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Australia & New Zealand Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Glad I was on for only 6 days

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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ubu62
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Booked this on board QM2 when the QE's Asian itineraries were all scrapped. Crazy cheap price made this unmissable. Compared to the QM2 this is the inferior ship in almost every single area. The vaunted decoration of the ship looked a bit tacky, a bit Vegas casino, the public rooms felt cramped and crowded. You can't walk to the front of the ship, the gym seems tired. What most surprised ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Single Oceanview


"Melbourne to Fiji Snooze"

Review for Golden Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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agmorizzi
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This is our fourth cruise and our first trip with Princess cruises. We are both in our early 60's but found that the average cruiser was much older with very few young people and families on board. We make friends very easily, yet found it difficult this cruise, I'm sorry to say. I would not recommend Princes cruises if your under 65 as everything on board is catered for an older crowd, from ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


Disappointing

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Rbagsrpacked
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This cruise didn’t meet my expectations. The menu in the dining room was very disappointing. We ate most of our meals in the buffet which was pretty good. Many people on the ship had guaranteed cabins but didn’t get it till the night before and if you were on a b2b you had to change rooms. Very disorganized. Embarkation was the longest of any prior cruise and the long delay to get off at various ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Disappointed

Review for Golden Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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Todh barber
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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 walking frame or walking stick or even a ride on bike you felt out of place no offense to anyone just not our thing. As this was the age demagraffic the activities on board suited them ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Destination good, ship poor

Review for Ruby Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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essex traveller
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chosen because of its destination. New Zealand. First impression. The ship was big. Cabin was very comfortable. Nice touch with floor lights when using the bathroom at night. Plenty of hanging space and storage.Initial thoughts that the ship had a lot of rust for its age. Fixtures and fittings in some public areas looked tired.. Theatre was very good but only catered for 1400 passengers per show ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


NZ was ace but not fan of Princess

Review for Ruby Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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chrisgill54
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was the cruise of our dreams....and New Zealand didn't let us down. Sadly there was much to disappoint on board. We found organisation often chaotic specially on days we had to tender. You had to queue for tickets to join then queue to get off and it took an absolute age. Another occasion we had to queue for a ticket just to join the queue to get off the ship to get on a shuttle bus. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Diamond members beware

Review for Voyager of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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BernieRel
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Voyager of the seas refurbishment. Johnny rockets & the large spa in the gym had been removed & replaced with suites. Great for RCL but not so great for customers who cannot afford a suite. Pinstripes class & suites now have what was the old diamond room & Diamond & diamond plus members are now removed from using the beautiful glass room upstairs to what I think was a old cigar room next to ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Cunard Cruising In A Nutshell

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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SummerBoy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Those paying an ultra-premium price in Queens/Princess Grill will receive high quality dining and service in their private part of the ship. The rest(majority) of us will receive an experience far inferior to lines competing in this price tier(Celebrity,HAL,Princess). This Q. Elizabeth cruise displayed cost-cutting everywhere...even the limited floral displays were tiny! Quality and quantity of ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Not up to standard

Review for Sea Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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wogaroo
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Loved PAST Sea princess cruises. Great food, entertainment and great staff. Completely opposite in staff value. Very unethical and not up to scratch. Head waiter at table completely useless, i complained about a bottle of white wine that was left open and not refrigerated for TWO days.It was completely off! Nothing was done about it. It cost me another $50 for another bottle. Complained at ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


"Kung Fu Fighting" and other intrusive music everywhere and In the tenders too

Review for Celebrity Solstice to Australia & New Zealand

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peter191049
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to see the New Zealand Sounds - not hear them. We are regulars and have sailed on Celebrity before, the last trip was around the west coast of India. The Solstice is a modern well run Ship with good food, comfortable cabins, and professional staff. Exploring Milford and the other sounds on the ship was a great experience, and the Captain and pilot managed to manoeuvre close to the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom 9


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