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Australia & New Zealand Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Australia & New Zealand
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151

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96

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96 Australia & New Zealand Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


Todh barber avatar

Todh barber

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointed

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Hi all My wife and son and myself choose this cruise as it left from Melbourne our home city easier we thought. We found the ship to be leaking and the age group on boat old honestly if you didn't have a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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David1250

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Silver Explorer. Badly in need of a refit

We loved our Silverseas Inside passage cruise from Vancouver to Anchorage and couldn’t wait to get on board the Silver Explorer for a Broome to Darwin cruise. Now we realise that this is a smaller ship and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Aneesh374

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointing first family cruise.

We went on this cruise during our 2 weeks holiday season (Christmas and new year) and wished for a relaxing holiday as anyone else would. I booked a mini-suite to ensure the experience for family with 3yr old is ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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wheelie2282

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Singapore to Sydney - what a disappointment

We have sailed only once previously with RC on Ovation of the seas, from Sydney to New Zealand and back to Sydney, and had a great time so we decided to try the newly renovated Voyager of the Seas. No complaints ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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izzywalker

6 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Disappointing cruise

Princess Ruby - Sydney Brisbane airlie beach Yorkers knob port Douglas. Oct 2019 We went on sun princess the week before and getting on the Ruby Princess was hopeful this ship would be better. It was ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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txmrs

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

MS Maasdam Cabin 379

Cabin is smaller than any we have occupied on 18 prior HAL cruises (with the possibe exception of when we sailed on the MS Prinsendam) Pros: Centrallylocated amid ship. Easy access to Dining Room and Atrium ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Redeye01

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Owner’s suite B751

Golden princess Off to bad start Princess couldn’t find our boarding passes, had to wait half an hour while they made up new ones. Club class dinning steak like leather . This has happened twice so far, I ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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9344419791267

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

ship to big

we chose this ship because it was new but it is badly designed you have to go to different floors to get from one end to the other end of the ship food was average would not sail again on this one found the sun and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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fairsj

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Never again

I am on board this ship attending a genealogy conference. Thank goodness I AM attending a conference because the overall options for things to do on this ship are terrible. Everything is aimed at young families - ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Burckhard

1 Review Written

Deceptive excursion offerings

We paid $119 each to see the Maori Performance and that same performance was offered as free entertainment on the ship the very same night titled Haka The Legend.. We voiced our concern and Princess make a generous ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Treader 1

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

New Zealand

Missed ports last cruise due to bad weather. This cruise was very good, only problems were greedy people keeping reserved seats for shows, policing by ship should have been better. also many People entering pools ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Amoebe

1 Review Written

Ship is a retirement village at sea

We chose this cruise simply for the itinerary. We didn't make it to the fiordlands due to weather, which we understand. The ship seemed understaffed and I've definitely been on happier ships. Late embarking led to ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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druettjo

4 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

The three CCCs ship

This was our first Princess cruise. We chose it because we are booked for the 2019 World Cruise on Sea Princess, and this was a kind of "dry run" -- if one can have a "dry" run at sea! We are pleased we did it, as ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Beppie51

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No more!

Was looking for a relaxing way of seeing parts of NZ . Embarkation and disembarkation was was excellent and overall well organised. Piped music throughout the ship in public areas was inappropriate and too loud ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Port to port

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Worn out ship, toilet problems, water dripping from pipes in ceilings and walls

There had been a fire in the electrical room and this affected so many things on board T V Only a few stations for world news 3 old movies reruns throughout the day I was stuck in the lift twice with light ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Terrier 2409

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Things could be so much better!

Why did I choose this Cruise. The reasons are many and varied and in retrospect I am wondering why. Firstly this cruise started and left from my home port of Fremantle, as did my previous Princess Cruise, the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Ann McDonald

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

My cruise was disappointing and my friends we travelled with feel the same.

Have been on a Princess cruise before and it was fantastic . This cruise was nowhere as good as last time. It was like a floating nursing home. The entertainment was poor during the day, nothing for the men to do ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Joyce60Lang

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Astor disappointing

We chose to cruise on Astor to check the ship out on a short cruise while contemplating a longer cruise on it. The prominent marketing in Australia of this boat sailing out of Perth-Fremantle using "pay for one and ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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LBHK

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Sadly Disappointing

As this was a special occasion, we spared no expense and booked a Neptune Suite with large aft wrap around balcony. Expectations were high, more so as we have cruised extensively before and enjoyed our Cunard and ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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SmokeyResQ91

1 Review Written

Not your normal Royal Caribbean

From the beginning, air transportation to Perth Australia was long and needed 2 transfers. Check-in was one of the longest time periods (30 minutes) once at the counter we have ever spent of the 7 cruises we have ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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hgbmkt

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The culture of this ship does not live up to its rating

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, rating of cruise line and were told the ship had been renovated the year before. We were hugely disappointed. The Embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly, ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Harvey J

1 Review Written

Sun Princess Review

We were really looking forward to a most enjoyable holiday with friends. Broome and Darwin were fine as we organised our own Maxi Taxi and had a great tour with our own driver. Our so called 'Stateroom' with ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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oldie2go2

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Don't do it!

Last minute booking complete with drinks package for a short trip to Tasmania. No problem with the ship except the smell of smoke in some areas such as the card room and library. The problems concerned the bad ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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harvey0507

1 Review Written

SUN PRINCESS REVIEW

Chose this cruise from Fremantle to Brisbane (15 Days) to see Broome, Kimberley Coast, Darwin, Port Douglas, Cairns and PNG. There were Myself, wife and 3 other couples travelling together. Broome and Darwin was ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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sandyblue

5 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Influenza and Gastro Cruise

We sailed on this ship 4 years ago, Hawaii to Sydney and loved the ship and experiences. This time we were so let down, the overall impression is that the ship has been downgraded in many areas. This is NOT a 5 ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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