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Auckland to the South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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South Pacific
Auckland

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29 Auckland to the South Pacific Cruise Reviews


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WSDE

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good 35 night Hawaii Cruise

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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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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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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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Kiwi Cruisers

1 Review Written

Kiwi Explorer Cruise and Easter Cruise

We completed a back to back 10 day Kiwi Explorer cruise with an Easter cruise on the Pacific Jewel. We are regular cruises and Celebrity is our favourite line but we have also cruised on Royal Caribbean,Holland ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Ian McKee

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A month at sea

Very comfortable with lots to do. The meals were particularly outstanding with quality stressed and not quantity. There were so many places to eat that you could choose any time that you liked. There were always ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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bevugg

2 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Seabourn Encore - New Zealand to Australia

We have previously cruised with Regent and decided to try another top notch cruise line that was all inclusive (mostly). We traveled from Auckland, New Zealand on February 4, 2018 to Sydney, Australia, ending ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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PJ65

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Loved every minute

Having sailed on the Paciifc Dawn out of Brisbane last year, we wanted to save travel costs and sail from our home port in NZ. Cruise departed from Akl and have to say embarkation was much simplier and efficient in ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Phil.T

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Cruise much appreciated

I chose the option of a cruise so I didn't have to negotiate the tedious rigors of airport security and the daily pains of finding a place to eat and another to visit to fill in my holiday. I work long hours ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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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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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


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Senior Single

16 Reviews Written

81 Helpful Votes

Lots to do for wine lovers

I never sailed the islands of the Pacific, and this was a perfect opportunity to do so. A few days in Sydney prior to sailing allowed two visits to Hunter Valley (two different companies) and a lunch at the top of ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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carolb1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Volcanos, dancing hay stacks, sharks and water music

My dad was stationed in New Caledonia during WW II and I grew up sorting shells he brought home and later looking at his scrapbooks. I was delighted to see it firsthand. Vanuatu was a bonus and turned out to be a ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Chip81

3 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

New Zealand and Australia on the new Seabourn Encore

Having taken two earlier cruises with Seabourn, on the Odyssey and the Sojourn, we were excited to sail on the cruise line's latest ship, the 600 passenger Encore. Overall, the experience was great, the crew as ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Ray23

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

A very good cruise, but not excellent

This was our 16th cruise but only our second with HAL. We had a particularly bad trip with them in 2016, but decided to give them a second chance (we also got a great deal on the price!) We had to catch the ship ...
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Sail Date January 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


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kiwikaye

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Good cruise marred by onboard issues

As we live in Auckland New Zealand and the cruise left from there we were very excited about taking this cruise. The ship is fairly old (we heard that it is to be taken out of HAL's service in 2018) and it is ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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einie1quicker1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

OUR FIRST CRUISE EVER....!!!

best thing we have ever done as a married couple and I highly recommend to anyone who is looking at cruiseing....its the best thing and is priced more so everyday people can do more of it now....do your research ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Linda Renton

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best Value for Money in Terms of Travel with Entertainment

It was our honeymoon, a cruise around the pacific islands. First time on a cruise and we were totally impressed with the service of the crew, the entertainment, the dining options available (we tried them all) and ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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rosap

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Virgin cruisers

First time cruisers and we had read lots of negative reviews beforehand, thankfully we had a great time and would definitely cruise with P&O again, our cabin was clean and serviced twice a day, free dining options ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Rotenmutts

13 Reviews Written

66 Helpful Votes

3rd Cruise on Marina, South Pacific

The ship is in excellent shape now that it has aged a bit. The cabins seem smaller than the 242 sq. feet advertised. Oceania is now being cheap with soap and shampoo--not exactly what you expect from a luxury ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Jammu2

7 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Auckland to Papeete on Oceania Marina

I haven't published a review in some time, as many of the major cruise lines have thousands of reviews already and what can I add? But Oceania doesn't currently have that many reviews up, and certainly not many of ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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petmck

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Golden Princess; New Zealand Cruise 23 Jan 2016

As a frequent cruiser with Princess I have noted a number of changes from my last cruise. On this cruise two thirds of the passengers were on their first cruise with Princess. The average age group was much lower ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Tsunami74

6 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Retirement Cruise

We booked this cruise almost a year in advance to celebrate our both being retired and now able to travel The cruise itself was, for the most part, wonderful. However, the travel service left us down. The ship ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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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


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texasag

1 Review Written

Marina Auckland to Papeete 2/28/15

First let me say we are in our 50's, I think this is important because a review from someone my age may be very different from someone in their 70's. We are also from the US. We allowed Oceania to make our flight ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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