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Auckland to the South Pacific Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
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South Pacific
Auckland

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49

Very Good

29

Average

20

Poor

22

Terrible

20

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141 Auckland to the South Pacific Cruise Reviews


ELBLPeters avatar

ELBLPeters

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointed from Day One

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We retired in the last year. This was supposed to be a trip of a lifetime - 2 months! Okay, we get it...the corona virus messed things up....but we knew something was wrong the first day. The daily errors got to ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Mary Faith avatar

Mary Faith

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

7 nights - a 'Dream' Cruise

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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mte1965

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First and last cruise with Princess Cruises

We a seasoned cruisers haven traveled on many different cruise lines many of which are associated with Princess Cruises. Having made many enjoyable trips prior on other well known cruise lines we decided to try ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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WSDE

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good 35 night Hawaii Cruise

Overall this was a very good cruise. We choose this cruise due to the itinerary and were happy with all ports of call except Suva. (the other side of the island is much nicer). Pago Pago was a pleasant surprise ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Accessor

2 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Six star cruise? Not until things improve....

This was a special trip celebrating a milestone 50th birthday. We are well seasoned cruisers and have been on most of the lines except Silversea and Crystal with 60+ cruises under our belt. SUITE: We booked the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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tanner.smith

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Do NOT choose cabin 707

It is with great sadness that I am writing this review as I have never had to write a negative review before, however we have written to Seabourn since returning home and as they refuse to accept responsibility for ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Lollytravels

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

I always thought people giving poor ratings were crazy demanding

I chose Seabourn, when l gave up on Viking(10 sailings) failed to offer any loyalty program to those who had been loyal to them. $200 off, like anyone gets on 2nd voyage was not thrilling. Well, l am back to being ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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FlyingScotSailors

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Pleasantly surprised.

This was our first cruise on the Encore class ships. We have previously sailed 8 times on Seabourn: 1 Legend, 3 Odyssey, 3 Quest, 1 Sojourn. We had read mixed reviews of the Encore and Ovation, and were hesitant ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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p8k

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Dated ship, poor service from Holland America

I was on a 12 night cruise from New Zealand via Tasmania finishing up at Sydney Australia. The cruise was to include New Zealand North Island, New Zealand South Island, Tasmania, Melbourne and Sydney Australia. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Cynthiatravel

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Not up to Seabourn standards

We were very interested in seeing both the North/South Islands and specifically Milford Sound. In fact we were one of the 25 passengers who booked the ship's excursion to get off the ship for thee days/2 nights and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Winslow990

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise to New Zealand

This is a nice cruise ship. Before going I had read some negative comments about the larger Seabourn boats. This proved to be completely unfounded,as at no point did it feel crowded and we did not have to ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Jan Barbas

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Adequate

It appeared we would see all coasts and important ports of New Zealand - that was not the case. We missed 2 ports due to high seas. One was major. We did not see any of the western coast. We discovered later that ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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HazelA

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever

Had a Mini Suite our bad luck. The Bathroom had a leak we had a wet bathroom floor with water seaping through the cracked bathroom tiles thought out the cruise. The outside door closer was broken I reported it ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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tramar

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

3 days on a leaky boat

We went on this 3 day cruise to try a short cruise with P&O to see if we liked cruising ...we were on level 6. We had a leak outside our door ..which the cleaners explained was from a plumbing pipe from the upper ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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gofishing

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wow I have crusie trauma

everyone said you will love it, so much to do, do as little or as much as you want... for the $4000 we paid we should have complained about the two beds pushed together and the extraordinal rock. My husband is a ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Plopsy Cottontail

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Wow what a positive change from our May Cruise!

Yes I know I said we would never go back on the Jewel unless it was free... but this cruise was SO cheap we couldn't resist! Ha ha. And boy are we glad we did! We paid NZ$800 (twin share) for 10 nights to Fiji ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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kamo63

2 Reviews Written

Tongan discovery

We did this cruise to escape the winter in New Zealand. We are a middle aged couple. We have no children. This was our second cruise. The first was last year on Queen Victoria and going along the adriatic coast. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Kamashayne

1 Review Written

Tongan discovery out of Auckland

This was our second P&O cruise, the last one we left from Brisbane, so this was the first out of NZ. We loved everything about this cruise the staff were amazing...big shout out to our waiter Christian and our room ...
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Sail Date July 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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vmpribble

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cheap Money Grubber

For this review I shall cover the dining, the cabin, the staff and the activities/entertainment on the P&O cruise ship Pacific Jewel. Starting with the dining, you have three choices. The Waterfront ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Cats 1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Food & Wine

I took 18 elderly(70 up to 98) folk on the 4 day cruise as a real treat from our club. We choose the one that just went to sea as a lot had no passports and most importantly once on board it was safer than going to ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Forge

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Thanks P&O, a great cruise

After reading a lot of reviews about how bad P&O are we decided to give them a go and were we in for a surprise. Just did the 15-day June cruise on Pacific Jewel to the islands from Auckland and we are happy to say, ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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JImb51

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

PACIFIC JEWEL

I chose this cruise because it was outside of school holidays and looked like it would give me a few days of rest and relaxation for for a reasonable price. The ship was swarming with kids. I must say I was ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Scottygirl1

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Even better than last time!

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


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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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