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Australia & New Zealand Fitness Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Australia & New Zealand
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

34

Very Good

23

Average

12

Poor

4

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Family Cruises

991

Senior Cruises

746

Romantic Cruises

389

Entertainment Cruises

262

Fitness Cruises

75

75 Australia & New Zealand Fitness Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Sukhleen

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lived my dream!

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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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Fact Finders

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

A lovely ship plagued by maintenance problems & uncaring guest services

Fact Finders review Vasco da Gama Half World Cruise Tilbury to Sydney 9 October – 2 December 2019 The facilities, services, design and layout of the ship presented very well, despite its age of 27 years, in the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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notl33t

1 Review Written

Fantastic first cruise ever

My family needed a cruise suitable for our range of ages and tastes and this family friendly, low stress cruise absolutely matched our needs. Very clean ship inside and out with friendly staff and fun entertainers. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Ivarasic93

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Will stick with RCL...

Me and my partner chose to cruise with celebrity after enjoying a fantastic cruise on the Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas 2 years prior. We thought since the two are related and celebrity is more expensive ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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smeddickruth

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Experience!!!

We spent 4 nights sailing around the Great Barrier Reef. Most of the excursions are snorkelling the reef which was absolutely amazing.The ship was very comfortable with good size cabins and nice common areas. The ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Carstahoy

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Discovering the Tasmanian Southern Coast

Having sailed on the Coral Discoverer (previously Oceanic Discoverer) from Darwin to Broome in 2015 our party of six decided to "do it again" ie. enjoy a nice cabin along with great service, friendly staff, great ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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MHUGOM

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

In a word 'Superb'!

On the strength of a seven day cruise on this small ship (70 passengers max) around the southern coast of New Zealand, we booked for the seven day voyage around the east, south and west coast of Tasmania. It was ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Scozzie12

10 Reviews Written

56 Helpful Votes

Biggest ship this side of the hemisphere

Pre cruise – A must know for upcoming cruisers, you complete all your check in onine including photo ID. HUGE tip – Book your onboard activities such as Ifly or North Star and Pixels way in advance and I am ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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tnnguyenn

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Unexpectedly a Perfect Trip

Before i boarded, i wasn't that excited as i've read many reviews on the lack of activities. There were many key events on my 8 day journey to Hobart and Adelaide. As most Australians, we would believe that ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Scozzie12

10 Reviews Written

56 Helpful Votes

If you want fun in the sun, then this ship is the one

Wanted to try a larger ship as travelled many times on RCL. Well despite the negativity I have read, it was not applicable. Fabulous ship, excellent memories made with lots of new and exciting friendships which I ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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kevla

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First time and loved it

This was our first cruise and it was with a bit of trepidation that we booked it. We made sure it was not a school holiday period as we wanted some relax time. Booked a stateroom veranda and secured a starboard ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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muhtar

1 Review Written

12 NIGHT SOUTH PACIFIC 2017

• We would like to see bad sheet change every 4 days not 7! • Table tennis area windy, some digital timer to be on the game for each machine to be fare. • Main dinner restaurant need more verity food no ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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davidc288119

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

January 2017, Sub Antarctic cruise, 5 star price, 3 star service and value

this cruise chosen for itinerary and chance to visit very remote islands south of new Zealand the cruise was poor, accommodation, small and basic, food either good or bad, service mediocre. I have read ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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meir

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Our Best Cruise Yet

We have never been to New Zealand and Australia before, and figured out that a cruise could be a good way to get a glimpe of this part of the world. The result exceeded our expectations. We had a great cruise and ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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MariposaCottage

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A Ship For All Lifestyles

Yes, there were long queues at embarkation but it's a world wide issue as port authorities ignore the need to rethink the embarkation process/facilities. All cruise lines are limited by the design of the terminals. ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Megajoy

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Great ship, excellent food but still....

Here's the feedback I gave Royal Caribbean on this cruise: The ship is beautifully designed with lots of natural light. There also seems to be more public space than Voyager, resulting in less queues and a much ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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GAP

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, great for families but let down by the food.

I tried this ship as it was brand new, large and I wanted to see what RCL was like. The ship is impressive, with well presented cabins, lots of space and options for relaxing both inside and outside. I've never ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Vidmar

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

A very very enjoyable experience - Thanks Ovation of the seas crew!

Just returned from the Tassie cruise (23 – 28 Jan) and I wanted to comment on our experience (having noted some negative feedback from others on the NZ trip) We are seasoned travellers although this is only our ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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rykyryda

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice ship but too many people

We booked a last minute deal from Singapore to Adelaide on the new Ovation of the Seas. We have been on two cruises previously with Royal Caribbean and Princes but both of these had about 2,500 passengers compared ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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FORSTERGADABOUT

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Good Value & Relaxing Cruise

We chose this cruise as it fitted in with our annual company closedown in January each year, when we must take most of our annual holiday leave. The price was great for this peak holiday time in Australia. Both the ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Cruisemagpie

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

THE CRUISE PRINCESS LINES WOULD RATHER FORGET

.We boarded the Sun Princess after 5-00pm in 38C heat in an building without aircon because of a ship sanitisation caused by the norovirus. Third cruise in a row as it turned out that the virus was on board and the ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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undertone

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Ovation - good and not so good.

This is a review of a 10 night New Zealand Cruise (Sydney to Sydney) on Ovation of the Seas departed Sydney on 30 Dec 2016 returning 9 Jan 2017. We flew in from New Zealna Ste day before the cruise and stayed at ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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peter1104

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

As good as it gets for the price!

We've completed 8 cruises. This last cruise on the Solstice was a repeat of our 2013 cruise. We loved the cruise then, and it was just as great this time! The closest we could get to a complaint is the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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dropanchor

2 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Ovation of the Seas-give it a miss this year

Ovation of the Sea- Syd/Tas/NZ/Syd 15th December 2016 Embarkation/Disembarkation Ironically Ch9 was doing a live telecast from the ship and they were heavily promoting it as the “ Love Boat” including the ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Kona52

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Small ship, very well run, excellent dining in Lido

This cruise was our 6th overall and third with Holland. We did our first 3 cruises with Princess but they were full of noisy and unruly children whose parents did not even try to control them. The staff and crew of ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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