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Azamara Journey Cruise Reviews for Fitness Cruises to Australia & New Zealand

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Lovely, comfortable ship, excellent service and wonderful ports
"We chose this cruise because we were interested in seeing the South Pacific and New Zealand and the package deal we got included airfare, unlimited internet and trip insurance (important, as my husband and I are in..."Read More
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BetsyT

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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Pumpkin, pasta and more pumpkin!

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veggieonboard

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Background: 3 61-67 year olds, well travelled plenty of cruises under our belts with RCL, Celebrity, Azamara (10 years ago) and Oceania. 2 carnivores and 1 vegetarian. Picked the cruise mainly for the ports of call and visiting Tasmania overnight. Booked flights on Singapore/Air New Zealand, good service, food a mix of good and bad, plenty of leg room. Stayed at the Quest Apartments, ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Club Continent Suite


Good boat, great cruise

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JohnnyBumpo

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This was our 4th Azamara cruise and our third on the Journey. In the past, we liked Azamara because of the small size of the boat, food and service. With 690 passengers, you never feel like you're being herded around. You will get to know a lot of our fellow passengers. Most, like us, are in their 60s and 70s and seasoned travelers. But, our tastes have changed. The veranda cabins are ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Mostly good, some sad, and some ugly

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flyingron

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Food was also above average in both Windows and Discoveries. I was unsure that Aqualina/Prime C was worth the extra money. We did splurge on the Valentine's Dinner in Aqualina, and that was incredible. I loved our waiters (Philbert and Yolana) in Discoveries. Entertainment was fun. Loved Jessie on the saxophone but sad to hear she was a one sailing fill in. Azamara Evening with the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Lovely, comfortable ship, excellent service and wonderful ports

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BetsyT

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we were interested in seeing the South Pacific and New Zealand and the package deal we got included airfare, unlimited internet and trip insurance (important, as my husband and I are in our mid-60s). We missed our flight and the ship's sailing from Tahiti, so had to board in Bora Bora, the second port on the itinerary. Checking in was fast and efficient - everything ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


An enjoyable cruise marred by the disappointing food

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Captain Povey

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We are experienced cruisers and have tried a number of different cruise lines over many years. Overall, we enjoyed this cruise despite the disappointment of missing Raratonga due to the poor weather and conditions too dangerous to permit safe tendering. But the food was a huge disappointment and on the basis of that alone I do not expect we will ever choose Azamara again. At the outset we ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


New Zealand - the relaxing way

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The Texas Two

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This is our 2nd trip on Journey but our first to NZ and Australia. The ship is an ideal size. Big enough to have plenty of activities and a good selection of dining options but small enough that you hardly ever have to stand in line for anything. Both this trip and the last trip we were on, the Adriatic Sea, the service was excellent. The crew is friendly from the cabin stewards to the ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Club Deluxe Veranda Stateroom


Probably the best crew on the ocean! Makes Journey speical.

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McIsaac

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

The itinerary was perfect to explore Tasmania, South New Zealand and North New Zealand. The Journey's crew from officers to room attendants are the very best of any line we have traveled on and are the Journey's #1 asset! The only problem is the ship's age. At 18 years old the Journey's cabins and "bathrooms" are very very small by new ship standards and detracts from the overall experience. ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Club Deluxe Veranda Stateroom


What no duty free spirit purchases available

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cruistwa

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

I was looking for a small ship cruise that would not have children dominating the pool and amenities so my Travel Agent recommended Azamara. Overall my wife and I enjoyed our NZ cruise very much, with superb service, unlimited cabin service, wonderful dining and a quiet veranda cabin we were set. On the down side the bathroom was too small for us and the balcony tight without room for a ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Expectations not met

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Downunder cruiser

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Azamara Journey is lovely (idenitical to The Quest her sister ship) however something was missing and our expectations were not met. We boarded in Sydney for a 31 night (back to back) Sydney to Auckland to Sydney cruise. The first sector went well but the second sector was disappointing. We had to change cabins - same level just different location and that was a hassle not "smooth and easy" as ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Club Interior Stateroom


Overall very disappointing experience and highly overrated.

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mwn4848

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

Primarily for itinerary (Sydney to Auckland). The itinerary was great -- the ship not so much. I have been on about 35 to 40 cruises and maybe my expectations were too high. Some of the biggest disappointments were food was very inconsistent and main dining room very loud. Our room was only moderately clean -- example, one day the cabin was never made up, mold in the shower area and a rather ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


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