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Celebrity Cruise Reviews for Entertainment Cruises to Australia & New Zealand

Celebrity
Ship
Australia & New Zealand
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

21

Very Good

10

Average

4

Poor

3

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

98

Family Cruises

77

Romantic Cruises

72

Entertainment Cruises

38

Cruises for the Disabled

22

38 Celebrity Cruise Reviews for Entertainment Cruises to Australia & New Zealand


warrenhickson avatar

warrenhickson

3 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Some Issues but still Good Value

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My wife and I wanted to repeat a similar Pacific cruise on the Solstice which we enjoyed several years ago. Overall the cruise was pleasant but was marred by several avoidable problems. First, my wife's suitcase ...
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Sail Date January 2020


philpara avatar

philpara

4 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise bar two complaints.

This was our second cruise on Celebrity Solstice and found it most enjoyable with no complaints bar two which I will go into later. Embarkation a breeze. Just board when you want, Dont follow their advisory boarding ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Peterseremet

6 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Back to Back Great Cruises

We took a 4-day cruise out of Sydney to Melbourne on 10/11, than stayed on ship for 12-day cruise 10/15 to east coast of Australia and Great Barrier Reef. We are longtime Celebrity cruisers, and were somewhat ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Rafinny

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our family cruise

We traveled with our family which consisted of 13 adults, 1 child & 1 infant. We took a shuttle Limo from Cheektowaga NY to Toronto. We flew 22 hours from Toronto to Sydney. We had a 1 hour layover in Vancouver at ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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messej01

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, beautiful ship but we felt like we were in a hospice

We choose this cruise because the last Solstice trip (to Sth Pacific) the average age was around 60, still way older than us but ok. This time is very around mid 80s and most people were not mobile. Getting around ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Harveybulldog

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Stunning scenery in New Zealand

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We had not been to these destinations before and this cruise offered us just what we wanted. The crew was really friendly and most of them always acknowledged us and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


utescher avatar

utescher

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice looking ship but a bit sterile

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and the ship because we were told it was amazing.plus a good price with balcony and drinks package. Boarding was good with a welcome glass of sparkly as you got on. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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sandra.pirri

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great holiday on a wonderful ship!

My husband and I chose this ship as we heard a lot of good things about it so we decided to try it out on the Sydney to Auckland journey. We were not disappointed! This is our 6th cruise and I must say it was one of ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Jeff Q Smith

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

First time with Celebrity; probably my last time with Celebrity

11-day cruise, December 2018, Sydney to Auckland It wasn't that Celebrity was awful. It was that for every positive, there seemed to be a corresponding negative. At the end of the day, there wasn't anything ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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DoddleDog

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Some things very good, some not so much

We are seasoned travelers on cruise ships with many of them on Celebrity and previously have always had above average experiences. However, my husband and I (and MANY fellow travelers we learned throughout) have ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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mjcurry

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Fun Cruise

We chose celebrity due to previous reviews from friends. We had been on Viking and wanted a more livelier experience . This cruise was a total pleasure. Great crew, employees are very customer oriented. There is a ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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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


roxytom avatar

roxytom

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We chose this cruise as we had heard great things about Celebrity X. We have cruised several times Royal Caribbean so expected it to be better as Celebrity is supposed to be their premium brand. Our room ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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moors

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

"She's still got it"

This was our 3rd cruise, on the solstice, Embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly and quickly, The staff were helpful and friendly and went out of their way to please you, Our cabin was great, clean and tidy, ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Muffinz avatar

Muffinz

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic first cruise!

We sailed on Solstice 30 March from Sydney to the GBR and back over 12 nights This was our first ever cruise and we chose well – people we spoke to onboard said we had chosen the best cruise company to go with ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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sidwe

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

BEAUTIFUL SHIP AND REALLY RECOMMENDED

I heard that Solstice was a nice ship and as it was our 52nd wedding anniversary I thought it would be a great way to celebrate. Couldn't fault the service and food and Errol in the Ensemble Lounge was fantastic. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Lyn131247

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

SELLING the only blemish

We had done the same cruise in 2013 and a Reflection in the Mediterranean in 2014 and as both were super I booked Solstice again.As our agent knew our preferences I stayed with her and the process was stress free. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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kathybevis

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

The drinking package was the best

The ship was great the captain was fantastic was involved in lots atctivities The Cabin was great The service and staff was excellent The tenders to the ports was very bad we had to wait a very long time ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Sue and Bob Owen

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely way to cruise.

My Wife and I had not cruised with Celebrity before this cruise and were keen to try this line - mainly due to positive comments from fellow cruisers. The Solstice class of ship seems to be what we consider a good ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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craigbro159

8 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

Beyond Expectations

We picked the Celebrity Solstice sailing from Auckland to Sydney so that we could visit my husband's family in New Zealand. We were pleasantly surprised, having done multiple sailings around the world with Princess, ...
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Sail Date December 2017


West2017 avatar

West2017

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Just Average

My wife and I chose this cruise because we had such a good experience on the Millenium to Alaska in 2015. The New Zealand cruise started off poorly. We started receiving emails that our boarding time was being ...
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Sail Date October 2017


kevla avatar

kevla

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First time and loved it

This was our first cruise and it was with a bit of trepidation that we booked it. We made sure it was not a school holiday period as we wanted some relax time. Booked a stateroom veranda and secured a starboard ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Terry Cuskelly

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Cannot Fault The Solstice

We chose the cruise so we could tick NZ off our bucket list. Such a wonderful trip made special by fabulous friendly staff!! Food was of a high standard and we particular enjoyed dining at the Japanese ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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lviehmyer

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Overall solid, but stop the UPSELLING

We've cruised Windstar, Princess and Oceania on multiple cruises. This was our first time on Celebrity. Comments in order of best to worst. The food on Celebrity Solstice far surpassed every other cruise and ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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ReadytoRetireNow

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A memorable trip full of entertainment and majestic views

We chose this ship because we wanted a modern ship which was large enough to not be too rocky in heavy seas as my husband is prone to motion sickness. We had a delightful 12 night cruise where we would often ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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