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Celebrity Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Australia & New Zealand

Celebrity
Ship
Australia & New Zealand
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

33

Very Good

22

Average

11

Poor

9

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

98

Family Cruises

77

Romantic Cruises

72

Entertainment Cruises

38

Cruises for the Disabled

22

77 Celebrity Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Australia & New Zealand


Rishigudka avatar

Rishigudka

12 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Brilliant Final cruise before coronavirus shut down!

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We flew from London to Auckland via Emirates. Everything ran as per schedule and we arrived in New Zealand 3 days prior to the cruise. It took about an hour or so to go through immigration and customs before leaving ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Gunda A

3 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Only complaint is we had to get off!

This is the second time we have travelled on Celebrity Solstice, and again, we had a faultless experience. We travelled with another couple, so we experienced both the suite and a balcony cabin. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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aussie 14

7 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We sailed on this cruise as a family Christmas cruise, the ship is far from being in prestige condition, well due in of a refurbishment our balcony chairs had chips of paint missing one of the chairs the blot came ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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mnc1959

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Time on Celebrity Solstice

The reason for choosing this cruise was the time of year it cruised and to try a different cruise company. This was my ninth cruise and the first on Celebrity. We had a Concierge Cabin on Deck 10 cabin 1204. I have ...
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Sail Date November 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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en.deavour

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Over priced Drinks

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. It satisfied the ports we wanted to visit. The food was great, the desserts were amazing, The ship and stateroom were immaculate. The entertainment overall was soso ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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F.R.Franks

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable cruise

My wife and I have been on 55 cruises, the shortest 11 days, the longest 28 days. We have sailed with NCL, Holland America, Princess, Azamara and Celebrity. On Celebrity we are Elite Plus members with 2000 points. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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willie65

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great cruise

Bucket list to see Australia. Embarkation and disembarking are the worst part of any cruise. This was no different, although clearing the ship of that large a number of passengers and preparing for the arriving ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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wuziq

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise with some quibbles

First cruise with Celebrity, had previously done 2 Alaskan cruises with HAL. We prefer a more sedate and classy vibe, but the reviews for the analogous HAL cruise ship were poor in comparison. In general I think ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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roselilyoz

22 Reviews Written

71 Helpful Votes

Could not fault this cruise!

We were interested to try a Celebrity cruise out of Australia, and this one offered an interesting itinerary as it visited Newcastle and Hobart as well as New Zealand ports. Embarkation was quick but we had special ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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iimAshe

1 Review Written

Ten Days of Paradise

going around new zealand was wonderful watching as depart was so cool! we enjoyed ourselves so much, we got spoiled rotten by the staff ,the Elton jack show was amazing , Picton and Akaroa are gorgeous, the food ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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lipjlloyd

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable Cruise

We did this cruise to New Zealand in January 18 but missed Dunedin due to fog and all the sounds due to cyclone, so we decided to have another go to see if we could get to those places, which we did. I really like ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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blackie938

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

What's up with Celebrity Cruise Lines?

My husband have done many cruises and couldn't wait to do the Australia/New Zealand cruise with Celebrity, we were booked on the Solstice, Nov. 18,2018. We had done a Hawaiian cruise on the Solstice in Sept. 2018 ...
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Sail Date November 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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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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Dreagirl73

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Australia/New Zealand Cruise (with a Toddler!)

We sailed on the lovely Solstice for 14 nights nearly 9 months ago (late Nov to Dec 2017). I wrote the below immediately after coming back, but had not posted it. Hoping the below is still relevant and helpful as ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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United forever

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best cruise yet

16 months in the planning of this trip. To be disappointed by the weather but at the end of the day no one can pre plan this aspect. We started our adventure by flying to hong Kong then flying to Auckland to join ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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jamesnatt

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A great cruise without its Star attraction

A cruise to New Zealand featuring a day in Milford sound & vicinity was the highlight we were looking forward to. We left Melbourne. 2 hours out Captain advises us that he had to turn the ship around & return to ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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portcbob

6 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great 1st cruise on the Solstice

Boarded the solstice in Sydney and 1st impressions of the ship were excellent. Had a glass of champagne as we boarded then took a walk around the ship trying to familiarise where most venues were. We then walked ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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lipjlloyd

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

New Zealand Trip

Great trip to New Zealand on the Solstice. Found this to be a lovely ship with a great atmosphere. Cabin and food facilities were of a high standard and we had anytime dining but were in the same area every night ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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bubby47

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Quality of service and security has dropped.

1:My daughter had paid for a sail away gift of Champagne with a cheese and fruit platter to be deliver to the room before sailing. when we got on the ship there was a bottle of non alcoholic wine in the room with a ...
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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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Ralphy85

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Looking to strip you of your hard earned money every way you turn

2nd Jan 2018 Sailed out of Sydney Australia We chose this cruise because it sailed up the east coast of Australia and as Aussies we wanted to check out our own country having seen more of America than our own ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Sydneyite

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Ship - Great Cruise

The Celebrity Solstice has to be our favourite of favourites. Not only is it a beautiful ship both inside and out but the layout and convenient access to public areas is excellent. And, in spite of the number of ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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