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Australia & New Zealand Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

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59 Australia & New Zealand Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Skydollnw

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Itinerary great ship quality needs to be updated

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Great itinerary but not great pre cruise drink packages no bottled water packages so brought a case on ourselves . Ship was rusty on our mini suite deck and other spare as. Staff were mostly friendly but some could ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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onlyslightlymad

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Ups and Downs

This was our second NCL cruise. The other was six years ago and since then we have cruised exclusively on Celebrity. The embarkation was quick and efficient. We chose a penthouse suite at the back of the ship. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Beatriz_Imre

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

I won't be sailing on Ovation again.. NO WAY...Give me P&O or Princess Cruises a

Well to start with too many people not enough shops, lines to get on the dodgem cars and the free flying we couldn't even use.it was totally booked out.the food was good. The desserts not. Joffe the mc was funny, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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terrid1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Money better spent elsewhere

We had heard fabulous things about this cruise line so we’re keen to experience it. We have travelled on two other cruise lines- Carnival and Holland America. So we aren’t inexperienced cruisers. We had also ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Keencomper

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Disappointed for first timers

I chose this cruise as an opportunity for my partner to experience a cruise steeped in history which he loves and for a little luxury. I have been on other liners and the difference was quite significant. We ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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handley

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

NEW ZEALAND ON THE MAJESTIC

The ship is new and very impressive. Staterooms were bigger that SEA princess and SUN princess. Both my wife and I enjoy keeping fit whilst on board. I was appalled that to use the sauna I would have to pay ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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OzzieKim

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great ship, reasonable crew, average food.

We chose a 3 night Sydney - Burnie - Melbourne cruise as a sampler and introduction to Cunard cruising. Embarkation was reasonably painless. We arrived a little earlier than the allocated boarding time and was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Jodels

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Just OK

We booked this cruise for our 35th anniversary, because it left and arrived back into Brisbane. The cruise was meant to be 14 days, but due to the weather it was reduced to 11 days. It could have been reduced to 12 ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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DoctorandAuthor

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

HONEY - THEY PHOTOSHOPPED THE SHIP!

Despite travelling Club Class in an Owners Suite, our experience on the Sun Princess was underwhelming and fell well short of our first cruising experience on the Celebrity Century. Our disappointment commenced when ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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downunder9

14 Reviews Written

58 Helpful Votes

Tired Of The Endless Up Selling

This was our first time on Celebrity, we are RCCL people, which own celebrity. Embarkation was OK no issue at all, the ship looked good but you can see some areas are tired and in need of some work but that is ...
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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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Sydneyberlin

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship but horrible music playing throughout, aimed clearly at an old crowd

Celebrity Cruises South Pacific Sydney to Sydney To put our trip report into context, this was our third cruise and the first one on Celebrity. Our previous cruises had both been with Royal Caribbean which we ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Kitty onboard

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Underwhelmed

Embarkation was quick and simple. The ship was spotless. Our cabin was well maintained and clean. The entertainment was great especially the Celebrity singers and dancers. The main dining room meals were fantastic ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Ukescapee

1 Review Written

Butlins-on-the-sea

My wife has always wanted to go on a cruise and I was never fussed so 4 nights, if we didn't like it, was doable. First mistake was doing everything online before we left as they had no records of our input at ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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samcevoy

6 Reviews Written

81 Helpful Votes

Very good but could be better

We sailed on RCCL’s Radiance of the Seas for 28 days from January 3 to 31, 2018. This was two 14-day back-to-back cruises that took us from Australia to New Caledonia, Fiji, Tonga, both islands of New Zealand, and ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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DrJimS

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Sydney to Auckland

This ship has seen better days.At slower speeds the entire ship would rumble from the engine. The food was plentiful but at best average in taste. Service was not as individualize as on my previous cruises with ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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SnR

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Relaxing but disappointing

We chose this cruise to get a taste of New Zealand & because we had been advised the Sea Princess was a beautiful ship. After sailing with P&O & MSC prior to this cruise however, we were a little disappointed with ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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wiz043

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great cruise....but...

I had been on 3 previous cruises with Royal Caribbean before I went on a 12 day NZ cruise on Ovatiion of the Seas which is part of the Quantum class whatever that is ( maybe size). Great cruise apart from the ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Lord muk

9 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Sydney to Adelaide

We chose this cruse mainly for the itenary which included Eden which is a really interesting stop, no traffic jams & a great musuem of the whaling industry. The ship is in need if a refurbishmant in a big way, ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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donirene

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Penny pinching experience

RCI do not tell you before you go that you have to pay for many of the activities on board. We had a eight night cruise on a tired ship that had been remodelled four years ago to give extra rooms and take away ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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PShell

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great cruise until the end.

Cruised on the Norwegian Jewel for a 5-day getaway from Sydney to Tasmania and return. We had an aft Penthouse suite, room 10002. As we were in the Penthouse, wife’s 50th birthday present, we were given ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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silver2purple

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointed by Corporate Princess cut-backs. Staff excellent

This was my 4th Princess Cruise (also been on Avalon, Azamara, Oceania, HAL, Voyages to Antiquity). My 1st Princess cruise was in June 2012, did a 12-night British Isles aboard the Caribbean Princess in an ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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TDDownes

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Mixed review I am afraid

This is my 8th cruise with RCI. First one was back in 1997 on Majesty. Over the years I have seen a lot of changes, some not really for the better. It felt a bit like a Butlins at sea at times. I picked this cruise ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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cfuentesm

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Could have been much better

Had to take this cruise because it was the last one doing New Zealand. The ship does not feel renovated nor new. Needs maintenance. Staff was friendly, mostly. But the excursion staff are not prepared to deal with ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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GOLFINCHICK

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Eventful!!

We chose this itinerary because it left from Melbourne and we really wanted to see the sounds and explore more of New Zealand. I will start with the positives first, some of the staff were immensely helpful and ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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