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Australia & New Zealand Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Australia & New Zealand
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

47

Very Good

13

Average

10

Poor

7

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Family Cruises

991

Senior Cruises

746

Romantic Cruises

389

Entertainment Cruises

262

Holiday Cruises

83

83 Australia & New Zealand Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews


Broddles avatar

Broddles

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Fun

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This was my first time on Princess cruises, and I must say i was not disappointed. On the first night at dinner I was sat at a table of other solo travellers all aged between 64 and 86. I have no complaints ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Kateandstevec

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Explorer of rhe seas 22/12/2016 - 03/02/2017

Have to say our room attendant, waiters and drink waiter staff of an evening made a trip amazing, nothing was too much of a problem and they went beyond to make a cruise memorable. Overall our cruise was great, ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Daniel18

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

14 nights onboard the M/S Emerald Princess to and around New Zealand

Wow so much to say. came into Sydney harbour by river ferry coming around the back and side of this amazing ship. Boarding was a breeze a few rather long queues but that was to be expected as the ship had to board ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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gradvanlimburg

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Christmas & New Year cruise

The reason we choose this cruise, well just to be away from the family for a change over the Christmas & New Year and we were not disappointed The ship & crew were fantastic, the food again was really, really ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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pinzel

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Best cruise yet

We chose this cruise as we had sailed on Holland America before and wanted to be away at Christmas. We were not disappointed. Embarkation was trouble free with quick access to the ship. We sailed this time in a ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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ptshaw7

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

1st Christmas cruise

We cruised on the Pacific Aria for Christmas. We had a wonderful time. Everything was great. Staff & crew were friendly and helpful. Our cabin & balcony was much bigger than we expected and our bed was very ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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rawl

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Queen Elizabeth...A True Queen

I boarded Queen Elizabeth in Southampton on December 23rd and spent Christmas and New Year on board before returning to Southampton Jan 6th.2015. I then crossed to Hamburg and back before setting off on my half of ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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TB and TP

5 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

AVOID VOYAGER UNLESS DIAMOND STATUS OR SUITE LEVEL

15th Cruise (2nd on RCCL) in our 50's. All previous reviews about Voyager are mostly correct. If you have a Suite or are Diamond status or higher then you can escape the crowds generally. LIFTS These are always ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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cruiseReporter1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Do not bring children on this ship

We went on a 10 night Christmas cruise sailing from Fremantle to Bali and back again with a large family group. We had our 2 year old son with us and found the boat to be less than suitable even though we called and ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Tcsmum

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Major Disappointment

I have recently returned from a 14 day New Years Eve cruise to Fiji and New Zealand with my husband and 11 year old daughter. Having previously sailed with P & O, which we enjoyed, we were really looking forward to ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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AussieMum

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not Quite Good Enough

My husband and I went on New Year’s Eve cruise leaving Sydney 29 December 2014 on the Voyager of the Seas for 14 nights around Fiji and New Zealand. Last year we did a similar cruise for New Year’s Eve on ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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BILLYJAY

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No rating

WHERE DID CHRISTMAS GO?

This was our tenth cruise,5th with celebrity twice on Solstice.Did this same so called Christmas cruise 2 years ago.Last time it was very good this time terrible.Did not mention FATHER CHRISTMAS ,who is this ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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johndon

8 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Dawn Princess Xmas Cruise to NZ

EMBARKATION Embarkation was at Princess Pier, Melbourne after flying in fom Adelaide that Morning  And bussing to pier from airport Booking in took about 45 mins and we were on board in no time After dropping ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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dor123

1 Review Written

Celebrity Century Christmas Cruise to Fiji

Well just got back from a wonderful cruise on the Century and i am so glad I didn't pay too much attention to the negative critics because we had an absolute ball. The embarkation went quikly and smoothly with a ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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cocobella18

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Never Again

My family and I recently went on a cruise on Voyager of the Seas to New Zealand, leaving the 9th December from Sydney and returning on the 20th of December. This is our second cruise with Caribbean, the first being ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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PrincessC15

6 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Cruise for Oldies and Families

We are a family of 3. This was our 3rd cruise with Princess. Previously we cruised with Dawn to Brisbane and Sun to Melbourne, one way. Both the Dawn and the Sun catered to all types and we had a good time. I ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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pasmac

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very Disappointed; Never Again

Where to start..... Having cruised on Radiance last year, and knowing this ship had been overhauled, we were really excited and had huge expectations. Because our last cruise was so good we talked up RC and how ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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jimbo249

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


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Mattm250

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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Donnalewis

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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aussiechick1

1 Review Written

No rating

Diamond Princess Christmas 2012

My husband, myself and our 14 year old daughter were a bit hesitant going on this cruise as we were told by many that it was for the more mature traveller (over 60), but we turned our smile upside down and decided ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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buzzthefuzz

1 Review Written

Suite and Concierge converts.

My family and I cruised LA to Canada on the Mariner (RCL) in 2009 and the Carribean with Carnival in 2010. We had balcony rooms for both trips and while they were both enjoyable trips they were also very expensive ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Lasttime cruiser

1 Review Written

Still paying for the bill

I booked our cruise on line and had no trouble what so ever. Used an internet site. The staff were exceptionally helpful. However we were not informed about the drop off luggage area. Consequently we booked a ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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dandtgeddes

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Christmas family cruise

It's a biggie. I will attempt to bring my review on a timeline, so please forgive me if I get a bit sidetracked. Firstly, we flew in from NZ to Aussie via Air NZ. Arrived in Sydney the evening prior to ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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ACA Jester

8 Reviews Written

27 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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