar


1 Review Written

just want to do it again!

We decided to have a really relaxing Christmas and escape cooking the turkey etc., cruising in 'our own backyard' seemed to fit the bill nicely. Home to the port was a breeze as we live only 30 minutes north of ...
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Sail Date December 2009

MRA311 avatar


2 Reviews Written

Fantastic Holiday Cruise

First, I would like to mention that the Aussies & Kiwis are the nicest, friendliest and most outgoing people in the world! This review is for the MS Volendam which left December 20, 2009 from Auckland, NZ and ...
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Sail Date December 2009

70notout avatar


2 Reviews Written

Expecting to go up a notch!

As the family were all doing their own thing we decided to take a Christmas cruise for a change around our own country. We only had a short flight from Christchurch to Auckland and on return only 3 hrs from Sydney ...
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Sail Date December 2009

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